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Modern Twist
By Tate Gunnerson | January 14, 2015

As the co-founders of Mac & Mia, a startup company that curates fashion-forward and responsibly manufactured clothing for trendsetting tykes, Joe Shenton and Marie Tillman know a thing or two about style and likely could have handled the makeover of their...

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The Right Stuff
By Kerrie Kennedy | January 14, 2015

In the seven short years since Carole Dibo opened the Actors Training Center at the Wilmette Theatre, it has not only become known as the place for young North Shore actors to train, it has also—perhaps more notably...

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Arts and Culture
By Thomas Connors, Laura Hine, Kerrie Kennedy, Marjie Killeen and Kelly Konrad | January 13, 2015

ALINA TABER
A Winnetka teen hits her mark on Chicago P.D.

When Alina Taber was called in to read for the part of Lexi Olinsky on the NBC...

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Fashioning the Future
Styling by James Aguiar | January 13, 2015

Hair by Marcelino at L’Atelier NYC using Moroccan Oil
Makeup by Linda Gradin at L’Atelier NYC using MAC
Model: Viktoria Kvalsvik with Supreme Management
Manicurist: Raquel Nevarez
Styling assistant...

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A Wonderful Whirl
By Bonnie Davidson with contribution by Beth Weitzman | January 13, 2015

STAY
Diagonally across from Carnegie Hall and footsteps from verdant Central Park, Park Hyatt New York occupies the...

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Tastemakers
By Laura Hine | January 13, 2015

Some couples are natural hosts. Their homes are welcoming and warm, and their guest lists always have interesting combinations. David and Jodi Morton, who live in Evanston, are just that couple. She’s an interior designer and the owner of 2to5 Design. He’s...

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Sense Memories
Laura Hine | November 7, 2014

Kate Rooney, co-owner of Three Tarts Bakery and Cafe in Northfield—and creator of the lovely cookies on this page—believes that baking and decorating Christmas cookies is an...

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Seasonal Shape-Up
Erica Garber | November 4, 2014

Shred415
Get a head start on your New Year’s resolutions with Shred415’s holiday special. In November and December, Shred415 will be offering monthly memberships, including...

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Transform Tradition
Andrea Guthmann | November 4, 2014

Before saying “bah humbug” to a seasonal show, consider one of these original performances. Each has a little magic, a little sparkle and a nice dose of irreverence that does the season good. Yule find the season more endurable if you...

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Beyond Jingle Bells
Kerrie Kennedy | November 4, 2014

While there’s plenty of traditional holiday music to be enjoyed this time of year, we put in a vote for adding some new and original pieces to your entertainment calendar.

The Auditorium Theatre kicks off its Made in Chicago...

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Warming Trend
Laura Hine | November 4, 2014

  
This fabulous coat is a go-to for completing many a look according to Evanston boutique Chalk owners Sharon Watrous and Carrie Kane. “We love this luxurious fur’s...

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Hail Britannia
Michael Wren | Photography by Jason Little | November 4, 2014

In 2005, while chefs across Great Britain were busy trying to prove that “fine British fare” wasn’t a two-century-old oxymoron, the food writer Diana Henry penned one of the simplest definitions of a gastropub...

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