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Scrambling for what to do with Pop this Sunday? Relax, we've put together six ideas that are guaranteed to make any dad happy—and give him a break from the grill... Read more

Focused on culture and breaking social binaries, Chicago-based painter Mel Cook shares her motivations and inspirations... Read more

How She Did It

Chicago-based artist, Zoe Nelson shares her motivation and inspiration toward her vibrant paintings and how her craft reflects her experiences. Read more

How She Did It

Allison Reimus gave Chicago Woman the inside scoop on her life as a woman artist and how her vibrant craft has inspired her. Read more

How She Did It

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Fall is just around the corner and the chilly air is creeping in. We have created a roundup of the coziest coffee shops in Chicago to relax in and warm up with a hot cup of joe. Read more

Travel

Back to school season is upon us and Chicago Woman has made a roundup of children's boutiques that will make your kiddo feel confident and ready for the first day back to class! Read more

Family + Friends

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We asked busy Chicago woman, Megan Klein, what she does on the weekends to unwind after a hectic week of work when she's not busy producing a line of clean-label eats and sips. Read more

How She Did It

Performing at the BMI stage at Lollapalooza August 4, Caitlyn Smith roared her powerful vocal chords and grooved to the songs from her Starfire EP. Chicago Woman sat down with Smith to find out the inspiration behind the record. Read more

How She Did It

Michelle Hartney is an artist focused on the activism of women's rights and has used the current political administration and her personal maternal experience as an opportunity to express herself using a creative outlet. Read more

How She Did It

CEO and co-founder Michelle Kennedy created a revolutionary app for busy moms to connect, thus changing the game for traditional networking apps. Kennedy shared with us how she unwinds on the weekends after a busy week on the move. Read more

How She Did It

Chicago Woman spoke with Le Chocolat du Bouchard owner, Cathy Bouchard, to get the story behind her Chocolate Regimen™. Bouchard gave us the inside scoop on all things chocolate and the benefits the sweet treat has! Read more

How She Did It

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Windy City Playhouse presents 'King Liz,' a story of women empowerment and overcoming the social constructions of race and gender. Leading Lady Lanise Shelley shared the importance of this show and how she relates to her character, Liz Rico. Read more

Advice

Erin Minckley Chlaghmo is an artist/designer, business owner and mother of two boys. She founded the wallpaper company Relativity Textiles and has always had a love for printing and pattern. She began as a fiber artist, screen printer and sculptor. Read more

How She Did It

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After working in the digital space for a decade, India Lott started Gray Sole Media, a web design and SEO company. In addition to that, she speaks at seminars and workshops on topics of Tech and Digital Media. Read more

How She Did It

Gwendolyn Zabicki is an accomplished painter from Chicago whose work has been presented at copious places locally and internationally. Zabicki currently teaches painting and drawing at the Hyde Park Art Center in Chicago. Read more

Office Culture

8 Chicago women share what their ideal Memorial Day weekend will look like spent in the city. Read more

, Holidays

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In honor of Mother's Day, Chicago Woman asked local professional women to reflect on a fond memory shared with their mother or as a mother themselves. Read more

Family + Friends

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Is the chaos of life hitting a breaking point? Chicago Woman spoke with two women who live and breath meditation practice as certified Yoga Instructors and gave insight on how to achieve peace of mind. Read more

De-stress

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April is National Sexual Awareness Month, a time to pause and focus on education and prevention. Ahead, a master list of non-for-profit organizations around Chicago dedicated to the lives of the survivors of sexual violence. Read more

Policy

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Looking for an Easter dessert that will impress your guests? Save yourself some time in the kitchen and pick up one of these festive sweet treats instead! Read more

Holidays