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, fun treats,...

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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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Now Open Near 850 Lake Shore Drive: Egg Harbor Cafe

If you’re looking for a downtown brunch stop, look no further than Egg Harbor Cafe, and its newest location in Streeterville. Open 6 am to 2:30 pm daily, the Cafe serves dishes made from humane-certified, cage-free eggs. With gluten-free and kids’ options available, the Egg Harbor Cafe truly showcases their...

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The Chicago Auto Show Returns February 8

There’s a reason the annual Chicago Auto Show is one of the city’s most hotly anticipated events every winter: this massive display of the newest automotive technology and car models offers a unique combination of beauty, technology, and family fun. If you just want to wander around McCormick Place and admire all...

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Glide Across the Ice at the Maggie Daley Park Skating Ribbon

Chicago’s blustery-cold winters aren’t exactly synonymous with outdoor activities, but every winter, Maggie Daley Park provides an incentive to get outside with its Skating Ribbon. In lieu of a traditional oval-shaped rink, this seasonal outdoor skating rink carves a sinuous path through the park, with the Chicago skyline as the...

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Register Now for the Chicago Polar Plunge on Jan. 25

If you see hordes of people running into Lake Michigan at noon on Saturday, Jan. 25, that can only mean one thing: it’s time for the Chicago Polar Plunge! This annual event, which returns for its 19th year in 2020, invites locals and out-of-towners alike to participate in the zany...

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Starbucks Reserve Roastery Chicago Is Now Open on the Magnificent Mile

Chicago has no shortage of coffee shops, but Starbucks just unveiled one to rule them all: the Starbucks Reserve Roastery, which opened in November. Situated on North Michigan Avenue and Erie Street on the Magnificent Mile, this roastery-meets-cafe encompasses 35,000 square feet across five floors, making it the largest Starbucks in...

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