09 Oct 2017

5 Ways to Celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day

If you follow kinda kind, you are likely already aware that today is Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Not Columbus Day. This is not a day to celebrate an invader, rather it’s a day to celebrate those who were here long before Columbus in 1492. A day to celebrate, but also recognize why the holiday is needed…

03 Sep 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…

23 Aug 2017

5 Chicago Concerts I’d See (If I Weren’t Broke): The September Edition

Live music—a panacea for all life’s problems.  The lights dim, the room’s packed and you can smell the person next to you because the crowd is pressing in on you from all sides in that dingy little dive-bar basement, and you’re ready to lose your shit… And then the stage lights flicker as that opening…

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.




'The Spouse House' Season 1 cast photo
16 Jul 2017

5 Reasons To Watch ‘Spouse House’ On TLC

The Cast of TLC’s ‘Spouse House’ Photo courtesy of: usmagazine.com Spouse House is a new reality dating TV show on TLC, first aired last Sunday.  Is it merely another in America’s long-term love-affair with all things ‘reality’?  It’s hard to say—after all, there’s only been one episode.  But from what I’ve…

13 Jul 2017

How to Go the Extra Mile for Your Customers

Going the extra mile for customers is a surefire way to improve customer retention rates and boost your sales consistently. In fact, nowadays, the phrase is popularly used in TV commercials, online marketing content, and other advertising channels to try and make customers feel special and valued. But how does one go the extra mile…

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…

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…