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Karen Ami, Founder and Executive Director of the Chicago Mosaic School, shares her perspective on what it's like to balance work, family and art. more


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In honor of National Taco Day, we've complied a list of four tacos from local spots that are sure to put you in the mood to celebrate. more

Restaurants + Bars

Celebrate National Key Lime Pie Day with a Key Lime Pie Martini at Mastro's Steakhouse. more

Entertaining + Recipes


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From glamorous rooftop decks to chic speakeasy lounges, these Chicago restaurants are brand new spots to eat, relax and enjoy a drink. The new restaurants include Somerset, Devereaux, Porter Kitchen & Deck and Ooh La La. more

Restaurants + Bars

Chicago Woman ambassador Lisa Frank's love of people has fueled her success in starting her own recruiting firm. Read more to discover her tips on how to start a successful business... more


Chicago fitness experts Shruthi Reddy and Andrea Metcalf share ways to stay simply fit and stick to it. Here are their best fitness and exercise tips for busy women looking to live healthier, more active lifestyles. more

Health + Wellness

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Enjoy discounted drinks and bites in the sky by visiting one of these stylish rooftops... more

Restaurants + Bars

Katie Schuppler, Owner/Style Consultant at KS Style Consulting shares her journey from boutique style director to fashion writer and stylist. more

Style Makers

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From spas to glamping, discover some of Chicago's most luxurious experiences... more


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Get your French foodie game on with our guide of the chicest and most delicious culinary spots in Chicago... more

Food + Culture


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Check out our picks for the most fun and witty cocktails with pop-culture references in Chicago... more

Food + Culture

If you're looking for a late-night nibble, look no further than these tasty must-visit spots, perfect for after-hours eats in Chicago... more

Food + Culture

Discover what herb-infused cocktails are on our list of the best in Chicago... more

Entertaining + Recipes

Discover all about local Chicago author Kathleen Rooney and her new bestselling novel; Lillian Boxfish Takes A Walk... more


Looking for the perfect spring sipper? Look no further than our list of the most beautiful and refreshing floral cocktails in Chicago... more

Food + Culture

Mandy Sparacino, Director and Sommelier at Esquire Champagne Room, talked to Chicago Woman about her favorite women winemakers, the women who inspire her, and more... more



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Looking for something to do this month? Look no further than our guide to the top goings-on in Chicago this May... more


Not a fan of a gym? Fitness doesn't have to be confined to the treadmill or the elliptical, instead discover a raft of fun and unique alternatives in Chicago to help get you in shape... more

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Not all Bloody Marys are created equal. Discover our line-up of the best Bloody Mary spots in Chicago... more

Food + Culture

Lorin Latarro, choreographer and director of "A Taste Of Things To Come" and Linedy Genao, who plays Agnes in the Broadway show, weigh-in on how the themes presented on stage still apply to today... more



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Discover what fun goodies these subscription box services have in store for you... more

Life + Love

Celebrate the warmer weather by parking yourself at one of these Instagram-worthy Chicago patios... more

Food + Culture


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How can one kitchen appliance be a game-changer? Read our review (complete with recipes) to find out... more

Food + Culture


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Forget brunch – afternoon tea is the ultimate midday way to indulge. Get your tea and sweets fix at one of these seven decadent spots... more

Food + Culture