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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?
Sandy Liang is our kind of people — and you can see it all over her clothing. It's quirky, it's easy, but it's jam-packed with style. Who else could dream up, and pull off, a fuzzy clutch with an ice-cream cone on it? Or, super-wide leg pants that still flatter? Or, cotton-candy colored coats that manage to look tough? read