Bright Endeavors: A Brighter Life for New Moms

Light is a resource that every human being needs. It transforms the way we see and perceive our surroundings. Light alters our vision, and is easily adjusted with the flick of a switch, the flash of a light, or the lighting of a candle. When someone lights their candle from Bright Endeavors, they are helping…

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Haute List: November 3-6

First weekend of November and the World Series is finally behind us. Need a break from the celebrations(or not)? Check out these events that challenge the palate, the popular, the politics, and the perspective.  Style Seeker: Neighborhood Pop-Up Today |November 3rd | 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Hotel Monaco | 225 N. Wabash Join Hotel Monaco every…

Dose of Demara in Uptown

One of the best ways to experience a different culture is thorugh food.Being in a big city like Chicago, experiencing another culture is easy. The city has many diverse ethic groups and such a strong food culture that the topic of food seems to be the only thing people can happily, and agreeably  talk about.…

Bronzed in Browns

I've been told,"brown girls don't wear brown". I am not sure, but am fairly certain, that the main reason was that the fashion and beauty industries only offered one, generic, shade of brown to women of various shades, making the color undesirable and ultimately unflattering. So for years, I've done what I have been told…

If Its Good Its Gotta B Crepes in Streeterville

Growing up, my only exposure to crepes were the seasonally themed ones. They would pop up around the spring time at the local Bob Evans in my city. I never tried one. My next and obvious opportunity to try a crepe was my trip to France in high school. Again, no crepe.  So you can…

Haute List: October 13-16

This weekends Haute List is all about culture. Experience unique culture through fashions from another continent, wine from around the world, and even architecture in an unfamiliar neighborhood. No better time than this weekend to learn something new and seek something different.    Style Seeker: Gilt City Warehouse Sale Friday & Saturday |October 14th - October 15th…