Nicole is a Chicago-based writer covering travel, arts and culture, food and booze, gadgets and gizmos, and sustainable lifestyles. When she's not writing, you can catch her at shows (music, art, comedy, theater) around town, grabbing a book from Chicago Public Library, or traveling to some far off land to eat, drink, and either climb a mountain or float in an ocean. You can also find her on Twitter @nicoleabruce.
Articles by Nicole
Oct 13, 2016
Chicago's Most Innovative Startups Today
During a recent talk in Chicago about the "state of the American Dream," PayPal founder Peter Thiel -- the San Francisco-based billionaire who bankrolled Hulk Hogan's lawsuit against Gawker Media -- implied that no extremely talented, tech-savvy individual with ambition should stay in Chicago.
Sep 23, 2016
The Best Cheap Sandwiches in Chicago for $6 or Less
Six bucks won't get you much in a highfalutin city, but in Chicago it's enough to snag these seriously delicious sandwiches -- several of which have coincidentally secured spots on our sandwiches to eat before you die and best international sandwiches lists.
Aug 16, 2016