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  • Windy City: Windy City Bebe

    A Chicago native starts a blog about becoming a first time Mom. From a blog to an online fashion outlet for Parents looking for cool urban clothes and toys. Now a store to shop with those same fashions. Lela is a perfect example of a Windy City entrepreneur through and through. Windy City Bebe – 1423 W. Belmont Ave – Lakeview – (773) 666-5005

  • Windy City: iFly

    Dawn experiences the Windy City in what might be the windiest way possible – indoor skydiving! iFly has multiple locations in and around the city. It’s not as scary as jumping out of a plane – but just as fun. Dawn is suspended in a wind tunnel alongside an instructor while she finds out what it feels like to fly! iFly – 5520 Park Pl. – Rosemont – (779) 368-4359

  • Windy City: DreamDry

    DreamDry is the most glamorous way to feel the wind in your hair in the Windy City! Dawn and her girlfriends spend an hour relaxing with a bottle of BYOB bubbly while they try out some of the salon’s iconic blowout, braid, and updo styles. With inspiration from some of Hollywood’s chicest past and present stars, you can’t go wrong with styles like the “Brigitte Bardot” or the “Audrey!” DreamDry – 904 W Armitage Ave. – Lincoln Park – (773) 697-8172

  • Windy City: Trapeze School New York – Chicago

    There’s no better way to experience the Windy City than flying through the air with the wind in your hair surrounded by the Chicago cityscape. Trapeze School New York operates trapeze facilities outdoors in the summer and indoors year-round. Watch Dawn and her friends conquer their fears from high in the sky. Trapeze School New York – 3158 Lakefront Trail – Lincoln Park – (773) 484-8861

  • Windy City: Chicago Sailing

    SEE Chicago like you have never seen it before on the waters of Lake Michigan. Chicago Sailing offers rentals, lessons and chartered boats for the active individual or the laid back enjoy-the-ride type. Catch amazing views of the city we all know and love. Chicago Sailing – 2 W. Belmont Harbor – Dock B – Belmont Harbor – (773) 871-7245

  • Music: Ernest M. Skinner Pipe Organ

    The Rockefeller Memorial Chapel located on the campus of the University of Chicago houses the largest pipe organ in the Midwest. The E. M. Skinner organ is one of the finest 20th century romantic organs built in the USA. Tea & Pipes is a great opportunity for you to listen to the earth shattering music. The recital is every Tuesday starting September 26th @ 4:30pm. In the meantime, visit the Chapel anytime to see and hear the wood, tin and […]

  • Music: Jazzin’ At The Shedd

    Every Wednesday evening during summer, The Shedd Aquarium opens its doors after hours for “Jazzin’ At The Shedd.” Explore the Shedd Aquarium’s many exhibits over drinks and light bites while listening to live music. Jazz musicians are set up indoors and outdoors, performing iconic songs from the genre that partially got its start here in Chicago. Finish the evening with fireworks on the terrace! Jazzin’ At The Shedd – 1200 S Lake Shore Dr. – Museum Campus – (312) 939-2438

  • Music: Old Town School Of Folk Music

    Have you ever wanted to learn guitar, ukulele , or even banjo? The Old Town School of Folk offer classes in just about every instrument you can imagine. Sign up for a full 8-class session, or drop in on a workshop at one of their two locations. Dawn was surprised she had mastered an entire song after the first class! Old Town School Of Folk Music – 4544 N Lincoln Ave. – Lincoln Square – (773) 728-6000

  • Music: Kstarke Records

    Vinyl never went out of style. Kstarke Records buys and sells albums and has all types of genres. Owner Kevin Starke is a master of music knowledge. If you don’t know what record to purchase but know the style you enjoy, Kevin will give you recommendations. Make sure you check in with Kstarke Record before you go anywhere else for your vinyl. Kstarke Records – 1109 W. Western Ave. – Ukrainian Village – (773) 772-4880

  • Music: Mystery Street Recording Company

    A recording studio that’s open 24/7 is unheard of. Mystery Street Recording Company meets the needs of everyone’s schedule whether you are a recording artist or want to have a fun night of karaoke. They also have staff focused on audio preservation, restoration and audio format transfer projects. Mystery Street Recording Company – 2827 N. Lincoln Ave. – Lakeview – (773) 512-2630