I On The Scene

Mandy Patinkin Celebrated by Michigan Ave. Magazine

Michigan Ave. Magazine recently hosted a terrific party for the remarkable Chicagoan Mandy Patinkin whose entertainment career has spanned over 40 years. Patinkin talked his Emmy award winning show Homeland, Patti LuPone, and Chicago.

Gold Coast Property For Sale

For a limited time only- a captivating lake front property in the heart of the Gold Coast …. Boasting spectacular views of the lake and Oak Street Beach, this magnificent condo. contains 3,800 luxurious sq. ft., highlighted by four bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms.

International Beethoven Festival 2013

Chicago was the center of attention recently as the 3rd Annual Beethoven Festival kicked off on Sept. 7th. Spanning nine days (from Sept. 7 – 15th), showcased 60 musical performances from 12 different countries. Top level talent from around the world gathered and demonstrated their unique skills during this cultural celebration, spotlighting 37 world premiers and six Chicago premiers.

Twilight Summer Soiree

Twilight Summer Soiree, a late summer rooftop party acknowledging all three organizations. Upon arriving at The Estate, guests were encouraged to make a charitable donation of $20.00 to the Gary Sinise Foundation, a very honorable organization that openly supports members of the military, their families, and others who are considered …

The 38th Annual Hampton Classic

Horse back riding aficionados from across the country and around the world recently gathered at one of the biggest and most prestigious horse shows in the U.S., 38th Annual Hampton Classic. Located in Bridgehampton, N.Y. this equestrian extravaganza is positioned on a 65-acre show ground, boasting six show rings and over 70 vendors.

Anti-Cruelty Society

Anti-Cruelty Society of Chicago

The Anti-Cruelty Society of Chicago assists more than 50,000 pets and owners every year as Chicago’s biggest and oldest humane society. The Bucktown neighborhood was alive with all breeds barking on this sunny Sunday afternoon at the Red Door Kitchen and Bar. Dozens of dog owners and their furry four-legged best friends gathered for …

Mats Wilander Plays at Dunham Woods Riding Club

A tennis legend from the 1980’s made an exclusive appearance (on Sunday, August 11th) at Dunham Woods Riding Club in Wayne, Illinois. Tennis star Mats Wilander conducted his very own tennis clinic in front of a packed gallery; adults and juniors alike welcomed the privilege to be on the same court with a seven-time, Grand Slam champion.

The Australian Bee Gees Show

The Australian Bee Gees Show

The spirit of the 70’s came alive recently at the Broadway Playhouse (Water Tower Place)with a terrific presentation: “The Australian Bee Gees Show, A Multi-Media Tribute Concert.

Ladies Night Chicago

The atmosphere was lively and outdoor views spectacular at the J1 Summer Living Blowout Event on Monday, July 29th. Boasting the best rooftop bar in Chicago is The Estate at 1177 N. Elston Ave., overlooking the Chicago river and providing a terrific view of the skyline.

Hotel Jerome : Checking in at Aspen’s Crown Jewel:

On my current trip to Aspen I stayed at Aspen’s crown jewel, Hotel Jerome where I was delighted to see how charming and beautiful the magnificent renovation is.