Chicago Bucket List

After a very long application process and excruciating waiting period, I was accepted this past February into the MBA program of my dreams, which means I’ll be moving to Seattle in two months (holly guacamole!). During my four short years in Chicago I’ve seen so many bands and landmarks, consumed pounds of hotdogs and pizza,…

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“But, It’s Cold” – The Chicago Night Life Struggle

In case you didn’t hear, it’s still winter in the Midwest. Chicago is notorious for its brutal weather (see In Spite of the Polar Vortex), however I had comparatively minimal complaints this year. Last year we had an epic winter and I felt some sense of pride in my ability to “rough it” in treacherous…

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In Spite of the Polar Vortex: Part 2

So, for those of us keeping track of the seasons it’s the third week of April… and the first day of spring was approximately a month ago. It snowed two days ago. The polar vortex is really testing my patience, however don’t fret my fellow Chicagoans there are enough dive bars, breweries, and dance clubs…

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In Spite of the Polar Vortex: Part 1

In the past year, Chicago has gotten a pretty bad rep. Granted, it’s freezing from November to mid April, windchill got down to -50 Fahrenheit multiple times this year, the snow seems never ending, and you forget what warmth feels like… so yeah winter in Chicago can be brutal. My parents, and friends living in…

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