START A PETITION 25,136,189 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

tag: chicago

America’s Funniest City Is…

Need a laugh? Head to Chicago. A new study finds the Windy City is also the funniest one in the US, according to the Chicago Tribune. "We found humor often has a local flavor," the lead researcher say…

43 comments

5 Amazing Parks in the Sky (Slideshow)

When a railroad becomes defunct, what happens to the tracks and stations left over? All too often, they are abandoned to overgrowth and rot. However, in a few special cases, the community takes the ra…

99 comments

Truck Farm Chicago Brings Nutrition to Kids

By Dana Shultz for DietsInReview.com | photo from Truck Farm Chicago If kids won't come to the farm, then the farm will come to them. And these days, that's exactly what's happening. A literal f…

31 comments

Filly Born in Chicago High School Barn

Farming and raising horses isn't something people often associate with Chicago. When two race horses named Vega and Calling Card took up residence at the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences,…

46 comments

A River Runs Green for St. Patrick’s Day (with video)

According to Dan O'Leary of the Chicago St. Patrick's Day Parade, "A modern day miracle occurs each year as part of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade celebration when the Chicago River turns an incredible …

115 comments

Re-Writing Your Painful Story

Returning to the scene of the trauma As I write this, I am on a plane, flying to Chicago where I start my book tour. The irony of this fact is not lost on me. You see, I lived in Chicago for …

59 comments

Chicago Gets First Solar Powered EV Charging Station

San Francisco and Portland might be engaged in some electric vehicle pissing contest, but I think both cities just got seriously spanked by Chicago! Yes, Chicago! The Windy City just unveiled th…

18 comments

meet our writers

Healthy Living Editors

Healthy Living offers more than 10,000 ways for you to improve your life, your home, your community, and even the world. From the latest healthy and... more

people are talking

Nice to know, but I have to do it at home since it's more affordable that way and I try to be as eff…

All this nonsense about outdoor activity!... How about less sugary stuff (cookies, more cookies, ch…

Good Poster; lots of information, but I disagree with drinking "raw milk"; I don't drink milk at all…

Good info to know. My husband has a family history of skin cancer, and has several removed already, …

Lovely! Brought tears to my eyes,what a lovely reunion.