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Let’s Get Physical
By Lisa Shames | February 22, 2017

While there are Barry’s Bootcamps all over the world, with new ones slated for Italy, Mexico and Dubai, United Arab Emirates, choosing to open a location in Chicago was a no-...

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Fired Up
By Lisa Shames | February 22, 2017

This isn’t the first hot moment for wood-burning hearths and grills in restaurants, and it won’t be the last. But the newest fire-breathing contraptions elevate the concept to a whole new level, with chefs taking the simplest form of cooking known...

Ministry of Supply Chicago

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Men on a Mission
By Megan Kulick | February 22, 2017

Six years ago, a professor at MIT connected three of his students: Aman Advani, an MBA-seeking management consultant; Gihan Amarasiriwardena, a chemical engineer; and Kit Hickey, an MBA-seeking investment banker. The three were on a mission to...

Grace Gealey

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Her Kind of Town
By Jim McFarlin | February 22, 2017

Grace Gealey, who plays the vindictive vixen Anika Calhoun—or as she is better known to TV viewers, “Boo Boo Kitty”—in the blockbuster Fox music-industry drama Empire, can say with certainty Chicago is her...

Dr. Julius Few

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Good Sports
By Meg Mathis, Nicole Ross, Lisa Shames and David Zivan | February 21, 2017

Dr. Julius Few
AGE
49
BY DAY Plastic surgeon
SPORT OF CHOICE Downhill skiing

He may be relatively new to skiing, but Julius Few hasn...

Primland

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Mountain-Do
By John Scott Lewinski | November 21, 2016

I knew I was on the trail of an elite luxury resort far removed from the eyes of the average tourist when the guard at the tree-lined security gates told me I still had a 20-minute drive before I’d be dropping off my car with the valet...

Bruno Abate CHICAGO

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Whole Lotta Love
By Matt Lee | November 21, 2016

“Everything happened five years ago—there is a good starting point,” says Bruno Abate, the well-known chef behind Wicker Park standout Tocco, in his thick Italian accent. By “everything,” he means the origins of...

Beaver Creek

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Best Events of the 2016-2017 Ski Season
By Misty Milioto | November 21, 2016

Jan. 14 & 21
No event can quite rival Big Sky Resort’s (bigskyresort.com) SnoBar—a...

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Best Experiential Packages of the 2016-2017 Ski Season
By Misty Milioto | November 21, 2016

The St. Regis Aspen Resort (stregisaspen.com) is offering a new Uphill/Downhill package in...

Telluride Ski Resort

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Best Bespoke of the 2016-2017 Ski Season
By Misty Milioto | November 21, 2016

For something completely mancentric, grab your pals for a day exploring the local beer scene surrounding Mammoth Lakes, Calif., with Eastern Sierra Brewery Tours (...

Aspen Kitchen

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Best Après of the 2016-2017 Ski Season
By Misty Milioto | November 21, 2016

Chef Daniel O’Brien (the Top Chef alum behind Washington DC’s Seasonal Pantry) is leading the charge on the farm-to-table experience at the award-winning Breckenridge...

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