About

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My name is Kevin Baum and I’m a Chicago-native with a passion for style, design, food and culture. I live in the South Loop neighborhood with my girlfriend Tricia and our pets Buddy, a Cairn Terrier, and Charlie, a Russian Blue.

By day I’m a Communications Manager at the nation’s leading health and wellness company, and by night I’m a marathoner and blogger with an insatiable hunger for physical and emotional strength.

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Kevin Joseph is my creative outlet for pictures and stories of my interests, travels, experiences and endeavors. If you’re a reader, you’re a friend, and I’d love to hear from you! Questions? Comments? Suggestions? I’ll take it all. Feel free to email me directly at kevinjosephblog@gmail.com, or you can find me on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and Bloglovin‘.

Thanks for following along. Let’s grow together!

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Fun Facts

  • Age: I’m 38 and I share the same birthday as Robert Plant!
  • How long have you lived in Chicago? I was raised in the NW suburb of Wheeling, IL to parents who grew up in Chicago. I moved to the city-proper in 2004 after they skipped town for Las Vegas a few years before.
  • What type of music do you like? I myself play guitar and I’m a fan of anything that sounds good and fits the mood. When it comes to preferences, my favorite band is Pearl Jam, and I’m a sucker for classic rock, techno, EDM and indie.
  • Fond of: Pizza, wine, running, family and friends. And the occasional PS4 session.
  • Describe Your Style: Minimal, modern, flexible. I adapt to my surroundings.
  • Icons and Mentors: Jack Nicholson, Eddie Vedder, my parents, my uncle, my girlfriend.
  • Most Worn Item In Your Closet: Jeans or chinos with a solid tee or sweater.
  • What do you do for fun? Dinner with friends, photography, experiencing Chicago like a tourist.
  • Favorite Places You’ve Been: Tuscany and Rome, London, Bermuda.
  • What Inspires You? Strong people. I believe that happiness and success come to those who are willing to work for it. The most important investment we make is in ourselves, and if we move with urgency, have no ego, and give a shit, we’ll succeed.

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