30 Jun

Uncommon Ground: Chicago’s original organic farm to table restaurant celebrates 25 years

Like many health-conscious Chicagoans, I’ve dined, and even seen a couple of live shows at Uncommon Ground in Wrigleyville over the years. I’ve always enjoyed the bright, natural ambience, attentive service, and loved whichever hopeful artist I chose to see, and of course, the food. It wasn’t until recently that

25 Aug

Our chat with Filmmaker Shaun Monson on his new film UNITY

by Jacqueline Kravette UNITY, the second impassioned documentary from filmmaker Shaun Monson, which explores the connection among all other species and human beings and their proclivity to separate from not only other species, but also other humans. In his exploration of how we are all the same; from the same

24 Jun

44 years of a Chicago tradition: Meet Marc Malnati of Lou Malnati’s

by Ashley Gilday This year marks the 44th year in business for Chicago-based deep dish pizzeria, Lou Malnati’s. I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Lou Manati’s owner (and son), Marc Malnati, for a delicious (dairy and meat-free) pizza lunch at their newest Chicago location in Lincoln Square.

10 Apr

How Shauna Martin of Daily Greens took health into her own hands after being diagnosed with cancer

by Samantha Turner Just one year after giving birth to her son, full time corporate lawyer, Shauna Martin, was diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer at 33 years old.  Multiple surgeries including: one year of chemo, a double mastectomy and double oophorechtomy, plus six years of hormone therapy

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