Past Issues Archive

  • To hire or not to hire? That is the question. “Hiring an event planner is an investment in the success of your event,” says Anthony Navarro, founder of Liven It...

    Event Planners

    To hire or not to hire? That is the question. “Hiring an event planner is an investment in the success of your event,” says Anthony Navarro, founder of Liven It...

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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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  • Reminiscent of glittery party dresses, fashion designers have embraced shimmer in a big way: androgynous at Maria Grachvogel, futuristic at Chanel and ‘50s-with-a-twist at Christian Dior. “Shimmer and shine evoke...

    Shimmer, Spice & Everything Nice

    Reminiscent of glittery party dresses, fashion designers have embraced shimmer in a big way: androgynous at Maria Grachvogel, futuristic at Chanel and ‘50s-with-a-twist at Christian Dior. “Shimmer and shine evoke...

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  • CFO, Mesirow Financial While the holidays are a festive time, they’re also a time for stepping up where there is unmet need. And Chicagoans tend to rise to the occasion....

    In Her Words Dec. 2013: Kristie Paskvan

    CFO, Mesirow Financial While the holidays are a festive time, they’re also a time for stepping up where there is unmet need. And Chicagoans tend to rise to the occasion....

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  • “Warmth, comfort and a package of love.” Angela Lee, director of The Happy Point Restaurant Group, owns three West Loop dining destinations: Grange Hall Burger Bar, Sushi Dokku and De...

    Baking Pecan Pie with Angela Lee

    “Warmth, comfort and a package of love.” Angela Lee, director of The Happy Point Restaurant Group, owns three West Loop dining destinations: Grange Hall Burger Bar, Sushi Dokku and De...

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  • Women entrepreneurs in Chicago’s tech community can take us to the next level. Steve Jobs was renowned for relentlessly pursuing his vision until it was realized as something truly transformational....

    Finding ‘Stephanie’ Jobs

    Women entrepreneurs in Chicago’s tech community can take us to the next level. Steve Jobs was renowned for relentlessly pursuing his vision until it was realized as something truly transformational....

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  • Champagne, one of life’s great pleasures. This year, try sipping this heavenly libation with unexpected food pairings. “The history of Champagne is about the ‘assemblage,’” explains Jean-Marie Barillère, co-president of...

    The Bolder Side of Bubbly

    Champagne, one of life’s great pleasures. This year, try sipping this heavenly libation with unexpected food pairings. “The history of Champagne is about the ‘assemblage,’” explains Jean-Marie Barillère, co-president of...

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  • The next generation of dancers takes the stage. A special treat this month, Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker features memorable music and The Joffrey Ballet’s incredible dancing that one reviewer said “is...

    Joffrey Ballet’s The Nutcracker

    The next generation of dancers takes the stage. A special treat this month, Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker features memorable music and The Joffrey Ballet’s incredible dancing that one reviewer said “is...

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  • Paying it forward. A day in the life of Frances Renk, 38, is enviable by any standard. The vivacious, model-gorgeous philanthropist sends her handsome husband, Chicago attorney Christopher Renk, off...

    Frances Renk

    Paying it forward. A day in the life of Frances Renk, 38, is enviable by any standard. The vivacious, model-gorgeous philanthropist sends her handsome husband, Chicago attorney Christopher Renk, off...

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  • She hasn’t watched TV in 15 years – maybe that’s one clue on how she’s perfected her work-life balance. As CEO of The Conservation Center – one of the nation’s...

    Heather Becker

    She hasn’t watched TV in 15 years – maybe that’s one clue on how she’s perfected her work-life balance. As CEO of The Conservation Center – one of the nation’s...

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