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Vendor Spotlight: Chicago Botanic Garden

The Chicagoland area is perhaps one of the country’s most versatile locations for a wedding. There are all kinds of hotels, lofts, restaurants, museums, and parks that host beautiful weddings. A short drive north of the city is the Chicago Botanic Garden, home to a whopping 385 acres of land and 81 acres of water,…

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Music Monday: Starry Eyed for Ellie

Female pop-rocker Ellie Goulding has a softer side, and we like it! This British artist recently released her second full album Halcyon, after her first single “Lights” spent over a year on the Billboard Hot 100 list. You can find acoustic performances for many of her songs through a quick Youtube search, including the video…

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Music Monday: Shuck Shuck Kick-a-boom Kick-a-boom!

If you haven’t already guessed it from the title, our in-house drumming guru Jeff chose our Music Monday video. A big fan of Bill Cosby’s story-telling, Jeff’s choice today is a musical story rather than a song. Listen to this great story about a musical experience Bill Cosby had with Sonny Stitt. Enjoy!

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Music Monday: Everybody Talks

Everybody at Stitely loves “Everybody Talks” by Provo, Utah band Neon Trees, who gained fame when they started touring with The Killers. Check out the band getting into some unusual shenanigans in the video below, and if you like what you see make sure to check them out live at Taste of Chicago July 14th!…

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Tell Me Something Good: Ever Thine, Ever Mine, Ever Ours

The story of Cathy Knorr and Trevor Webb’s relationship is so darn cute, we couldn’t help but share it. These lovebirds dated for a couple weeks in middle school when Trevor wrote a love letter to Cathy instructing her to meet him at the end of the hall after school and tell him if she…

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Music Monday: Modern Vampires of the City

In just a few short weeks, Vampire Weekend will be releasing their newest album Modern Vampires of the City. The band hasn’t released an album since Contra in 2010, and the May 14th album release date can’t come soon enough! In the video below you can hear “Step,” a song from Modern Vampires of the…

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