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#CapturingChicago: Fall Colors November 2014 – Week 2

#CapturingChicago: Fall Colors November 2014 – Week 2

The fall leaves are holding on for its dear life before old man winter finally blow them all away. So – I went on a look-out for pictures that captivated the fall colors in our beautiful city. If you are on Instagram, make sure you tag your pictures #CapturingChicago so we can discover yours on […]

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Capital Cities is all Safe & Sound in Chicago with the Renaissance Hotel

Capital Cities is all Safe & Sound in Chicago with the Renaissance Hotel

On Nov. 6th, the Renaissance Hotel in Chicago hosted a private performance by Los Angeles indie electro duo Capital Cities the night before their public concert at the Riviera on Friday, Nov. 7th. We were excited to attend and couldn’t wait to show you the sneak peek of their Safe & Sound song. This live performance […]

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Not To Miss: Indian for Everyone Chicago Book Tour

Not To Miss: Indian for Everyone Chicago Book Tour

Bestselling cookbook author Anupy Singla will be kicking off herINDIAN FOR EVERYONE: The Home Cook’s Guide to Traditional Favorites book tour in Chicago. Check out the book tour schedule below. 10/16: Savory Spice Shop in Lincoln Square (4753 N. Lincoln Ave.) hosts “An Evening with Anupy” pre-launch party. An intimate night of storytelling, discussion, demonstation, and food. 7 to 10 […]

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Eats & Sips

Blinded for Taste with Coppola Winery and Chicago’s Trellis

Blinded for Taste with Coppola Winery and Chicago’s Trellis

Diamond In The Dark Coppola Winery held a special event in Chicago to show us a special way in dissecting the many flavors of what wine is consist of. To make the event more special, the tasting was hosted by by the winery’s very own talented, Henry Wedler, a blindchemistry graduate student who has hosted the “Tasting in […]

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Chocolate at the Pen Celebrate a Decade of Decadence

Chocolate at the Pen Celebrate a Decade of Decadence

The Chocolate at the Pen‘s 10 year anniversary introduces Chocolate Sommelier – a new experience to delight guests with the ever popular premier “Chocolate Bar”. For $50 you can indulge in a full Chocolate Bar experience and receive a delicious chocolate martini or a glass of sparkling wine or you can choose to add $20 for […]

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Celebrate “All Things French” In Chicago

Celebrate “All Things French” In Chicago

Escape to Paris to celebrate Bastille Day in Chicago! You didn’t get to celebrate on time? Well don’t fret because Pierrot Gourmet at  The Peninsula Chicago will keep the fete going on until August 14th. Ooh la la! A week ago we had a pleasure in checking out Pierrot Gourmet’s Bastille Day Menu. We started […]

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Shops & Services

Bet you can hear them now! Verizon is opening a Destination Store in Chicago’s Magnificent Mile

Bet you can hear them now! Verizon is opening a Destination Store in Chicago’s Magnificent Mile

Verizon’s General Manager Frank DiBetta is settling in Chicago from New Jersey to open up the new and exciting Verizon Destination Store and we were just there this morning for a media sneak peek of their new place before they officially open tomorrow. The store front is still covered up with red curtains but I […]

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Williams-Sonoma Lincoln Park Opening Celebration [pics]

Williams-Sonoma Lincoln Park Opening Celebration [pics]

The new Williams-Sonoma store in Lincoln Park held a private event to celebrate its new store location and Chicago cooking school. The event was hosted by the new WTTW Check, Please! host Catherine De Orio, Andrew Kaplan, and Nina Mariano. Local restaurants like Spiaggia, RPM Italian, and Perennial Virant, provided the food.

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Kick-off The Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival presented by MasterCard with Water Tower Place

Kick-off The Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival presented by MasterCard with Water Tower Place

This outstanding festival will once again take over downtown Chicago’s famed shopping Avenue for 12 fun-filled days of fashionable events. From Thursday, August 22, through Monday, September 2 (Labor Day), Water Tower Place, along with the city’s top restaurants, retailers and hotels, will combine fashion, food, fitness and fun for an experience you won’t want […]

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Art & Leisure

India: Up Close & Personal at the Majestic Taj Mahal

India: Up Close & Personal at the Majestic Taj Mahal

Did you know that the Taj Mahal was planned for not 6 months and took 22 years to build? Sounds like a long time but if you consider the every little details of what the Taj have then 22 years will make sense. The majestic marbled Taj Mahal is UNESCO World Heritage Site and listed as one of […]

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Beijing, China: 798 Art Zone [pics]

Beijing, China: 798 Art Zone [pics]

798 Artzone is a thriving community of contemporary artists in Beijing on a now defunct Dashanzi factory once built as a “Socialist Unification Plan” of military-industrial cooperation between Russia and China. Walking around you can still see many old Maoist slogans on ceilings, buildings, etc.   My Instagram post: Disclaimer: I am one of the official #DTourist with DoubleTree […]

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Celebrate the spirit of the Olympics in Chicago this weekend!

Celebrate the spirit of the Olympics in Chicago this weekend!

Every few months, the genius minds at The Numbered Days bring a new themed event to Chicago and this weekend they’re helping us celebrate the spirit of the Olympics. It may be warmer in Sochi but this Saturday, Chicago will have more Olympics Fun. This is their 3rd annual loft party and expecting about 450 people. GAMES is […]

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#CapturingChicago: Fall Colors November 2014 – Week 2

#CapturingChicago: Fall Colors November 2014 – Week 2

| November 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

The fall leaves are holding on for its dear life before old man winter finally blow them all away. So – I went on a look-out for pictures that captivated the fall colors in our beautiful city. If you are on Instagram, make sure you tag your pictures #CapturingChicago so we can discover yours on […]

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Bet you can hear them now! Verizon is opening a Destination Store in Chicago’s Magnificent Mile

Bet you can hear them now! Verizon is opening a Destination Store in Chicago’s Magnificent Mile

| November 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Verizon’s General Manager Frank DiBetta is settling in Chicago from New Jersey to open up the new and exciting Verizon Destination Store and we were just there this morning for a media sneak peek of their new place before they officially open tomorrow. The store front is still covered up with red curtains but I […]

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Blinded for Taste with Coppola Winery and Chicago’s Trellis

Blinded for Taste with Coppola Winery and Chicago’s Trellis

| November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Diamond In The Dark Coppola Winery held a special event in Chicago to show us a special way in dissecting the many flavors of what wine is consist of. To make the event more special, the tasting was hosted by by the winery’s very own talented, Henry Wedler, a blindchemistry graduate student who has hosted the “Tasting in […]

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