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Ground Breaking
By Megan Kulick | May 15, 2017

In 1924, a group of Shriners from Chicago’s Medinah Temple created the country oasis that became Medinah Country Club—a weekend destination where city families could toboggan, ski...

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Riding High
By Thomas Connors | May 15, 2017

The practical Pamela Flanagan practices law. The fearless Flanagan plays polo. “It’s not like putting on skates or cleats,” she says. “There’s this massive, powerful animal with a mind of its own beneath you, and you need...

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Where to Shop in Chicago This Summer
By Jaclyn Jermyn | May 15, 2017

IN GOOD TIME Detroit-based watch manufacturer Shinola opens its second Chicago shop this July in the Gold Coast. “We have found this city...

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Best of Basel
By Mike Espindle | May 15, 2017

Editor’s Note: Many of these timepieces are available in very limited editions. Contact the listed retailer for more information.  

G-RO

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On the Move
By Stephanie Davis Smith | May 15, 2017

The stylish product of one of the most successful crowdfunding campaigns of all time (with more than $4.5 million raised), the G-RO carry-on had immediate and obvious appeal to...

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Billionaire’s Beach
By Carolyn O’Neil | May 15, 2017

How’s this for the ultimate vacation retreat? It’s laid-back with wow power. It’s serene, but ready for play. Welcome to Valley Trunk Estate on Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands.

This posh corner of...

The American Club

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Let’s Get Physical
By Lisa Shames | February 22, 2017

While there are Barry’s Bootcamps all over the world, with new ones slated for Italy, Mexico and Dubai, United Arab Emirates, choosing to open a location in Chicago was a no-...

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Fired Up
By Lisa Shames | February 22, 2017

This isn’t the first hot moment for wood-burning hearths and grills in restaurants, and it won’t be the last. But the newest fire-breathing contraptions elevate the concept to a whole new level, with chefs taking the simplest form of cooking known...

Ministry of Supply Chicago

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Men on a Mission
By Megan Kulick | February 22, 2017

Six years ago, a professor at MIT connected three of his students: Aman Advani, an MBA-seeking management consultant; Gihan Amarasiriwardena, a chemical engineer; and Kit Hickey, an MBA-seeking investment banker. The three were on a mission to...

Grace Gealey

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Her Kind of Town
By Jim McFarlin | February 22, 2017

Grace Gealey, who plays the vindictive vixen Anika Calhoun—or as she is better known to TV viewers, “Boo Boo Kitty”—in the blockbuster Fox music-industry drama Empire, can say with certainty Chicago is her...

Dr. Julius Few

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Good Sports
By Meg Mathis, Nicole Ross, Lisa Shames and David Zivan | February 21, 2017

Dr. Julius Few
AGE
49
BY DAY Plastic surgeon
SPORT OF CHOICE Downhill skiing

He may be relatively new to skiing, but Julius Few hasn...

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