How to Start a Summer Herb Garden Indoors

If you love to cook with fresh herbs, there’s a way to do it without running to the store all the time. Simply start your own garden. You don’t need any outdoor space to do it—a kitchen windowsill and a few containers will do the trick. Here’s how to get...

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What’s Your Favorite Flavor at Cone Gourmet Ice-Cream?

Whether you prefer your ice cream in classic flavors like chocolate and vanilla, or enjoy taste testing more adventurous varieties (like cherry and goat cheese) Cone Gourmet Ice-Cream should have something that suits your taste buds. Traditionalists will enjoy the shop’s European-style soft serve, available in cones or in sundaes...

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Kozy’s Cyclery Can Help You Get Back in the Saddle

Summer has arrived, and for plenty of Chicago locals, that means spending more time outdoors, walking jogging, and even pedaling through the city’s many green spaces. If you’re a committed cyclist, then you may already know that Kozy’s Cyclery is the place to shop for updated gear and accessories. If...

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Must-Haves for Your First Warm-Weather Run

With the weather getting warmer and warmer every day, you might be starting to take your workout routine outside on a regular basis. Here’s what you need to stay safe and comfortable while you’re exercising outdoors. Lightweight, sweat-wicking layers. Since spring bridges the gap between winter and summer, its weather can...

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Order Takeout Tonight From MingHin Cuisine

Chinese take-out, your couch, and a binge-session on Netflix. Sounds like the perfect weekend. But where to order from? Check out new offering MingHin Cuisine in Streeterville. This open, airy, and gorgeously decorated restaurant is going to be a great place to dine once the health crisis passes, but until then, MingHin...

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The Doors Are Still Open at Trader Joe’s River North Location

What’s all the buzz about Trader Joe’s? Well, it’s a combination of this grocery chain’s commitment to quality, organic food, affordable prices, and great customer service. Regulars at the company’s Chicago store (44 East Ontario Street) say that this location embodies all of these values. When you visit you’ll be able...

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Pro Tips to Kick Off Your Spring Cleaning

Believe it or not, spring is right around the corner! Get your apartment ready to greet the season by starting your cleaning early. Here are a few pro tips to help. Get rid of anything you don’t need. The first step in spring cleaning should always be ousting any extra...

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Breakfast Is Always on the Menu at Goddess and the Baker

Since 2015, Goddess and the Baker has brought delicious food, drinks, and baked goods as a spin-off of the popular Goddess and the Grocer restaurant.  As of December, this popular spot has opened up a new location conveniently on East Grand Avenue, bringing an “energetic gathering place with good food,...

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The Chicago Flower & Garden Show Returns March 18

If you find yourself longing for warmer weather, consider heading over to the Chicago Flower & Garden Show to make that wish a reality. The show runs March 18-22 and will include plenty of in-bloom springtime plants, both as cut flower bouquets and potted bulbs, and installed in the life-sized...

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Valentine’s Day Recipes for a Sweet (and Savory) February 14

A bouquet of red roses, a day at the spa, a framed photo of the two of you… Any of the above would make a fine Valentine’s Day gift, but everyone knows that the most direct way to someone’s heart is through their stomach! So if there’s one day out...

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