Work from home in style.
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Thanks to a booming cocktail scene, new wine boutiques in many neighborhoods, and our obsession with craft brewing, Chicago has become a veritable haven for the discriminating drinker. And there’s no better time to check it all out than right now, when staying cozy in a bar or at home is priority number one. In … Read more
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A cache of brilliant items arrives from the UK
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Liz Goulet Dubois glass, $12, at Museum of Contemporary Art Store, 220 E. Chicago Ave.; 312-397-4000, mcachicagostore.org. Photograph: Courtesy of vendors IDEA International solar sputnik light, $22, at A+R, aplusrstore.com. Photograph: Courtesy of vendors Bond lucite lamp, $695, at Jonathan Adler, 676 N. Wabash Ave.; 312-274-9920, jonathanadler.com. Photograph: Courtesy of … Read more
THE BUDGET LOVER’S GIFT LIST: Our favorite items to give in 2010—all under $40