Foursquare has just teamed up with Samsung to unveil the Foursquare Time Machine. The app build an infographic based on your check-in activity, and mine has uncovered some interesting insights about my life the past four years: Apparently I’ve slowly begun to mature (and become more lame), as my nightlife check-ins have decreased and my … Read more
It was a little too chilly at Pritzker Pavilion, but as the sun set, the fog continued to roll in, and the buildings around us started to disappear as this crazy Irishman rocked the stage. Glen Hansard’s free concert as part of Chicago’s Downtown Sound series felt like a special night – you got the … Read more
Last month, I attended my first Dose Market as part of our Mother’s Day celebrations. The monthly market takes place at River East Arts Center and features a curated selection of Chicago’s fashion, food and housewares vendors. I especially loved the french bakery eats, unique jewelry selections and vintage housewares displays. The bacon table was … Read more
A couple weeks ago, I saw a Facebook post from the Chicago Urban Art Society about a “French Flipped” pop up dinner they’d be hosting for Cinco de Mayo. I’d been following the CUAS for a while, but had never been able to attend one of their events before, so I signed up for the … Read more
Happy Mother’s Day to my mom. Rather than go the typical route of sharing a mildly offensive someecard, I’ll share this – a Polish magazine cover featuring my mom, and me at three weeks old. A family friend worked at Kobieta i Zycie in Poland, and my grandfather submitted a photo of my mom and me taken … Read more
Last Friday, I was in need of some culture, so I decided to check out a couple gallery events. First, I attended the opening night of the Axis International Art Festival in Ravenswood. It was hosted in a gorgeous loft, complete with black iron winding staircases, high exposed ceilings and spacious rooms. I wish I … Read more
Is there a more handsome cat out there? I don’t think so.
This Sunday, Dose Market hosts a special Mother’s Day market. I recently stumbled across Dose Market online and am eager to attend my first event. It’s a sampling of the best Chicago has to offer, from style to food to housewares. When: Sunday, May 12, 10 am – 4 pm Where: River East Art Center, 435 … Read more
A while ago, I posted this awesome snapshot I got of Othello on Instagram. And although certain people (ahem – Mindy) said it was creepy, I love the colors, the composition and the angle of this photo. Happy Caturday!