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About chitownstarconnections

Melanie Christy is am actress/singer who came to Chicago to pursue her dreams of acting. Coming from a small town in Ohio she has been enjoying the things that city life has to offer like great cuisine from all parts of the globe, parties with great people including celebrities, gorgeous fashions and of course fun! Follow her, read her blog and learn about all the amazing adventures you can be a part of throughout Chicagoland! Jennifer Hedrick is the photographer and techie for our blogs. She was born and raised here in Chicago. Her love of photography started when she was a child. She has photographed many celebs, events, fashion shows and more. She also considers herself a bit of a foodie and loves food porn. Her other loves include her nieces and nephews, animals and the shows Castle, Chicago Fire, Chicago PD, Grey's Anatomy and Scandal.

Wilkommen and Happy Anniversary Hofbrauhaus Chicago

Saturday night, Jen and I had the honor of being the guests for the fifth anniversary of Hofbrauhaus in Rosemont. It’s hard to believe that outside of Dowtown Chicago there are so many great places to eat, shop, and stay … Continue reading

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Take Some Time for Yourself –Courtesy of  Neutrogena and Kerry Washington 

We all have very stressful lives , whether we are at home or being a lady boss.  The stress and trying to fix our lives and our loved ones as well, can take a toll. Sometimes,  you just have to … Continue reading

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Stripy Dot- Original Art you can wear …….

As an actress, it is important to have clothing pieces that show my personality. I have always fancied myself as a cosmopolitan type of girl. Even when I was in small town Ohio, I tried to embrace the styles of … Continue reading

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“Cooking Should Be Fun” says Culinary Council Star – Bill Kim

                     There is no need to panic when you  have to cook for holiday guests.  You can throw together a unique and tasty meal and you don’t even have to have … Continue reading

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 A Century Year Old Tradition – The Walnut Room at Christmas

                    Chicago is definitely a holiday town.  If you are hankering for a white Christmas, the Windy City will cater to every childhood notion about the season. From the stores on the … Continue reading

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 Chicago ‘s Cheesiest Place… Gayle’s Best Ever Grilled Cheese

It’s November, and that is right next to turkeys, snowflakes, and Santa. It also means that Indian summer is a memory and the city earns the title the Windy City. These days can be brisk and cold. You need some … Continue reading

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Mamma Mia! What an Experience!  Vero Pizza and Pasta

Imagine the scenario that you have had an emergency and someone you love has gone to the hospital. Or maybe your boss has invited her and her spouse to dinner. You don’t have time to run to the store or … Continue reading

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