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  • Universal Design, Wonder Woman, Dark Side of Social Media, ROOF on the Wit

    Universal Design for All Assuming that multiple generations are living in the home grandparents, parents, young children, etc. and focuses on designing remodeling projects for everyone, regardless of age, height, vision/hearing impairment, physical capabilities. Mimi Altman, Executive Director, National Association of the Remodeling Industry’s Greater Chicagoland Chapter John Oetking, Certified Remodeler, Universal Design Certified Professional, A Street Builders, Western Springs, NARIGC Board member  Dan Taddei, Director of Education/Certification for the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI headquarters) WONDER […]

  • Love McPherson, The Prize Is Right & Jazz Occurrence

    This show is covered by Hannah Stanley. Love McPherson- Expert in Romance Talking about “Situationships” How to know when you’re in a dead-end relationship. How to escape your relationship. Jazz Occurrence/Art Artist Lew Achenbach will be painting to the sound of Chinchano, a Peruvian fusion band led by Juan Pastor.    

  • “Grand Bargain” To End Budget Stalemate, Right To Know Bill and Automatic Voter Registration

    Republican state senator a negotiator on those efforts to craft a “Grand Bargain” to end the state’s historic budget stalemate. Senator is the sponsor of that “Right to know”  bill that has generated some controversy in Springfield among the business community. Ra Joy the executive director of talks about the latest effort in Springfield to advance a plan for automatic voter registration.    

  • Bark in the Park 2017 & Anti-Cruelty Punishment To Fit The Crime

    Steve Dale with David Dinger from the Anti-Cruelty Society. Talking about their annual event & How can we get the punishment to fit the crime when it comes to animal cruelty. Be a part of the 23rd Annual Bark in the Park 5K and Fundraiser. ​Date: Sunday, May, 21, 2017 Location: Soldier Field Stadium Green, Chicago, IL 5K Kickoff Time: 10 a.m. Beer tent opens: 11 a.m. Scavenger hunt begins: 11:45 a.m.

  • Making Transitions Easier, Wediquette and Architecture Cruise

    The show starts with the two power houses of life. Dr. John Duffy  & Astrologer Anne Nordhaus-Bike Talking about how, change can be scary for some people & Some relationships can be toxic, you determine who is family to you.   Mary Ann Kenmotsu, Director of Catering & Conference Services To discuss “Wediquette”  or wedding etiquette. Has 25-plus years of experience in hospitality and has won numerous honors for being an industry leader. Covers, how to plan […]

  • 2017 Spring Floral Artistry, Bar Roma & Tequila 101

    Matthew Barrett, Deputy Director of Conservatories & Jason Toth, floriculurist for the Garfield Park Conservatory. “Spring Rising” is the name of the 2017 Spring Show exhibit of floral artistry at the Lincoln Park Conservatory. Bar Roma in Andersonville- Howard Davis Julia Zhu-Marketing Partner for Bar Roma Frank Fontana designed this restaurant in Andersonville. The owners talk about why some restaurants make it, or break it.   La Tequileria- David Suarez (Owner) and Elliot Acosta (General Manager) talk about the […]

  • Frank Fontana: ‘It turned our world upside down’

    Frank was out for a couple weeks taking care of his family. He came back to host his show with some life-changing news, announcing his wife, Sherry Fontana, was diagnosed with thyroid cancer.

  • 3,012 Easter Eggs, Interior Designer Brion Judge & AXPONA Audio Expo

    Brion R. Judge- Interior Designer Basic elements of traditional design. A list of the few pieces that you should have if you are looking to make your home look more traditional. Also, the three best things to spend money on for your home What flowers to decorate with for Spring   Larry Marcus with Paragon Sight and Sound With a bunch of different audio gadgets featured in AXPONA April 21-23. The top 10 Things to Experience at AXPONA Audio Expo North America.  

  • How To Background Check a Contractor, Go Smile Sonic Pro, Yonanas & El Tapeo Restaurant

    Hannah Stanley covered Frank Fontana for this show. Allyson Case, owner of Integro-Rehab and NARIGC Mimi Altman, executive director at NARI of Greater Chicagoland Talking about Homeowners spring projects.  How to find a contractor?  What should you do to prepare to meet with a contractor – budget, design ideas, etc. FRANKS FAVE- Go Smile Sonic Pro Brushes, cleans & whitens teeth everyday with sonic vibrating action, bacteria-killing blue wavelength light. Yonanas- Never throw fruit away again! Your yonanas maker will turn those over-ripe […]

  • Archadeck of Chicagoland, Army Sargeant Leianne Marie & Millusions Artwork

    Archadeck of Chicagoland- David Berryhill- President of Archadeck To discuss topics on outdoor living projects. Archadeck has been designing and crafting custom decks, patios, gazebos, pergolas, screen porches and sunrooms for over 25 years. (Low maintenance decking vs wood options – Budgeting for these type of projects)   Artist, Andy Kozlowski- Talking about Millusions type of art. Featuring his eclectic portfolio including sculpted wall pieces, metal artwork, wearable jewelry and more for viewing. His interest in precision and detail led […]