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  • Music Lounge: Mark Hubbard and The Voices perform live

    Mark Hubbard and The Voices Event: 30th Chicago Gospel Music Festival May 29-31 Millennium Park Chicago Mark Hubbard and The Voices perform Friday, May 29 at 8:00 p.m. For more information about the festival: http://www.chicagogospelmusicfestival.us

  • Midday Fix: Prescription drug pricing information from AARP’s Leigh Purvis

    Leigh Purvis www.aarp.org

  • Lunchbreak: Hugh Acheson makes grilled asparagus, piperade, poached eggs and grits and other dishes from his new book The Broad Fork

    Hugh Acheson hughacheson.com/ To purchase a copy of the book: The Broad Fork: Recipes for the Wide World of Vegetables and Fruits Signed books are available at The Spice House , 1512 North Wells Street in Chicago  Griddled Asparagus, Piperade, Poached Eggs and Grits Ingredients: 2 cups chicken stock 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter sea salt 1/2 cup white corn grits 1/2 cup heavy cream 3 Tablespoons olive oil 4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 1/2 cup thinly sliced shallots 1 cup […]

  • Midday Fix: The Supplement Handbook author Dr. Mark Moyad

    Dr. Mark Moyad To purchase a copy of the book: The Supplement Handbook: A Trusted Expert’s Guide to What Works & What’s Worthless for More Than 100 Conditions http://www.amazon.com/The-Supplement-Handbook-Worthless-Conditions/dp/1623360358 Visit the Rodale health blog: www.rodalenews.com/ His articles can be found at www.rodalenews.com and he will also be speaking in the Chicago area at the 25th Anniversary of US TOO Prostate Cancer Organization June 19 and 20th at Hyatt Regency O’Hare.  Go to www.ustoo.org for more information.  

  • Style Files: Leah Chavie’s summer skincare tips and remedies

    Leah Chavie Skincare Boutique 2457 N. Halsted & 2500 N. Halsted Chicago 773-327-7058 or 7051 www.leahchavie.com Natural Sunburn Remedies: Aloe Plants The plant is more practical when treating smaller sunburns, while the purchased aloe is better for bigger burns. This ensures the quality of the aloe. Witch Hazel You’ll need 3 Tablespoons of witch hazel and a cotton balls. Pour necessary amount into bowl, soak cotton balls and cover the burn. This contains a chemicals called “tannins,” which can help […]

  • Lunchbreak: Scone City chef Laurie McNamara makes pizza scones

    Laurie McNamara Scone City 1632 W. Division Chicago www.sconecity.com Pizza Scone 2 cups flour 3/4 tsp salt 1 Tbs baking powder 1/4 cup basil, fresh, chopped 1 Tbs oregano, fresh chopped 1 cup pepperoni, chopped 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, shredded 1/2 cup pizza sauce plus additional mozzarella cheese 1 cup cream 1 Tbs tomato paste Directions: Combine flour, salt and baking powder in a bowl. Add basil, oregano, pepperoni, mozzarella cheese, and parmesan cheese to […]

  • Midday Fix: VIBEUP Yoga + Fiesta + Celebrity Chef Rick Bayless event details

    VIBEUP Luke Jensen Chef Rick Bayless Event: Yoga + Fiesta + Celebrity Chef Rick Bayless May 29 5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Block Thirty Seven 108 N. State Chicago For tickets: www.vibeup.today

  • Focus on Family: Tips for teen job seekers

    Andrew Challenger www.challengergray.com Tips For Teen Job Seekers Search where others are not Outdoor jobs involving heavy labor or behind-the-scenes jobs are often not as sought-after by teen job seekers. Look for odd jobs at odd hours Offer to work evening and night shifts and to fill in for vacationing employees.  As a job-search strategy, conduct a search for these types of positions during the hours they operate. Become a door-to-door salesman when selling your skills Do what good salesmen […]

  • Lunchbreak: LUXBAR chef Michael Shrader’s recipes for holiday leftovers

    Michael Shrader LUXBAR 18 E. Bellevue Place Chiacgo (312) 642-3400 www.luxbar.com/ http://www.grgmc.com/wordpress/ Open Face Sausage Sandwich Ingredients: 4 oz. leftover grilled Italian sausage 1/2″ 1 oz. Ciabatta Bread 3 oz. oven roasted tomatoes roma tomatoes tossed with extra virgin olive oil, thyme and salt 3 oz. red peppers, roasted with extra virgin olive oil, salt and black pepper 6 oz. buffalo mozzarella 3 Tbs oregano and citrus gremolata Directions: Grill or toast the Ciabatta Bread. Slice buffalo mozzarella and place […]

  • Midday Fix: Maryilene Blondell and Sam Matusiak discuss ALS Association Greater Chicago Chapter

    Maryilene Blondell Sam Matusiak ALS Association Greater Chicago Chapter alsachicago.org Event: Walk to Defeat ALS Saturday, May 30 8:00 a.m. Cantigny Park 1S151 S. Winfield Road Wheaton   BEAT ALS –Daley Plaza, June 23rd, 8 am-5 pm JULY 30TH ROCK THE NIGHT 5K AUGUST 21, FORT 2 BASE Every single service we provide is free of charge. We are the premiere ALS organization in Illinois leading all efforts in ALS research, advocacy, care and awareness-serving nearly the entire state as […]


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