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Michigan Avenue - 2015 - Issue 8 - Winter - Sandra Lee

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BRYN KENNY writer Credentials: Bryn Kenny launched her career as an editor at WWD and was also a beauty writer at W Magazine. Since then, she has written for Gather Journal, Whalebone magazine,, and Niche Media. Behind the story: "I asked Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana ["La Dolce Vita," page 43] if they were doing anything to celebrate the [fashion house's 30th] anniversary, and their answer was so simple and humble: 'We just want to keep working, and to continue doing what we love and create—hopefully—beautiful things.'" Favorite spot: "Ferris Bueller's Day Off is my all-time favorite movie, so the last time I was in Chicago I spent a day retracing Ferris's steps with a few friends. I enjoyed the Cubs game the most." ERIK A THOMAS writer Credentials: Erika Thomas is Landmarks and Historical Features Editor at Southern California Life magazine and has contributed to Los Angeles Confi dential and Ocean Drive, among other publications. Behind the story: "Learning about The Drake's ["High Society," page 12] amnesty program—the slogan is 'Go back in time, give back the crime'—was intriguing. People can return all kinds of items that have been taken from the hotel over the past 95 years (silverware, ashtrays, etc.), no questions asked. Oh, if that demitasse could talk!" Her inspiration: "Any place with a history and all of the Ken Burns-produced PBS documentaries, especially Jazz." Favorite Chicago spot: "The Artist's Café." …WITHOUT WHOM this issue would not have been possible Now Open!

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