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  • Meet Our Friend: Tim Tierney

    Meet Our Friend: Tim Tierney

    Meet the partner behind the Chicago-based menswear company Stock Manufacturing! Stock Mfg Co. designs and produces premium garments right in the heart of The Windy City. Their goal is to provide top...

  • Meet Our Friend: Nicole Salgar

    Meet Our Friend: Nicole Salgar

    Meet the mastermind behind that dope iguana piece hanging out by the pool. Nicole Salgar is a painter and street artist of Latin descent. Growing up in Miami, she has...

  • Guide to Chicago: June 12-18

    Guide to Chicago: June 12-18

    It’s festival season in Chicago! Check out the most anticipated events here. Ribfest 6/12, 5pm: Get your hands dirty with a slab of ribs at Chicago’s very own festival dedicated to the good ol’ summer BBQ...

  • Guide to Miami: June 12-18

    Guide to Miami: June 12-18

    Soaked in Bleach 6/12, 9pm: Discover the events behind Kurt Cobain’s death seen through the eyes of the private investigator who was hired by Courtney Love in ‘94. ($11) Saturday Morning Yoga + Wynwood...

  • Chicago Summer Festivals

    Chicago Summer Festivals

    It’s official–we’ve packed up our parkas and stored our fur in exchange for flower crowns and fringe. The Windy City is taking a hiatus from the cold and hooking you...

  • New Cocktails at 27!

    New Cocktails at 27!

    Hey Miami – We’re welcoming June with record high temps + Freehand rendezvous with your crew! This summer, 27 is cooling you off with a variety of seasonal beverages to...

  • Local Guide to Pilsen

    Local Guide to Pilsen

    Take a cab or bike ride from River North and you’ll find yourself in the heart of Chicago’s esteemed Lower West Side. The vibrant district is home to a cluster of...

  • Guide to Chicago: June 5-11

    Guide to Chicago: June 5-11

    Breakout Comedy Festival 6/5, 10pm: LOL your way into the weekend at NBCUniversal’s first annual comedy fest featuring emerging talent in sketch, improv and stand-up. ($20) Pilsen Food Truck Social 6/6, 11am: Satisfy those “hangry” cravings...

  • Guide to Miami: June 5-11

    Guide to Miami: June 5-11

    Downtown Arts Anniversary Celebration 6/5, 6pm: Help McCormick Place ring in their 3 year anniversary with live musical performances and an eclectic variety of open art studios. (Free) ATOMIKO Bike Ride 6/6, 10am: Grab a bike and...

  • Freehand Fashion: Socks & Stilettos

    Freehand Fashion: Socks & Stilettos

    Hey Ladies! Just when you thought the days of knee high hosiery and bright, sky-high heels made their departure from our award-winning wardrobes, The Fashion Poet flawlessly debunks the death of...

  • Guide to Miami: May 29-June 4

    Guide to Miami: May 29-June 4

    Jazz at MOCA 5/29, 8pm: The best weekends start with free Afro-Haitian jazz tunes at MOCA Miami. (Free) 2nd Annual Conchleggers + Keg & Klean 5/30, 2pm & 4pm: Pack a cooler and some snacks because Bookleggers...

  • Guide to Chicago: May 29-June 4

    Guide to Chicago: May 29-June 4

    Do Division Street Fest & Sidewalk Sale 5/29, 5pm: Festival season is upon us! Get outdoors and enjoy sweet beats and eats while shopping the latest trends from local Chicago tastemakers. ($5 suggested...

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