Discover the most of-the-moment spots to stay, see, sip and shop in Chicago.
Richly flavorful coffees from around the globe are easily attainable thanks to L.A.-based subscription service Dayglow. Now, Chicagoans can get their share of first-rate java with a new brick-and-mortar location scheduled to open its doors at Kimball Arts Center. Chicago-raised Dayglow founder Tohm Ifergan has meticulously crafted a menu of fan favorites and decadent deliciousness, from Scandinavian coffee and freeze-distilled milk to signature drinks and pastries hot off Lost Larson’s shelves. 1757 N. Kimball Ave.
A newcomer to the Mag Mile corridor, Hotel Audrey delivers the comforts of home with the added bonus of city views and top-notch amenities. Beyond the guest rooms, adjourn to the lobby lounge or clock in some hours at the fitness center. “In addition to everything the city has to offer, the property provides guests with a boutique experience enhanced by the hotel’s spacious accommodations,” says George Jordan, president of Oxford Hotels & Resorts. High-season suite rates from $749 per night
Emmy-winning puppetry and performance troupe Manual Cinema premieres its rendition of the seasonal classic in Manual Cinema’s Christmas Carol, a modern interpretation of Charles Dickens’ beloved novella, on stage through Dec. 20. Attendees can watch as the plot unfolds via the livestreamed and socially distanced studio production. In line with the ensemble’s personal and unique practices, the use of shadow and paper puppets will culminate in a creative and entertaining reimagination of a holiday favorite.
When it comes to priceless jewels, gemstones and metals, Steve Quick Jeweler’s curated selection of exquisite jewelry, watches, estate pieces and custom stones culminate in endless options for the perfect holiday gift. Pink tourmaline Sevilla earrings by Omi Privé (at right) make an unforgettable present with 18K rose gold and inlaid tourmaline, sapphires and diamonds that capture the light with even the slightest movement. 2471 N. Clark St.
Photography by: From top, courtesy of: Dayglow; Hotel Audrey; Omi prive; Manual Cinema