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WHAT // Meet ANTM Winner Jaslene Gonzalez
WHERE // The Shops at Roosevelt Collection | 150 W Roosevelt Road
WHEN // Tuesday, June 2nd | 4:30-7:30pm
WHY // Help us celebrate Jaslene Gonzalez as the new face of The Shops at Roosevelt Collection–remember her as the star in our Steam Heat Musical? Hang out with the former America’s Next Top Model winner at this private meet and greet, complete with tunes by DJ Lani Love. And did we mention it’s Jaslene’s birthday, too? Don’t miss the surprises that are in store!
MORE // Free | RSVP to






WHAT // The 606 Opening Weekend
WHERE // The Bloomingdale Trail | view map here
WHEN // Saturday, June 6th | 8am-9pm
WHY // Join a weekend-long festival as the 606 takes Chicago’s legacy of great parks to new heights. The first elevated trail in the city takes a cue from New York’s Highline, the Bloomingdale Trail will be a glittering 2.7 mile scenic route connecting 6 neighborhood parks. The inaugural weekend will feature music, food, arts, family activities and more.
MORE // Free | More info here







WHAT //  Freehand Hotel & Hostel now Open!
WHERE // Freehand Chicago | 19 E Ohio Street
WHY // Stop by and welcome the second Freehand Outpost to Chicago—your instagram will thank us. This unique hotel and hostel combo features a relaxed community vibe, and interiors by design form Roman and Williams. For sips and snacks, take a gander through the Broken Shaker Mixology Bar and Cafe Integral. Maybe even indulge in a little staycation, Freehand is offering 30% off room bookings through the end of May.
MORE // More info here




WHAT //  G&F x Roof Runway at TheWit
WHERE // Roof on TheWit | 201 N. State Street
WHEN // Thursday, June 18th | 7PM
WHY // To celebrate our G&F East Coast Summer Travel Issue, we’re throwing a summer soiree with looks that kill and a view to die for. We’re transforming the Roof on TheWit into a Runway featuring the hottest summer looks from Topshop to keep you cool all season long.
MORE // Free | More info here




WHAT // Sense and Sensibility the Musical
WHERE // Chicago Shakespeare Theater | 800 E Grand Avenue
WHEN // Through June 14th
WHY // Jane Austen’s charming romance of wit and passion now comes alive on stage through glorious song. Two sisters whose fortunes change following their father’s untimely death—one practical and dutiful, the other consumed by youthful passion, their quest for suitable husbands entertainly unfolds. This world premiere musical from Tony Award-nominated composer Paul Gordon was specially commissioned by CST for the 2014/15 Season.
MORE //  Tickets start at $48 | More info here