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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?
Sometimes you just need to start over. Before the turnaround, K's office was all sage green and burgundy with craftsman furniture and a big chunky executive desk. When she called us, she was ready with some furnishing ideas, but the Homepolish designer we matched her with, Heidi, suggested she wipe the slate clean. The read
Every year, we tell ourselves we'll start planning for the holidays a little earlier. But, once we get that first festive RSVP in our inbox, the rest just snowball in, and suddenly we're booked through New Year's. Luckily, The Outnet is giving us a reason to actually look forward to the hustle — and elevating our read