NYC Spring 2016: Part 3

That Saturday was SWAN day! It was the 9th International Support Women Artists Day! We decided to spend it by going to a guided tour of the exhibition of Vigée le Brun at the Metropolitan Museum. Vigée le Brun was a famous female painter who was known for her intimate paintings of Marie Antoinette and […]

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NYC Spring 2016: Part 2

The next day started with a trip to the Union Square Green Market. It’s a favorite of my parents and we always try to go when the weather is nice. It was a little brisk and early in the season so they weren’t many vendors out. But there were waves of beautiful fragrant flowers. Goodness, […]

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Meet the Maker: Schurz Food Lab — Chicago Northside Mini Maker Faire

Two words: Space Tomatoes. That’s one of many projects that the Schurz Food Lab will be showcasing at the Chicago Northside Mini Maker Faire. The program is led by the multi-talented Jaime Guerrero, Schurz food science lab founder and administrator, who wants to change minds and hearts about urban agriculture. Guerrero explains that the mission […] […]

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Meet the Makers: Chicago Children’s Museum — Chicago Northside Mini Maker Faire

Want to learn how to use a power drill and make an amazing cool sculpture? Join Chicago Children’s Museum at the Chicago Northside Mini Maker Faire. The Chicago Children’s Museum is “a place where families and caregivers with infants and children are encouraged to create, explore, and discover together through play.”(1) One great place for […] […]

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NYC Spring 2016

Now that I’ve finished talking about our trip to France and England, I’m going to spend the next couple of weeks talking about my recent trip to NYC for Easter.  NYC is one of those thrilling places that I love to visit. I’m glad I live in Chicago but NYC is always fun. Our first […]

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