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Looking Good, Doing Good with XEX Hair Gallery [SPONSORED]

The LoopThe job of a hair salon is to make you look good. You can get your locks shorn, shaped, and shined. You can get them colored or remove color; add curls or straighten those strands; get an updo or...
Chef Cleetus Friedmand at Chicago Rooftop Gardens

Sad Day For Sustainability: City Provisions Deli Closes

Chef Cleetus Friedman has led the sustainability movement in Chicago. He's partnered with local farmers, producers, brewers, etc., to make the food we eat and the beverages we drink truly local....

Sanctuary Advocate for the Furry

Edgewater | UptownThis post is a departure from my typical posts, but holds a special place in my heart, as I adopted two of my cats here. Felines & Canines is a no-kill cat and dog shelter that just celebrated...

The Top Ten Things I Tasted in 2012

Lincoln Park, River North, West Loop, Logan SquareOur wonderful city is filled with many tasty options when dining out. 2012 was a year of many highly anticipated restaurant openings. However, it made it pretty difficult to choose my favorites. When...

2012 One of a Kind Show and Sale

River NorthOne of a Kind Show and Sale is taking up an entire floor of Merchandise Mart from December 6 through December 9.  More than 600 artisans from all over North America are selling their hand-made goods...
Save 10% at Fox & Obel December 1 and 2

Save 10% Online at Fox & Obel this weekend

Magnificent Mile | StreetervilleChicago's fancy-schmancy grocery store, Fox & Obel, is offering 10% off all of your online purchases at their store this weekend. All you have to do is visit their Shop page and the discount is...

Marché de Noël in the Chicago French Market

West LoopThe Chicago French Market is uniquely located to allow for quick stops before during and after work in the West Loop. That makes it great for quick snacks, lunch, or last-minute dinner ingredients....

The Anti-Black Friday

Lakeview, Lincoln Park, West Loop, West Town, Logan Square“Black Friday: Because only in America, people trample others for sales exactly one day after being thankful for what they already have.” This quote really summed up my feelings about Black Friday....

Black Friday Bliss: Free Spa Treatments

Magnificent Mile | StreetervilleShopping from the comfort from home has its advantages. Shopping from a spa? Even more, especially when it's Bliss Spa, it's today, and eBay Mobile is offering free manicures, pedicures, and foot...

Chicago Gourmet Tickets on Sale on Black Friday

Grant Park | Museum CampusHere's a Black Friday sale that doesn't require you get all bundled up in the middle of the night on Thanksgiving. In fact, you could take advantage of this while you're barely awake from you...

How To Improve the Perfect Tea Mug

Bucktown | Wicker ParkI confess: I'm a coffee drinker. It's an integral part of my morning routine: feed the cats, brush the teeth, brew the coffee. That being said I've always liked the idea of tea. Although it's been...

More Than Just a Butcher

West TownGrowing up, I had very little knowledge of what a butcher did, let alone knowing one. My only image of a butcher was Sam on The Brady Bunch. My reality was the prepackaged products at the local...

Marlene Atelier & Caroline Jourdes Clothing Launch

ChicagoI had the privilege of attending the launch event of the women’s fine suit clothing line designed by Chicago business woman designer, Marlene Franke, and the luxury ready-to-wear women’s coat line by...

Save On Antiques at Golden Triangle's Sidewalk Sale

River NorthStarting today Golden Triangle is hosting its annual sidewalk sale. The River North store began in 1989 with items from one city in Thailand. Now its inventory includes selections from all over Asia...

A Gentleman's Happy Hour with Trunk Club

Men’s wardrobe outfitter, Trunk Club, hosted a happy hour on Friday evening at Gallery KH in Chicago. The event was catered by BRUNCH and featured beverages from Goose Island Brewery. Trunk Club...

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