I On The Scene

The Chicago Academy For The Arts

The Chicago Academy For The Arts was founded in 1980 by Larry Jordan, a local public school teacher. Frustrated with the lack of art and music classes in the high school curriculum, he created the Academy as an outlet for young artists to develop their specialties. Jordan wanted to express …

Margaux Levy and ReVersital MicrodermaStick

When the topic of ground-breaking skincare products comes up, there is one brand in particular that comes to mind. It is always refreshing to see female inventors taking charge by producing their own companies and products, and this iconic entrepreneur is a shining example of just that. Margaux Levy, a …

StarCruncher By Nikki Haskell: Fitness in a Bag!

Nikki Haskell is a female entrepreneur and leader with many talents and careers under her belt. From finance to entertainment and fitness, she is one of the most versatile, glamorous, and influential public figures to date. Although raised in Beverly Hills, she was born in Chicago and graduated from the …

Betrayal: When the Government Took Over the Teamsters Union Review

There is an undeniably sad fact: It’s extremely easy to associate a union labor organization with blackmail, corruption, and mafia. The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, one of the labor unions with the greatest historical presence in the United States and Canada, is not immune to that trend. You just have …

Mister Kelly’s Celebration Night at Gibson’s

The sights, sounds, and entertainment of yesteryear came to life on a very special evening when Gibson’s bar and steakhouse honored a Chicago nightlife landmark, Mister Kelly’s. Trying to recapture all of the excitement of a bygone era (from 1946-’71) that was highlighted by high caliber talents like Barbra Streisand, …

WINGS Program & CEO, Rebecca Darr: Breaking the Cycle of Domestic Violence

The WINGS program provides domestic violence survivors with support to gain safety and future success. WINGS started in 1985 as a non-profit housing agency providing both emergency shelter and transitional housing. Now, WINGS has grown to provide not only assistance to those in immediate crisis, but also help clients with …

Chicago’s Own, Joan Collaso: A Class Act On & Off Stage

Joan Collaso is an American Jazz singer from Chicago, Illinois. In her hometown, her voice and style of singing are considered legendary. Known for it’s unique, sweet and sensual sound, she has been hailed as one of the best Jazz singers in Chicago. Collaso debuted her first studio album in …

The Italian American Human Relations Foundation Presents The Chicago Experience

On a recent Sunday afternoon, loyal supporters of the Italian American Human Relations Foundation along with music aficionados gathered at the Triton College Auditorium (in River Grove, IL) to see a stellar concert featuring “The Chicago Experience” and Anthony Rago. Appearing first on stage was Irene Michaels, Chicago Ambassador of …

Chef Matthew Kenney: Crafting the Future of Food!

Every day we observe how the world evolves, trends and currents achieve influence in different ways to the human being, who is always in search of a better lifestyle, healthier habits and the conservation of their health and well-being. All these changes can be made in different ways, an example …

Meet Joey Majumdar

Meet Joey Majumdar, an entrepreneur and to his credit an executive producer and creative director. He is popular among those who follow fashion, beauty and the entertainment industry. A proud supporter of many charitable organizations, Joey has been acknowledged for his generosity. Based out of Chicago, Joey is also a …