Goodbye #SummerTimeChi and hello #FallTimeChi?!?! Is that a thing? It is now. In celebration of the new season we’ve curated a list of the events and products you should be checking out this autumn. Be sure to visit our Instagram page and follow these businesses for more information, etc.

  1. Sharhi’s Desserts – They’re having a special for October: Chocolate covered strawberries $25.00 per dozen. Join the Sharhi’s Desserts community: 
  2. Taste of the Holidays – We all have so much to do during the holidays, so why not let one of our caterers help you wow your family, friends and guests at your holiday eventsRegister to attend our Pre-Holiday Tasting featuring all black-owned caterers for only $10 with code EARLY (Early bird coupon code good ’til Oct 15)! Learn more and reserve your tickets at
  3. Passports and Purpose – Passports and Purpose™ was founded in 2016 with a collection designed to serve travelers with both a sense of humor and a sense of adventure. By the end of that year, the store expanded to include affirmation themed apparel and accessories. Our team is passionate about creating memories, satisfying their wanderlust, and adding positive vibes to every encounter.
  4. The Confidence Quest Workshop – Your online cousin is hosting a workshop that will give women practical tools to be the confident women God has created them to be. This women’s event is a 3-hour intimate experience including confidence building exercises such as mirror work, body image reconfiguration, and affirmations. Refreshments, a community of growth-focused women, and some real introspection will be served. Grab your tickets here:
  5. Emerald Escape Spa Products – Handcrafted natural spa quality body products and soy candles. Mention code: Blackownedchicago to receive $5 off admission to our monthly candle making 101 or 102 class offer valid thru 12-31-18 (check website for upcoming classes)
  6. Ria Harris, The Community Builder Realtor –

    *Licensed in Illinois and Indiana (specializes in the south side of Chicago & Cook County and Northwest Indiana)
    *Works with buyers and sellers
    *Earned her Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES) and Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR) Designations
    *Keller Williams NW Indiana
    “Building a beautiful, peaceful and benevolent community one home at a time.” 773-892-2610

  7. The Mask Book by Andriea Denise – From living through church hurt to living for the kingdom of God. 
  8. Queens Couture Extensions Boutique & Salon
  9. Love Peridot – Love Peridot is an online collection of jewelry, lifestyle and travel accessories curated for the goal getter, professional and entrepreneur. Visit for more!
  10. Gill Family Jewels – ALL JEWELRY $5. (lead free & nickel free)
  11. Musical Arts Institute – An Evening of Jazz
  12. Average Black Girl – We market through contributing for major outlets such as, Average Black Girl podcast, and social media. Visit for more information.
  13. Mimi’s Tot Grand Opening – everyone is invited to come out and celebrate Mimi’s Tot grand opening boutique and kids hair salon. Oct 21st 3pm-7pm
  14. Love Verse Free Consultation – Book your Free consultation with Love Verse today, for your upcoming custom needs (Bridal, Prom, Special Occasion)! Email them at or go directly to to place your custom order.
  15. Hines Brines – Spice up your life with Hines Brines. Samuel Hines started his company because he wanted flavorful food without tons of salt and additives. Samuel is a native of Virginia, but moved to Chicago at the age of 12. His love for great food and wines inspired him to start his own company, to share his passions with friends and family. If you want the juiciest turkey in town this holiday season try our Original Brine. #hines_brines  #spiceislife Visit for more information.

  16. Author to Boss Conference –
  17. Ladies That Lead Conference
  18. Harold Green Presents: FFTLjuswanaseing 
  19. Elaine Anderson : Freelance Researcher – Elaine Anderson is a freelance researcher for students and businesses.  The service Elaine will provide sources for students who are assigned research projects/ papers. The grade levels she will assist are between junior high and college. She will provide  sources for an affordable price.  For business use, it does depend on what is needed.  Here is the contact information 319.325.3153;; also check out Instagram: Elainemarie723 and Question and research.
  20. Buzz Wild: Social Game Night –

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  1. Abby Flanders

    I live in Charlotte NC; however I am interested in your products. Please let me know how to purchase. Thanks!