Archive for 2014

How to Celebrate National Fried Chicken Day on July 6th

How to Celebrate National Fried Chicken Day on July 6th
With a long weekend on the horizon, the news of National Fried Chicken Day on July 6th couldn’t come at a more perfect time. In honor of this down right tasty day, MAX’s Wine Dive in Wicker Park (1482 N. Milwaukee Avenue)  is celebrating with their famous Southern Fried Chicken. Think jalapeño-buttermilk marinated chicken with... Read more »

Free Wine & Cheese Pairing at Bull & Bear

Free Wine & Cheese Pairing at Bull & Bear
Say cheese (and grapes!) as it is time to set your social calender up for “Uncorked & Unplugged” returning to Bull & Bear on Thursday July 17th. Featuring a complimentary wine and cheese pairing from 6-8PM, all winos and wanna-be-winos will need to grab their gal-pals and friends and head over to River North’s popular... Read more »

Try This: Chicago's Cubicle Crunch Routine

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It’s summertime and the last place we want to be is in the office. So, if you’re looking for a new way to boost your productivity, CHI-lebrity has the perfect way to re-energize your work day while you wait for the clock to strike 5. We bring you Stephanie Mansour’s (CEO of Step It Up... Read more »
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View July 4th Fireworks 1,000 Feet Above Chicago

View July 4th Fireworks 1,000 Feet Above Chicago
There might just be a new way to have the best 4th of July fireworks views in the city. How about watching them 1,000 feet in the air? Yes, that’s right. At a height of 94 stories, 360 CHICAGO – formerly known as John Hancock Observatory – is offering breathtaking, one-of-a-kind views that allow you... Read more »

Top 5 Products To Survive Chicago's Summer Festival Season

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It’s festival season in Chicago. Whether you plan to hit up the local street fairs and food fests or are already in planning mode for Lollapalooza, these Chicago based brands will keep you going and not to mention looking great too! 1. Vous Vitamin: This doctor backed brand is hoping one of their new Situational... Read more »

The First & Only Umbrella That Lets You Text in the Rain... And It's Made in Chicago

The First & Only Umbrella That Lets You Text in the Rain... And It's Made in Chicago
Often times the simple ideas are the ones that have the greatest impact. Meet the first and only umbrella that lets you text in the rain: the Brolly. Created by a startup in Chicago, it’s not only stylish and tech savvy, but it gives you the best grip out there. The Brolly features a unique... Read more »
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Unwind at Grand Geneva Resort & Spa's Wellness Retreat

You love the city. But then again, there just comes a time when it’s nice to unwind and get away.  Enter Grand Geneva Resort & Spa in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. Combining nutrition, wellness and fitness in an inspiring yet incredibly fun experience, their 3 day Wellness RETREAT could be just what the doctor ordered. Whether... Read more »

Stevie Wonder Spotted at Karyn's Cooked

Stevie Wonder Spotted at Karyn's Cooked
Two months into a vegan diet, it’s no surprise Stevie Wonder enjoyed lunch with Karyn Calabrese owner of Karyn’s Cooked in Chicago’s River North neighborhood. He had Karyn’s signature southern dish, a plate which includes beans, greens, rice and cornbread. Mr. Wonder was in town this weekend to receive an honorary doctorate degree from Northwestern... Read more »

Nacional 27 to Open Early for World Cup Viewing Party

Nacional 27 to Open Early for World Cup Viewing Party
Looking for a place to watch the World Cup this week? Nacional 27 (325 W. Huron) will open early this Thursday June 26th, for a special viewing event. The River North restaurant will open at 10:30AM as Team USA takes on Germany and Portugal plays Ghana. Nacional 27 will offer a taco bar ($12), give... Read more »
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Escape to Paris with Luxury French Facials in The Loop & River West

Escape to Paris with Luxury French Facials in The Loop & River West
Leave your passport at home and skip those long lines at ORD. Thanks to luxury, French skin care line Yon-Ka Paris, it has never been easier to indulge in the country’s unique beauty secrets.  Just find your way to The Loop and River West for unique skin care services that will leave you saying oh... Read more »