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Urban Legend: Profile of North Chicago Fire Chief Dell Urban

Dell Urban is chief of the North Chicago Fire Department, supervising 36 firefighters. She is one of the few female fire chiefs in the country. Dell Urban considers herself one of the guys. But she is the boss. “I’m proud and I really like my job. To me it’s the …

Chicago: The Goodman Theatre, A Haunted Alley, and a Female Prison Pageant-Turned-Play

My friend Hex and I visited the Goodman Theatre this weekend to cover an Artist Discussion about #AnotherWordForBeauty, a music-filled performance created by José Rivera (The Motorcycle Diaries) with sounds by Colombian music legend Héctor Buitrago (Aterciopelados)

NBC’s Chicago Fire Star Joe Minoso is Making Pizza for a Great Cause

Joe Minoso, star of NBC’s hit series Chicago Fire, is also the official spokesperson for Shriners Hospital’s “Be Burn Aware” – a campaign that focuses on teaching adults and children how to be safe around electricity and non-fire related injuries. On Tuesday, Dec. 1, Minoso will be on hand at Blaze Pizza to officially kick off their month-long partnership with Shriners Hospital to keep families safe this holiday season. Customers who donate to Shriners Hospital will receive a free s’mores pie on their next visit, as well as an opportunity to take photos with the NBC star.

Galaween Party Benefits Chicago’s Youth

Honoring founder Nikolas Mirkopoulos, the first annual Galaween was a success and will be able to continue to help families affected by violence in their communities.

Interviewing Betsy Steinberg on the Set of Chicago Fire for TCW’s Powerful Partners

Irene Michaels interviews Illinois Film Office Managing Director Betsy Steinberg on the set of Chicago Fire.