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The Puppy Mill Project Hosts “Mothers in the Mills” Benefit

The Puppy Mill Project brought together animal lovers from all over the world-class city of Chicago to share in their passion and love for puppies. Founder of the life-saving project Cari Meyers managed to take a dark cause, set in a downtown concrete warehouse, and fill it with live entertainment, music, …

Driehaus Design Initiative

Over $170,000 Raised By the Driehaus Design Initiative

The Driehaus Design Initiative has been working “to promote and encourage design education and to foster public appreciation and understanding of all aspects of fashion design and history” for over a decade. Since 2002, the nonprofit has organized the Driehaus Awards for Fashion Excellence, a fashion and award show that …

Alhambra Palace

Alhambra Palace Hosts Silent Auction & Fashion Show

The evening was a night to remember, taking every human being that attended the event on a journey of self-reflection, mourning, and a celebration of life.

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, …


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.