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Couples’ coma in Chicago

The cold has set in. Holidays are here. I’m paying large heating bills. It’s winter. And with winter comes hibernation. While we are all in hibernation mode, eating carbs and too many Christmas cookies, the serious offenders of hibernation winter in Chicago are the couples. You know, your friends who five or two years ago…

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Brunching at the Bedford

Brunching at the Bedford

    As you may have heard, the Bedford started serving brunch on Sunday. Since it’s opening in April, the Bedford has blown up the neighborhood. I’ve been a few times before and had a fabulous experience. I wanted to be one of the first to try the newly anticipated brunch menu. I convinced my…

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Reason why I love Wicker Park

Reason why I love Wicker Park

You can get a haircut on the street. If that doesn’t sum up the ‘hood, I don’t know what does. (Photo taken at Renegade Craft Fair) I am still a relative newbie to Wicker Park. After a fantastic summer spent, and as fall approaches, I continue to be in love with the ‘hood. I met some…

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Not hip enough for some Wicker Park bars

Not hip enough for some Wicker Park bars

I’ve done my far share of bar hopping around Wicker Park. I regularly drink sangria at Salud. I’ve played pool at Swig. I’ve had some amazing truffle fries (and beer, obviously) at Bar Bar Black Sheep. I’ve drunkenly eaten free pizza at Crocodile. I’ve had some questionable mojitos at Blue Line. I’ve been at Estelle’s…

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The real scoop on The Bedford

The real scoop on The Bedford

I spent the majority of my Saturday night this past weekend getting to the bottom of a very important question in Wicker Park – “Yo what’s up with The Bedford?” I’ve seen some reviews, but I honestly never EVER believe other people’s reviews because there are too many X factors. How late did they stay?…

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