Tour Guides are Storytellers

Chicago tour company yacht charters professional tour guide Amanda Scotese

I realized my tour company business is not the business I thought it was. For over a decade, my team and I specialized in neighborhood walking tours, downtown architecture tours, and more recently, virtual tours that really connected people to places. Over the past year, I have realized that after having hosted more than 85,000 […]

Chicago’s Sustainable Food Movement: The Plant Chicago

roof the plant chicago in back of the yards neighborhood

The HISTORY of the Plant Chicago On the South Side of Chicago, a former meatpacking plant has figuratively been turned upside down on its unsustainable head. The Plant Chicago, created in 2011, is a model for alternative energy and sustainable food production. With global warming, droughts, and fires rampant, people are paying more attention to […]