See & Plays

Eyeconic now open at Bucktown and Fulton Market

Eyeconic now open at Bucktown and Fulton Market

Eyeconic, an online one-stop-shop for all things eyewear opened two of their first brick and mortar stores in Chicago at Bucktown and the Fulton Market District. I attended the Fulton Market Grand Opening, and I found an impressive selection of eyewear. They have a vast range of designer wear prices that can fit any budget […]

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A Lively Musical Journey with DJEMBE! THE SHOW

A Lively Musical Journey with DJEMBE! THE SHOW

The show started with Gloria Estefan’s, “The Rhythm is Gonna Get You,” and it did. Every rhythm and beat drummed in my head and heart throughout the show and stayed with me even after. The international tour success DJEMBE! THE SHOW lands on a US debut in Chicago and now officially opens at the Apollo […]

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Turn Back Time with the World Premiere Play of The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963

Turn Back Time with the World Premiere Play of The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963

The racial divide in America has always been around, and although there’s a heightened sense of racial discrimination happening in our nation right now, we’ve come a long way. The World-Premiere play The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963, based on the Newbery Medal-winning a book by Christopher Paul Curtis, brought me to a journey […]

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Eats & Sips

There’s Something For Everyone at Eddie V’s Prime Seafood!

There’s Something For Everyone at Eddie V’s Prime Seafood!

I love seafood. The complex and versatile flavors and textures of lobsters, crabs, shrimps, fishes, and octopus, is something I often crave, but I leave it for someone else to prepare/cook them. I would hate to ruin such delicate ingredients. So when Eddie V’s Prime Seafood invited Chicagonista to get a full-on dining experience and […]

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A Quality Sushi Destination at Arami Chicago

A Quality Sushi Destination at Arami Chicago

I’m not a sushi expert, but I’ve had my fair share of sushi experiences from San Francisco to New York, and even at Japan’s famous Tsukiji market stalls and Tokyo’s locally-renowned (and not to mention uber-pricey) omakase restaurants. So I guess you can say that anything less of quality can make my nose turn up. […]

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Bistec Bar & Grill – A Korean Communal Style Mexican Dining Experience! Say What?

Bistec Bar & Grill – A Korean Communal Style Mexican Dining Experience! Say What?

I’ve seen a lot of Social Media buzz on the newly opened Bistec Bar & Grill, but it’s the “Korean-Inspired Mexican Grill” that caught my attention. I’m a big fan of both Korean and Mexican food, and blending both is an undeniably novel idea. It’s unusual in an interesting way. I was skeptical but excited […]

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Chicago Sightseeing

Chicago Riverwalk: An Urban Oasis in the heart of the city ( #ChiRiverwalk Directory)

Chicago Riverwalk: An Urban Oasis in the heart of the city ( #ChiRiverwalk Directory)

“Urban Oasis” is what you would commonly hear from Chicago residents when asked to describe the Chicago Riverwalk. This urban oasis is an unexpected destination for many who comes and visit Chicago’s downtown more known for its historical skyscrapers. For the last few years now, the city has been taking great strides in redesigning and […]

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Water Fun & Tours at the Chicago Riverwalk

Water Fun & Tours at the Chicago Riverwalk

TOUR on Water Chicago Water Taxi  – https://www.chicagowatertaxi.com/ Purchase tickets here  All day: $9.00 31 Day pass: $60.00 Ten Ride: $20.00 One Way Ticket: $5.00 Dock locations:  Ogilvie/Union (River North) Stop Michigan Avenue Stop LaSalle (River North ) Stop Chinatown Stop Chicago Avenue Stop North Ave (Sheffield) Stop  Urban Kayaks – https://urbankayaks.com/ You can rent, tour, […]

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Directory: Where To Dine at the Chicago Riverwalk

Directory: Where To Dine at the Chicago Riverwalk

Chicago Brewhouse – www.chicagobrewhouse.com 31 E Riverwalk, Chicago, IL 60601  (312) 867-7717 Open until 11 PM   City Winery Chicago at the Riverwalk – www.citywinery.com 11 W Riverwalk S, Chicago, IL 60616  Between State & Wabash (312) 229-5593 Open until 9 PM   Frost Gelato – www.frostgelato.com  27 W Riverwalk S, Chicago, IL 60601 (Wells and the river) (312) […]

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Healthy Lifestyle

The Future of HIV Treatment: Long-Awaited Innovation for Patients

The Future of HIV Treatment: Long-Awaited Innovation for Patients

The future of HIV treatment: Long-awaited progress for patients (BPT) In the late 1980s, Dr. Kimberly Smith was studying medicine at the University of Michigan. It was early in the AIDS epidemic but increasing numbers of cases were coming in. “There was confusion, fear and chaos — we were just beginning to learn about the […]

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Say Goodbye to Pain with Fascial Counterstrain by ARC Physical Therapy

Say Goodbye to Pain with Fascial Counterstrain by ARC Physical Therapy

When I hear the word Physical Therapy, I’m quick to think that it’s for someone injured and one who was referred by their doctor to go through therapy as part of the treatment. So when Nancy Loo and I were invited to check out ARC Physical Therapy to learn and try Fascial Counterstrain, we didn’t […]

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#InMyShoes – A Twitter Chat All Parents with Teens Should Know About!

#InMyShoes – A Twitter Chat All Parents with Teens Should Know About!

Just when new parents think they’re done with milk & diapers, parents suddenly get an unexpected smack in the face dealing with a budding young adult!  Almost instantly – long gone are the days when these new parents-of-teens can decide what, where, and why their young ones should, eat, and sleep. These newly teenaged creatures […]

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Travel Beyond Chicago

Ketchum / Sun Valley Museums & Galleries

Ketchum / Sun Valley Museums & Galleries

Winter Travel to Ketchum/Sun Valley (with video) Hotels ———-  Restaurants ———-  Galena Lodge ———-  Sun Valley Resort River Run Day Lodge ———- Museums & Galleries ———- Sun Valley’s Hemingway Sorry, still working on this page….

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Ketchum / Sun Valley Hotels

Ketchum / Sun Valley Hotels

Winter Travel to Ketchum/Sun Valley (with video) Hotels ———-  Restaurants ———-  Galena Lodge ———-  Sun Valley Resort River Run Day Lodge ———- Museums & Galleries ———- Sun Valley’s Hemingway Tamarack Lodge On my first night, I stayed at the Tamarack Lodge. Centrally located at the heart of downtown Ketchum, everything from shops to restaurants is […]

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Ketchum / Sun Valley Winter Travel

Ketchum / Sun Valley Winter Travel

DISCLOSURE: This trip is hosted and arranged by Hotel Ketchum. All opinions are my own. United Airlines just recently launched its non-stop flight from Chicago to SunValley, and it was a perfect opportunity for me to visit Sun Valley for the very first time. On this week-long adventure to Sun Valley, I explored the quaint […]

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Capturing Chicago

5 Awe-Inspiring Instagrammers #CapturingChicago

5 Awe-Inspiring Instagrammers #CapturingChicago

Chicago is a remarkably photogenic city and I am in awe when viewing local Instagrammers just like myself who often play tourist to seize the beauty and embrace it with their lenses and their style to share the magnificence and splendor of what our beloved city has to offer. Here’s a curated Chicago list of […]

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Chicago Riverwalk: An Urban Oasis in the heart of the city ( #ChiRiverwalk Directory)

Chicago Riverwalk: An Urban Oasis in the heart of the city ( #ChiRiverwalk Directory)

“Urban Oasis” is what you would commonly hear from Chicago residents when asked to describe the Chicago Riverwalk. This urban oasis is an unexpected destination for many who comes and visit Chicago’s downtown more known for its historical skyscrapers. For the last few years now, the city has been taking great strides in redesigning and […]

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#CapturingChicago: Fall Colors November 2014 – Week 2

#CapturingChicago: Fall Colors November 2014 – Week 2

The fall leaves are holding on for its dear life before old man winter finally blow them all away. So – I went on a look-out for pictures that captivated the fall colors in our beautiful city. If you are on Instagram, make sure you tag your pictures #CapturingChicago so we can discover yours on […]

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Other Recent Posts

What To Do In Chicago This Week: Pandemic Version

What To Do In Chicago This Week: Pandemic Version

| March 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

  “A statewide order has been issued for Illinois residents to stay at home or in their place of residence. The order requires all residents to stay home, unless traveling for essential needs or business and requires businesses not engaged in essential activities to cease all activities except for minimum basic operations. The order will […]

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Ketchum / Sun Valley Museums & Galleries

Ketchum / Sun Valley Museums & Galleries

| February 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

Winter Travel to Ketchum/Sun Valley (with video) Hotels ———-  Restaurants ———-  Galena Lodge ———-  Sun Valley Resort River Run Day Lodge ———- Museums & Galleries ———- Sun Valley’s Hemingway Sorry, still working on this page….

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Ernest Hemingway and Sun Valley

Ernest Hemingway and Sun Valley

| February 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

Winter Travel to Ketchum/Sun Valley (with video) Hotels ———-  Restaurants ———-  Galena Lodge ———-  Sun Valley Resort River Run Day Lodge ———- Museums & Galleries ———- Sun Valley’s Hemingway Sorry, still working on this page….

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Galena Lodge, Sun Valley Resort, and River Run Lodge

Galena Lodge, Sun Valley Resort, and River Run Lodge

| February 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

Winter Travel to Ketchum/Sun Valley (with video) Hotels ———-  Restaurants ———-  Galena Lodge ———-  Sun Valley Resort River Run Day Lodge ———- Museums & Galleries ———- Sun Valley’s Hemingway Sorry, still working on this page….

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Ketchum / Sun Valley Restaurants & Bars

Ketchum / Sun Valley Restaurants & Bars

| February 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

Winter Travel to Ketchum/Sun Valley (with video) Hotels ———-  Restaurants ———-  Galena Lodge ———-  Sun Valley Resort River Run Day Lodge ———- Museums & Galleries ———- Sun Valley’s Hemingway Sorry, still working on this page….

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Ketchum / Sun Valley Hotels

Ketchum / Sun Valley Hotels

| February 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

Winter Travel to Ketchum/Sun Valley (with video) Hotels ———-  Restaurants ———-  Galena Lodge ———-  Sun Valley Resort River Run Day Lodge ———- Museums & Galleries ———- Sun Valley’s Hemingway Tamarack Lodge On my first night, I stayed at the Tamarack Lodge. Centrally located at the heart of downtown Ketchum, everything from shops to restaurants is […]

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Ketchum / Sun Valley Winter Travel

Ketchum / Sun Valley Winter Travel

| February 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

DISCLOSURE: This trip is hosted and arranged by Hotel Ketchum. All opinions are my own. United Airlines just recently launched its non-stop flight from Chicago to SunValley, and it was a perfect opportunity for me to visit Sun Valley for the very first time. On this week-long adventure to Sun Valley, I explored the quaint […]

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5 Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips

5 Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips

| November 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

(BPT) – Along with the cold temperatures, snow and ice, winter also brings unpredictable dangers, including the threat of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. According to the Journal of the American Medical Association, CO poisoning is the number one cause of accidental poisonings in the U.S. Referred to as the “silent killer,” CO is a colorless, […]

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Soyfoods and Farm Tour with ND Soybean Council

Soyfoods and Farm Tour with ND Soybean Council

| November 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

As someone who is of Asian origin, Soybean has always been a significant element of my rearing when it comes to our food. Soy sauce, Soy milk, Tofu, and Edamame are just among the products that our family will always must-have at home. But how much do I know about Soybean? Not much! So when […]

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