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UPDATE: Yeah, we're 1/3 of the way through summer, but that doesn't mean you can't still make the most out of Shani's fave seasonal moments! This story originally ran on June 8, 2012, but
One of our favorite things about Chicago is that it never sits still. We're always growing and changing, but still hanging on to the unique local flavor and sense of community that makes living here so much fun. In the last year, Chi-town has welcomed an impressive amount of new activities, restaurants, and hangouts that have quickly earned a place in our hearts (and social calendars). And our Chicago editor, Shani, is opening up her agenda and sharing all of her insider secrets. We promise: You'll walk away knowing everything you could possibly need to, to get the most out of every new spot. Now, aren't you glad you live here?
The scent of fall is in the air — and you may also detect the sweet smell of books. Maybe it’s the memories of back-to-school reading lists, or the coziness of couches in cooling weather, or how a steaming mug of cider just calls for a novel to join it, but autumn weather always seems to demand new reading material. read
The wedding dress may be the first thing people notice coming down the aisle, but no outfit is complete without shoes. Just ask Cinderella. Those seemingly small finishing touches are what turn a gown into a moment. They're like the sprinkles that turn plain ice cream into a sundae, if you catch our drift. And, since we're read