Everyday at Cheeky, we’re putting in our blood, sweat and tears to create an inclusive community for definitively bold, impudent and saucy women. After passionately Cheekifying the city for five years, we wanted to pause to reflect on our accomplishments (everyone should try this) and treat ourselves to a colossal, chic bash second to none. On Oct. 10 in true Cheeky fashion, we did just that. Chicago’s tastemakers, friends, family and, of course, Cheeky readers (our most important peeps) toasted to five years of Cheekiness at The Underground in River North. After walking downstairs ribboned with a pink carpet to the entrance, the club seduced guests with dim lighting and Cheeky signature cocktails “Baileys Italian Dessert,” “El … Read more
In case you’ve somehow been living under a rock (either that, or you just never watch Bravo), a brunette reality star by the name of Bethenny Frankel has recently taken over, well, the world? Perhaps most notably is her Skinnygirl empire, which at its helm sits the Skinnygirl Cocktails® line; it made its first appearance on The Real Housewives of New York a few years back with the Margarita variety. Within the last year, international spirits powerhouse Jim Beam Global bought the brand and has taken the Skinnygirl Cocktails® line up a notch or two. The brand now boasts a multiude of ready-to-serve cocktail flavors, a wine collection and an … Read more
A Cheeky girl knows a good cocktail as well as a good nightclub. (We’re savvy like that.) Looking for innovative, elevated cocktails made with house-made ingredients coupled with boutique liqueurs prepared by expert mixologists? Head to Violet Hour, Sable or Sepia. Looking for bouncers, babes, bumping Top 40 hits, shots of Patron and vodka-Red Bulls late into the wee hours of the night… head to Underground, right? Wrong. We are here to tell you that, as of the inception of Benjamin Newby’s latest cocktail menu at Underground, sophisticated cocktails and hot nightclubs are no longer mutually exclusive. One story below Illinois Street and into this lair of late nights, debauchery and scantily … 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!