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Get Moving: Live Grit Makes it Happen

Step into the Newest Multi-Sport Concept Store!

April 23, 2014
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Competitive races and triathlons are increasingly popular among fit fun seekers. While warrior dashes, mud wars and color runs are undoubtedly cool, it’s completely normal to feel intimidated by these feats, especially as a beginner. Live Grit, a new West Loop multi-sport concept store, aims to erase athletic anxiety with a cater-to-all-levels approach on wellness. Owner Gillian Fealy designed Live Grit to encompass the total experience: learn, train and achieve to be your best self! That means striving to not only be a one-stop shop for the bike, swim and run circle, but also an inspirational lifestyle source. Athletes of all levels interested in triathlons or simply being active are encouraged to …  Read more

Hit the Road

Women in Travel Summit Hits Chicago!

March 11, 2014

Love to travel? Love to blog? How about both? March 14-16 marks the first and only travel blogging summit by and for women: Women in Travel Summit. Meet other female travel bloggers, connect with brands, build expertise and engage in the global sisterhood of traveling women. The summit, sponsored by Chicago’s own Go Girl Travel Network, will be hosted at the historic Palmer House Hilton hotel. The three-day event will enable travel bloggers who are usually posted throughout the globe to connect with travel-based brands, build their own expertise and engage in the sisterhood of traveling women. Evelyn Hannon of Journeywoman and Jeannie Mark of Nomadic Chick have been announced as the summit’s keynote …  Read more

St. Patrick’s Day Roundup!

By: Danielle Vega

March 11, 2014
Chicago Green River
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Are you ready for St. Patrick’s Day? Let’s be honest… Most people don’t know much about the holiday except that you wear green and you drink. A lot. Technically, St. Patrick’s Day is on a Monday this year, but nobody wants to celebrate the Irish holiday on a Monday. Instead, Chicago is hosting a ton of St. Patrick’s Day celebrations on Saturday, March 15. Because it can be overwhelming to decide which party or bar to stop at with so many options, Cheeky put together a simple guide of our top picks. We have to start off with the Chicago traditions, of course. Dyeing of the Chicago River For over 50 years, Chicago has …  Read more