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How to Refresh Your Apartment Closet for Fall

Getting ready for a new season is always a process, one that should include cleaning out your closet. In order to prepare for the impending cooler weather, spend some time organizing your wardrobe. Follow these steps to make the process simple. Gather your materials. Before you get started, take stock of what you need. Maybe bins…

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Every Meal Is a Fiesta at Las Fuentas Restaurant

After a long couple of self-quarantined months, in person dining just feels a little more special now. And there’s no better place to raise a glass to dining out than Las Fuentas Restaurant. This Mexican eatery just feels like a fiesta, with its colorful interior and cozy atmosphere. Whether you’re looking forward to a long-awaited…

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What to Stream When You Need a Break From the Everyday

The world is changing rapidly right now, and the constant onslaught of news might be making it hard for you to unwind—especially if your home has suddenly become your workspace, too. One surefire way to recharge is to watch some good, old-fashioned mindless TV. Here are a few solid options to stream. Arrested Development An…

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Start Your Saturday at Green City Market

After weeks of planning in the spring, Green City Market has made its triumphant return to the West Loop. This weekly farmers’ market aims to connect city residents to locally, sustainably, and ethically produced food, for the benefit of both individual and social health. The market is hosted on Saturdays from 8 am to 1 pm…

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Start Your Day at Sunny Side Up & Coffee Shoppe

Founded right here in Chicago in 2012, Sunny Side Up & Coffee Shoppe is a must-visit spot for breakfast or lunch to-go or on their patio. If the cheery fried egg on their logo doesn’t catch your eye, you’re bound to be drawn in by the scents of freshly brewed coffee and sizzling bacon, or the delicious…

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How to Make Your Apartment Feel Like a Summer Oasis

Summer has arrived! That means fresh, local food at the farmers’ market, warm walks in the park, and maybe even a picnic or two. It also means you should start thinking about freshening up the decor in your apartment. Here are a few simple decorating ideas to help you welcome summer into your abode. Fresh…

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Cozy Up Over a Craft Cocktail at Ciccio Mio

Ciccio Mio in one word? Atmospheric. This refined-yet-cozy Italian restaurant, which recently debuted in the space formerly occupied by Radio Anago, boasts decorative elements that make you want to sit and stay awhile—think dim lighting, velour upholstered booths, vintage-style chandeliers, and an eclectic array of framed photos scaling the walls. There’s also a cozy bar…

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