Song of the Day: Tory Lanez “Say It”

tory lanez say it

I am currently obsessed with this song “Say It” by Tory Lanez. I came across it in a random Spotify playlist and it keeps popping up since then. Tory Lanez is an artist from Toronto, so if he’s from Drake’s hometown that’s good enough for me! Best part? It samples the 90s R&B classic Brownstone … Continue reading

The 606

the 606 chicago

One of the city’s newest attractions is The 606 trail. I am totally on board with the concept of re-purposing the former train tracks for a trail. You can tell it’s still a work in progress, but a unique way to explore some of the city’s neighborhoods. Here are a few shots I snapped along the trail (which … Continue reading

Replace the Lace with Compass to Care

replace the lace compass to care childhood cancer awareness september

I’m super excited to be involved in Compass to Care’s Replace the Lace campaign! During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in September, we’re asking people to replace their regular shoelaces with gold ones to help support kids fighting cancer. Laces are only $5 and it’s easy to be part of the campaign: Learn more and purchase … Continue reading

Try the World

try the world exotic food subscription paris france box

As I was scrolling down my Facebook feed, I was hit by an ad for Try the World, an “exotic food subscription.” They were having a promotion, so I figured I’d sign up and give it a try. Basically, every two months they send out a box of local delicacies from a different country. It … Continue reading

Night Heist Gala at the Art Institute

night heist art institute evening associates gala fundraiser

June marked the fifth annual Night Heist gala at the Art Institute, and it was such a blast helping plan it with the Evening Associates board (follow us on Facebook for all our events!). This year’s featured exhibit was Charles Ray: Sculpture, 1997-2014. His massive and intricate aluminum and steel sculptures were the perfect backdrop … Continue reading

Mana Conteporary

dawn korman mana contemporary artist studio leather

I recently checked out an open studios event at Mana Contemporary. It’s a large building just down the street from Lacuna Lofts, and a very cool space. Unfortunately, I showed up shortly before the event came to an end, so my tour was rushed, but I did get to visit several talented artists’ studios. I always … Continue reading