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15 May 2017

Indonesian Slum Transforms Into Rainbow Village

Kampung Pelangi, a small village in Indonesia, has transformed into something out of a fairytale. Previously a state of squalor, but now an amazing display of colors and rad, whimsical designs. The Central Java community, located in a southern district of Semarang, spent more than $22k on the makeover in a bid to shake off its status…

Chicago art institute free for teens
02 Jan 2017

Chicago Teens Will Now Have Free Entry to Art Institute of Chicago

This rules! Thanks to a University of Chicago alumnus and his wife, Chicago teens can now visit the Art Institute of Chicago FOR FREE for at least the next 25 years. The gift comes courtesy of Glenn and Claire Swogger of the Redbud Foundation, a Topeka-based nonprofit, who wanted to open the Art Institute’s doors…

Jam Girl
06 Jun 2016

How You Can Help Artists Flourish

We’re all familiar with the term “Starving artist.”  Unfortunately, some of us are a little too familiar.  Like, making payment arrangements and doomsday prepping the freezer with 39 cent Tina’s burritos familiar.  Fear not!  We have some ways you can support your artist friends and make sure the utility companies don’t come breaking down their…

26 Dec 2015

MiFlight: Avoid Airport Aggravation!

How long is the airport security line? Every flyer wants to know. The answer is here. And we're all part of the solution.




Fifth Avenue
14 Mar 2016

Spring Forward: Reset More than Just Your Clock

Birds are chirping, the sun is shining and there’s a warm breeze in the air… at last, Spring has returned! Spring has always been a time for rebirth and new awakenings; it’s a time for a clean slate and to prepare for the next phase. While we reset our clocks for Daylight Saving Time this past weekend, Spring is also a wonderful time for…

Sherman Ewing
12 Mar 2016

Sherman Ewing in NYC!

Hey, Kinders! Hope you’ve had a lovely weekend, wherever you are. If you’re in NYC though, here’s some info on my upcoming album review for Sheila and Stu. (See you fellow Broke Ass writers on Tuesday night, too!) Pretty good stuff, he even has a song called “Spiritual Awakening” that I’m digging right now! Anyway, here’s Sherman’s stuff: https://soundcloud.com/shermanewingmusic/sets/cross-my-broken-heart…