Archive for July 2009

"HOSTESS WITH THE MOSTEST" CELEBRATES HER BIRTHDAY!

Birthday girl Kathy O’Malley with fab friends. The “Hostess With the Mostest”, Kathy O’Malley of Gibson’s fame, celebrated her birthday at Prosecco Ristorante Tuesday night.  It was a party that won’t soon be forgotten!  Over 150 friends showed up to toast and celebrate this wonderful lady.  BJ Murray and I co-hosted the event and it was... Read more »

HAPPY JULY 4TH EVERYBODY!

Corinne Melchior’s flag cake. It was a day to spend with friends and family and BBQ!  The flags were out in full force in Old Town and these are some of the sights of the day….Let me know what you did to celebrate!!!!       

STEPPENWOLF OPENS WITH "UP"

Actor and Steppenwolf ensemble member John Mahoney on opening night. The opening performance of “Up” was a sellout!   This new play by Bridget Carpenter was directed by cast member Anna Shapiro and tells the story of Walter Griffin (played brilliantly by Ian Barford). It is based on real life inventor and dreamer Larry Walters, who in... Read more »
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MONICA SAYS GOODBYE!

    Nebil and Monica.   Thursday night was Monica Monroe’s farewell performance at the Baton Show Lounge.  She has been a star performer for half of her adult life–20 years!  She is getting married to Nebil and moving to Ann Arbor, Michigan!  Watch out Ann Arbor, here she comes!  Good luck Monica!  We love... Read more »

THE MAKING OF "PUBLIC ENEMIES"

On the set of Public Enemies I remember last year around this time when they were filming Public Enemies a 1/2 block form my house in Old Town.  It was so exciting except for the inconvenience–no parking or drivng anywhere.  But the attention to detail was so amazing to see.  I watched as they meticulously covered... Read more »