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Nicole L. Townsend

Pretty in the Windy City talks Lincoln Park

  • Age: A lady never tells...
  • 'Hood: Lincoln Park
  • Fave spot: D.O.C. Wine Bar

Alias: "Pretty in the Windy City." By day, I’m a freelance writer and personality who constantly obsesses over red lipstick. By night, I’m a self-proclaimed high-roller, or at least in my own mind.

TRENDS: clutch handbags rule

TRENDS: clutch handbags rule

  I’m a sucker for great fashion, but I always forget about the accessories! Lincoln Park residents are rockin’ fancy clutch-style handbags, and I’m definitely hopping aboard this trend bandwagon! What do you think? Love the clutch or do you prefer a traditional handbag?

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Vegan fare vs. a wiener

Vegan fare vs. a wiener

My friends tell me that true Chicagoans would choose an “Italian Beef” sandwich or “Chicago-style” hot dog over vegetarian fare any day. Dining options for anti-meat eaters, however, are even more plentiful especially in neighborhoods like Lincoln Park where the restaurant selections outlast the energizer bunny.    For the die-hard vegan, Karyn’s Cooked is a one stop shop…

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Calling all beauty addicts!

Calling all beauty addicts!

As a self-proclaimed beauty addict, I nearly jumped out of my pink loafers when I discovered the hidden cosmetics gem, Kryolan Makeup Emporium. The luxury brand opened earlier this year in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood with custom made displays and enough makeup to last an eternity.  Modern, clean and sophisticated describe the brand’s esteemed image,…

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Brand yourself: female tattoo artists are on the rise

Gone are the “I Love Lucy” days when branding yourself with a uniquely crafted tattoo was considered taboo or an act of recklessness. More and more women are donning body art, and female tattoo artists are finally being recognized as some of the most talented professionals in the business. Thinking about getting inked? Check out…

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