GOOD EARTH: By this time of year, one of the advantages of living in the Midwest is abundantly clear: farmers’ markets in every corner of Chicago brim with the season’s freshest offerings. Meet six dedicated land lovers who make summer delicious
June 24, 2010 – On June 24th, The Chicago History Museum hosted FashioNext- an insider fashion event and competition where three established Chicago designers competed to create a piece to be permanently added to the exhibition- I Do! Chicago Ties the Knot at the Chicago History Museum. The winners Carla Hwang and Kenneth Park showcased their elaborate gowns alongside fellow contestants Caroline DeVillo and Katrin Schnabl. Mario Tricoci provided hair and make-up styling for the runway presentation, and over 400 guests were able to enjoy the new E350 Cabriolet courtesy of Mercedes-Benz upon entering the museum.
June 22, 2010 – Chicago magazine and Garmin partnered to showcase the G1000 at a private demonstration event for aviation VIPs at the Garmin Michigan Avenue location. A flight simulator, sponsored by Frasca, allowed guests to experience Garmin’s G1000 product line while enjoying cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.
CHOOSE YOUR OWN SUMMER ADVENTURE: Sporty jaunts, cultural delights, fodder for foodies, family fun, and more! Which is right for you?
A SCIENTIFIC QUEST: A summer devoted to all things science is like opening a portal into another world: awesome. Into the wormhole you go.
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A PAMPERED PURSUIT: Coco Chanel said elegance is refusal—but your decision to spend summer in Chicago is no hardship. Luxury is all around, if you know where to find it.
A KID-FRIENDLY MISSION: You’ve earned your stripes as a superparent, but this summer you’ll impress your caboodle with the planning prowess of a four-star general. Line ’em up and move ’em out.
A FOODIE ESCAPADE: You know a macaroon from a macaron, sweetmeats from sweetbreads, and St. Germain from St. Albray. Yup, you’re a foodie.
A CULTURAL MARATHON: When it comes to culture, you’ve been slacking, but it’s time to get into shape. Follow this regimen, and by summer’s end you’ll be a true Ironman of the arts.