WEEK IN AWESOME XLXXIV / by Julie Schumacher

Applications for the 2017 Forth Internship are due Friday. Get on it!

This Week
Enter the #RideInStyle contest and win $600 worth of apparel and bike accessories including a Po Campo bag!

October 10: Looking for something for your kids to do on Columbus Day? Culinary classes for young chefs 8+ with Sugar Beet Schoolhouse

October 10: Sunday Dinner Club's Sardinian Dinner with Half Acre Beer Company.

October 11: Bourbon & Brainstorming for Intrapreneurs with Polymathic.

October 11: Black Girl in Om twitter chat on Healing at 6:30 pm.

October 13: Antique Taco's Blanket Music Series with Abbi Rajasekhar.

October 14: Early To Bed turns 15. Join them and Vichcraft for a big ol' birthday party.

October 15: Beginner calligraphy with Jenna Blazevich.

October 15: preSERVE Garden volunteer day with Slow Food Chicago.

October 15: Clean Eating Bootcamp with wellness chef Alia Dalal.

October 15 & 16: Open House Chicago from Chicago Architecture Foundation features awesome spots like Firehouse Chicago.

October 16: Slow Jams yoga with Lauren Ash.

October 16: Join Grace Bonney of Design*Sponge with guests including Lauren Ash, Patrice Perkins and Dawn Hancock.

October 17: Sugarbeet Schoolhouse's Family Dinner at Autre Monde 

October 20: Antique Taco's Blanket Music Series with Family Band.

October 21: Fashion Study Collection Open House at Columbia College. 

October 21: Save the date! Celeb Chef Ball to support Meals on Wheels.

October 21 & 22: Join Lauren Ash of Black Girl in Om in New York at the W.E.L.L. Summit.

October 22: Pie Patch Crop Mob with Slow Food Chicago.

October 22: Fried Chicken & Champagne Fest to support Kendall College Trust.

October 25: Join a free day of coworking + happy hour with Deskpass at SPACE by doejo.

November 3: Next Bites Bite Nite at Local Foods.

November 10: Join Grace Bonney of Design*Sponge with guests including Veronica Corzo-Duchardt in Philly.

November 18: Head to Milwaukee for Growing Power. You'll hear from Will Allen, Ron Finley and Alice Waters as well as Sugar Beet Schoolhouse's Cheryl Munoz.

November 19: Save the date NOW for an epic museum party. Kristen Kaza is co-producing/programming PRIME TIME alongside Pitchfork and the Museum of Contemporary Art.


An October playlist from Lauren Ash.

How to start your holistic approach to branding from Lisa Guillot.

Eater38's Fall Restaurant list is up and includes Honey Butter Fried Chicken.

Women + Biking in the Fashion Media over on the Po Campo blog.

By the People features local communities working at the grassroots level to improve their cities, including work done by EPIC.

Nomad Luxuries takes a new look at the corporate suit for women.