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Goofing around at CB2

Goofing around at CB2

Do as I say, not as I do. That’s how much of my advice should be classified, especially when it comes to travel. You definitely should explore the local coffee houses rather than buy your Venti this-or-that at Starbucks or Peet’s Coffee and Tea. You should, but I don’t – at least not always. By […]

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Open House: Tim and Megan’s River North apartment

Open House: Tim and Megan’s River North apartment

I recently visited  Chicago Home + Garden art director Megan Duffy Rostan’s place, and while I wasn’t there specifically to shoot it for an Open House, I was so impressed with the entire apartment that I asked her if I could share the photos with you.  Megan’s  husband Tim Rostan wasn’t home when I stopped […]

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Trend Report: It’s over folks (she just started singing)

Trend Report: It’s over folks (she just started singing)

I hate to ruin the ending of this post, but if you desire an accompanying musical score, I’m afraid there can be only one.  Grab yourself a hankie and play the YouTube player above.  Not above you!  Above this sentence.

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Product Spotlight: CB2 Tattoo Rug

Product Spotlight: CB2 Tattoo Rug

Look boss; da rug, da rug!!  CB2’s Tattoo rug to be precise.  Show me the person who predicted tattoo-inspired patterns would show up on rugs and furniture, and I’ll show you a genius.

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Open House Sequel: When Craig Met Matthew

Open House Sequel: When Craig Met Matthew

You might remember today’s Open House star Craig from the now classic post, When Matthew Met Craig, which is either a sweet tale about how true love conquers all or the story of two grown adults who are recklessly wagering their established lives for the flip-of-a-coin possibility that the result will be happily ever after […]

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