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Fairmontís Chef in the Park Program Turns Summer Picnicking Into a Lavish Affair

May 21, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Summer is all about days spent outside, meals eaten al fresco and enjoying the best weather the season has to offer. And combining them all into one stellar evening can make the experience even better.

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Fairmontís Chef in the Park Program Turns Summer Picnicking Into a Lavish Affair

May 21, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Summer is all about days spent outside, meals eaten al fresco and enjoying the best weather the season has to offer. And combining them all into one stellar evening can make the experience even better.

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Thompson Chicago is Pulling Out All the Stops for Mom This Motherís Day

May 6, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

It’s that time of year again—Mother’s Day. But before you curse yourself for forgetting about dear old mom and call in an order of emergency roses, you might want to try booking her a room at Thompson Chicago.

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James Beard Rising Star Nominees Gather in Chicago for Chef Dinner Series at Intro

Apr 15, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

We love a good dinner series, especially when its lineup of chefs includes rising stars in the culinary industry. It’s always nice to get in on the ground floor to savor a chef’s cuisine before getting a seat at their restaurant means a month-long waitlist. 

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For the Ultimate Chicago Bulls Fan: Airbnb Just Built a Private Bedroom Overlooking United Center

Mar 31, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

It doesn’t really matter if you’re a Chicago Bulls fan or not—you don’t even need to like sports—this is without a doubt the most awesome room we’ve seen in a while. But to gain access to a dreamy night of center-court jump shots and sky-high views of the game, you have to write an essay on why you are the number one Bulls fan.

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6 Adult Easter Egg Hunts Around the World With Prizes You'll Definitely Want to Find

Mar 26, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

When did someone decide that by growing up, we could no longer participate in the same holiday activities we did as a child? This Easter, instead of letting children have all the fun, we think it’s time adults got in on the action. 

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Earn Epic Bragging Rights by Racing Americaís Cup Class Yachts Across Lake Michigan

Feb 24, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Chicagoans will soon be getting an exclusive opportunity to experience two very famous International America’s Cup Class Yachts: the Dennis Conner's USA 34 Stars & Stripes and the Waikiki Yacht Club Challenge's USA 54 Abracadabra. As part of the Next Level Sailing Chicago hands-on experience starting May 15, people will get the chance to compete in a sailing yacht race across Lake MichigaRead More

Hyatt Enters the Realm of "Modern Traveler" Lifestyle Hotels With 15 New Properties in 2015

Feb 18, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

This summer, Hyatt Hotels will debut a new brand in 15 locations geared toward the “modern traveler.” Hyatt Centric will be the hotelier’s sixth brand and is set to open in cities such as Atlanta, San Francisco, Chicago, Miami, Paris and New York.

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Finally! Forbes Makes Chuan Spa at The Langham Chicago's First Five-Star Spa

Feb 17, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Chicago may have plenty of five-star restaurants and hotels, but they’ve never had a five-star spa. Until now. The Forbes Travel Guide 2015 list of Star Award Winners has brought Chuan Spa at The Langham, Chicago by giving it their prestigious star ranking. As the only Forbes addition this year (aside from the Windy City’s Arista Spa & Salon in Hotel Arista getting a four-star rating), Chuan Spa is definitely going to get an influx in reservations.  

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You Can Finally Jump in Bed With Richard Branson at His Virgin Hotel Chicago

Jan 16, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

We've been waiting for quite awhile to finally get in bed with Sir Richard Branson and now it can finally happen. The aviation mogul's very first Virgin Hotel opened yesterday in Chicago and shocker, it's pretty darn amazing. Looking less like a hotel and more like the super cool home of Christian Grey, it's everything we've come to expect from Branson—meaning it fills us with a joy generally reserved for Charlie Bucket as he enters the chocolate factory for the first time.

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Trump Partners With Lyric Opera of Chicago for Upcoming Wine Auction

Jan 6, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

As a nice send off to 2014, Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago announced their partnership with The Women's Board of the Lyric Opera of Chicago for the upcoming Wine Auction 2015, which will be held at the Ardis Krainik Theatre. 

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Hard Rock Hotel Chicago and Playboy Partner Up for a Rockin' NYE Bash

Dec 17, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

New Year’s Eve is just around the corner, but it’s not too late to finalize last-minute party plans to say goodbye to 2014. Those in the Chicago area (or those who are willing to travel for a good party) should plan on ringing in 2015 at the Hard Rock Hotel Chicago.

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CEO Buys Trump Penthouse for $17 Million Cash in Most Expensive Residential Purchase in Chicago History

Dec 10, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

On Monday, Sanjay Shah, founder and CEO of Vistex, bought the penthouse at Chicago's Trump Towers for $17 million—cash. Believed to be one of the most expensive residential purchases in Chicago history, Shah purchased the 14,260-square-foot penthouse on the 89th floor, unfinished, with another $15-million cost estimated to finish it. 

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Visit the Architecture and History of 11 of the World's Most Stunning Opera Houses

Jun 25, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Whether you're an opera fan, an avid admirer of historical architecture, or just someone who appreciates beauty, there are few buildings more lovely than the opera houses found all over the world. Sure, many are incredibly well known (like the Teatro alla Scala in Milan and the Sydney Opera House in Australia), but others tend to be quieter — though their stories are no less amazing. 

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SOFA CHICAGO Design Fair Kicks Off its 21st Year at Navy Pierís Festival Hall

Oct 2, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

Celebrating its 21st anniversary, SOFA CHICAGO—the world-renowned art fair dedicated to sculpture, objects, functional art & design— will kick this year’s event off with a preview party at Navy Pier’s Festival Hall on November 6. Running from November 7-9, the full affair will showcase installations, design competitions, lectures, select works and more.

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