Puffer Jackets, Mardi Gras, & More We're Buzzing About This Week

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Dating these days can be super tricky — especially when most guys think that a drink at a dirty bar with their frat bros counts as a "date." So, we suggest giving How About We, a site that picks your match based on your desired night out, a try. You might not meet your soul mate, but you'll at least get to skip the beer pong. (Cheeky Chicago)
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It's about that time to start gearing up for spring, and we're seriously lusting after all the new makeup trends on the horizon. From pastel eyes to bright bold lips, there's so much fun to be had with beauty. (Glossed & Found)
Just when you thought that Sunday brunch couldn't get any better, Dry Bar is about to blow our minds. The blowout-only salon has decided to add grub from Goddess and Grocer to its lineup of awesomeness. (Racked)
Mardi Gras is coming up, but don't fret if you can't afford a trip to the Big Easy. Local eatery Big Jones is pulling out all the stops for a week-long Fat Tuesday celebration, including a special menu and King Cake. It all starts February 6, so call 773-275-5725 to make a reservation. (Big Jones)
Okay, readers, raise your hand if you are freezing. With this frigid weather, it's good to know that even the city's most stylish are giving in to all things warm and bundled — how cute are these puffer jackets? (Style Block)
Photos: Via Glossed & Found, Style Block
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