WEEK IN AWESOME XLVI / by Julie Schumacher

Go, Do & See

This Week
June 6: Non-Monagamy 101 at Early to Bed (again on June 13!).

June 7: Green Restaurant Coalition First Tuesday Happy Hour at Beermiscuous.

June 9: Design for Good Short Talks, Big Impact at Chicago Design Week featuring Greater Good Studio, Firebelly, EPIC and more.

June 10: Pride kickoff with Slo'Mo at Promontory Chicago.

June 18: A Forth twofer! Jam + Brunch at River Forest Kitchen from the Sugar Beet featuring Rare Bird Preserves. 

June 18: FOOD SWAP! Book signing with local author Emily Paster

June 18: Volunteer day at preSERVE garden with Slow Food Chicago

June 18: Sunday Dinner Club + Prairie Farm Fruits Mexican Dinner in Champaign

June 19: Summer Solstice Celebration with Slow Food Chicago

June 22: Big Delicious Planet Urban Farm Dinner with Nimble Well and more!

June 23: Slow Food Chicago Bookclub! Get started reading The Art of Eating.

June 24: There are still tickets for Sunday Dinner Club's Mezcal Dinner.

June 26: A ten-week class on garment construction focusing on patternmaking starts at Lillstreet under the wise tutelage of Jamie Hayes of Production mode.

Read, Write & Stream

Liz Klafeta of Bangtel is an innovator to watch.

Christine Cikowksi and the team at Honey Butter put a Midwestern spin on fried chicken.

Check out pie #1 on the list of Plate Magazine's berry dessert roundup.

Follow @winterbureau to see her experiments and new work. Then subscribe to her new newsletter for studio updates, new prints (ahh!) and a peek into her process.

Women of color: Have an inspiring stories to tell about mental health, mindfulness, meditation? Pitch Black Girl in Om.


Polymathic is hiring! There are three remote gigs: engineering manager, mid & senior rails developers. In-house gigs include fullstack/back-end and front-end engineers, a design lead and a product manager