Archive for November 2011

In Honor of Maggie, Chicago Theaters to Dim Lights in Tribute

In Honor of Maggie, Chicago Theaters to Dim Lights in Tribute
All across Chicagoland, beginning at noon tomorrow theaters will honor Maggie Daley, champion of theater and the arts in Chicago, by dimming their lights for two minutes at the beginning of her wake, which begins at noon at the Cultural Center on Sunday, November 27th. In celebration of her life, lights of theaters throughout the... Read more »

Don't Know the Sex of the Baby? The Perfect Baby Gift!

Don't Know the Sex of the Baby?  The Perfect Baby Gift!
The Junior League of Chicago celebrated its centennial year with a festive Holiday Market at the Chicago Cultural Center recently.  There were over 40 vendors from across the country displaying their wares at the preview party, “Martinis & Mistletoe.” As I perused the jewelry, home decor, ornaments, hand-made blankets, doggie couture, perfumes, paintings and food... Read more »

"Candid Candace Chicago" on Watch312.com: PAWS Fur Ball Video

"Candid Candace Chicago" on Watch312.com: PAWS Fur Ball Video
If you live in Chicago, I am sure you’ve heard of PAWS (Pets are Worth Saving)!  They do God’s work everyday rescuing pets from shelters and animal control 5 days a week.   Their biggest yearly fundraiser is the Fur Ball where the black tie clad crowd opens their hearts and wallets for this wonderful cause. ... Read more »
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St. Jude "Dream a Little Dream" Fashion Show & Luncheon

St.Jude Host Family 2011, Anne and Michael Brady with son Michael.
It was a day filled with emotion, fashion, fun and fundraising to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital on a sunny Sunday afternoon in Rosemont last week.  Over 1500 people opened their hearts and wallets to attend the organization’s largest fashion show in the country produced by Tracey Tarantino of  Zzazz Productions.   Runway highlights included... Read more »

PAWS Fur Ball: Growing by Leaps & Bounds!

Judy and Howard Tullman's "Little Mailman"  Yoodle Doodle
This year, the PAWS Fur Ball broke all records raising over $750,000 with 650 guests and 200 pets attending this pet friendly party at the Drake Hotel!  Board member, Judith Blazer donated $1 million the week before making this event the most successful in its ten year history. Outside the Gold Coast Room, costumed pets... Read more »

The Service Club of Chicago Goes Hollywood (PICS!)

For the 121st anniversary of the Service Club of Chicago, co-chairs Toni Canada, Laurie Davis and Dusty (Yolanda) Stemer enlisted the aid of top event designer, Tom Kehoe, to make their Gala dreams come alive!  The theme, “An Evening of Glamour at Club El Morocco,” got Tom and his team’s creative juices flowing as they... Read more »
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World's Largest Online Dating Site Signs Notorious Playmate, Dasha Astafieva, Spokeswoman

She is breathtakingly gorgeous, she is Playboy Magazine’s 55th Anniversary Playmate, she was rumored to have been the reason for the break-up of “The Girl’s Next Door” when she caught Hef’s eye and now Dasha Astafieva  is the spokeswoman for AnastasiaDate.com, the world’s largest online dating community! The stunning brunette, who is also the second... Read more »

Blogging: What's it All About?

Blogging:  What's it All About?
Blogging, what’s it all about Alfie?  This is what zillions of people are wondering around the globe now, during a time, when even your cat has his own website.  I sure don’t have the answers….I am still trying to get that elusive “K” next to my likes (which means you have 1000 people who like... Read more »

Lady Gaga and Chef Art Smith Set to Heat Up the NY Dining Scene!

Lady Gaga and Chef Art Smith Set to Heat Up the NY Dining Scene!
Thanks to a happenstance encounter as the result of a reality cooking show, international pop star Lady Gaga and beloved Chef Art Smith are doing some BIGGGGG, EXCITING things together!  Chef Art and Lady Gaga met on the Oprah Show.  She admired Art from Top Chef Masters and expressed disappointment that he didn’t win.  He... Read more »
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