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Marco Foster

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.

Lucille Ball: Legacy after Laughter

Lucille Ball reigned as the queen comedienne of sitcom television in the 1950s and earned thirteen Emmy nominations, winning four of the prestigious awards over the course of her long career. She famously pushed boundaries with an interracial marriage that would come to charm millions of Americans. Lucille Ball was a …

Pilot Light's

Pilot Light’s “Feed Your Mind”

Join Honorary Chair Governor Pat Quinn and Special Guest Sam Kass, President Barak Obama’s Senior Policy Advisor on Nutrition Policy and Executive Director of “Let’s Move”, along with Chicago’s most notable chefs at Pilot Light’s second annual fundraiser, “Feed Your Mind”.

Ingrid Bergman: The Swedish Jewel of American Cinema

Ingrid Bergman is one of the greatest dramatic actresses of all time. For stellar performances she has garnered three Oscars (second only to Katharine Hepburn, who won four during her lifetime), five Golden Globes, two Emmys, and a Tony.

Shirley MacLaine’s Flair for the Dramatic

From her parents, one a former actress and the other a professor of psychology and philosophy, Shirley MacLaine inherited a flair for the dramatic and a spiritual and intellectual curiosity that would set her apart from her peers.

Travel Tips

Tread-Light Travel Tips

As our knowledge of delicate ecosystems expands and we become more aware of the damage many of our actions can have on the environment, more and more people are choosing to incorporate sustainable practices into their everyday lifestyles.

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Midterm Elections

Midterm Elections Yield Best Possible Results for Both Parties

The midterm elections on November 4th proved to be an unexpected blowout for the Democratic Party. In the House of Representatives the Democrats gave further ground, leaving the Republicans with their largest majority since 1946. In the Senate, the Republicans have secured a solid majority after eight years in opposition.

Dina Merrill: Beyond the Billions

As the Princess of Monaco, Dina is a beautiful, blue-eyed blonde—and “ladylike,” a term which Hollywood does not apply to all its feminine stars. The fans don’t ask Miss Merrill for photographs. They ask for money. — The Palm Beach Post Jul 12, 1959 Dina Merrill has always been more …

New York Pizza

Chicago Pizza vs. New York Pizza

It’s a never-ending debate, and people on both sides are willing to fight to the death. Whether you’re from the Big Apple or the Second City, your version of pizza is a delicacy. You wouldn’t dare betray your city’s pizza by admitting you actually like the other one. That’s preposterous! …

Natalie Wood: A Hollywood Enigma

Natalie Wood spent most of her life in front of the lens, starting her first film at the age of four. Her mother was obsessed with making Natalie a star and moved the entire family to Los Angeles to focus on the child’s career. This dedication paid off when Natalie …