Giveaway! 2 Tickets to Trombone Shorty at Lincoln Hall September 8th

Giveaway! 2 Tickets to Trombone Shorty at Lincoln Hall September 8th
I love live music, and I especially love getting to see live music at Lincoln Hall. It’s small but not too small, and the bar there is great! Lo and behold, there is a great concert coming up on September 8th that benefits Chicago schools by providing them with money to buy instruments. As a... Read more »

Marc Jacobs Daisy Dream Sets Up Shop Near Navy Pier This Weekend

Marc Jacobs Daisy Dream Sets Up Shop Near Navy Pier This Weekend
When I think of Marc Jacobs Daisy, I think of my friend Emily immediately. It’s her signature scent and it smells perfect on her. Now, MJ is coming out with a new scent: Marc Jacobs Daisy Dream. I pretty much love everything MJ does. He’s cutting edge but has his own classic style at the... Read more »

Project Ethos and French Tuesdays Fashion Showcase at I/O Godfrey on July 29th

Project Ethos and French Tuesdays Fashion Showcase at I/O Godfrey on July 29th
I generally look for any excuse to check out fashion AND hang out at the I|O Urban Roofscape at the Godfrey Hotel. So when I found out about this event on July 29th, I knew I had to sign up immediately! You can RSVP for free so who wants to join me? Project Ethos in partnership with French Tuesdays,... Read more »
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WAT-AAH! Free Art Exhibit This Weekend In West Loop

WAT-AAH! Free Art Exhibit This Weekend In West Loop
From July 19-20, WAT-AAH!, one of the fastest-growing bottled water brands geared to kids and teens, will be calling Chicago’s West Loop home as they open a weekend-long free art exhibition at Moonlight Studios (1446 W. Kinzie St.). Launched as a way to encourage everyone to drink more water this summer, the exhibit is an... Read more »

Summer Music Series at the John Hancock Center

Summer Music Series at the John Hancock Center
How exciting! More live music in the city. This time in front of the Hancock Center on Wednesday nights. Can’t wait to check this out either tonight or maybe next week! The series marks the first time the best musical talent from Chicago has been brought together to showcase their music and to perform for free... Read more »

Chicago This Weekend: So Much Beer

Chicago This Weekend: So Much Beer
If you want to try some new beer this weekend and love supporting smaller breweries, check out these two events and make sure to put them on your calendar! Especially since I hear it’s going to be a little rainy. Boo! From 12 to 9 p.m. on Saturday July 12, Deschutes Brewery will be taking over the taps... Read more »
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Painting Party in Chicago!

Painting Party in Chicago!
On Wednesday, July 9th from 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., Bottle & Bottega in Chicago’s South Loop (1241 S. Michigan) will be hosting a painting party to commence the launch of Chicago’s premier window design competition: Project Windows. This summer over 50 of Chicago’s top retailers from Michigan Avenue, Oak Street and the city’s Loop neighborhood will... Read more »

Chicago, Where Have All The Gentlemen Gone?

3 Gentlemen from Match Frame Creative on Vimeo. If you’ve been wondering the same thing, I’m here to tell you: I found them! III Gentlemen is a classy new nonprofit that has just hit the philanthropic scene in Chicago. Started by Mike Schuette, Nick Roy, and John Oertel, III Gentlemen wants to encourage the renaissance of... Read more »

Frankenfood in Chicago!

A new show by Spike TV called “Frankenfood” is hosting free food truck tastings in Chicago all of this week. The show combines unlikely foods in an attempt, that doesn’t always work, to create awesome new ideas. One example of a spaghetti filled burger was very well received by attendees. The event is completely free! The... Read more »
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Upcoming Street Fests in Chicago

Upcoming Street Fests in Chicago
Well this weekend finally made it feel like summer is here to stay in Chicago. But maybe I should knock on wood before I jinx it! The sun was shining, the humidity hit us all in full force, and there are signs up all over town for the upcoming street fests! Among them are some... Read more »
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