Getting to Know “The Flower Chef” — Carly Cylinder

by Danny de la Cruz I love introducing you to inspirational talents and today is no exception. Also known as "The Flower Chef", Carly Cylinder is a new friend of the magazine and someone that you should get to know. And as we continue with our April theme of celebrations, what better [...]

Hosting a No Cook Picnic – Perfect to Showcase Your City!

by Marc J. Sievers, Home & Entertaining Editor [dropcap]T[/dropcap]here is nothing I love more than a beach picnic on a cool summer evening with friends. First, I send out colorful Chicago-themed postcards as invitations. On each post card, in addition to the announcement, date, and time, I ask each guest [...]