Ahead of the Curve

According to the leading trendspotters, 2009 is Chicago’s year. Yes, it is true, move over NYC, L.A., D.C. and any other city that can be reduced to a few letters … this is the year where you are all going to be looking to Chicago to find out what you should be wearing, reading, eating, drinking or thinking. As a life-long Chicagoan it is a relief to be known for more than political corruption, life-threatening weather and pizza. We have always had our finger on the pulse — now everyone knows it.