Archive for March 2010

CS Magazine Presents "Men of Style 2010" at Barney's

  NBC’s Marcus Riley is one of CS Magazine “Ten for ’10″. CS Magazine recently hosted a party at Barney’s to celebrate their 2010 Men of Style. The 4th floor was packed with friends who had come to congratulate the “Ten for ’10″. Lucky recipients include NBC’s Marcus Riley, Christopher Clinton Conway (Joffrey Ballet’s Executive... Read more »

It's Going to be a Fashionable Spring!

With Visual Therapy’s Joe Lupo and Jesse Garza and their latest book, “Work It!”. The stars were aligned last week when four iconic fashion giants came together to celebrate spring.  J. Mendel, BoChic jewelry and Visual Therapy’s Jesse Garza and Joe Lupo all showcased their must-have selections for 2010 on a windy night on Chicago‘s... Read more »

Gate Crashing Salahis Star in "Real Housewives of D.C."

Latest reality star, Michaela Salahi, meeting President Obama. Was this a PR stunt for Bravo’s new show? Well, just when you think it’s safe to look at the news again, information surfaces that the “star” of the upcoming reality show, “Real Housewives of D.C.”, is none other than the infamous White House gate crasher, MICHAELA... Read more »
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Neimans Makes Akris Modern Wing's First Fashion Show

The Modern Wing’s Griffin Court was the venue for the U.S. premiere of Akris’ Fall 2010 runway collection. The U.S. premiere of the Akris fall 2010 runway collection was shown last night at the Modern Wing.  It was presented by Neiman Marcus and W Magazine. This was the first fashion show to ever be held... Read more »

Palmer House Party Celebrates Chicago Magazine's "Belle of the Blog"

With blog party co-hosts Rich Gamble, Publisher of Chicago Magazine, Cindy Burns and David Brandt, Director of Catering for the Palmer House. Chicago Magazine, the Palmer House and friend Cindy Burns co-hosted a party in Lockwood Restaurant to celebrate my March Chicago Magazine feature, “Belle of the Blog.”  It was so much fun and I... Read more »

The Baton Show Lounge, A North Side Institution, Celebrates 41st Anniversary

The legendary Chilli Pepper performs in the Baton Show Lounge’s 41st Anniversary Party. The Baton Show Lounge at 436 N. Clark celebrated their 41st anniversary last night and presented a show that had the packed house on their feet for every number!  Standouts were Sasha Colby and Chilli Pepper although every “girl” gave it their... Read more »
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The Center on Halsted's Oscar Party

  Having fun at the Center on Halsted party! (Photo by Steve Starr) The Center on Halsted’s annual Oscar Party was held at the Fairmont for the first time this year.   Over 300 people packed the International Ballroom for food, fashion and fun and to applaud and cheer on their favorite Oscar nominees.  Event co-chairs... Read more »

Where the Drinks are Cold and the Piano's Hot!

The company of Thodos Dance Chicago at their Spring benefit…(Pic by Steve Starr) This weekend we attended Thodos’ Dance Chicago’s “All That Jazz” Spring Benefit at the Chicago History Museum.  This contemporary company was founded 18 years ago by choreographer Melissa Thodos who also serves as its Artistic Director.  The appreciative crowd enjoyed a fun-packed... Read more »

Inside Chef Art Smith's Private 50th Birthday Party!

Mayor Daley congratulates Chef Art Smith at his 50th birthday party. Fit, fab and fifty!  Chef Art Smith threw a party and EVERYONE came!  The private, by-invitation-only 50th birthday party for Chef Art Smith was held at the James Hotel on Sunday evening, February 28th.  150 friends packed the room to celebrate not only Art’s... Read more »
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Star Chef Charlie Trotter Weds in the Maldives!

Chef Charlie Trotter and Rochelle Smith wed in the Maldives on February 21st! Big congratulations to Charlie Trotter’s Restaurant star chef Charlie Trotter, who married his longtime love public relations executive Rochelle Smith on February 21st at the One & Only resort in the Maldives!  We wish you a lifetime of happiness!