Author Archives: Left Bank

Flowers Meet Fashion at Fleurotica, Taking Place Oct. 18

  Most fashion shows feature flowing silks and rich velvets, but not Fleurotica. The artists behind its 18 distinct looks opt for a more organic medium: botanicals. They combine plants, flowers, and other natural materials to craft cutting-edge pieces of fashion that models will wear down the runway at the Garfield Park Conservatory on Friday, October…

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Aug. 17-18 Near Left Bank: Sangria Festival Chicago

  The fourth annual Sangria Festival Chicago is scheduled for the weekend of August 17-18, and it promises to be as big a hit as in previous years. The festival obviously features plenty of tasty sangria recipes (more than 20), ranging from classic red sangria filled with stone fruit, to white sangria with apples and…

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