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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. Read more

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

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Megan O'Connor is an attorney, mom, and cancer survivor. She talked about how she creates balance, and more. Read more

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What is JOGA? Personal trainer Beth Horn answers all your fitness questions and more in this super-helpful Q&A... Read more


Learn how Jeannine Benoit Adams, the founder of fashion company Ready Pretty, took inspiration from failure to start a successful business... Read more

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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... Read more

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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. Read more


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

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


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


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



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

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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... Read more


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

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


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


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... Read more

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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... Read more

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

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

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



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

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