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‘Infomercial King’ Ron Popeil Dies at Age 86

‘Infomercial King’ Ron Popeil Dies at Age 86

Known as the “infomercial king” and famed American inventor, Ron Popeil, has died at the age of 86. According to a source near the family, he was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center — located in Los Angeles, California — for a severe medical emergency on July 27, 2021. He passed away surrounded by his loved […]

Celebrating Chicago’s Youth Summer Employment/Job Training Program

Celebrating Chicago’s Youth Summer Employment/Job Training Program

Youth unemployment is a concern for most communities in the United States. Through the One Summer Chicago (OSC) employment/job training program, the city actively ensures youth ages 14-24 will work 20-25 hours a week and receive bi-monthly paychecks. In 2021, the first day on the job for thousands of teens and young adults is July […]

Gordon Ramsey Plans to Open Restaurant in Chicago

Gordon Ramsey Plans to Open Restaurant in Chicago

British chef, restaurateur, writer, and TV personality, Gordon Ramsey, is planning on opening his first restaurant in Chicago, Illinois. According to the Chicago Tribune on June 17, 2021, the internationally known chef will open Gordon Ramsey Burger in the River North neighborhood. The chef’s new restaurant will be in the former Wahlburgers building located on […]

What Is Inflation and Who Profits When It Surges?

What Is Inflation and Who Profits When It Surges?

Economics is not an easily understood science. It seems that inflation rates rising when the country is recovering after 15 months of effects COVID-19 on the United States is almost cruel, but it was expected. The annual inflation rate was 5 percent for the 12-month period ending May 2021, according to data from the U.S. […]

How Coffee Beans Are Processed and Flavored

How Coffee Beans Are Processed and Flavored

Many people enjoy a good cup of joe to start off their day. Ever wonder what process the coffee bean goes through before it is packaged and shipped out for consumption? The farmers make this decision based on the environment the beans are grown. For example, if they are experiencing a long, dry season they […]

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