Yo Soy Chicago Cinco de Mayo Pop Up Supper

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 … Continue reading

Happy Mother’s Day!

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 … Continue reading

Art Gallery Nights – Axis Art Fest & Artur Popek

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 … Continue reading

Happy Caturday – 5/11

Is there a more handsome cat out there? I don’t think so.

Recap: Hispanicize 2013

Last month, I had the chance to attend the Hispanicize conference in Miami for the first time. Hosted at the gorgeous Eden Roc Hotel in Miami Beach, it was an awesome opportunity to meet some of the leading names in Hispanic social media, marketing, movies & music. One of the most interesting aspects of the … Continue reading

Dose Market – May 12

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 … Continue reading