Emily Nejad, the one-woman creative force behind Bon Vivant Cakes, is preparing to open and event and workshop space, called Maven, in Albany Park. Patty Wetli/Block Club Chicago

Bon Vivant’s Cake Queen, A YouTube-Taught Master, Opening Workshop So You Can Learn, Too

After enjoying sweet success with Bon Vivant Cakes, Emily Nejad is launching Maven, where her cake and cookie sisters can spread the joy of baking.

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Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park Primary category in which blog post is published

After More Than A Century, Independence Library Gets A Home Of Its Own

Officials are set to officially open the Irving Park branch at at 4022 N. Elston Ave. Tuesday.