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The SilkPeel Puts Your Best Face Forward

By: Debra Lipson

August 13, 2014
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Spa treatments are one of life’s ultimate luxuries. Fortunately, the city is brimming with soothing, smoothing options. The drawback? Such indulgences possess a prolonged time commitment, which only increases stress rather than relaxation. The Elysian Spa at the Waldorf Astoria Chicago brings the best of both worlds together – serene service in a half hour appointment – with the rejuvenating SilkPeel Dermalinfusion facial. Eager to get glowing in record time, I found my way to Walton Street, prepped for a peaceful afternoon. This was my first visit to the Elysian Spa, and it immediately blew me away. The incredible interior boasted a wood and white color scheme, crystal mirrors and a …  Read more

Your “Rad” Summer

Branch Out this Summer with an Amstel Radler!

July 17, 2014

Summer. If you live in Chicago, you know summer is that magical time when people come out in droves to soak up the sun, fun and endless possibilities our city has in store. From festivals to lounging on the beach, we’ve got our new fave summer accessory: the Amstel Radler. The Amstel Radler is a mix of beer, lemon juice and natural ingredients. Think delicious beer meets sparkling lemon water. In a word? Refreshing. If your summers consist of going to farmers’ markets or hitting the same five restaurants for cocktails, shake off the ordinary and try out our three fun, new picks instead. Your Rad Summer Itinerary 1. Road trip to Michigan  Michigan is just …  Read more

Pillow Talk: Chicago’s Summer Swissotel Staycation

By: Symone Tripodis

June 26, 2014
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It’s almost the end of June, and most of us can agree: It hasn’t felt like summer. But what if summer was something more than beach days and suntans? No matter the humid and rainy weather in Chicago, summer tourists come from all over to see and experience what our hometown has to offer. We think it’s high time the locals jumped on board too! Our city is known for great food, street festivals, rivalry baseball and most importantly, the ability of our great big city to make you feel like you’re in a small town. Whatever you love about Chicago, Swissotel Chicago is here to help us celebrate home-sweet-home. Enjoy …  Read more