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Chicago P.D.’s Sophia Bush Talks Life in Chicago and Giving to Charity

From the Drama One Tree Hill to Chicago PD, this Cheeky Chick Proves to be TV’s Ultimate It Girl

February 11, 2014
Lisa Payne

For nine fabulous years, TV starlet Sophia Bush played the role of “Brooke Davis,” a flirtatious cheerleader on the CW’s hit drama, One Tree Hill. Not one to ever sit still, after the show’s finale in 2012, Sophia kept busy working with some of her favorite charities and several TV projects including landing the role of Detective Erin Lindsay, on NBC’s hit new cop drama Chicago P.D. The show, located and filmed here in Chicago, is sort of a younger sibling to that of NBC’s Chicago Fire, which is already in its second season. As P.D.’s tough as nails Detective Lindsay, Sophia reigns as a leading lady among a nearly all …  Read more

Style Spotlight with Jay Michael

The Star of 100 Days of Summer Dishes about Fashion, Bravo TV and Everything Chicago

February 4, 2014
Jay Michael
cheeky speaks

What do you get when you pair incredible design and style sensibility with a hot new Bravo show? You get Jay Michael, star of 100 Days of Summer and “life architect” (this might be our new favorite phrase), who took the time to chat with Cheeky about all things career and personal style (with a good dose of Chicago’s hit reality show sprinkled in). Cheeky: How did you get started in the design business? Jay Michael: Calling myself a designer always felt unnatural. I think my life’s work is more about understanding the way ordinary people (like myself) live, and empowering them with the tools to live extraordinary lives. Although it’s part …  Read more

The James Hotel’s Little Secret

Sip Cocktails at JIMMY, The James' Secret Lounge

January 28, 2014

Us Cheeky girls know how to keep a secret but today we are spilling the beans. Did you know The James Hotel has a hidden lounge with incredible cocktails, where celebrities have been known to frequent? Meet JIMMY, James’ secret alter ego. The James Hotel is famous for their top rated steak restaurant, David Burke’s Primehouse, as well as their newest venture, Burke’s Bacon Bar – a “grab and go sandwich shop” involving all things bacon. However, tucked behind this tiny sandwich stand is a door that blends in with the wall. Most would simply never notice, or give it a second glance. But behind this entrance is where their best-kept …  Read more