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The heart of North America beats through towering forests, undulating fields, high-plain deserts, pulsating metropolises and offbeat oases.a.

Upcoming Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit in Chicago

Just like many of us, I have been in quarantine for almost a year. I will be taking my first outing to see the U.S. premiere of the art installation Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit Chicago that opens on February 11, 2021. I was invited to attend the exhibit by Carol Fox and Associates Public Relations. The exhibit is being held at the newly renovated Germania Club...

11+ Black-Owned Restaurants in the Chicago Area

Chicago is known as the “Windy City,” “Second City,” and former residence of the former President and First Lady, Barack and Michelle Obama. It is also known for its signature dishes such as deep-dish pizza, Chicago style hot dogs, and Italian Beef. It also has a large population of African Americans, and there over 150 black-owned restaurants...

World Premiere of ”The Adult in the Room” in Chicago

The tickets were given to me. The opinions expressed are my own. Sunday was the world premiere of “The Adult in the Room” in Chicago. It is a play written by Bill McMahon and directed by Heather Arnson, and Conor Bagley. I attended the world premiere of the show over the weekend in Chicago. Orlagh Cassidy gives an outstanding performance as the first...

A&A Ballet Presents The Art Deco Nutcracker

A&A Ballet Presents The Art Deco Nutcracker When we think of Christmas, you can’t help but think about the Nutcracker. Another Christmas tradition I have never seen before. Last night that all changed. I was given tickets to see the American Ballet Theatre’s production of “The Art Deco Nutcracker,” choreographed by Alexie Kremnev. It took a friend of mine...

Mora Asian Kitchen in Bolingbrook Illinois

Mora Asian Kitchen in Bolingbrook Illinois The first time I ate at  MORA Asian Kitchen was for a blogging dinner. I was invited by a food blogger to take the place of another blogger who had to cancel last minute. I was excited to take their place. MORA had only been open about one year at the time and was located in Bolingbrook Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. Drinks...

Things to do on Lookout Mountain in Alabama

Things to do on Lookout Mountain in Alabama   There are plenty of exciting things to do at Lookout Mountain in Alabama. My first visit to Lookout Mountain, was with the girl scouts when I was 15 years old on a trip to Chattanooga Tennessee. At the time I did not know that the mountain sits on the corner of three states, Georgia, Alabama, and Tennessee. There is...