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Kit Bernardi

As a contributing editor for Midwest Living, Kit always looks forward to driving the Heartland’s blue highways finding stories and stopping for homemade pie. Kit is based in Chicago, and covers the city’s cultural, dining and entertainment scenes.

Posts by Kit Bernardi

At Gotta Groove Records in Cleveland, six record presses huff, puff and press out up to 70,000 vinyl records a month. With U.S. vinyl record sales at...
Chicago may be the Midwest’s largest city, but enjoying it doesn’t have cost big bucks. Here are our top picks for saving time and...
Chicago’s family fun options are nonstop—just like your kids. Here are our top picks in and around Chicago for families, including...
I had dreamed of going to Italy this summer to see historical mosaic art. Instead, that money went toward a bathroom remodel. So I took a ...
Lying face down on a glass window jutting out 1,000 feet above Chicago’s busy streets, I give thanks that I am not afraid of heights. Of...
The wild-eyed stare, bristling mane and yellowed fangs of the taxidermied lion stopped me in my tracks. It wasn’t the beast’s size and...
My local bakery’s spring display of pastel, flower-decorated cakes inspired me to do something I’ve been meaning to do for years ......
After this snow-smothered winter, I can’t wait any longer to feel renewed and warm. So I head to Aroma Workshop in Chicago’s Lincoln...
I’m sitting cross-legged on my dented blue metal saucer, frozen in place not by fear of the plummeting snow track in front of me or by the...
Shivering on a Chicago Blue Line elevated train platform, I tug my parka tighter around me. My son and our family friends are at the Forest Park...