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ON TEN: May

10 things we’re excited about this month: UK fashion to hit Mag Mile, a ‘new’ Mayan city just in time for 2012, and D.Rose: NBA’s MVP…FTW

Muji

Japanese megabrand, Muji releases a design forward and affordable luggage set for the masses.

Girl on Girl

Chicagoan Jenae Williams  moves and shakes through her city as one of the divas on the gay scene. The Southside native checks in from Italy to talk NOH8, John Mayer and her international hot list.

Pics: CY Presents: Chocolate Sundays with the Black Light Saints

Beautiful weather & great music at Beauty Bar Chicago! Thanks to the Blacklight Saints for an amazing set!

CY Presents: Chocolate Sundays with Black Light Saints

CY is back with Beauty Bar & Miami’s IamYourVillain team again this month for Chocolate Sundays! Join resident DJ’s Hollywood Holt and Johnny Fonseca and a special set from dance rock band Black Light Saints. ...

Casio Keeps Up

Classic electronics brand Casio has given their ever popular G-SHOCK line of watches an upgrade, complete with Bluetooth technology, perfect for those on the move.

Party Monster: SXSW

If you’re headed to Austin, TX for the SXSW festival this week, be sure to check out these rock and hip hop events featuring Just Blaze, Diplo, Beta Wolf, The Cool Kids, Pugs Atomz, Hollywood ...

CY Presents: Chocolate Sundays

CY has teamed up with IAYV and Beauty Bar to present Chocolate Sundays. Already a huge hit in Miami, the national party makes it’s monthly stop to the Chi this Sunday. DJ Hollywood Holt, (a ...

Mateo in the City: Atlantic Grill

The Big V Day has arrived and CY’s resident foodie, Mateo gives us this years go- to date spot.

Meleni Smith: All Around the World

Kenyan safari’s by day and Malaysian beach parties at night, performing and visual artist Meleni Smith is getting it all in on a world-wind tour of Africa and Asia.

Enthusiast: All Hands on Deck

Think you have it all? From staples by classic brands like Keihl’s and Levi’s to the home of the Best Wings on Earth, we’ve rounded up 10 local and international items that must always be ...

Jet Set: Joel Meinholz

Don’t let the name fool you, Joel Meinholz is no villain, in fact you might want to make this budding impresario your best friend. With his IamYourVillain creative event brand, the pro skater is working ...

20 Random Questions: Mel D. Cole

We @ CY love the lensman known as Mel D. Cole. Blog readers all over the world have come to know the NYC based photographer’s stark black and whites of the city’s music and culture ...

Larry Miller: The best seat in the house

For the past two decades Larry Miller has lived, breathed, ate and slept music. He has watched the Game rise, fall, grow and evolve. Whether you remember, were there or even aware, Larry Miller was ...

Vivian Maier: Chicago Street Photographer

Drawing comparisons to legend Cartier-Bresson,photographer Vivian Maier holds her first solo show posthumously starting this month. Maier chronicled life in Chicago’s Loop and surrounding neighborhoods while working as a nanny to wealthy clients from the ...

Cirq du Soleil: Dralion

Cirque fans rejoice, a new installment of the popular stage show is here with it’s 12th installment, Dralion. East meets West in the new show, featuring Chinese acrobatics, trapeze, contortion, and ballerinas balancing en pointe ...

Photos from our Gorillaz Plastic Beach Tour Chicago Afterparty

An amazing night in Chicago! Thanks to Maseo from De La Soul for the surprise DJ set, rock legends The Clash, R & B legend Bobby Womack, and Pharcyde’s Bootie Brown for stopping by, and ...

CY Presents: Gorillaz Plastic Beach Tour Chicago Afterparty

Gorillaz will be joining us Saturday NIGHT!! CY & Swank Publishing Presents …Plastic Beach:The Chicago Experience Hosted By Hypnotic Brass Ensemble House of Blues Foundation Room 329 N Dearborn 9p-2a Hosted Bacardi Bar till 11 ...

Mateo in the City: Le Gamin Cafe

This little shop is almost preternaturally friendly: from its bright green exterior to its light filled space and its roundly grinning and helpful staff (I was expecting far fouler faces to be shelling out brunch ...

The Abode: Farnsworth House

In its simplest form architecture is rooted in entirely functional considerations, but it can reach up through all degrees of value to the highest sphere of spiritual existence into the realm of pure art. -Mies ...

Portfolio: Pitchfork Festival Highlights

Portfolio: Pitchfork Festival Highlights WHEN: SUNDAY JULY 18th 2010 WHAT:PITCHFORK FESTIVAL WHERE: CHICAGO, IL WHO: BIG BOI, MAJOR LAZER, LOCAL NATIVES, BEACH HOUSE, ST.VINCENT PHOTOGRAPHED BY DAKOTA BLUE Local Natives Beach House Major Lazer Big ...

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