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Chicagoan Dr. Amy Lehman, the courageous MAKER

Chicagoan Dr. Amy Lehman, the courageous MAKER

| January 20, 2013 | 5 Comments

“Badass” came to mind when I had a chance to see and hear tattoo-cladded Chicagoan Dr. Amy Lehman speak on her project at the Makers Women luncheon. There I learned that Lehman is the founder of the Lake Tangkanyika Floating Health Clinic. The clinic’s goal was to provide health care services to about 3.5 million […]

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The Rancics Held A Book Signing After The Holiday Tree Lighting at Macy’s

The Rancics Held A Book Signing After The Holiday Tree Lighting at Macy’s

| November 7, 2011 | 1 Comment

Giuliana and Bill Rancic hosted the Macy’s Tree lighting to kick off the 2011 Holiday Season. A book signing event followed after the lighting for their new book, I Do, Now What?– Secrets, Stories, and Advice from a Madly-in-Love Couple. They also mentioned in going forward with the plan in building the new restaurant  with […]

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“Chicken in The Car” who partied in a boat: On author Melisa Wells

“Chicken in The Car” who partied in a boat: On author Melisa Wells

| June 3, 2011 | 9 Comments

One of the biggest challenges in parenting is always putting on a set of mommy/daddy goggles to discover great places for the family. Sure there are a lot of places here in Chicago, in fact there are so many options that sites like us (Chicagonista) where equally active and experienced Chicago parent writers can help […]

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The Fab Giver, Red Pump Rocker & National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

The Fab Giver, Red Pump Rocker & National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

| March 9, 2011 | 2 Comments

How well do you you know our fellow Chicagonista and charitable queen Karyn Brianne Watkins? Each time Karyn surfaces on the social media scene, she is wearing a different hat. Each hat she wears is a giving hat, one that shares, cares and makes us all more aware. Sitting down with Karyn, we learn that […]

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World Aids Day 2010: A View on Rae Lewis-Thornton

World Aids Day 2010: A View on Rae Lewis-Thornton

| November 30, 2010 | 0 Comments

Sitting with Rae Lewis-Thornton, surrounded by Christmas ornaments and an aura full of joy and promise, I realize life goes on with each and every breath. Rae Lewis-Thornton is in the prime of her life. She is vibrant, beautiful, accomplished, intelligent and quite the activist. For the past 27 years, Rae has been the voice, […]

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