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Top 5 Nature Preserves Near Indianapolis for a Fun Summer Day Trip

By Loren Crouse Despite being one of the biggest cities in the Midwest, Indianapolis has a lot of nature to offer. Indiana's capital city and its surrounding area are peppered with nature preserves that you'll undoubtedly love.  Given that the city is centrally located in Indiana, you can access many other nature trails within a short…

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Outdoor Sports Events and Marathons in Baltimore for Your Fitness New Year’s Resolutions

by Matthew Green Baltimore is often referred to as Charm City, and rightfully so. The Baltimore area has fascinating local history, mouthwatering seafood, and champion sports teams. If you are interested in getting out of your Baltimore apartment and getting involved in athletic events and competitions this winter and early spring, we have compiled a…

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Stand-out Black-Owned Businesses in Chicago

by Matthew Green Between the widespread racial tension and the ongoing global pandemic, the last few years have been more tumultuous to the Black-owned businesses than ever. Even before the pandemic, Black businesses faced disproportionately large problems, especially in the underrepresented areas on the west and south sides of Chicago. With the energy behind the…

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Support Black-Owned Businesses in Indianapolis

by Lynn Atkinson As people across the country continue to celebrate Black History Month, there's a need to also support Black-owned businesses. Celebrated throughout the month of February, each year Black History Month has a designated theme, and this year's theme is "Black Health and Wellness." Under the 2022 theme, the month celebrates the legacy of Black scholars…

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Soul Veg City: 40 Years of Plant-Based Food on Chicago’s South Side

For Black History Month our weekly blogs are highlighting Black-owned businesses in the neighborhoods we serve. This week's blog is extra special because it's owned and operated by the family of a long-standing Pangea employee! By Desiree Campbell In 1981, a new concept in dining opened on Chicago's South Side. Soul Vegetarian introduced thousands of…

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