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Running the Chicago Marathon can become more than just running a race– it can be an opportunity to support and represent Chicago-based charities. When training starts, it entails more than personal bests in mile times, but also fundraising dollars. In 2010, more than 10,000 runners ran for a charity, raising over 10 million dollars. [...]
This spring, the Red Dress Party makes its debut in Chicago. A grand standing event with a love story behind it’s creation, Red Dress Parties are held all over the United States each year with a mission to generate awareness and visibility for the HIV/AIDS movement.
(Photo Credit: www.chicagoreddressparty.org)
It all started in [...]
For many singles, Valentine’s Day is the most dreaded day of the year. Lucky for us Chicagoans, the good peeps behind the All Need Love Festival remembered that we (singles) need love too! I marveled at the idea of spending Valentine’s Day in the company of other singles and applaud the novel concept driving [...]
It’s easy to love Matthew Lew. The talented (and handsome) Chicago-based mixed media artist fuses paint, photography, wine, champagne, and waters of the world to create an assortment of pieces for everyone from the first-time buyer to fine art connoisseurs and collectors. His accolades are lengthy. Featured on HGTV’s Divine Design with Candice Olson [...]
You may recall that I attended opening night of The Joffrey Ballet’s rendition of “The Merry Widow.” The performance of this classic story was phenomenal. I enjoyed the comedic twist on a well-known dilemma- a woman torn between two loves: the familiar love (in this case her husband) and the unknown albeit painfully attractive [...]
Renegade Handmade, a Wicker Park Boutique, started as a craft fair in 2003. Old friends Kathleen Habbley and Sue Blatt used to talk about opening a vintage store, but instead they opened up the first permanent location of Renegade Craft Fair. Renegade Craft Fairs are held all over the country, but due to its [...]
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Some of my fondest memories from childhood revolve around food and loved ones–family dinners on Sunday nights, Thanksgiving gatherings, learning to make an scrambled eggs with my grandmother. Art Smith–Oprah Winfrey’s personal chef–believes that we all share these two common bonds–family and food–and this belief is why he [...]
Join the Lincoln Park Apple Store in welcoming local Chicago artist Michael Thompson. Michael Thompson’s claim to fame is his production of fake stamps. Thompson began designing fake stamps in 1990, often copying the edges and typefaces of official postage stamps from around the world, using a copy machine and most recently, a computer. [...]
I’m always looking the next best place to celebrate the end of a long workweek with a group of friends and a cocktail in hand. With new bars and restaurants frequently opening in every neighborhood, it’s easy to stumble upon a hot spot by happenstance. Nevertheless, I always find myself drawn back to where [...]