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FW: Chicago editor, Rebecca Taras-Lee, updates you on what you can expect in 2016 from the magazine and Chicago women. more

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We came, we drank, we talked up a storm. Ahead, party pics from the FW:Chicago meet-and-greet at Public Hotel. more

Jun 24, 2015 7:45 AM Social Life

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

The holidays are over, it can be difficult to gravitate toward a bowl of crisp greens on a blustery winter’s day. We asked three Chicago chefs to share their recipes for comfort foods with a lighter twist. more

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Melissa Graham founded Purple Asparagus with the mission to educate children about healthy eating and provide access to healthy food. And—you guessed it—that means getting your veggies and fresh produce. more

Nov 18, 2016 9:00 AM Influencers

Sometimes the best way to advance in your career is to explore the opportunities that are right within reach. Ahead, eight sure-fire tips for getting ahead in any job. more

Oct 14, 2016 5:00 PM Career

There’s nothing worse than leaving the house 15 minutes late—with piles of clothes on the floor—only to feel inappropriately dressed for the weather. Try these key transitional pieces to create great outfits suited to the season. more

Oct 14, 2016 9:00 AM Style

Thinking of starting your own business? Oak St. Social shares some very valuable lessons and tips—learned from experience—for those with an entrepreneurial spirit. Do you have what it takes? more

Oct 7, 2016 3:00 PM Career

Much of your personal brand is within your control. It is much more than your job title or job description. It is exhibiting how you are relevant and unique. What value do you “promise,” so to speak, to deliver to the organization? more

Oct 7, 2016 9:00 AM Career

If there’s a burning desire within you to choose a different career path, you should take steps toward making that happen. Ahead, three quick tips that can help you along the way. more

Sep 30, 2016 5:00 PM Career

Many women "of a certain age" fear that memory lapses could be the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. Understanding why we begin to lose our memory skills is the first step toward learning to compensate for our aging brains. more

Sep 30, 2016 3:00 PM Health

Think you know everything you need to know about using social media? Test your knowledge with these tips from the gurus behind Oak Street Social. more

Sep 30, 2016 9:00 AM Trends

Stylist Mel Muoio gives us the scoop on 10 must-have staples every working woman needs in her wardrobe. more

Sep 23, 2016 5:00 PM Style

What does your web presence say about you? It may seem obvious, but having everything from the correct information to the correct spelling is critical. more

Sep 23, 2016 9:00 AM Career

Eating the right foods is just as important to your skin's health as using the proper skin care products for your age and skin type. So we put together a list of complexion-perfecting foods and beverages to start consuming right now! more

Sep 9, 2016 5:00 PM Beauty

Johanna Grange of Oak St. Social shares tips that can take your social channels from ordinary to extraordinary in just a short amount of time! You'll want to bookmark this comprehensive guide. more

Sep 9, 2016 9:00 AM Career

Do you ever look at magazine features on celebrities "without makeup" and think to yourself, "Why don’t I look like this?" If the answer is "yes," help is on the way. more

Sep 2, 2016 5:00 PM Beauty

An increasing number of women are choosing to give birth at an older age, and science has developed an alternative for women who are waiting to have kids: egg freezing. more

Sep 2, 2016 3:00 PM Health 1 Comments

We rounded up our four favorite Chinese restaurants in the city. more

Aug 26, 2016 5:00 PM Restaurants

Maintaining the infrastructure needed to feed the hungry is a constant challenge. It is organizations like Naperville-based Loaves & Fishes that contribute to the goal of creating a sustainable solution to hunger year-round. more

Apr 30, 2016 8:00 AM Influencers

As Vice President for Community Health Engagement, University of Chicago Medical Center, Cristal Thomas is making an impact through important public health initiatives and reforms to serve the needs of the community. more

Apr 28, 2016 7:00 AM Influencers

A longstanding volunteer dedicated to giving back, Kleber now helps drive the impact that Chicago-based Gesture makes by being a tool for charity partners nationwide and causes ranging from homelessness to the arts to health and medical research. more

Apr 27, 2016 7:00 AM Influencers

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