Chicago Air and Water Show Drink and Viewing Specials

Good views and good specials for the Chicago Air and Water Show 2019. It’s going to be a long weekend in Chicago. This time the crowds will be looking up at the sky for the…

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21 Things to Add to Your Chicago Summer Bucket List

Update 2019 We wait – through the cold and wind and as we thaw out, our ray of light is summertime Chi. I always question why people love this time of year. People are quick…

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4th of July Food and Drink Specials in Chicago

Chicago is a great place to celebrate the 4th of July. With fireworks on the pier, scooters everywhere but downtown, and free hot dogs (keep reading), it’s great to be in the city for the…

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Wedding Season: What to do when you can’t make it?

Oh, wedding season. It really is a great time of year. Some people wait their whole lives (or it seems like that) to find the one. So, when a friend is getting married, it is…

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Ax The Pink Tax Tour Comes to Chicago

Being a woman is expensive. We have a lot of up keep from our nail appointments to our bedtime skin routine, but beyond that – we are taxed behind the scenes – without even knowing…

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Staying Fresh in The City with Chicago-based Skincare Line, Oars + Alps

This is a sponsored post. I joke that when I leave the house in the morning, I basically am taking a trip to a different city. My bag isn’t just my purse. It’s my gym…

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3 Ways to Create Better Leads At Your Next Event

Do you ever wonder why some people go to an event and meet the same people you do, but they create better leads at events? Seeing someone else sign a deal when you didn’t is…

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HBO and Bloggers Debate How to Throw Successful Influencer Events [Video]

Anybody can throw a party, but what does it take to throw successful influencer events (like this one, or this one, or oh, yes this party)? Influencer marketing has become explosive in the past few…

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Paradise Park: There’s a New Paradise That Everyone is Talking About

I seriously thought I got invited to a Bachelor in Paradise party – but here I was at a Paradise Park party. It was nothing short of surprises. The restaurant is owned by the same…

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Do People Use Dating Apps in The Summer?

All of my friends are picking up their dating game and I’m actually put mine down this year. I don’t know if you’ve gotten busier or it’s just me – but I don’t have time…

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Cool and Chill Places in The West Loop

The West Loop has become kindof my second home and I get that there are some of the best restaurants there – I read Emily Belden’s “Hot Mess” (and also interviewed her on a West…

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5 New Spots to Grab a Cocktail in Chicago This Summer

Summertime Chi is a time of discovery and well, cocktails. We’ve combined the two to give you five of the newest bars to grab some cocktails in Chicago this summer – including one of the…

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How to Host a Patio Party Without Cooking By Yourself

Summertime Chi is busy. Everyone wants to find that friend of a friend who has a boat. And when that doesn’t happen, we turn our attention to rooftops and patios. So this year, I’ve decided…

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How We Wish Men Answered Our Bumble Messages

Saying “Hi” and “Hey” on Bumble (Tinder, OkCupid, Match, eHarmony, Hinge, etc.) is one of the worst ways to start a conversation. Just kidding, we all do it. I mean sometimes swiping is like liking photos…

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The Founder of OkCupid Talks Soulmates

Love. It’s in an algorithm. At least according to Sam Yagan, a mathematician who founded OkCupid. Yagan and I met in the back room. As a serial entrepreneur, who is now investing his resources in Chicago,…

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