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XRT Summer Kick-Off Party

By: Dana Hartung

June 9, 2014
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It’s time to kick winter to the curb and welcome the summer season. Summer 2014, we are so ready for you! Last Thursday evening, Cheeky girls and guys celebrated the start of the summer with XRT’s Kick-Off Your Summer event at the Park Grill at Millennium Park. The finest rock radio station’s big shebang reminded us all why we endure the cold Chicago winters. Rocking out to live music under the shinning sun, I had my first sip of the new Amstel Radler — a mix of beer, lemon juice and other natural ingredients. Now, I am not a brew-master expert, but this new refreshing shandy style beer is sure to be …  Read more

Cheeky’s Summer Read: The One & Only by Emily Giffin

By: Dana Hartung

May 27, 2014
Emily Giffin
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Looking for a sizzling new summer read? Emily Giffin — chick lit author of the novel-turned-movie Something Borrowed (starring Kate Hudson and Ginnifer Goodwin) — has just released her newest book, The One & Only. And it’s definitely a top pick for a warm weather Cheeky page-turner. In Emily’s eagerly awaited new novel, readers meet Shea Rigsby, whose world is turned upside down when a tragedy strikes her hometown of Walker, Texas — a small college town that lives and breathes the game of football. Effortlessly charming, witty and thought provoking, Emily has written another classic tale of forbidden love, loyalty and following your heart. Cheeky caught up with the six-time New York …  Read more

Derby Down in Chicago

Top Derby Looks and Where to Show Them Off!

April 29, 2014

For as much as we love our sports and fashion here in Chicago, let’s be honest, the two usually don’t go hand-in-hand. Sure, we do our best to work our on-trend team gear into our weekly rotation, but there’s a limit to just how decked out you can get come game time before you become a fashion faux pas. However, there is one sporting event each year that requires the prep that we have come to love before any big fashion-worthy event: the Kentucky Derby. Our city never misses the opportunity to come out and get rowdy before a national sporting event, and the Kentucky Derby is no exception. Every year, the …  Read more