I On Luxury Lifestyle

The French Manor Inn and Spa

Travel abroad without leaving the country with a visit to the northern mountains of Pennsylvania. The lush surroundings serve as a nurturing escape from the urban chaos of everyday life in the city. Don’t get me wrong, of course we’re tough in Chicago, but we also know how to sit back and relax. That brings to mind the exquisite accommodations of the French Manor Inn and Spa.

Primo Classico

Primo Classico Soars in Support of Homeless Families

The 4th annual Primo Classico was held at Hawthorne Global Aviation Services in Wheeling, IL. Benefiting the Primo Center for Women and Children, the fundraising event was a spectacular evening of sensory overload. Hosted by Diane and Quintin Primo and chaired by Cassie Carver of Lake Forest Sportcars, the evening attracted over 350 attendees who, once again, experienced the European luxe life. But this year it was taken to a whole new level.

67th Annual Emmy Awards

The 67th Annual Emmy Awards, Television All Grown Up

The 67th Annual Emmy Awards was telecast at the Microsoft Theater in L.A. Television’s biggest night became an entertainment extravaganza for a standing room only crowd and millions of viewers around the country. Hosted for the first time by the multi-talented Andy Samberg, this year’s show was fast-paced and flowing …

Roaring for Gilda's Club

Roaring for Gilda’s Club: Erie–LaSalle Auto Shop’s Great Gatsby Party

Roaring for Gilda’s Club: Erie–LaSalle Auto Shop’s Great Gatsby Party celebrated that golden age with a Casino Night at the Montgomery Club. Featuring a speakeasy casino consisting of no-limit blackjack tables, roulette wheels, and a lively craps table, this soiree had something for everyone, who all arrived in their finest …

Kim Davis

Kim Davis : No One Who Supports the Constitution Should Support Her

Kim Davis, an obscure Kentucky county clerk, made headlines in recent weeks for her refusal to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Her justification is avowedly faith-based, claiming that to issue the licenses would be repugnant to her Christianity, and that she is protected under the Constitution’s injunction against discrimination …

Rush Street

Rush Street Reunion 2015

Rush Street Reunion 2015 is celebrated at Connie’s Pizza the sights, sounds, and atmosphere of years in the past came to life on one special afternoon. This special event brought together some of the original musicians, D.J.’s, and vocalists who made an indelible impression on our minds years ago at …

Evening with Israel Idonije

An Evening with Israel Idonije

An Evening with Israel Idonije, former Chicago Bear and NFL star, Israel “Izzy” Idonije is known as a powerful voice and force for good in the humanitarian arena. Approximately 200 guests came out to support the foundation’s programs which have benefitted over 8,000 youth in Chicago-area and other communities across …

Easter Seals’ Modern Classic

Easter Seals’ Modern Classic brings our Chicago’s culinary A-List chefs

Easter Seals’ Modern Classic came to fruition because of Kevin’s desire to recreate a celebrity chef event, similar to one he had done before with his longtime friend, Tom LeClair, Easter Seals’ Vice President of Development.  That event was held for an organization in Springfield where Kevin grew up and …

Shout Wipes

Shout Wipes Looking Fabulous

Use Shout Wipes, as we enter into the beautiful, hot summer month of August, many Americans are getting as much wear out of their summer wardrobe as possible. After all, Labor Day is fast approaching and most of us still believe it is taboo to sport our whites after this …

Louder Than Words: To Hear or Not To Hear

When I was asked to write an article on the documentary Louder Than Words, I went in fascinated and intrigued to learn more about the modern technology that is answering the prayers of so many in the deaf community. In doing my research on this feature-length film, I was at …