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Eats: Glazed & Infused

If there are two things I truly love in this world, it’s puns and donuts.

Ever since I learned of Glazed & Infused a few months back I’ve been on a quest to try their unconventional donuts. I was back in Chicago last weekend, spending some time with my family and wrapping up a few things so naturally a trip downtown was on the agenda…

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Renegade Craft Fair Chicago

It’s literally been years since I first wanted to attend Renegade Craft Fair Chicago . I visited their Wicker Park shop—now closed—a few times but had never been able to make it back to the city for their September street fair. So when I had a few other obligations in Chicago last weekend, I jumped at the chance to head to Wicker Park with my mom to attend Renegade’s summer street fair…

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A Weekend in Chicago

A couple of weekends ago I spent a few days visiting my parents in Chicago, cuddling with my puppy and making a much-needed pilgrimage to Ikea…

Steelroots by Steve Tobin

Flashback: Steelroots

Steelroots by Steve Tobin Morton Arboretum, 2010 While cleaning my apartment this afternoon I happened to come across a pile of old photos, most of things I had completely forgotten about doing. So, in an…

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Eats: Santullo’s

If there is one thing to know about my father, it’s that he absolutely loves New York style pizza. Yes, I’ve spent my entire life in Chicago, where not liking deep dish is a cardinal…

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Nerding: The Chicago Pedway

Along with the same soft spot that I have for Chicago, I have an equally profound love for the city’s history. From city planning to legends of hauntings and favorite mob boss hang-outs, I can’t…

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On the Road: Chicago

Like any true lover of adventures, I am a large fan of road trips. I love the quirky attractions, the unique town names (I’m looking at you, What Cheer) and finding the perfect compilation of…