Belle & Whistle Swimwear Adds a Little Silk, a Patent, and a Cocktail Bikini to Chicago Boat Parties

Summer is a beautiful time in Chicago for sandy beaches, kayaking the Chicago river and of course boating. A native Chicagoan recalls spending her summer’s on Lake Michigan and enjoying the boat parties. From her…

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Is it a date when you bring a friend?

I walked up to the bar. There was a cosmopolitan freshly poured. As I went to pull out my chair, he said, “We’ve been waiting for you.” And yes, I mean “we”. We were on…

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What do you wear to Chicago Festivals?

Summertime is that time where we can finally where skirts and dresses and open-toed shoes. We don’t have to carry coats (just umbrellas) and you can actually be outside and show your whole outfit instead…

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Chicago Female Entrepreneurs Are On The Rise: A Look Behind The Success Story

While men are more likely than woman to become entrepreneurs, Chicago, in particular, has made great gains for female entrepreneurs. Chicago was recently named the world capital for female-founded startups, with 30 percent of startups…

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How early would you wake up for your career?

It’s 4:42 a.m. I have three minutes before I absolutely have to open my eyes, pull myself out of bed, and start my morning weekday routine. Ugh, mornings. If I leave the house by 5:28, I…

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