Chicago

My Least Favorite Question

My Least Favorite Question

When people meet me for the first time and find out what I do, they generally ask one of two questions: “What’s your favorite country?” or “What’s your favorite restaurant?” Travel is a topic I could talk about all day […]

A Perfect Day in Wicker Park, from a 6-Year Resident

A Perfect Day in Wicker Park, from a 6-Year Resident

Over the six years I spent living in Wicker Park, I split my time on Milwaukee/Honore and Division/Wood, migrating from the thick of the six-corners mayhem to a one bedroom on the more grown up, stroller-friendly side of town. While I originally moved to […]

4 Gems of the Northshore (That Make it Almost Worth the Commute)

4 Gems of the Northshore (That Make it Almost Worth the Commute)

Having grown up on the Northshore forever epitomized by the film Mean Girls, you may envision Chicago’s north suburban lakefront to be somewhat like living in Pleasantville. And while they keep busy popping out celebrity after celebrity and entitled rich kid, you […]