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Natalie Cammarata

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  • Age: 24
  • 'Hood: Lincoln Park
  • Fave spot: Wrightwood Tap for cold beer, Molly's Cupcakes for hot cocoa

Natalie enjoys long walks on the beach, picnic baskets, and telenovelas—oops, wrong profile. She came to Chicago to follow her dreams and drink 312's on rooftops. Originally from Pittsburgh, Natalie moved to the best city in the world in 2009 with an iPhone, a journalism degree, and a Starbucks gift card. Now she is happily settled in Lincoln Park, and when she's not working her office job in the West Loop, she's writing, dancing, and gushing over other people's puppies.

Tips for ugly sweater season

Tips for ugly sweater season

Tell me this isn’t the ugliest thing you’ve ever seen. There were some pretty impressively disgusting sweaters at Mad River last Thursday, but I think the one with the hot pink trim takes the cake. Ugly sweater goers were donning their awesomely bad ensembles for more than just pure entertainment. The all-you-can-drink event’s proceeds went…


KC Chocolatier: Just in time for the holidays

Just what I need in time for the holidays—more chocolate. KC Chocolatier opened last Thursday in Lincoln Park just east of Diversey and Clark. I was hoping for a warm, cozy shop run by a mysterious woman who would make unique chocolates that no one would be able to resist. At first Lincoln Park residents…


Chicago's Champagne Week 2011

Chicago’s Champagne Week 2011

I haven’t gotten official approval from Rahm yet, but I’m just going to go ahead and name this week the City of Chicago’s Champagne Week 2011. Why hasn’t anyone thought of this before? This week kicks off two champagne events, one of which I know will change your life (cough, Binny’s, cough). Binny’s Champagne Grand…


Today's Deal: 50% off....your love life??

Today’s Deal: 50% off….your love life??

I get a lot of emails. Most of them aren’t that important. What kind of Victoria’s Secret Angel are you? …50% off Keratin treatment! …Biggest shoe sale of the year!!!  Pretty typical stuff. And then I opened up my Gmail this morning and saw this: Half off the love of your life! Okay, not in…


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