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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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Holiday Hosting Tips for Renters

Now that the holidays are in full swing, you're likely starting to make your party plans. And if those plans include hosting a soiree at your apartment, you might also be panicking about how you’re going to accommodate everyone. But don’t worry—just a few of these small tweaks will get your apartment ready for the…

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How to Decorate Your Apartment for Autumn

Cozy sweater season is finally upon us, and it’s not just your wardrobe that deserves a makeover. Your home should be ready for autumn, too! If you need some seasonal design inspiration, here are a few decor tips for fall. Toss up some twinkle lights. What could be simpler than stringing up a few strands of…

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