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Celebrate the spirit of the Olympics in Chicago this weekend!

Celebrate the spirit of the Olympics in Chicago this weekend!

| February 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Every few months, the genius minds at The Numbered Days bring a new themed event to Chicago and this weekend they’re helping us celebrate the spirit of the Olympics. It may be warmer in Sochi but this Saturday, Chicago will have more Olympics Fun. This is their 3rd annual loft party and expecting about 450 people. GAMES is […]

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Indochino – Helping Men Look Better, One Suit at a Time

Indochino – Helping Men Look Better, One Suit at a Time

| August 20, 2012 | 3 Comments

Walking in to Union Station, I couldn’t keep my eyes away from the banners hanging out from the Great Hall’s ceiling. I couldn’t decide if I thought that the of Indochino’s Traveling Tailor felt hip and modern or laid-back and retro…or maybe it was a combination of all of the listed adjectives. Indochino is your own virtual tailor, […]

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3 New Chicago Startups to Checkout

3 New Chicago Startups to Checkout

| January 31, 2012 | 5 Comments

The last post “Get to Know few Chicago Startups” was a great way to introduce great Chicago startups so we decided that this should be a regular series here on Chicagonista! How many times have you stepped out of a cab, train or buss and the gloom befalls when you realize that sometime in the […]

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The Can’t Miss Picks of The 47th Chicago International Film Festival

The Can’t Miss Picks of The 47th Chicago International Film Festival

| September 22, 2011 | 2 Comments

I can’t believe it’s already that time of the year. The leaves are falling, you can order pumpkin spice latte from Starbucks and it’s time for the 47th Chicago International Film Festival! With more than 180 films from around the globe, you’re bound to find something that’s just for you. The schedule is out so […]

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Months Later, Is Tokyo Different after the Tsunami?

Months Later, Is Tokyo Different after the Tsunami?

| June 16, 2011 | 4 Comments

Narita Airport was empty. Did I just make a mistake? Should I have listened to my Chicago friends’ warnings? That it’s too soon to go back to the city I love, that I should consider the tsunami and the radiation months after the incident even though Tokyo is more than 30 miles away? “That can’t […]

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Chicago, it’s Money Smart Week! Are you a Smartey?

Chicago, it’s Money Smart Week! Are you a Smartey?

| April 7, 2011 | 4 Comments

It’s not easy saving money. Or is it? Well, April 2-9 is Money Smart Week in Chicago and you can learn more about saving and managing your personal finances better.  The events are held all over Chicago with a variety of topics to be discussed; from saving money now, to retirement, to managing property taxes. […]

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Ways to Help Japan in Chicago

Ways to Help Japan in Chicago

| March 30, 2011 | 9 Comments

Last week, many wonderful people got together to help raise money to be donated to the Japanese Red Cross earthquake and tsunami relief.  It was a great turn out and we were able to raise a lot with the power of Social Media. Many people have asked me if there are any other events that […]

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The ties that bond me with Japan

The ties that bond me with Japan

| March 14, 2011 | 22 Comments

I’m in love with Japan. The country, the people, the food, the music and the cinema. Before my first visit there, I told my Japanese friend how much I love her country.  I don’t know how it came up but she told me  I would really appreciate the aesthetic of Wabi-Sabi.  Wabi-Sabi is supposedly better […]

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EFFEN Vodka Art of Design

EFFEN Vodka Art of Design

| November 9, 2010 | 0 Comments

On October 20, 2010 some of the most talented bartenders from around Chicago gathered for the Effen Vodka, Art of Design event at the Victor Hotel. Guests nibbled on tasty bites and got to try extremely delicious Effen cocktails and judge which one was the best. Moreover, artist Ellen Gradman was there to create very […]

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Join Us on an EFFEN Art of Design Event!

Join Us on an EFFEN Art of Design Event!

| October 11, 2010 | 0 Comments

On Wednesday, Oct. 20th from 6 – 8:30pm , Chicagonista’s MJ Tam and Social Sami are hosting an EFFEN event called Art of Design at the Victor Hotel, 311 N. Sangamon The EFFEN Art of Design event is a unique series of events where premier Chicago mixologists compete to design the most Provocatively Premium™ EFFEN® […]

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