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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.

Neutrogena Body Lotion Passes the Test

Winter is finally beginning to leave here in the Windy City. That means we need to do some damage control before we start showing that skin. Winter leaves your skin dry and scaly, add shaving and you have itchy skin … Continue reading

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El Tapeo Invites You to Spring Into Tapas!

This evening Jen and I were invited for a special unveiling of the new Spring menu at the Oakbrook restaurant El Tapeo. It was a tapas fest as Chef Matthew Capellini ‘s creations were served at a VIP tasting in … Continue reading

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The Votes Are In! Tony’s Dish is a Winner!

It is very hard to balance a career when you are a tv star and a family man, but “Scandal” star Tony Goldwyn manages to do it. He is also a gourmet cook and has appeared on such shows as … Continue reading

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She Sparkles on the Red Carpet – Thanks to Neutrogena

Ah award season! The culmination of a year of accolades for a great performance. Hollywood gathers for an evening as the world watches. For Kerry Washington, the world watched as this diva walked the Red Carpet from the Emmy’s to … Continue reading

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Chocolate Bon Bons Are A Treat For Your Eyes-Too Faced Eye Shadow Pallete

Today starts Lent and one of the messages of Lent is that you should give something up. Sacrificing makes you a stronger person. Well I found some treats that you don’t have to give up , the best part is … Continue reading

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Pizzeria Uno and Due is All About the Passion Behind the Pizza

There is no doubt in my mind that Chicago is a pizza town. That is unfortunate for someone who is trying to lose weight and is too big for Los Angeles. We have tried so many pizzas and there are … Continue reading

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A Fairytale With a Very Happy Ending ..Fairytale Brownies

There isn’t a better cure all than chocolate. It heals a broken heart or allows someone a way to show love. Haven’t we all had a day the boss chewed us out or did badly on a test? The one … Continue reading

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