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How to look good — and feel good — during a Chicago winter

A group of women walk down Michigan Ave. near Nordstroms.

Carolyn McCabe, Contributing Writer

March 1, 2020

Imagine waking up with soft morning light shining through the blinds, lightly grazing your skin. You go to check the temperature and it is zero degrees. Not only is the golden sunlight deceiving, but it is also incredibly rude. When you go to pick out your outfit after the ultimate natural betrayal, ...

Ice curling offers fun winter activity for Chicago residents

Ice curling offers fun winter activity for Chicago residents

Dan McDaid, Contributing Writer

December 20, 2019

The hardest part about winter in Chicago can be finding things to do. During the summer you have the beach, the zoo, outdoor sports and plenty of other options. One of the best things about summer is the ability to be able to go out and sit outside to enjoy the weather.  When it’s cold, you don’t really have th...

When Winter won’t go

When Winter won't go

Varvara Makarevich, Contributing Writer

April 23, 2018

When you’re working on a story about weather conditions affecting college sports and are planning to go to a DePaul softball game to get a comment, be prepared for the game to be canceled at any time – usually because of the weather conditions. This April doesn’t seem to be aware of the fact t...

Hot Chocolate Battles

Hot Chocolate Battles

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

January 29, 2018

Winter was practically made for certain things; dry skin, settlements involving black ice, the coat industry, and of course hot chocolate. After a long day of trudging through the bitter cold outside, nothing feels better than sitting down to a nice warm mug full of good old fashioned hot chocolate. Th...

Storify: Steady snow, strong winds pound Chicago

Storify: Steady snow, strong winds pound Chicago

Kathryn Eardley

February 1, 2015

A blizzard warning all day Sunday left Chicago with more than a foot of snow by the early evening. The gusting winds of up to 40 mph drifted snow into steep banks along streets and sidewalks. Plus, the constant snowfall made it hard for streets and sidewalks to be kept clear. Read More »...

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