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Reynolds, Unwrapped
By Andrew Myers | March 30, 2015

What do a charismatic gambler, a hapless serial killer and a dogged young lawyer have in common? This may sound like the setup for a joke, but it’s actually a list of Ryan Reynolds’ most recent roles. In January, the witty, self-deprecating...

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Get Fit!
By Sarah Perkins  | March 20, 2015

1. The Barre Code
Get a body as lean and strong as a dancer’s at The Barre Code. The studio offers classes focusing on cardio, strength training and restoration for a...

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Fowl Play
By Lauren Viera | March 16, 2015

Picture the ideal neighborhood eatery—the kind of place where you wind up a few times a month simply because it’s easy. Walk-ins are welcome. Food is consistent without growing tired. Service is friendly but genuine. This is the kind of place...

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Surging Ahead
By Sarah Ryan | March 16, 2015

Many spend morning commutes on the CTA daydreaming, but few turn that into something quite so productive as Veronica Roth, author of the mega-hit Divergent book series (Insurgent, the second film based on the books, graces big...

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Path to Discovery
By Nate Chapnick | March 16, 2015

Land Rovers are engineered to get through even the most extreme elements, whether that’s crawling over a boulder in Moab, Utah, or powering through a blizzard in Lake Tahoe. While many Land Rovers may never ford a 2-foot-deep stream, the vehicle’...

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Click
By Chiara Milioulis | March 16, 2015

When
12:16pm
1.16.15

Where
Montrose Harbor

Man’s best friend was front and center for Kent Henderson’s shot of the beautiful frozen ice formations on Lake Michigan’s lakeshore path. “...

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A Cut Above
Lisa Shames | March 13, 2015

What is up with our obsession with steakhouses? Just when I thought Chicago had more than enough to satisfy all of our meaty desires, a new one opens up—along with the crowds that inevitably go with it—to prove me wrong. All this, mind you, at a time when...

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Fresh Start
By Sarah Perkins  | March 13, 2015

1. Designer Resale of Chicago
While most high-end consignment shops only accept items 2-3 years old, Designer Resale is the perfect spot to bring your vintage...

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Trendsetters
By Sarah Ryan and Rebecca Taras | March 12, 2015

APRIL FRANCIS
This stylish April showers us with her top picks for feeling fun, fashionable and fabulous.
When you’re the driving force behind one of Chicago’s largest ongoing pop-up...

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Estate of Grace
By Beth Weitzman | March 10, 2015

The monkeys scampering through the trees have no idea how fabulous this place is. But I do. I’ve traveled all over the world and put my head on beaucoup plush pillows in plenty of villas owned by celebrities. But...

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Sound of Music
By Nneka McGuire | March 10, 2015

There’s no tune like a show tune—especially if you get to sing it in your hometown. Cue longtime Chicago actress Christine Sherrill, whose résumé could sub as a catalog of musical theater’s greatest hits. She strikes again in ...

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Mix It Up!
By Sarah Perkins  | March 9, 2015

1. Carnivale
For a bubbly cocktail experience, check out Carnivale University: Champagne Cocktails on April 8. Learn how to concoct Champagne-based drinks...

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