I’ve got full-blown Olympic fever, which is why I’m carrying a torch for this Daily Candy Chicago story. In it, editor Jourdan Fairchild tests her gold-medal mettle, trying her hand at Winter Olympic sports such as figure skating, speed skating and, yes, curling. While taking us through the highs and lows of her athletic endeavors, she also details where Chicagoans can channel their inner Apolo Anton Ono, Gracie Gold or Jason Brown and try out the sports for themselves.
Photographer Art Shay celebrates the love of his life in his new exhibit ‘My Florence’.
My husband still gets excited for bagel day at work. He’ll wake up and remind me that he doesn’t need to eat because, “Remember, it’s bagel day!” Is it really that exciting? I guess when you work in an office and food is provided one day a week, whatever shows up on that tray is worth celebrating.
Maybe it’s the combination of my love for film festivals and photography, or maybe I’m just a nerd, but I love the portraits that come out of the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, each year. Who will wear the cutest snow hat? Who will run out of ways to pose with their costar and start choking them? Check out the gallery to find out, and let us know your favorite. (All photos by Victoria Will for AP and Larry Busacca for Getty Images)