The summer weekends are going faster than Cubs and White Sox talent, if you know what I mean. Sure, the Cubs and White Sox seasons have been nothing short of a disaster when it comes to performance and team standings, but sadly, talent and quality fall lower on the expectation list each year for Cubs and Sox fans when considering a visit to Wrigley or the Cell. These days in Chicago, we go to the game for …
In my own humble opinion, Chicago is hands down the greatest city in the world. Seriously. As a kid I would beg my parents to fly me from New York to the Windy City so I could spend the weekend with my cousins and get even 48-hours’ worth of the magic that is Chicago, Illinois. Maybe not everyone has the heightened sense of romanticism about the city that I do, but no one can argue with the fact that there are pretty amazing things to do here. If you’re bumming hard that you didn’t make it cross-country or overseas this summer, read on for a fab staycation weekend to round … Read more
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
From scraped knees to broken hearts, she has been there to bandage them all. And though we tell her we love her often, Mother’s Day is the day to show it. A gift is nice, but really, your older, wiser BFF wants time to spend with her beautiful, and busy, daughter. To celebrate the queen mum in your life, here are four thoughtful ways to make the day as Cheeky as she is! Eating, Drinking, Da Vinci’ing! – Bottles and Bottega Mother’s Day BYOB Brunch Party I’m talking three hours of brunch and brushstrokes! Take your pick of painting sessions: 10am-1pm or 2pm-5pm …just be careful not to rinse paint off in your wine glass … Read more
She is fun, fabulous and fierce. She is chic, intelligent and in-the-know. But most of all, the Cheeky chick is the kind of woman who embraces, admires, respects, smiles at and opens her heart to other fabulous chicks. Now THAT'S Cheeky, darling!