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Now or later: 5 key pieces to transition through fall

Transition through fall with 5 key pieces

How to wear your leather jacket, puffy vest and more now and into the winter.

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Fall fashion: Trendy colors to try

Fall fashion: Trendy colors to try

Suit up in orange, olive and cobalt blue for fall.

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5 baseball hats to get your head in the game for fall

Out-of-the-ordinary baseball caps

Get your head in the game with these funky twists on the classic baseball hat.

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5 must-have backpacks to carry this fall

Trending: Backpacks are back!

The schoolday classic is back and better than ever.

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8 pencil skirts to rock this fall

How to rock a printed pencil skirt

Upgrade your basic pencil skirt with fun patterns and textures.

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Now trending: Chokers

Now trending: Chokers

This '90s necklace is back in a big way. See how all the celebs are wearing them.

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QUIZ: Are you ready for a furry friend?

Quiz: Are you ready for a furry friend?

A baby's a long way off and a goldfish just isn't cutting it. But are you up to the pet-owning task?

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Juvenile detention program is helping kids turn graffiti skills into art

Juvenile detention program is helping kids turn graffiti skills into art

"We're redefining skill sets by flipping what may have been a destructive behavior."

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Bungie's new video game 'Destiny' is pretty old hat

Bungie's new video game 'Destiny' is an old hat

Review: Once the new-car smell wears off, the game is just average.

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Royally excited

How well do you know the royal family?

Take our quiz to find out, now that Prince George is getting a new sibling.

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Indie video games are on the menu at Bit Bash

Indie games are on the menu at Bit Bash

Threadless HQ will play host to the alternative fest on Saturday.

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Take it to the pole: Chicago's male pole dancers

Take it to the pole: Chicago's male pole dancers

Gyrating, undulating, unleashing that inner sexy—men can pole dance too.

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How beer from two Chicago-based companies flows from one brewery

Startup life: How beer from two Chicago companies flows from one brewery

The shared brewery is helping competing craft beer companies get their start.

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13 care package items to give your homesick Chicagoan

13 care package items to give your homesick Chicagoan

If you're going to leave Chicago, you MUST have these supplies.

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Lost Girls pedals vintage threads on wheels

Lost Girls pedals vintage threads on wheels

Two fashionistas have taken put their vintage clothing business on wheels.

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Curating curiosity

Tristan Hummel transforms alleyways into art

To most Chicagoans, alleys don't have a great reputation—they reek of trash, attract unwanted attention and aren't...

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Dog beach afternoon

Taking care of your pup at the dog beach

What to know before you and your pooch fetch some sun at the city's dog-friendly beaches.

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Floyd Davis thinks (and builds) big at Artpentry studio

Floyd Davis thinks (and builds) big at Artpentry studio

Art + carpentry, get it? The Pilsen resident turned his passion into a lucrative business.

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Local look: Truckshop Mobile Boutique

Local look: Truckshop Mobile Boutique

Chicago's traveling fashion truck? It's a real thing.

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Pets put renters on a tight leash

Pets put renters on a tight leash

Finding an apartment that'll accept your pet can be a challenge┬┐but should it be?

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August races to run in Chicago

August races to run in Chicago

From Lincoln Park to Soldier Field, sign up for these 13 summer races.

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'The Biggest Loser' Season 14 winner Danni Allen talks race training and more

'The Biggest Loser' Season 14 winner Danni Allen talks race training and more

The Evanston resident shares her top training secrets.

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Ugly bathing suits you can buy right now!

Ugly bathing suits you can buy right now!

The horror: 10 hideous suits you'll find on the Internet right now.

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Men's shaving: Razor-sharp reviews

Men's shaving: Razor-sharp reviews

Have you noticed more beards than usual in your daily life? Recent trends over the past five years or so have seen men...

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Chicago video game developer leads the way in free-to-play console gaming

Local video game developer leads the way in free-to-play gaming

The developers behind "World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition" often hear the same familiar line from Xbox owners who've...

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RedEye's Moving & Apartment Guide

RedEye's Moving & Apartment Guide

I dream of a two-bedroom, two-bathroom with exposed brick walls, concrete and timber ceilings, central air, an in-unit...

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Art for life

How three Chicago art programs are helping kids find their futures

There's a big mystery in Chicago: How can the city's youth stay on track for the future, especially during the volatile,...

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J. Byrnes' Fourth is King is a rising name in Chicago streetwear

J. Byrnes' Fourth is King is a rising name in Chicago streetwear

Becoming fashion royalty is no easy feat, especially if you’re doing it from Chicago, where the industry lacks the...

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Kegerators: Beer and candy paint

Kegerators: Beer and candy paint

What do a car and a refrigerator have in common? It depends on whom you ask.

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