Two Penny Blue
We adored these blazers by Chicago-based Two Penny Blue in 2012.

If it was new, interesting, beautiful, convenient, delicious or fun, we tried it and told you about it in 2012. Here are the stories that you--cheers to our smart and stylish readers!--loved best this year.

TRY the fabulous (and healthy) kale salad at a new Loop diner. [Read more]

GET design delivered with a subscription service for aesthetes. [Read more]

WEAR a bold blazer by a Chicago-based designer who loves color. [Read more]

HIRE a sous-chef to prep and deliver healthy cooking ingredients. [Read more]

LOOK like a superstar in a fashion-forward workout wardrobe. [Read more]

FIND the cheapest garage parking in the city--without circling the block. [Read more]

BROWSE vintage furniture and of-the-moment art in Pilsen. [Read more]

BECOME a better makeup artist with an easy-to-use brush set. [Read more]

SEE an exhibit of photos taken by a reclusive North Shore nanny. [Read more]

TRAIN for paddleboard Pilates at a great Roscoe Village studio. [Read more]

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