Jennifer Hudson as seen on the March 2011 cover of Chicago magazine
Jennifer Hudson

Patrick Sharp as seen on the March 2011 cover of Chicago magazine
Patrick Sharp


When it comes to beautiful people, Chicago does not want for attractive men or women. To represent our March cover story, we went with two of our favorites: actress/singer Jennifer Hudson and Chicago Blackhawks left wing Patrick Sharp. Vote in the poll below to tell us which cover you like the best. We’ll reveal the winner on Monday February 21st.

Where’s J Hud and Sharpie?

Then, starting Thursday, February 24th help us find Hudson and Sharp on newsstands around the city and suburbs: Sign in to Twitter and send a photo of the cover to @ChicagoMag with the hashtag #50MBChicago. Tell us where you found it and we’ll retweet you. One winner will be chosen at random to win a Chicago magazine prize pack, which we’ll announce Monday, February 28th.

Get your favorite cover on newsstands starting Thursday, February 23th. The full online version of the story will be posted at on Monday, February 28th, complete with additional photo galleries, expanded bios, and behind-the-scenes video of the 50 most beautiful Chicagoans.

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