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By / Style & Beauty / June 30, 2015

Shred415 at Hotel Palomar (above): A sweeping view of Chicago serves as perfect motivation for a morning workout. The River North hotel and the local high-intensity training fitness studio have teamed up to offer hotel guests a way to stay fit and enjoy a Chicago experience this summer. Workouts will be hosted Wednesday mornings at 6:30 a.m. on the 17th floor terrace, and are available 24/7 on guestroom TVs — just check out resistance bands from the front desk. 505 N. State; Hotelpalomar-chicago.com

 

TrendingNitro< Nitro coffee: What could be better than ice-cold java on tap? Stored in a keg and infused with nitrogen, this velvety beverage comes packed with three times the caffeine of the regular drip variety. Find the savory cup of joe at Beatrix. $4.25, 519 N. Clark; Beatrixchicago.com

 

Kensington Roof Garden & Lounge’s popsicles: Gone are the days of sticky, store-bought ice pops from a box. This summer, treat your grown-up palate to the rooftop venue’s new handmade “adult popsicles,” which come in flavors like Irish Mudslide and Strawberry Margarita. $10. 324 W. Chicago; Kensingtonroof.com

 

Cupcakes and Cocktails: Indulge in gourmet cupcakes with a kick from this Chicago-based bakery, which creates custom alcohol-infused desserts. Now with shipping across the U.S., the treats can be delivered to your front door — just in time for your next summer soirée. Starting at $16/ half dozen. Cupcakesandcocktailschi.blogspot.com

 

TrendingPastoral> Pastoral Artisan picnics: It pays to be prepared: The made-to-order packaged picnic options come fully stocked with award-winning Midwest cheeses, Dick Taylor Craft chocolates, Brooklyn Brine Co. pickles and more — even wine and beer). Order for same-day pick up or delivery by calling (773) 472-4781; Pastoralartisan.com

 

Blink by Channing’s mobile spa: An Oak Street fixture for 35 years, Channing’s Studio & Spa (67 E. Oak) is known for its superior facials, hair styling, manicures, brow-shaping and more. Now the celeb-approved hot spot is going mobile with a glam movie-star makeup trailer complete with all of the studio’s signature treatments. Schedule an appointment by calling (708) 317-9099 or check the online calendar for the trailer’s next location. Blinkmobilespa.com