When disaster strikes it is often the kindness shown by others that means the most to those who are recovering. On Sunday the Oak Park and River Forest High School wrestling team went to Washington, Ill. to aide in tornado relief efforts.
I should have known that with Hemingway's far reaching influence he and John F. Kennedy were somehow connected. The two never met, according to a history of the collection on the JFK Library website. But like so many, Kennedy was an admirer.
The writer of a recent Buzzfeed article, "10 Teenage Girls Who Changed the World," wrote as her subhead, "Teen girls get a bad rap as either screaming fangirls or emotional messes. That's not entirely fair." As a woman who once was a teenage girl herself, I would agree.
David Hammond's well known "You Really Should Eat This" videos will be showing at the Chicago Food Film Fest this weekend. Festival goers will have the opportunity to view two episodes of the food-centric show, "Corned Beef Hash at George's" and "Feijada at the Taste of Brasil Café," on Saturday, Nov. 23 at Kendall College.
The new Ventra card system has received a lot of criticism in the past few weeks. Some have had trouble adding money to the pay-as-you-go transit debit card and for some the card simply does not work causing CTA boarding delays and very frustrated commuters.