Archive for May 2010

Playboy's Playmate of the Year, Hope Dworaczyk, Crowned by Hef in Vegas at Party at Palms (85 Pics!)

  Hef presents 2010 Playmate of the Year, Hope Dworaczyk, with a plaque, $100K check and keys to a BMW at Palms celebration in Las Vegas. Hugh Hefner, Playboy founder and all around legend, crowned 25 year old Texan, Hope Dworaczyk, 2010 Playboy Playmate of the Year at a celebration at Rain nightclub in the... Read more »

SAIC's "The Walk 2010" Fashion Show

SAIC’s The Walk 2010 Fashion Show–Maggie Thoms and Lane Spodek designs.  (Photo by Daniel Tomei) The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) hosted its 76th annual fashion show, The Walk 2010, presented for the first time in the Renzo-Piano designed Griffin Court of the Art Institute’s Modern Wing.  This marked the return of... Read more »

Bill Zwecker, Mr. Hollywood, is Honored by AIBI

Tom Gorman, honoree Bill Zwecker and Stanley Paul. Everyone knows and loves Bill Zwecker so he was the perfect choice to be honored this year by the AIBI benefitting the Stanley Paul-Raelene Mittelman Scholarship Fund.  The SRO crowd packed the Casino to see and hear Bill toasted/roasted by his dear friends John Barron, Christie Hefner,... Read more »
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Ironman, Robert Downey, Jr. Coming to Chicago!

Robert Downey, Jr. will receive the Renaissance Award from the Gene Siskel Film Center. On Saturday, June 19th, Robert Downey, Jr. will be presented with the Gene Siskel Film Center Renaissance Award at the Ritz-Carlton (160 E. Pearson St.)  The event, entitled “An Evening With Robert Downey, Jr.” will include cocktails, dinner, incredible live auction... Read more »

Insider's Guide to Watching a Cubs Game from a Rooftop!

Fun on the rooftops! There are advantages and disadvantages of viewing a Cubs game from a rooftop venue.  First of all, you are not jammed into seats and you have more freedom of movement which is great when your butt gets tired.  The views are also stupendous–not only of  Wrigley Field but also the views... Read more »

Party Pics from CS Magazine's "Night in Monaco"

Factor Models enjoying a “Night in Monaco.” CS Magazine hosted a “Night in Monaco” recently at the new Fletcher Jones/Mercedes Benz dealership on North Avenue.  The party featured a runway show by Agga B, chef presentations by Chris Macchia of Coco Pazzo, Ryan Pitts of RL Restaurant, Chris Pandel of The Bristol and Stephen Wambach... Read more »
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