Real Simple gives you the gift of time on Friday

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A wise man once said, “Time does not exist.”

We’re betting that guy’s out of a job now. If you’re like most people, time is very real, and you wish you had a little more of it each day. Well, Real Simple magazine claims that it can provide just that. In honor of the mag’s 10th anniversary, managing editor Kristin van Ogtrop hosts “15 Minutes and You’re Done,” from noon-7 p.m. (wait, that’s not 15 minutes!) Friday at Union Station. The interactive event will feature stations and demonstrations from various Chicago celebrities (including Bachelorette Jillian Harris, NBC’s Ginger Zee and others) on how women can simplify their lives. Even if you’re not buying that, you might as well stop by for the free lunch, available from noon-2 p.m. Find more details here.

The event is part of a weeklong anniversary celebration, which also includes a 10-percent discount at participating retailers at The 900 Shops, and special lunch ($20.10) and dinner ($40.10) deals at the following restaurants through Friday:


Bistro 110


David Burkes Primehouse

Epic (dinner only)

Fultons on the River

Markethouse (dinner only)


Rebar (dinner only)

Rockit Bar & Grill

sola (dinner only)

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