Archive for April 2011

'Art Hunt' Creators Celebrate Blicks 100th Anniversary w/Live Painting Session

Come see the genius that is Skoff and Sam paint live today (April 27) at Wheaton’s Blick Art Supply (79 Danada Square East Wheaton, IL 60187) from 1-4 p.m to celebrate the store’s 100th Annniversary. Haha, yes Patrick Skoff and Sam Brown are friends, but that doesn’t take away the fact that what they’re doing... Read more »

Leaders. Lead Never Follow.

Playoffs got me a little crazy and there have been a lot of sports tees going up for T-Shirt Time Tuesdays (not a bad thing) but now it’s time to step your game up and look fresh to death.  Leaders will get you there. My big bro, Leon Rogers, one of the FUNNIEST comedians out there and... Read more »

Music Mondays: Now Playing Afrojack's 'Take Over Control'

The last two months I kept hearing this song and I was always too late for Shazam, but I finally got it. Fing HOT TRACK. I’m obsessed, this hit is on repeat all day everyday. Enjoy! Follow me on Twitter: @XimenaTalks ‘Like’ Collecting Chicago on Facebook.
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Mother's Day Makeover 2011 Finalists

One of my favorite people, Julie Harris needs help getting her mom a make-over for Mother’s Day! Since your mom’s not in it, why not vote for Joan Harris? Might as well…here’s the link.  I love contest like this but somehow I never know about them. Oh well, next year!

Get Mobbed By the Bulls

I can’t get enough of the Bulls and apparently, neither can anyone else. For a shirt that pays homage to the players who play a supporting role, get ‘The Bench Mob‘ tee. Not only is perfect for rooting the team on at the UC of a bar, but 20% of the benefits go to The... Read more »

Music Mondays: Now Playing Jennifer Lopez ft. Lil Wayne, 'I'm Into You'

Got the scoop for DJ 33 1/3 (Official Hip Hop DJ to the White Sox-congrats!) that this is going to be a jam.  Sounds like a summer hit and I’ll be on the look out for the reeeeeeeeeeeemix! Follow me on Twitter: @XimenaTalks ‘Like’ Collecting Chicago on Facebook.
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Newly Opened 'Taco Joint' Hosting a Night of fun and Tequila

It’s Sunday and you’re probably already thinking of the weekend to com., Here’s a fun event to get you through until Friday (cue Rebecca Black). This Tuesday night, the newly opened ‘Taco Joint’ is holding a Cuervo Tequila tasting starting at 7 p.m. for just $25 per person. Every review for this place has it... Read more »

Looking For Some Summer Lovin'? Join S3's Softball League Exclusively For Singles

Looking For Some Summer Lovin'? Join S3's Softball League Exclusively For Singles
I’m 24 and my friends are fun, attractive and normal (relatively speaking); but about 80% are single. Why is that? I hear this over and over: “There’s no way to meet people except at a bar and that’s gross”. Well I have a solution, join S3 Softball for some summer lovin’! S3 Softball is a... Read more »

Are You Playoff Ready? Chitown Clothing Will Get You There

The playoffs are here! And how awesome is that not only the Bulls made it but also the Hawks? Question now is…are you ready for it? If not Chitown Clothing will help you get outfitted. I know I wrote about them for the White Sox opening day but seriously, the shirts are bom.com. And right... Read more »
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Music Mondays: Now Playing Tinie Tempah's, 'Pass Out'

TinieTempah’s ‘Written in the Stars’ is a sick jam but I’m loving ‘Pass Out’ way more.   Follow me on Twitter: @XimenaTalks ‘Like’ Collecting Chicago on Facebook.