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Madeleine Hettich
Madeleine Hettich is a graphic designer, writer, illustrator, and comic book artist. After graduating with a BFA degree (with an emphasis in Visual Communications Design) from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, she worked as a freelance illustrator and graphic designer before being hired by GREY. She continues to develop independent illustration and comics projects in her own time. This background gives her a unique perspective when writing about any number of topics.
Donuts from Firecakes
CULTURE

The Best Late Night Eateries in Chicago

In everyone's quest for memorable late-night antics, the need for good food is always a priority. If you happen to be looking for the perfect diner to have a midnight meal, these are a few places that will gladly help you out.
Kevin Davenport (right) and Madeleine Hettich (left)
BUSINESS

What We All Can Learn From Kevin Davenport

Kevin Davenport's dedication to the success of the next generation is certainly commendable. With the current difficulties facing youths in troubled areas of Chicago, it's become harder for them to have access to the same resources and job training as their peers from other neighborhoods. Ideal Candidate acknowledges this problem and seeks to correct it.
CULTURE

Happy Holidays From GREY

As the holiday season enters its full swing we’d like to take the time to look back on GREY’s beginnings. We’ve been so lucky to have such dedicated and passionate followers and we thank each and every one of you. This time last year our

Miles Morales in Spiderman into the Spiderverse
ENTERTAINMENT

Diving into the Spider-Verse

Last week witnessed the release of Spider-Man into the Spider-Verse to the absolute joy of comic book lovers everywhere. The Ultimate Comics Spider-Man series was hugely popular and brought a much-needed breath of fresh air to Marvel in terms of both diversity and concept. But does

BUSINESS

Real Innovation is Ageless

The Innovation of the Ages event held last week brought up some important issues with the modern workplace. Agism is typically defined as discrimination on the basis of a person’s age. In the business world, we see this prejudice manifest in the belief that people over

Holiday for Hope Dreams for Kids Chicago
CULTURE

Why You Should Be Paying Attention to Holiday For Hope

No matter which winter holiday you choose to partake in (Christmas, Hanukkah, Festivus, etc) the act of giving is important. This is the time of year when we show gratitude for the people who have supported us and kindness for complete strangers.Holiday for Hope is

Apple Pie on the Rocks Cocktail
MIXOLOGY

Hidden Cocktails (Holiday Edition): Apple Pie on the Rocks

With the holiday season coming ever closer, everyone’s looking for a little festive food and drink. Finding the perfect drink for your Christmas Eve celebrations is almost like finding the perfect gift for yourself. Here at GREY we’ve found a couple of cool holiday cocktail recipes for

Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse
ENTERTAINMENT

5 Movies You Can’t Miss this December

Due to the impending Oscar season, December and January always have some of the best movies of the year. Filmmakers want their movies to be released early enough for consideration, but late enough to be fresh in the minds of voters. As a result, there’s a serious amount of

Sam Pizzo Cover
NONCONFORMIST

Fireside Chat with Sam Pizzo

If you met Sam Pizzo today, there wouldn’t be any doubt that he’s a well-dressed man. As a Sales Consultant and Team Leader for Tom James, one of the oldest manufacturers of custom suits out there, it stands to reason that he’s got to look good.

MIXOLOGY

Hidden Cocktails: Bourbon Cider Cocktail

With the huge number of cocktails out in the world, it’s not surprising that a few fall through the cracks. There are hidden gems in those lost cocktails, delicious drinks that everybody would probably enjoy. This week we’re focusing on Cider Bourbon Cocktails! This cocktail may not

Thanksgiving Dinner
FAMILY

How to Survive Thanksgiving With Your In-laws

Everybody gets nervous when they meet their significant other’s parents. But meeting up with your in-laws over Thanksgiving can be a little more stressful. Even if you’ve met them before, family holidays are a whole new ball game. You’re walking into family traditions you’ve never experienced,

MIXOLOGY

Hidden Cocktails: The Sidecar

With the huge number of cocktails out in the world, it’s not surprising that a few fall through the cracks. There are hidden gems in those lost cocktails, delicious drinks that everybody would probably enjoy. This week we’re focusing on the Sidecar! The Sidecar used to be

FAMILY

Modern Guide to Finding the Right Babysitter

Parenting isn’t the same as it used to be. It just isn’t. Family makes-ups and dynamics have changed drastically over the years, along with society’s expectations of parents. In the modern age, both parents are typically employed, single parent families are more common, and adults don’t want to sacrifice their

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