September/October 2017 Issue


Barb Levant

Chicago-based photography and former model Gail Mancuso's work draws on urban landscapes, females forms and pop culture. Her work can be found in notable places as Seven Lions and even the mayor's office. We talk to her about her work and inspiration more

Sep 14, 2017 10:39 AM Style Makers

The Museum of Contemporary Art's curator shares her perspective on how art and culture can move in tandem. more

Sep 13, 2017 10:00 AM Influencers

Stephanie Izard collaborates with Chicago mom favorite, Monica & Andy, on a line of baby clothes and blankets featuring her signature goat icon. Foodie families need to check these out! more

Sep 12, 2017 9:00 AM Style

In the latest installment of Whitney's Women, Whitney Reynolds sits down with new Planned Parenthood IL CEO, Jennifer Welch, about her own experiences with both breast cancer and domestic violence. more

Sep 1, 2017 1:00 PM Profiles

Many times it takes a loved one to encourage another to take care of themselves or even just go to the doctor. Here is one woman's story of her husband's early prostate cancer diagnosis. more

Sep 1, 2017 1:00 PM Health

With one woman dying of heart disease every 80 seconds and 44 million women in the U.S. affected by cardiovascular diseases, this is such an important health issue for women. Lifestyle changes and education can make a huge impact on these statistics. more

Sep 1, 2017 9:00 AM Health


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New spots open in the city all the time. This summer was no exception. Three notable openings have menus centered on exceptional and unique meat and seafood fare. Add these new restaurants to your list of places to check out. more

Sep 1, 2017 9:00 AM Restaurants

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By just being a Chicagoan, you have already contributed to climate change solutions. Karen Weigert, Senior Fellow, Chicago Council on Global Affairs, tells us how Chicago is leading the way on combating climate change. more

Sep 1, 2017 9:00 AM New + Noteworthy

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a fairly common health issue women deal with. The diagnosis and cure of this disease is credited to two Chicago doctors. Here is the history of PCOS and what you should know about it. more

Sep 1, 2017 9:00 AM Health

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Go eco-friendly in style by giving shipping containers a second life in all of your living spaces more

Sep 1, 2017 9:00 AM Home

Tattoo artist, David Allen, is impacting the lives of survivors of breast cancer by giving them the opportunity to take their bodies back. Women who have had mastectomies are turning to beautiful tattoos to cover the scars of the surgery. more

Sep 1, 2017 12:00 AM Style Makers

Chicago Woman celebrates the release of the September/October 2017 Art & Culture issue featuring Naomi Beckwith, fashion designers on the rise and women's health issues. The evening was hosted by Blue Plate Catering at Larkin Hall more

Aug 31, 2017 11:08 AM Social Life

A pink house will appear in Motor Row in coming months, and it will have people talking. Olusola Akintunde conceived of spaces that benefit cancer research while building a community and serving as art—the first will be here in Chicago. more

Aug 15, 2017 12:00 AM New + Noteworthy


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