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Spoil Mom This Weekend Without Breaking The Bank!

CHECK OUT CHICAGO’S MUSEUM FREE-DAYS Museum of Contemporary Art (free second Saturday of the month) Smart Museum of Art (Always free) DuSable Museum of African American History (free Sundays) McCormick Bridgehouse and Chicago River Museum (free Sundays, opening May 13) Garfield Park Conservatory (always free) PACK A PICNIC AND EXPLORE ONE OF THE CITY’S BEAUTIFUL […]

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Building community through textile arts

  In the age of social media and texting, there’s something to be said about opportunities for old-fashioned, face-to-face, conversation and interaction. With rapid technological advancement, many have forgotten the value of traditional, collaborative activities, like making a quilt. One Bridgeport nonprofit called Urban Threads Studio (UTS) was created with this in mind. The two […]