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Michigan Avenue - 2017 - Issue 1 - Spring - Giuliana Rancic

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WHO: Public Relations Director, The Eli's Cheesecake Company/ President, Maureen Schulman Public Relations, Inc. MY NEIGHBORHOOD: "Streeterville. I love the proximity to the lakefront and the oasis provided by the Eli Schulman Playground and Seneca Park." FAVE NEW SPOT: "True Food Kitchen (1 W. Erie St.; truefoodkitchen. com). The menu, developed by Dr. Andrew Weil, focuses on health and anti- inflammatory ingredients." GO-TO CHICAGO SPOT: "Athenian Room (807 W. Webster Ave., 773-348-5155). Hands down the best chicken in the world. HIDDEN GEM: The Stony Island Arts Bank (6700 S. Stony Island Ave.;, which houses the Johnson Publishing Archives." THREE THINGS EVERY CHICAGO VISITOR SHOULD DO: "Take the architectural cruise on Chicago's First Lady (, attend a show at The Second City (1616 N. Wells St., 312-337-3992;, and eat some deep dish pizza with an Eli's Cheesecake ( chaser!" ANTIQUES/ GALLERIES P.O.S.H. "Tableware that tells a story" is the motto at this whimsical boutique in Tree Studios in the heart of River North. From hotel and estate silver to jewelry, glassware, china and dinnerware, and accessories, shop a wide array of tony American and European antiques. 613 N. State St., 312-280-1602; NEW RANDOLPH STREET MARKET Mark your calendars for the weekends of February 25–26 and March 25–26 and prepare to do some digging at this Fulton Market District treasure trove favored by celebs like Sophia Bush, Nate Berkus, and artist Nick Cave. INSIDER TIP: Check the market's website for discounted admission, season passes, and more. 1340 W. Washington Blvd., 312-666-1200; ATTORNEYS JEFFREY M. LEVING, LTD. Jeffrey Leving's passion for fathers' rights fuels the success of this longstanding Loop law practice focusing on family law, divorce, and child custody. Leving is a true expert in these matters, having penned works like How to Be a Good Divorced Dad, Divorce Wars, and Father's Rights. 19 S. LaSalle St., Ste. 1500, 312-807-3990; PETRELLI LAW This team of attorneys headquartered in the Loop and led by Tom Petrelli specializes in high-asset divorce cases as well as adoption, estate planning, and more. The firm offers a free and confidential initial consultation. 180 N. Stetson Ave., Ste. 3500, 312-252-2085; AUTO DEALERS BOB LOQUERCIO AUTO GROUP This respected auto dealer services the city and suburbs with brands like Honda, Hyundai, and Toyota. 5625 N. Broadway, 800-7107311; 4950 S. Pulaski Rd., 888-507-9472; 1600 W. Lake St., Streamwood, 888-465-9840; 1200 E. Chicago St., Elgin, 773-728- 5000; NEW LAKE FOREST SPORTSCARS Aston Martin, Lotus, Ferrari, Bentley… if the highest of high-end automobiles is your passion, this place is your paradise. Car impresario Rick Mancuso leads the team at this 70,000-square-foot facility, which offers a full range of services from auto sales and financing to maintenance and a driver development program for budding racers. 990 North Shore Dr., Lake Bluff, 847-295-6560; NEW LOEBER MOTORS A family-owned Chicago auto institution since 1936, Loeber is a premier Windy City name in Mercedes-Benz and Porsche dealerships. Located on an expansive 80,000 square feet on the city's far northwest side, Loeber provides financing, car service, and a selection of hundreds of new and used luxury vehicles. 4255 W. Touhy Ave., 888-211- 4485; Porsche: 7101 N. Lincoln Ave., 888-882-3507; HOME DÉCOR ART VAN FURNITURE The Midwest's number one furniture retailer, this Detroit-based home furnishings empire was founded by Art Van Elslander in 1959 and continues to expand its presence in the Chicagoland area. Shop luxe décor in the Scott Shuptrine Interiors gallery. 2606 N. Elston Ave., 773-486-8719; 7200 S. Cicero Ave., Bedford Park, 708-496- 5455; 1021 Butterfield Rd., Downers Grove, 630-810-8915; 1293 E. Higgins Rd., Schaumburg, 847-466-8086; CASA SPAZIO Set in the heart of the River North gallery and design district, this sleek, 5,200-square-foot showroom spotlights a luxe collection of modern, Italian- made furniture essentials for living, working, and entertaining, from platform beds and dining room tables to rugs, sofas, and kitchens. 222 W. Hubbard St., 312-828-0888; casa FRAGRANT DESIGN Whether it's the grandest of weddings or a corporate event, a gala or an intimate private party, this West Loop-based company offers a comprehensive range of stylish, one-of-a-kind floral and event décor services at venues across Chicago. Specialties of founder and president Nadine Horwitz and her creative team include centerpieces, lighting accents, window displays, holiday decorations, and more. 316 N. Loomis St., 312-546- 3044; KOHLER SIGNATURE STORE BY STUDIO 41 The premier name in bath design, Wisconsin-based company Kohler showcases its wares—from classic fixtures to spa tubs and high-tech toilets—in this sleek, contemporary space offering a unique experience of the 1873-founded brand in the Merchandise Mart. 322 W. Hubbard St., 312-755-2510; LINLY DESIGNS Established in 2002, this upscale interior design firm servicing the Western suburbs and beyond boasts a 10,000-square-foot showroom featuring a slate of high-end manufacturers and an array of services ranging from ‒ Secret Source ‒ MAUREEN SCHULMAN The SOURCE: SPACE MICHIGANAVEMAG.COM 129

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