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Lush Wine & Spirits

HOT PINK

How to pick the perfect rose

Carrie got us hooked on cosmopolitans--and yes, they were festive--but it's not 1998 anymore, and we've moved on to a more sophisticated pink drink. ??Rosť--once considered the Zima of...

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Life Itself

CRITICAL SUCCESS

"Life Itself," a loving portrait of Roger Ebert

Of course there's a movie about Roger Ebert. The celebrated Chicagoan and Pulitzer Prize winner was possibly the most famous film critic ever. Where would the movies be without him? If...

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Lavender Park Salon

WAVE HELLO

Tips from Lavender Park's curly-hair expert

Forget split ends--our hair has a split personality. One day it's straight, and the next it's a halo of frizz. (Thanks, 95 percent humidity.) At a new Lincoln Park salon, Lavender Park ,...

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Bee & Tea

HONEY DO

A tea and bao spot opens in Wicker Park

When the frozen yogurt craze hit Chicago a few years back, we had to wonder: Who can sell cold stuff in the land of polar vortexes? Mandy Calara--founder of the Chicago-based Forever...

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