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Marco A. Foster’s Charitable Night Out

The White Party Gives Back to Chicago's Youth

August 5, 2014
Kaleigh Glaza

“With only 90 days of summer here in Chicago, who doesn’t want get dressed up in their most stylish white outfit to celebrate a great cause?” We couldn’t have said it better ourselves! This fun and charitable outlook on summer comes from philanthropist and event extraordinaire Marco A. Foster.  Foster threw the event of the season, The White Party, at Parliament Chicago at the end of July, and drew a crowd of more than 600 of Chicago’s charitable partygoers to benefit a local charity. The White Party, which raised more than $11,000, was co-hosted by a board that included media notables like Windy City Live’s Ryan Chiaverini, Ryan “Jordan” Gorman of 103.5 …  Read more

An Uber For All Occasions!

By: Debra Lipson

July 17, 2014
Uber CheekySummer
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Admit it, Chicagoans — we have a love/hate relationship with getting around the city. Sure, we’re all for scenic routes and highway roads. But what to do when unpredictable weather, crazy crowds and sporadic wait times surpass your patience? Enter Uber. The seamless, safe app requests a reliable ride at the touch of a button! Five auto choices offer the Cheeky chick several options for traveling in style. CheekyChicago is thrilled to announce a special surprise for new users riding in style. From now until October 1, 2014, sign up or enter the code “CheekySummer” in the app. New users will receive $20 off their first Uber ride (valid on all vehicle …  Read more

Leah Caplanis: A Cheeky Chick You Should Know

By: Debra Lipson

July 14, 2014
Leah Caplanis
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Leah Caplanis is the 31-year-old CEO of SOCIAL Enjoyments, a deliciously refreshing, sparkling sake line hitting Chicago area Whole Foods, Mariano’s and The Goddess and Grocer shelves this month! Not only is this entrepreneur a sharp gluten-free cookie (she just finished her MBA at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business), but Leah is also a survivor. She was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in 2010. Instead of complacency, Leah turned what could’ve been a setback into a successful startup. Now primed to dethrone Bethenny Frankel as the reigning queen of female-empowered alcohol, she discusses her journey through perseverance, holistic healing and the true meaning of life balance. What’s Cheekier than …  Read more