MJ Tam

Head Chicagonista, Co-host of the Chicagonista LIVE! show, Lead blogger for TheChicagoMoms.com, and Co-Founder of Women Driving Excellence.

MJ is also the annual host of SocialRevUp - Brands & Bloggers Summit (#bbsummit) attended by about 200 professional high-profile bloggers nationwide.

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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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Celebrations in Chicago: Chicago Park District, Brookfield Zoo, & Art Van Furnitures

Celebrations in Chicago: Chicago Park District, Brookfield Zoo, & Art Van Furnitures

| November 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Chicago Park District got gold! The Chicago Park District received the 2014 National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management!  The Gold Medal Award was presented by the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA).  This award honors communities in the U.S. that demonstrate excellence in parks and recreation through long-range planning, resource management, volunteerism, […]

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#CapturingChicago: November 2014 – Week 1

#CapturingChicago: November 2014 – Week 1

| November 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s not Chicago if the weather isn’t crazy! This week’s set of daily Instagram shows exactly just that. One day it’s sunny and gorgeous and the next day it’s wintry and dark but – still gorgeous! Check out this week’s Instagram shots, a kick-off to Capturing Chicago, our new weekly feature on daily Instagram captures […]

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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

| November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

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

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

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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The beauty of Chicago captured on breathtaking videos

The beauty of Chicago captured on breathtaking videos

| October 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

You know we’re suckers for great Chicago videos showcasing the beauty of our wonderful city so when Lake Zurich native, Kyler McCormick, of the YouTube channel The Outbound Life emailed to show us this video – we of course had to share this with you. But one cannot talk about breathtaking Chicago videos without showing […]

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Free Breakfast & Cho-ffeured Rides to #StopSadBreakfast

Free Breakfast & Cho-ffeured Rides to #StopSadBreakfast

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

From Sept. 22-24 from 7 to 10 am Chobani is starting off your busy morning with a custom fleet of “Cho-ffeur” to rev up your morning with a healthy Chobani breakfast and a free ride! Chobani is on a mission to #StopSadBreakfast and is surprising busy Chicagoans during their morning commute to offer them a […]

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Chocolate at the Pen Celebrate a Decade of Decadence

Chocolate at the Pen Celebrate a Decade of Decadence

| September 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

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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