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Garfield Farm Museum Dinner

Garfield Farm Museum Dinner

The 27th Annual Friends of Garfield Farm Museum Dinner and awards ceremony at Dunham Woods Riding Club in Wayne, Illinois was recently celebrated as the largest farm in Illinois to be listed in the National Register of Historic Sites, the Garfield Heritage Society and Campton Historic Agricultural Lands. This year’s …

Celebrity Fight Night

Celebrity Fight Night

It wasn’t the Thriller in Manilla, but it was a Muhammad Ali extravaganza: the 21st Annual Celebrity Fight Night event at the J.W. Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix ….

A Silver Lining Foundation : “Glitz and Glamour”

A Silver Lining Foundation, an organization dedicated to providing mammograms and additional diagnostic testing to those in need. Last month I had the pleasure of attending a fashion show fundraiser and luncheon that benefitted a very worthy cause. On Wednesday, March 18th, guests filled the Gold Coast Room of the …

Aspen: Winter Brings Them There, Summer Keeps Them There

Springtime skiing in Aspen, Colorado during the second week of March has developed into a delightful tradition for outdoor enthusiasts not only in the Midwest but for individuals spread out across the U.S., from as far away as San Francisco and N.Y. Offering world-class ski slopes, unique shopping, fine dining, …

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Marshall Field’s in Chicago: Reconciling the Past With the Present

Marshall Field and Company located at State St. and Randolph in Chicago since 1881 when Marshall Field became director of operations to what would become one of the most successful and enterprising retail stores in the world. “Give the lady what she wants” has been the timeless slogan of retail …

Bulls and Blackhawks

Bulls and Blackhawks – A 2015 of Transition in Chicago

Bulls and Hawks fans were in shock recently when for the first time in Chicago sports history, both teams lost their superstars within 24 hour period.

Highlights from the 57th Grammy Awards

It is an occasion I look forward to each year, and this year was no different. From the parties to the red carpet, backstage and beyond, these are my picks for the occasion’s most memorable moments.

Sundance Film Fest 2015: Hollywood in the Mountains

On a brilliant suggestion from accomplished Hollywood director Sydney Pollack in 1981, the Sundance Film Festival moved from Salt Lake City to Park City, Utah and commenced activities in January instead of September.

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2015 Palm Springs International Film Festival

Though the Palm Springs International Film Festival doesn’t attract the media attention of major awards shows, it has become the great kickoff to the awards season. The 26th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival concluded Monday, January 12, after established actors, directors, up-and-comers, and audiences from around the globe flocked …

Hotel Jerome: The First of Its Kind in Aspen

Hotel Jerome is hands down one of the best places to stay in Aspen, Colorado. However, what people don’t know exactly is the history behind the hotel. It’s a wonderful place to stay not just because of its comfortable amenities, but also because it is an iconic landmark in Aspen, the establishment that made Aspen a resort ski town.