I On The Scene

Technologies I Can’t Live Without

Technology has evolved so much it’s hard to imagine life without it. Some from an older generation think we are better off with fewer of these modern technologies. Well, I say everything has its pros and cons and I have become accustomed to the amazing benefits of modern technology in …

Top 7 Italian Wines

Italy is synonymous with most of the finest wines in the world. Aside from being a romantic getaway offering lighted streets and amazing exotic cuisines, Italy is a top player when it comes to a large variety of wines. Hence, you can imagine how confusing and daunting it must be …

The Lion King

The Lion King Film Saves Real Lions

  The Lion King was released to the world in 1994 and has since become a significant part of the childhood of several generations. The remake of the film released only a few weeks ago has already begun to experience the same warm welcome and excitement from fans. While everyone remains …

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” A Review by Sawyer Wood

  “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” is a story that could be heartwarming if there wasn’t always a punchline. The plot of the movie revolves around the aging actor, Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio), and his stunt double, Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt), as they try to keep their careers afloat …

Sharon Tate

Sharon Tate: Beyond Manson Murders

  On August 8 – 9, 1969, actress Sharon Tate and four other persons were murdered in what is known as the famous Manson Murders. Every year, the actress who was pregnant at the time of her murder is remembered based on the tragic story of her death. It would seem that years …

Sharon Tate House Then & Now

  It has been 50 years since actress and model, Sharon Tate, was murdered by members of the Charles Manson family, but interest around the horrific event is still going strong thanks to Quentin Tarantino’s new film, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.” While the film has a variety of …

Starbucks

Starbucks Secret Menu Items

  It’s not strange to crave something new now and then, and the Starbucks secret menu lets its customers enjoy the unusual freedom of a dream come true! Have you ever stood in line waiting to recite your usual Starbucks order only to hear the person in front of you …

The 17th Annual PAWS Chicago Beach Party

Our favorite time of the year has finally approached us here in Chicago. The 17th Annual PAWS Chicago Beach Party event took place last night on July 18th, and North Avenue Beach has never felt so alive. In case you haven’t heard of it yet, PAWS Chicago is one of …

9 to 5 Reboot

It has been almost four decades since the original ‘9 to 5’ movie was released. This iconic comedy classic which featured three outstanding stars – Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda, and Lily Tomlin- is said to be in the works for a reboot. It’s a shame not to know all about …

Truffles: Why Are They So Expensive?

Many people are familiar with the chocolate kind of truffles and although that tastes great too, it doesn’t come close to what we are talking about here. What is a truffle? Truffles are one of the most expensive ingredients on the planet. They are small, funny looking, and often misshapen sized …