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360 Chicago Summer Series & 606zip Resident Discount!

360 Chicago Summer Series & 606zip Resident Discount!

New excitement is happening at The 360 Chicago! Besides the thrill of seeing Chicago in a whole new angle with the thrilling TILT!, 360 Chicago just launched their new Summer Series including: #TripodMondays – A photography night, visitors can bring tripods to capture incredible views from 1000 feet up! Tripods are otherwise not allowed at […]

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A #ChicagonistaLIVE Girls Weekend at Rosemont [video & pics]

A #ChicagonistaLIVE Girls Weekend at Rosemont [video & pics]

The ‪#‎ChicagonistaLIVE‬ girls’ idea of a get-a-way is normally a hop on the plane to some exotic destination, but with our busy schedule up ahead, we were excited to join a media tour of what ‪#‎Rosemont‬ has to offer. We packed in a non-stop weekend tour of Rosemont’s fun district starting from Loews Chicago O’Hare […]

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Must-See Shows this Holiday in Chicago

Must-See Shows this Holiday in Chicago

Keep on with tradition The Nutcracker has been a significant holiday show to Chicagoans kicking-off their holidays with their families so the thought of the Nutcracker ending was a  bit concerning. It was a tradition for so many who have seen it for almost a decade. So, YES – this is the final year that […]

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Eats & Sips

A Tour at Bow Truss Coffee Roasters

A Tour at Bow Truss Coffee Roasters

Check out our Chicagonista visit to Bow Truss Coffee Roasters, a local coffee company who recently expanded to Beverly Hills in California. Check out all their other locations here. You must try the Lavander-infused cappuccino and nitro cold brew. When in their Lakeview location, visit the Bunny, The Micro Bakery goodies that complement Bow Truss’ javas! My […]

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New Chicago Restaurant to Check Out: B.Bim Asian Eatery

New Chicago Restaurant to Check Out: B.Bim Asian Eatery

A new restaurant called B.Bim Asian Eatery opened in Bucktown on Milwaukee Avenue and I, of course, had to go and check it out for myself. After all,  Lancero, Lee, and Aglibot owned restaurants have always delighted many taste buds from their other spots like Reverie, e+o, and YumCha (along with many other restaurants they’ve handled over […]

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Mid Autumn Festival at The Pen [Video]

Mid Autumn Festival at The Pen [Video]

 The Peninsula Chicago will be joyously observing the Mid-Autumn Festival (also known as Moon Festival) from September 25-27 for some very exciting Asian experiences. For the three years now, The Peninsula Chicago pays homage to the second largest festival in China celebrating harvest time during the brightest moon of the year. Mooncakes (sweet round lotus bean […]

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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

A Tour at Bow Truss Coffee Roasters

A Tour at Bow Truss Coffee Roasters

Check out our Chicagonista visit to Bow Truss Coffee Roasters, a local coffee company who recently expanded to Beverly Hills in California. Check out all their other locations here. You must try the Lavander-infused cappuccino and nitro cold brew. When in their Lakeview location, visit the Bunny, The Micro Bakery goodies that complement Bow Truss’ javas! My […]

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Start 2016 with a Healthy New You with the American Heart Association – Go Red For Women #YouGoGirl

Start 2016 with a Healthy New You with the American Heart Association – Go Red For Women #YouGoGirl

I have taken the time to take care of my parents, kids, husband, and now it’s got to be my turn! It has to be my turn and now it’s your turn, too! So I’m excited to share with you that MJ Tam and I were asked to partner with American Heart Association for the […]

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Must-See Shows this Holiday in Chicago

Must-See Shows this Holiday in Chicago

Keep on with tradition The Nutcracker has been a significant holiday show to Chicagoans kicking-off their holidays with their families so the thought of the Nutcracker ending was a  bit concerning. It was a tradition for so many who have seen it for almost a decade. So, YES – this is the final year that […]

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360 Chicago Summer Series & 606zip Resident Discount!

360 Chicago Summer Series & 606zip Resident Discount!

| April 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

New excitement is happening at The 360 Chicago! Besides the thrill of seeing Chicago in a whole new angle with the thrilling TILT!, 360 Chicago just launched their new Summer Series including: #TripodMondays – A photography night, visitors can bring tripods to capture incredible views from 1000 feet up! Tripods are otherwise not allowed at […]

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A Tour at Bow Truss Coffee Roasters

A Tour at Bow Truss Coffee Roasters

| April 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Check out our Chicagonista visit to Bow Truss Coffee Roasters, a local coffee company who recently expanded to Beverly Hills in California. Check out all their other locations here. You must try the Lavander-infused cappuccino and nitro cold brew. When in their Lakeview location, visit the Bunny, The Micro Bakery goodies that complement Bow Truss’ javas! My […]

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A #ChicagonistaLIVE Girls Weekend at Rosemont [video & pics]

A #ChicagonistaLIVE Girls Weekend at Rosemont [video & pics]

| January 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

The ‪#‎ChicagonistaLIVE‬ girls’ idea of a get-a-way is normally a hop on the plane to some exotic destination, but with our busy schedule up ahead, we were excited to join a media tour of what ‪#‎Rosemont‬ has to offer. We packed in a non-stop weekend tour of Rosemont’s fun district starting from Loews Chicago O’Hare […]

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