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  • Fashion and beauty expert Amy Tara Koch is a Midwest makeover maven. When Amy Tara Koch thinks about the start of her career, she envisions her grandmother’s closet. In fact,...

    Style in the City

    Fashion and beauty expert Amy Tara Koch is a Midwest makeover maven. When Amy Tara Koch thinks about the start of her career, she envisions her grandmother’s closet. In fact,...

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  • The host/executive producer of WYCC’s The Whitney Reynolds Show and a former TCW Top Single, Whitney Reynolds says her whirlwind journey to the altar with Voxware Account Executive David Heiner...

    Whitney’s Whirlwind Wedding

    The host/executive producer of WYCC’s The Whitney Reynolds Show and a former TCW Top Single, Whitney Reynolds says her whirlwind journey to the altar with Voxware Account Executive David Heiner...

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  • Some area athletes are gearing up to compete for Team America slots in the 2014 Winter Olympics. The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, is just  around the corner in...

    INTENSE!

    Some area athletes are gearing up to compete for Team America slots in the 2014 Winter Olympics. The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, is just  around the corner in...

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  • Why marketing to women requires more than simply ‘making it pink.’ With women controlling more than half of the country’s percentage of wealth, we’re arguably the most powerful consumers. Why,...

    Pink is not a Strategy

    Why marketing to women requires more than simply ‘making it pink.’ With women controlling more than half of the country’s percentage of wealth, we’re arguably the most powerful consumers. Why,...

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  • Reflections on a Bunny Tale She’s everywhere. Attend any area social function and there’s Candace Jordan, easily recognizable and known by everyone who’s anyone. There’s no doubt you’ve heard about...

    Candace Jordan

    Reflections on a Bunny Tale She’s everywhere. Attend any area social function and there’s Candace Jordan, easily recognizable and known by everyone who’s anyone. There’s no doubt you’ve heard about...

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  • Cooking with NoMI Executive Chef Ryan LaRoche. Some call it luck, others call it fate. Ryan LaRoche credits the latter for becoming a chef. His first taste of the biz...

    Sous Chef for a Day

    Cooking with NoMI Executive Chef Ryan LaRoche. Some call it luck, others call it fate. Ryan LaRoche credits the latter for becoming a chef. His first taste of the biz...

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  • Admit it. Every one of us has been guilty of a stare-down with someone for the size of her (or his!) lips, cheekbones or breasts – or their oddly immobile...

    Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

    Admit it. Every one of us has been guilty of a stare-down with someone for the size of her (or his!) lips, cheekbones or breasts – or their oddly immobile...

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  • When Today’s Chicago Woman published “100 Women Making a Difference” in July 2011 and “100 Women to Watch” in 2012, these lists of smart, powerful women were the talk of...

    100 Women of Influence

    When Today’s Chicago Woman published “100 Women Making a Difference” in July 2011 and “100 Women to Watch” in 2012, these lists of smart, powerful women were the talk of...

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  • The Eli’s Cheesecake legacy thrives. Marc Schulman is the ultimate Chicago food industry veteran. He’s perhaps the largest cream cheese buyer this side of the Mississippi (a must if you’re...

    Marc Schulman

    The Eli’s Cheesecake legacy thrives. Marc Schulman is the ultimate Chicago food industry veteran. He’s perhaps the largest cream cheese buyer this side of the Mississippi (a must if you’re...

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  • The mind behind Mariano’s. The concept behind Mariano’s Fresh Market was designed with the consumer in mind: to deliver the highest quality products from around the world. CEO Robert Mariano opened his...

    Bob Mariano

    The mind behind Mariano’s. The concept behind Mariano’s Fresh Market was designed with the consumer in mind: to deliver the highest quality products from around the world. CEO Robert Mariano opened his...

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