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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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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#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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