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5 Valentine’s Day Lounge Acts
By Lisa Shames | February 9, 2016

1. Bordel
Filled with pulp imagery and a whimsical edge—check out the risqué custom wallpaper—this Wicker Park lounge offers craft cocktails...

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5 Salons to Visit for A-List Treatment
By Sarah Ryan | January 28, 2016

1. Anthony Cristiano Salon
Known for his editorial work (including the most recent Sports Illustrated swimsuit-edition cover),...

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5 Must-Visit Boutiques
By Simedar Jackson | January 25, 2016

1. Azeeza US
Jessica Parker, Sophia Bush and Gabrielle Union have all sported the modern, handcrafted designs by Azeeza Khan. We’re anxiously awaiting her spring-...

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5 Chicago Showrooms Worth Checking Out
By The Editors | January 18, 2016

1. Kneen & Co.
Owner Mary Jeanne Kneen’s expert curation of tableware and accessories—from Saint-Louis crystal tumblers...

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The Best of the City
By The Editors with Savannah Fish, Simedar Jackson and Jordan Porter-Woodruff | January 11, 2016

ART & CULTURE

Caroline Neff
This rising triple threat—theater, television and movies—can next be seen in...

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Spa Day
By The Editors | January 8, 2016

1. Anti-Gravity Facial

This facial at George the salon takes its name seriously with light therapy, ultrasonic deep cleaning, microcurrent treatment and some of...

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Banking on Change
By Mia DiMeo | January 7, 2016

A lofted library in an old bank might seem like an unlikely place for a dance party. Enter artist, activist, musician, professor, urban planner and founder of Rebuild Foundation Theaster Gates, who ignores such conventional thinking. He’s swaying to...

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Well Worn
By Lori Rackl | January 6, 2016

Downton Abbey star Elizabeth McGovern literally breathed a sigh of relief when the show’s early 20th century wardrobe no longer involved corsets.

“That was a happy day,” says the Evanston-born actress, who weathered plenty of costume...

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Click
By Brittany Farb | January 6, 2016

When
7am
11.21.15

Where
Mount Prospect

Diana Nguyen’s beloved Saint Bernard, named after the Food Network star Giada De Laurentiis, is accustomed to spontaneous photo shoots—especially after winter...

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The Tech Edge
By Nate Chapnick | January 5, 2016

Cutting-edge technology and impressive performance are the main elements in BMW’s redesigned flagship luxury sedan, the 2016 7 Series. The company’s engineers have created a vehicle that’s a feast...

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Food for Thought
Lisa Shames | Photography by Anthony Tahlier | January 5, 2016

When was the last time you ate something that made you think? Not just a fleeting oh-this-is-good kind of thought, but one that forced you to sit up and take notice? I experienced that not once, but several times at...

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Success in Sight
By David Zivan | December 30, 2015

To the list of individuals not from France who have been named a knight in the French Legion of Honour, that nation’s highest decoration, established by Napoleon Bonaparte—a diverse roster that includes luminaries such as composer Giuseppe Verdi,...

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