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4xForth: Sharon Burdett of Strand Design by Clare Johnson

As is ritual on Fridays here at the Forth blog, we’re highlighting one of the inspiring women from our community in our 4xForth blog series. This week, we're highlighting Sharon Burdett of Strand Design. Together with her husband, Sharon and Ted Burdett run a beautifully unique design studio, creating objects from sustainably sourced and locally manufactured materials. Their work is impeccable and charming, just like Sharon.

We were fortunate enough to hear about Sharon's work, life and passion at our summer salon and today, she's sharing her insight on many of Chicago's best dishes, hot-spots and more.

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4xForth: Jamie Hayes of Production Mode Chicago by Clare Johnson

This week on our 4xForth blog series, we're featuring Jamie Hayes of Production Mode Chicago, a one-of-a-kind company that creates ethically-made, limited edition clothing for men and women. Production Mode's commitment to fair trade practices is one to be admired, as are their impeccably crafted garments.

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4xForth: Molly Cantrell-Kraig of the Women with Drive Foundation by Clare Johnson

Our 4xForth blog series highlights one of the women in our community by learning about her favorite Chicago bites, hot-spots and recommendations. Today, we're talking to Molly Cantrell-Kraig, Founder of the Women with Drive Foundation.

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4xForth: Hannah Hoggatt of PINT by Clare Johnson

It's the final Friday of May and today, we're talking to Hannah Hoggatt of PINT for this week's 4xForth feature. Each Friday we're highlighting one of the lovely women in our community by learning about her favorite Chicago places and restaurants, hearing what she's excited about for the upcoming season, and gaining some incredible recommendations for weekend trips away from the city.

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4xForth: Olivia Leigh of Olivia Leigh Photographie by Clare Johnson

We're bringing back our 4xForth interviews with the amazing women of Forth Chicago, starting with the wildly talented Olivia Leigh of Olivia Leigh Photographie. Though Julie's fangirled since Olivia photographer her wedding, the rest of us recently met Olivia at our spring salon, hosted in the beautiful Sunday Dinner Club. Her warm personality, insight and attitude lit up the room and we're excited to introduce her to the rest of the Forth community.

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Forth Chicago Favorites: Fresh n' Free by Clare Johnson

Happy Friday, happy spring and happy weekend, Forth community! This week we're bringing you a map for you and your family. If you're looking for some fun and free activities to do with your family, take a note from our community and visit one or more of their favorite locations.

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Forth Chicago Favorites: Crafty Cocktails by Katie Kenney

Annnd we're back! We're anticipating warmer temps very soon and what better way to celebrate the arrival of spring than with a cocktail or two? Grab your girl friends and head to one of these city spots for a what will surely be a very happy hour.

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