Loyola Chicago’s Many Gems

Loyola Chicago’s Many Gems

As we all know Loyola is a BEAUTIFUL campus. It seems that there are endless possibilities to hang out and relax on campus. I have spent three amazing years here and during this time I have devoted countless hours exploring many of Loyola’s hidden gems hiding in plain sight. I have compiled a list of …

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Such a ‘Bler: Wicker Park Like You’ve Never Seen Before

Such a ‘Bler: Wicker Park Like You’ve Never Seen Before

You’ve heard me rave about Wicker Park. You’ve heard me confess that I thought I’ve gotten to know Chicago quite well by now. This upcoming piece is where both topics of discussion marry.  Sam is going to Spain for study abroad this upcoming Fall, which means she’ll be blogging her adventures very soon on the …

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Such a ‘Bler: IGNITION – FESTIVAL OF NEW PLAYS

Such a ‘Bler: IGNITION – FESTIVAL OF NEW PLAYS

I attended my first theatre festival!  Ignition is an annual new plays festival hosted by Victory Gardens, one of the many extraordinary theatres in Chicago. Victory Gardens is a short walk off of the Fullerton Redline stop and that was where the festival was hosted this year.   The festival originally began to showcase work by women. Immerging …

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Jie’s Grocery Store Series 🛒 #1— New/Renovated ADLI

Jie’s Grocery Store Series 🛒 #1— New/Renovated ADLI

About 2 minutes read. Hi everyone! Welcome to a new blog series on grocery stores around Loyola🛒! In this series, you will hear from me about all the grocery shopping locations around our two Loyola campus, includes ADLI, Devon Market, Target, Whole Food and Trader Joe’s, etc. Each store has their unique strengths in my …

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Such a ‘Bler: Andersonville

Such a ‘Bler: Andersonville

Welcome to Andersonville (of course I would introduce this place eventually.)   I am deeply obsessed with SoHo, New York and often compare Wicker Park to it. However, I knew that if I was going to spend four years of my life in Chicago, I need to find Chicago’s own beauty. And it is Andersonville.   It’s …

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Jie’s Food Blog, La Crêperie, A French Restaurant 🇫🇷

Jie’s Food Blog, La Crêperie, A French Restaurant 🇫🇷

About 2 minutes read. Hi everyone! Welcome to my food blog! Today, I am going to introduce: La Crêperie, a French restaurant located between the CTA red line 🚇 Belmont and Fullerton stations (about 35min train ride+ walk from Loyola Lake Shore Campus). As you may realize from the restaurant name, Crepes are their signature …

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