It’s Girl Scout cookie time (in case you missed the Oscars). And in Chicago, Girl Scouts are thinking big. Pinstripes Bowling, Bocce, and Bistro (Chicago, Northbrook, Oak brook, South Barrington) partnered to support the Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana by making a special edition dessert for their menu. The dessert is based off of the most popular Girl Scout cookie, Thin Mints. For … Continue reading Craving Thin Mints? Chicago Restaurant Adds Girl Scout Cookies
When I moved to Chicago, I was nervous because where I came from zero was a dress size and not the temperature outside. Nevertheless, I wanted to make the most of city life, and I did that by attending a different free event every night. My adventures and the people I met along the way inspired Windy City Cosmo, a lifestyle blog that encourages you … Continue reading Why Meeting In Person Is Important: The Power of Free Events
“I’ve been putting myself out there,” I told my friend “I’ve been going to dinner parties and museums, and I have only met gay guys,” I went on. “That’s because straight men don’t want to comment on centerpieces. Single men go to concerts and sports bars,” she divulged. “Oh, I don’t go to any of those,” I sighed. —- Super Bowl 50 Details: We’ve concluded … Continue reading When is the Super Bowl? I’m Not Single.
“Will you blindfold me?,” I asked the tall guy standing next to me. He took the blindfold and looped it around my face, securing it at the back of my head. “Is this too tight?,” he checked in with me. I extended my arms to the left of me to grab for the wall. I could feel him anticipating my fall, but it was … Continue reading Interactive Show at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Created a Scent From Your Thoughts
I don’t like what I’m doing. Have you had that thought? Have you repeatedly had that thought? I recently met someone who had that thought, took one course, and is now building an app in Chicago. I stare at my list of all the certifications and coursework I think I need to do to have a successful career. I took a sip of coffee, and … Continue reading How One Woman Changed Her Career with a Chicago Dev Bootcamp
Christmas is 10 days away. 10 days! Get in the holiday spirit by doing these five things in Chicago. 1. Grab an ugly Christmas sweater. You know you want one. While you are shopping for friends and family, get a little something ugly for yourself. You can wear your ugly Christmas sweater at Earls during Ugly Holiday Sweater happy hour Monday-Friday, 3 pm -6 pm. … Continue reading 5 Holiday Things To Do in Chicago To Get in The Christmas Spirit
Johnsonville partners with Uber Technologies for the first time to bring Chicago city dwellers a unique food delivery experience. This Sunday, November 8, 2015, meet a Nonna, “nonna” means “grandma” in Italian, in Chicago, who will cook you a free, home cooked Italian meal and deliver it to your apartment. Three nonnas will be riding with Uber drivers in white pick-up trucks with custom built houses attached. … Continue reading Nonna Will Deliver Home Cooked Italian Sausage Meals in Ubers on Sunday
Have you ever passed a building and wondered, “What does it look like inside?” Well, I came up with this intro, and it happens to be Open House Chicago’s mantra, as well. So, here’s my new intro. Tomorrow, I am going on a yacht. I know it’s fall, so I can’t sunbathe, but I can have my Titanic moment. I have never been inside a … Continue reading Chicago Open House Brings Hidden Architecture Wonders October 17-18, 2015