Author Archives: Mariah Cowan

Chicago Fall Bucket List

It’s officially Fall, and it’s time to enjoy all that comes with it; warm sweaters, bonfires, changing leaves, pumpkins, apple cider, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and more! Below you’ll find 30 events and home activities to check off your bucket list this season: Fall Fest at Lincoln Park Zoo Connect South Shore – Arts Festival Plan a…

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Stony Island Arts Bank

Tom Harris © Hedrich Blessing. Courtesy of Rebuild Foundation. The Stony Island Arts Bank is a piece of Chicago history located in the Greater Grand Crossing/South Shore community. The building was built in 1923 and was originally a community savings bank, but after becoming vacant in the 1980s, the building sold for only $1 in…

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Decorating Your Apartment for Autumn

Soon enough the leaves will be falling and changing colors, and we’ll be enjoying all of the great things that come along with the Autumn season. Bonfires, Pumpkin Spice Lattes, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and just straight cozy vibes. It’s only right that your home matches the season. Here are some ways to transition your space from…

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Financial Literacy Month

It’s Financial Literacy Month! Yes, a whole month dedicated to bringing awareness to financial education. Just some brief history, originally it was launched as Youth Financial Literacy Day by the National Endowment for Financial Education but in 2000, the initiative was passed on to Jump$tart Coalition who launched Financial Literacy for Youth Month. In 2004,…

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