Posts in category "Shopping"

"It's All About The Shoes" As Revitalized Neighborhood Brings Entrepreneurs Together for Hyde Park Fundraiser

"It's All About The Shoes" As Revitalized Neighborhood Brings Entrepreneurs Together for Hyde Park Fundraiser
  The following story is one that ShoeHeals will never forget. It’s how we came to know their first shoe recipients. Destiny and her little sister made a pact. She would write Santa a letter for new boots, and her sister would write him for new coats. That way, if Santa read one of their... Read more »

A December To Remember: A Month of Memories In Pictures and Videos

This December was a rarity,  I was in town long enough to attend a few great celebrations.  I still missed more stuff  than I wanted.  But here are some pictures and video from some of the best events of the month.   One Acre Fund 7th Annual Chicago Gala  Andrew Youn and Harry Kraemer   ... Read more »

A Little Tip For Guys: Chocolate Works Early and Often

A Little Tip For Guys: Chocolate Works Early and Often
I’ll probably never publicly be accused of being a romantic. But I see myself as a supporter of  “non romantic” guys struggling this Valentine’s season trying to be romantic.  So I’m here to provide one small tip that can take them through the next 16 days.  Give chocolate,  early and often.  Like giving a baby... Read more »
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Celebrate Chocolate This Saturday At Kilwins Hyde Park Grand Opening

 Celebrate Chocolate This Saturday At Kilwins Hyde Park Grand Opening
If you love chocolate, Kilwins is the place for you.   Since 1947 Kilwins has been a celebrated part of Americana having earned a reputation for providing high quality products and excellent service.  Kilwins heritage was built on the simple premise of creating their products from the finest ingredients and providing customers with great service.  Today... Read more »

Formerly Homeless, Wardrobe Stylist Reaches Back With Charity Fashion Event

Formerly Homeless, Wardrobe Stylist  Reaches Back With Charity Fashion Event
Tamika Price has a vision: To make every woman that has experienced homelessness feel inspired, beautiful, and believe in her own strength   Once homeless, the celebrity wardrobe stylist and founder of A-line Style Services, brings the 4th Annual Dangerous Curves Ahead Charity Fashion and Women’s Expo  at Zhou B Art Center, located at 1029 W. 35th Street,... Read more »

The Christmas Gift List You've Been Waiting For ..

The Christmas Gift List You've Been Waiting For ..
It’s Christmas time (as if you couldn’t tell by the decorations that have been up since Halloween)…and I have taken it upon myself to create a nice affordable list of gift items for those special people in your life. And by “special” I mean so weird, picky or just plain hard to peg that you... Read more »
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The "Anti-Speed Dating" Solution, Have A Conversation For A Change! Play Authenticity The Game

The "Anti-Speed Dating" Solution, Have A Conversation For A Change! Play Authenticity The Game
Confession, I have never actually participated in a speed dating session.  In all my years of dating (let’s just say  a lot of dinners and movies..), I have never met someone I knew was “the one” after ten minutes of  vapid conversation.  Sure we get that “feeling” about people but never, ever has that feeling... Read more »

Guilty Pleasures: The Holiday Edition

This is the time spread cheer and and goodwill,  that includes spreading some to yourself, so I’m here to provide a few Holiday Guilty Pleasures, things you can do for yourself that won’t make you look or feel very “grinchly” (totally made up word for you amateur editors out there)…or “scroogy” (yes another one, sue... Read more »