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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Chicago Scholars Opened Up a Big New Space to Facilitate Growth in Program

Chicago Scholars Opened Up a Big New Space to Facilitate Growth in Program

| March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

CNN Money recently reported that “The massive gap in college graduation rates between rich and poor is growing even wider.” I don’t think anyone is any less surprised about this, but it is still troubling to hear. Thanks to Chicago Scholars, they are here to identify those deserving students and advocate for them. “Our 7-year success […]

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Spring Ahead and Shake off Winter for Good with Millennium Dance Complex

Spring Ahead and Shake off Winter for Good with Millennium Dance Complex

| March 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Lucky for us here in Chicago, the famous Millennium Dance Complex has arrived from Hollywood and has set its ground in the West Loop neighborhood. Justin Timberlake, Beyonce, and Britney Spears are just among the A-list clients that trained with MDC and famed celebrity choreographers/instructors will be kicking off some hip-hop classes on March 21 […]

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Check Out the New Seven Lions Restaurant [pics]

Check Out the New Seven Lions Restaurant [pics]

| March 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Right across from the Art Institute of Chicago that houses masterpieces from world-renown artists is a new restaurant called Seven Lions by Master Sommelier and former Check, Please! TV Show Host, Alpana Singh. This is Singh’s second restaurant in Chicago and the expectations are high due to the success of her Boarding House restaurant. We […]

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Sharing the Warmth of Hot Pot in Chinatown

Sharing the Warmth of Hot Pot in Chinatown

| March 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Spring is here but it will take some time for us to thaw out after the long cold winter. Much like the ice and snow in our Chicago streets that are still slowly melting away. Well, I’ve got a quick remedy for us Chicagoans: Hot Pot in Chinatown! Never heard of it? You will soon! […]

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Loews Hotel is Home Sweet Home Chicago

Loews Hotel is Home Sweet Home Chicago

| March 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Loews Hotel in Streeterville is finally open and as a the First Lady of #LoewsChicago, you know I got the front seat access to the festivities that happened surrounding the hotel’s grand opening. Leading  to their long-awaited grand opening with the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony in just a few days, Christian Hansen, Loews Chicago’s General Manager […]

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Exclusive Pre-Opening Sneak Peek into the new Loews Chicago Hotel

Exclusive Pre-Opening Sneak Peek into the new Loews Chicago Hotel

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Luxury Hotel, Loews Chicago, has yet to open  and already Chicago is all abuzz about this newest travel destination for locals and tourists. So for a self-proclaimed Chicago aficionado, I’m beyond excited and honored to take on my new role as Loews Chicago’s very own First Lady. What does a First Lady do, you asked? […]

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Steve Harvey on Success with Strayer University

Steve Harvey on Success with Strayer University

| February 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Strayer University partnered with author, talk show host, and comedian Steve Harvey on a Success Summit held here in Chicago.  The event was attended by past and current students of Strayer University that flew in from everywhere around the country to hear Steve Harvey speak and more importantly share their own struggle and success stories. Steve Harvey’s […]

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Up Close & Personal with Rosecrance #InMyShoes Exhibit – National Drug Facts Week

Up Close & Personal with Rosecrance #InMyShoes Exhibit – National Drug Facts Week

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s National Drug Facts Week and Rosecrance is running an #InMyShoes exhibit at the Robert Crown Center until Feb. 6th. One of the hardest topic to broach with my teen is about drugs and alcohol abuse. I’m not talking about the usual “Just Say No!”, but beyond the “it’s bad for you” and the “it […]

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#InMyShoes – A Twitter Chat All Parents with Teens Should Know About!

#InMyShoes – A Twitter Chat All Parents with Teens Should Know About!

| January 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Just when new parents think they’re done with milk & diapers, parents suddenly get an unexpected smack in the face dealing with a budding young adult!  Almost instantly – long gone are the days when these new parents-of-teens can decide what, where, and why their young ones should, eat, and sleep. These newly teenaged creatures […]

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Chicago’s Toast to Taiwan at Millenium Park’s Park Grill Restaurant

Chicago’s Toast to Taiwan at Millenium Park’s Park Grill Restaurant

| December 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Millennium Park Park Grill‘s Executive Chef Jared Case added Drunken Oyster on their menu this 2015.  This was inspired from his recent Taiwan culinary adventure that included oyster farming. Chef Case was one of the lucky chefs chosen for an 8-day travel to Taipei along with 2 other notable chefs, Anthony Jacquet of The Whisper Restaurant […]

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