Chicago, United States
Kristy, 41
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What do you do and why do you do it?

I'm an elementary school teacher. I love being able to influence the future of tomorrow.

You’re broken hearted - what tracks does your heartbreak playlist consist of?

Sam Smith-I'm not the only one, Lauryn Hill-Ex Factor, Lady Antebellum-Need you know, Beyonce-Irreplaceable, The Tony Rich Project-Nobody Knows, Adele-All I ask, Boyz II Men-End of the Road, Mariah Carey-We Belong Together, Wham ft. George Michael-Careless Whisper

What are the best TV shows of all time?

Friends, Saved By the Bell, Full House, Twin Peaks, Jane the Virgen, New Girl, Sex and the City

Name some spots in Chicago that are good for a Tinder date.

Websters Wine Bar, California Clipper Lounge, Violet Hour, Soho House,

Who’s your hero and where in Chicago would you take them out for a serious hang?

My hero is my mother! She's an unbelievably strong woman, with such an amazing heart. I would take her to the top of the John Hancock to see the views of the city. Followed by dinner at Tango Sur. Then I'd take her to catch a show at Second City.

Where do you buy those fabulous clothes of yours?

I go to Intermix, Zara, or Nordstrom's

What’s the area/ spot in town you’ll never be caught dead in?

The South Side of Chicago, besides their I don't like to be kept in a box.

What’s the thing you LOVE to do in your city that you never get to do?

Walking along the beach on Lake Shore Drive. Rain or shine it's a beautiful walk.

What’s the most decadent / extreme dish you ever ate in Chicago and where did you get it?

Chicago deep dish pizza from Peaquod's

Is there a hidden bar / hole in the wall in Chicago that you particularly like?

I love going to Bordel it's a Speak Easy lounge with great ambiance and incredible drinks.

What’s the most expensive restaurant / spa / hotel you’ve ever been to in Chicago? How much did it cost and what did you get there?

I love the Public House Chicago Hotel. It costs around $185 a night. The decor is white and bright.

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