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Megan Davison is the Chicago Editor for Miss A. She is a 23 year old living on the south side of Chicago. Megan recently moved to Chicago from the East Coast after having graduated from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. in May 2012. During her time in D.C. she received her bachelor’s in Anthropology and Women’s Studies. Megan is currently serving as a Lasallian Volunteer, working in fundraising and communications for the Christian Brothers of the Midwest. She lives in community with 8 Christian Brothers and two volunteers. Megan loves coaching and tutoring the students of San Miguel Middle School in Back of the Yards.

Currently, Megan writes and explores the city of Chicago as much as she can! She has found that the best way to do that is running! Whether it’s up Michigan Avenue towards the Loop, over to Bridgeport, or down to the lakefront; running is the best way to take in the city and get a little workout in. Megan loves thrift shopping all over the city and scoring new finds at unique stores. While she has enjoyed deep-dish pizza, she still loves her thin crust! She loves coffee, reading the personal journal section of The Wall Street Journal.

Chicago Weekend Guide: January 24 – 26, 2014

This weekend proves it is great to be a Chicago resident! With Restaurant Week 2014 and the Valentine-themed Randolph Street Market, a weekend of fun is ahead!

Chicago Restaurant Week (Photo Credit:ChooseChicago.org)

Chicago Restaurant Week (Photo Credit:ChooseChicago.org)

Friday, January 24th -February 6th

Chicago Restaurant Week
The week that folks look forward to throughout the year! If you have ever wanted to try a restaurant in the city and explore the neighborhood, now is your chance!  Chicago Restaurant Week will feature special prix fixe menus at hundreds of restaurants throughout the city and suburbs. You can dine at your favorite restaurants or try something new. All participating restaurants will be offering $22, $33, or $44 multi-course menus (not including alcohol or gratuity) showcasing the best of what they have to offer.

To check out the restaurants participating and make a reservation, click here.

Friday, January 24, 2014-February 6, 2014

All over Chicago and outlying areas. Check the website listed to see if a restaurant near you is participating

$22.00/$33.00/$44.00 prix-fix multi-price menus. Does not include gratuity or alcohol.


Saturday, January 25th-Sunday, January 26th

Randolph Street Market’s 11th Season
It’s that time again- the kick off to Randolph Street Market‘s 11th season! This go to destination for treasure hunters, fashionistas, designers, Hollywood set decorators, and people who want to see and be seen is the place to be!
Shop early for Valentine’s Day and check out Katya & the Nude Sketch Salon in the ballroom balcony, 5 minute love poems written by the talented writers from “Poems while you wait,” boxed chocolates and candies for your sweetie, vintage baubles and gifts galore. Join the party and enjoy live music, mimosas, beer, wine and of course a great mix of 90+ vendors selling art, antiques, foodie delicacies, fashion, and decor and more. We’ll be raffling off a Super Bowl gift crate stocked with our foodie vendors hottest items to make entertaining easy.
Additionally, on Saturday, January 25, 10am-2pm, meet antiques expert Martin Willis at the WorthPoint booth for a FREE on site appraisal. Martin will also be available to talk about the latest trends in collectibles, tips on what to look for when buying antiques, demonstrating WorthPoint’s online technology for quick and efficient appraisals and much more. See what your valuables are worth! (Those bringing items RSVP to laura@imagepilots.com).

To check out the site, click here. For Facebook, click here. For Twitter, click here.

Saturday, January 25, 2014-Sunday, January 26,2014

10:00 AM-5:00 PM both days.


Randolph Street Market (Photo Credit: Ripple Productions)

Randolph Street Market (Photo Credit: Ripple Productions)

Beaux Arts Plumber’s Hall
Between 1340 W. Washington Street-1350 W Randolph Street
Chicago, IL 60607

$8.00 General Admission, available to be purchased here. $10.00 at the door.
Students, $3.00 online, $5.00 at the door.

FREE PARKING in huge onsite parking lot only steps away from both entrances!



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