03/29/2012 12:58 pm ET

Chicago's Hottest 30 Under 30: Up-And-Coming Stars In The Second City

We love to dish when it comes to Chicago, and why shouldn't we? Spilling the inside info on the best-kept secrets and must-try activities is pure joy. But, what really revs us up, is sharing deets about successful Chicagoans making big impressions in our city's professional and social scenes.

You might remember last year, when we introduced you to 30 bright young things making Chi-town rad, and now we're back with 2012's list, and it's a total #win. Click through to meet the young, driven crew that made the cut this year.

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