Gold Coast

La Storia is a charming Italian restaurant in Chicago’s idyllic Gold Coast neighborhood, perfectly situated in an architectural gem of a home. The two-story restaurant, housed within two former family residences — built in 1896 and 1918, respectively — is located at 1154 N. Dearborn. The home has been renovated

NYC to CHI For Jill Hammelman, the founder of Jill Hammelman Hair Design, it all began over ten years ago at the original Bumble and Bumble salon in New York City. Once able to cultivate her own clientele she opened up a private studio in New York. Things were soon

Upon entering the historical building, you are welcomed by a strong-minded statue of a woman. A courtyard sits in the middle with comfortable seating for people that wish to dine there. A glass ceiling protects any loungers from the elements, though you can still feel the nature aspect with plant-life