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A Night on the Town
Brian Dukerschein | April 16, 2014

1. A Charitable Confection
Grandbaby Cakes blogger Jocelyn Delk Adams hosts this premiere benefit for Project Orange Tree, a Chicago nonprofit...

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Easter Feasts
Melissa Zmijewski | April 9, 2014

1. The Bristol
Bucktown's gourmet staple (and Michelin Bib Gourmand recipient) infuses its Easter brunch ($29) with signature gastronomic flair. Start with a...

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Let’s Dance
Antoinette Isama | April 3, 2014

Chicago is undoubtedly one of the dance capitals of the U.S, thanks to heavy hitters like the Joffrey Ballet and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, along with the equally impressive smaller companies, such as Hedwig Dances and Red Clay Dance. Here are five performances and...

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Hit The Brixton
Matt Lee | April 2, 2014

Seeing as The Brixton is establishing itself as an Andersonville neighborhood destination, I decided to take a longtime Andersonville native with me to dine there.

“Oh, it’s where In Fine Spirits used to be,” he said as we walked down the...

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History Class
Korey Huyler | April 2, 2014

Gorgeous historic buildings in Chicago are a dime a dozen. Gorgeous historic buildings that specialize in luxury rental units are much more rare.

That’s why the just-finalized renovations at 850 Lake Shore Drive are so exciting for downtown dwellers....

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David Zivan | April 2, 2014


Millennium Park

As a documentary photographer, Ronit Belazal is “trained to expect the unexpected,” as he puts it. But while out for a walk to test his new digital camera, even he...

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Small Wonders
Lisa Shames | Photography by Anthony Tahlier | April 2, 2014

Michael Sheerin’s résumé includes Chicago’s beloved fine dining spot Blackbird; one of the country’s most progressive restaurants, wd~50 in New York; and, most recently, Trenchermen, the restaurant he and his...

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Sharp Contrast
Isaiah Freeman-Schub | March 31, 2014

The crisp efficiency and clean lines of midcentury America have provided endless inspiration to menswear designers in recent years. But today, the ultimate question is how to make the clothes emphasize modernity. Tomas Maier has answered with a precise...

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Men of Style
Brian Dukerschein, Matt Lee and David Zivan | March 28, 2014

The Creative
“Anyone can look good in a suit, so maybe that’s not the best way to showcase style,” muses local photographer Alex Maier. “When I see a guy in the perfect...

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Wheels of Fortune
Korey Huyler | March 28, 2014

Bikes and coffee—two words you don’t hear together very often. But, at Lakeview’s Heritage General Store and its new sister store, Heritage Littles (with kids’ bikes, a milk-and-cookie bar and a children’s photography studio),...

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