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Potter And Photographer, Jana Hullinghorst

By Stephanie Sack | Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Potter And Photographer, Jana Hullinghorst

Baton Rouge’s loss in Chicago’s gain when it comes Jana Hullinghorst. This multi-talented gal is originally from Louisiana and, after completing her education at the Art Institute of Philadelphia, made her way to Chicago where she has furthered her creative output in both photography and pottery. Currently an Independent Study student at the Lincoln Square Read the Rest…

Danny Popuch, Co-owner of Daniels Antiques

By Stephanie Sack | Monday, November 28, 2011
Danny Popuch, Co-owner of Daniels Antiques

As the co-owner of Daniels Antiques, which recently opened a storefront in Lincoln Square at 4507 N. Lincoln Ave., Danny Popuch brings decades of experience in antiquities, design, and textiles to the business. A native Chicagoan who has raised his family in the city, Popuch’s had a varied professional trajectory including limo driver, Hertz Rental Read the Rest…

Five Questions with Kristen Ramirez, Baby Take a Bow

By Beth Prystowsky | Monday, November 21, 2011
Five Questions with Kristen Ramirez, Baby Take a Bow

Roscoe Village resident and business owner, Kristen Ramirez, is celebrating the first year year her Roscoe Village children’s dance studio, Baby Take A Bow, 2223 W. Roscoe Ave. The studio has seen a successful first year offering ballet and hip-hop for the little ones plus Parent Night Outs and other fun events for the entire community. Read the Rest…

Josh Cantor, Musician

By Stephanie Sack | Monday, November 14, 2011
Josh Cantor, Musician

Originally from the suburbs, Lincoln Square resident and local musician Josh Cantor is a passionate advocate of the neighborhood and its many charms. Although he seems to be perputally in motion on his bicycle along Lincoln Avenue, Josh can also be spotted enjoying the offerings and ambiance at local cafes, public spaces, and farmers markets. Read the Rest…

Amber McCulloch, Style Blogger

By Stephanie Sack | Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Amber McCulloch, Style Blogger

As native of Alabama and participant in Teach for America, Amber McCulloch brings a unique perspective to Chicago. After a two-year stint in another neighborhood, Amber became an enthusiastic resident of Lincoln Square in 2007, happily soaking up the area’s amenities and attractions. A lover of literature, her adventures often start in the Sultzer Library, Read the Rest…

Lee White, Viaduct Theater Bartender

By Stephanie Sack | Thursday, October 27, 2011
Lee White, Viaduct Theater Bartender

A native to Illinois, Lee White grew up in the South and attended East Tennessee State University, then moved back to Chicago six years ago, eventually landing in Roscoe Village in 2009. A lifelong bartender, Lee currently manages the bar at The Viaduct Theatre, 3111 N. Western Ave., a non-profit performance space tucked on the Read the Rest…

Ron Kinn from Skyline Insurance & Roscoe Village Chamber

By Mike Fourcher | Monday, October 17, 2011
Ron Kinn from Skyline Insurance & Roscoe Village Chamber

A Navy veteran originally from Michigan, Ron Kinn settled down in West Lakeview after he was decommissioned at Great Lakes Naval Base. After he met and married his wife, they soon moved to Roscoe Village in 2000 and he opened up Skyline Insurance Agency, an independent broker, at 2302 W. Belmont Ave. Despite a recent Read the Rest…

Kathryn Argentar, Friends of Audubon School

By Stephanie Sack | Thursday, October 6, 2011
Kathryn Argentar, Friends of Audubon School

A fierce champion of Roscoe Village, resident and volunteer Kathryn Argentar has cheerfully and faithfully lent her many talents to the neighborhood since 2001, most recently the Audubon Elementary School, 3500 N. Hoyne Ave. From marketing to fundraising, event planning to public speaking, as the President of Friends of Audubon School, Kathryn is responsible for Read the Rest…

Kate Citrin, Northcenter Designer

By Stephanie Sack | Monday, October 3, 2011
Kate Citrin, Northcenter Designer

Originally from St. Louis, Kate Citrin has comfortably settled into Chicago’s Northcenter neighborhood as both a resident and professional. Her graphic design business, katecitrin.com, represents a range of clients who appreciate her talented eye and urbane sensibilities for design and branding. Working from home, Kate offers a unique insight on the neighborhood as a place Read the Rest…

Nicole Geslani, Gene’s Rooftop Server

By Mike Fourcher | Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Nicole Geslani, Gene’s Rooftop Server

A Chicago newbie, Nicole Geslani arrived in Chicago from Florida roughly a year ago and currently can be found working on the roof of Gene’s Sausage Shop, 4750 N. Lincoln Ave., where patrons are enjoying the final relaxing rays of summer. Although her background is in sociology, Nicole has immersed herself in the local music Read the Rest…

Human Whirlwind, Victoria Sloan

By Stephanie Sack | Thursday, September 8, 2011
Human Whirlwind, Victoria Sloan

Between running her eco-friendly business, Lotions and Potions, training for triathlons, teaching group fitness classes at the XSport on Elston Ave, organizing the Rockwell Crossing Artwalk and raising two little ones, human whirlwind Victoria Sloan, took a few minutes of her busy day to answer our Five Questions. Victoria’s activities and entrepreneurial endeavors are all boosted by Read the Rest…

Stacy Oliver, Center Square Resident

By Stephanie Sack | Thursday, August 4, 2011
Stacy Oliver, Center Square Resident

In between making handmade jewelry in her home studio and working for Northwestern University’s Writing Arts program, Lincoln Square resident Stacy Oliver soaks up all the pleasures the neighborhood has to offer.  Over the years, in no particular order, she’s been busy doing the following: singing, playing guitar and writing songs for a comedic singing Read the Rest…

Mike Mazzocca of The Cornservatory’s Jesus Camp:The Musical

By Stephanie Sack | Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Mike Mazzocca of The Cornservatory’s Jesus Camp:The Musical

With a resume that includes starting a theatre company, acting in a theatre company, and going to college to study theatre, Mike Mazzaocca is a local thespian with a real love of performance. Originally from Ohio, Mike recently landed in Chicago where he became involved with a number of threatre companies both behind the scenes Read the Rest…

Henry Riggs of The New Colony Theater Company

By Stephanie Sack | Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Henry Riggs of The New Colony Theater Company

Actor, musician, writer, comedian, and South Carolina native Henry Riggs is one of the neighborhood’s most interesting transplants. His three-year-old theatre company, The New Colony, keeps offices in the DANK Haus, 4740 N. Western Ave., out of which they, “…collaboratively lead the Chicago arts scene into a new era of inspiration and innovation…or leave it in Read the Rest…

Little Threads’ Lauren Chatman

By Stephanie Sack | Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Little Threads’ Lauren Chatman

Both a resident and shop owner retailer in Roscoe Village, Lauren Chatman’s irrepressible passion for city living is wonderfully obvious in her self-professed love of wine, architecture, sushi, taking, and laughing. A native of the Chicagoland area and a graduate of Columbia College, Lauren’s expertise in marketing and sales means that she is the perfect Read the Rest…

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