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 …
Venetian Masquerade Gala
It was a night of who’s who as guests arrived decked out in their elegant masks for the Face the Future Foundation’s Gala, Venetian Masquerade Gala. Over 420 philanthropic-minded individuals came to support the not-for-profit, dedicated to helping transform the lives of children suffering from cleft palate and other craniofacial …
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 – 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.
Navy Pier’s 5th Annual Snow Days
Skilled artisans from across the globe and around the Midwest descended on Navy Pier’s Polk Bros. park recently to demonstrate their trade and celebrate the mid-winter season at Navy Pier’s 5th Annual Snow Days Chicago.
Marco Foster’s Stylish Fundraising Continues with The Grinch Who Gave Back Christmas
It is now the time of year that tends to inspire our gratitude, and this holiday season Marco Foster is grateful to be alive. After facing death and winning the fight against a life-threatening brain tumor, this notable Chicagoan is firmly in control of his life and vows to live every day to the fullest.
Chicago Human Rhythm Project: Jubalee… Tap Into the Night
The Pritzker Stage at Millennium Park came alive recently as the Chicago Human Rhythm Project (C.H.R.P.) celebrated their 25th year silver anniversary.
Oktoberfest Continues in Chicago – A Brief History & Where to Celebrate This Year!
This year’s Oktoberfest may have ended in Germany, but the celebration continues in the Windy City. Read on for a brief history of the world’s largest festival, and learn where you can celebrate in Chicago.
Shadow Town II: The Johns
Shadow Town II: The Johns explores the role that cultural views of masculinity play in the perpetuation of sex crimes. A Chicagoland epidemic, the sex trafficking of young girls and women is a devastating crime that has consequences extending beyond the immediate violence and exploitation involved in the transactions themselves. …
A Farewell to Hot Doug’s
Located at the corner of Roscoe Street and California Avenue in Avondale, hundreds of people lined up about five blocks down Roscoe to get a last taste of Doug’s amazing gourmet hot dogs.