Holidays in Chicago

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Are you looking for new, quirky and festive things to do in Chicago this holiday season? Bet you won't find anything quite like this... more

Dec 20, 2016 4:00 PM Things To Do

We all have a friend who absolutely loves hosting a party! This year spoil them with a gift that will make their parties even better. From salt shot glasses to candles, this gift guide has it all. more

Dec 20, 2016 12:00 PM Entertaining

Gift Guide for the Music Enthusiast

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For those struggling to find the perfect holiday gift for their music loving, concert going someone in their life, this guide is here to lend a helping hand! more

Dec 18, 2016 12:00 PM New + Noteworthy


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Finding the perfect gift is never easy. Chicago Woman has put together several gift guides based on the interests of those special people in your life. Gift well, gift thoughtfully, gift with style! more

Dec 12, 2016 6:53 AM , New + Noteworthy


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We all have friends or family members in our life who are fashionable, and they can be the hardest to shop for. So what to buy the woman who has everything fashion-forward? Stick to the staples and shop our gift guide for the fashionista! more

Dec 11, 2016 12:00 PM Style


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Looking for the gift that keeps on giving each month? Subscription Boxes are the way to go this holiday season! more

Dec 9, 2016 12:00 PM New + Noteworthy 1 Comments

Many of Chicago's bars and restaurants are offering specialty themed cocktails to toast the holiday season. more

Dec 8, 2016 3:00 PM Drinks

On December 11, Dose Market will be putting on its 6th annual HoliDose, a special market held specifically for the holiday season. more

Dec 5, 2016 5:00 PM Things To Do

Boodles Proper British Gin hosted A Proper Christmas Dinner in a few select U.S. cities to showcase their Mulberry Gin. more

Nov 27, 2016 12:00 PM Entertaining


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If you are dreading the forced togetherness of the holidays, the lifestyle interrogations, or just the annoying aunts, I’m here to help. Here are the top five @Bigkidproblems approved ways to survive the holidays. more

Nov 27, 2016 9:00 AM New + Noteworthy

If you're more on the entertaining than the sipping side of things, there's a Chicago-based startup that can help you offer quality libations minus the assistance of a bartender. more

Nov 25, 2016 9:00 AM Entertaining


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Budgeting for holiday vacations can be hard, especially in addition to holiday gifts. Don't worry about costly hotels with the new HomeExchange program. more

Nov 21, 2016 3:00 PM


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Places all over Chicago are starting to kick-off the holiday season by participating in an annual lighting ceremony. Take your friends and family to these places in celebration of the holidays! more

Nov 14, 2016 12:00 PM Things To Do



Not wanting to stay home all weekend but unsure of what to do? Fear not! Chicago Woman is here to assist. more

Nov 11, 2016 12:00 PM Things To Do 1 Comments

Chicago has no shortage of festive happenings around town. Chicago Woman's editors picked a few of our favorites you should attend this year. more

Nov 10, 2016 9:00 AM Things To Do

Lush Wine & Spirits owner Mitch Einhorn shares his top five go-to uses for brandy that will last you through New Year's and beyond. more

Dec 23, 2015 7:45 AM Recipes


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Check out our ideas for saving time and setting the mood during this busy holiday season! more

Dec 11, 2015 7:45 AM Entertaining

Tom Kehoe

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Tom Kehoe, President of Kehoe Designs, is known as one of the best event production leaders in Chicago. Here’s his advice for the holidays. more

Dec 7, 2015 12:00 AM New + Noteworthy

Andrea Schwartz

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Here’s how Andrea Schwartz keeps the holiday tradition of the lighting of the Great Tree in the Walnut Room magical. more

Dec 6, 2015 12:00 AM New + Noteworthy

The Stylist, Mel Muoio

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Mel Muoio, Stylist and Style Director for Levy Restaurants, has all the tips on how to be effortlessly stylish this holiday season. more

Dec 6, 2015 12:00 AM New + Noteworthy 1 Comments

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