Rocking out with Nellcôte

The Place to Be Lolla Weekend

July 30, 2013
Kate Nettenstrom

Lollapalooza is coming up fast on the calendar, maybe even a little too fast. Instead of dwelling on the fact that it’s almost August (eek!), focus on your game plan for Lolla. When coordinating your moves for the weekend, a lot comes in to play. You have to consider your friends, the bands, where to eat and drink and where to play when the festival grounds close for the night. Seeing your fave artists is obviously at the top of the priority list,  but there is also so much more to do in the city beyond Grant Park. The best Chicago hotspots bring out the big guns on Lolla weekend to …  Read more

The One and Only Punky Brewster

Cheeky Catches Up with One of Our Favorite Child Stars

May 9, 2013

High tops. Pigtails. Rainbow bright jackets and pants. The 80′s. What does Cheeky remember about this time? Punky Brewster. There’s not a Cheeky gal who doesn’t recall what it was like being young and carefree, curled up watching this American sitcom. Nothing reminds us of that inner girl and how far she has come more than seeing Punky (Soleil Moon Frye) all grown up with a beautiful family, a successful career and a new book. Cheeky: You’re a busy mom and businesswoman. You run MOONFRYE, which is a great space to learn and share about being a parent. What will readers find on MOONFRYE that they won’t find on other parenting sites? Soleil …  Read more

Siena Tavern Spices Up Simplicity

Fabio is Fab-ulous!

February 26, 2013
Marina Lambropoulos
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Simple, rustic and inspired by old world traditions. Top Chef fan favorite Fabio Viviani has arrived in the Windy City to seduce Chicagoans with his smart, simple, homemade Mediterranean-inspired cuisine and charming charisma – who can resist that accent! Fabio collaborated with the fine folks at DineAmic Group, Lucas Stoioff and David Rekhson (of Bull & Bear and Public House), who are expanding their successful brand with this latest edgy venture – what a winning package. Lights. Camera. Action. Splash Mag helped kick off Siena’s big reveal with Chicago’s tremendously social set who filled all 10,000 square feet of this large urban rustic tavern while sipping Moet and busting moves to the tunes of …  Read more