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 on Instagram – it could be more muscle memory than interest. Sorry, not sorry. And that shirtless, distant photo of you with the empty profile to match isn’t really telling … Continue reading How We Wish Men Answered Our Bumble Messages
For this Chicago Restaurant Week – we took a trip – with our forks – to New England for some fresh seafood and nautical ambiance. This week is what some people call “better than Christmas.” It’s Chicago Restaurant Week from January 26 – February 8, 2018. Chicago Restaurant Week is a dream for Chicago foodies because you get to eat a fixed price menu at … Continue reading A New England Taste for Chicago Restaurant Week at Oyster Bah
It’s embarrassing and uncomfortable and we never think it can happen to us. But, 20 million new STIs occur every year in America, half of those among young people aged 15–24. What happens in Vegas doesn’t stay in Vegas, that’s what one midwest doctor thought as he sat at a bar on the strip. “We we’re sitting at a bar and saw people getting into … Continue reading Wait, You Can Use An App To Check If You Have an STD?
“Just do it,” I looked at myself in the mirror. I keep breaking up with my boyfriend. But I need to stop. I know I cared about him. I cleaned his apartment the second time I came over. I can’t go to the grocery store without wanting to pick out something for him. I can’t go a few hours without saying his name sometimes. If … Continue reading I Need To Stop Breaking Up with My Boyfriend
You took fake it till you make it too far. We’re entering the summer months – which in Chicago is a very big deal. It’s that time where buying rounds of drinks (at every rooftop in the city) is important. We’re getting fake tans and taking yoga classes and getting the matching yoga pants that are trending on Instagram. But before you start doing it … Continue reading Being Single Costs an Extra $2K a Year and Other Reasons You’re Poor
In what is being called an “unreal effort” on social media, one man’s attempt to date has gone viral. Joseph A. Adams put together a dating resume to respond to someone’s Facebook post asking for suitors. Of course, Joseph is from Michigan, and he even created charts to showcase his interests. In case you’re wondering, Netflix and making bomb playlists are part of that chart … Continue reading In a Saturated Market, The Only Way to Stand Out is a Resume
It’s that time of year when Gabrielle Union and Chicago Bulls, Dwyane Wade and everyone else wants to experience NOLA. But, Chicago is so nice right now. Like global warming brought summertime Chi to February nice. So, it might be time to indulge in Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras festivities in Chicago. We’ve got you covered for the Mardi Gras bar crawls and specials. Now all that’s … Continue reading Fat Tuesday and Mardi Gras Parties in Chicago
January and Chicago winters in general is a time that you either get sick, get asked to cuddle, or Netflix and Chill by yourself. One of my favorite newsletters, The Hustle, asked their readers to submit a selfie with what they did over the weekend. The results were pretty mixed and inspiring from a weekend of calling relatives and Netflix and Chill to a day … Continue reading What Do City Girls Do During The Weekend?