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Shedd Aquarium Discount Day!

 As February came to a close, so did Chicago museum discount days. Landon really wanted to go to the aquarium, so we decided to take advantage of the free day. 1,228 more words

Family Fun

Pipeworks - The Long Hair Affair - 1.8 smokestacks out of 7

If you must put the word hair in the name of your beer, write it like Pipeworks has and make it illegible. The Long Hair Affair is a kolsch beer brewed with hemp seeds and mesquite honey, fermented in oak. 209 more words


Illinois Lawmakers Propose Bill Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

Medical marijuana is already legal in Illinois, and newly introduced legislation hopes to add the Land of Lincoln to the small but growing list of states allowing the sale and use of recreational pot. 428 more words

Government Policy

Mom's Facebook post goes viral after 4-year-old suspended for shell casing

COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – An Illinois mother is speaking out after administrators suspended her son for bringing a shell casing from a fired bullet to preschool. 435 more words


[#TBT] Tundras: Prospect [Live @ Side Street]

Here’s this week’s #TBT!

This is post-metal band Tundras. They play heavy instrumental music and I caught them playing at Side Street back in 2014. 9 more words


Illinois House Rejects Bill to Create State Holiday for Obama's Birthday

The state of Illinois is in the middle of a budget crisis, and the State House naturally considered an incredibly important proposal that ended up falling short by only six votes: making former President Barack Obama’s birthday a state holiday. 224 more words


The Prom Date Random Draw

As the expectations for exceptional promposals get bigger every year, one high school in Illinois removes the stress of figuring out who to ask to the big dance. 42 more words