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A Goodbye Letter: Why I Ultimately Left Chicago (But Will Always Love It)

A Goodbye Letter: Why I Ultimately Left Chicago (But Will Always Love It)

While I regularly complained about the hassles of living downtown (creeps on the El, terrible drivers, the lingering stench of pee), leaving Chicago was by no means an easy decision. Sure, you make choices that steer your direction in life like where […]

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 […]