Archive for March 2012

Kelsey Grammer to be Honored With Career Achievement Award at HUGOS on April 19th

Kelsey Grammer to be Honored With Career Achievement Award at HUGOS on April 19th
Cinema/Chicago and the Chicago International Film Festival will present actor Kelsey Grammer with the Career Achievement Award at the 48th Hugo Television Awards Ceremony on April 19 at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago. Best known for his award-winning role as Dr. Frasier Crane, among countless other roles, the evening’s tribute to actor/producer/director Kelsey Grammer... Read more »

Do YOU Have the Cutest Dog in Chicago?

Do YOU Have the Cutest Dog in Chicago?
For Dogs Sake Boutique at 207 W. Superior wants to know!  Owner Marcia DeAndrade’s boutique carries everything from interactive games, to one-of-a-kind neckwear and fashions to the healthiest food products to make sure your best friend lives a long and healthy life. Marcia appeared on Ch. 7 yesterday and invited MY best friend, Rooney Jordan... Read more »

SEE the Latest Watch312.com Video of Borris Powell's Fashion Show and Party! (Part One)

SEE the Latest Watch312.com Video of Borris Powell's Fashion Show and Party!  (Part One)
Check out the latest Watch312.com’s “Candid Candace Chicago” video here!!  Designer Borris Powell’s fashion show and party was a magical night in Chicago!  See for yourself!  (There was so much fun we couldn’t do it all in one segment!  Part Two coming soon! 
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"Without a Shadow of a Doubt" Designer Borris Powell Puts Chicago on the Fashion Map, and the Ferrari Wasn't Bad Either!

The one and only, Borris Powell!
“Without a Shadow of a Doubt” Fashion Show, presented by local designer Borris Powell,  set a very high standard for Chicago fashion shows at the River East Art Center recently.  Opening with chic fashions from Lincoln Park’s newest boutique, STRUT, owner Niala Conte sent models down the runway in wearable and accessible outfits that made... Read more »

Chicago Fashion Foundation Showcases a Street Style Shootout for Scholarships

Winning student designers with outgoing CFF VP Sandra Enimil and President Kristen Amato.
The Chicago Fashion Foundation celebrated local student design at the 5th annual Future of Chicago Fashion event at the Chicago Cultural Center on March 7th.  The night included a cocktail reception in Preston Bradley Hall, an extensive silent auction and more than 350 chicly clad guests. Judging began backstage before the show with Macy’s Andrea... Read more »

Eleven BEST Near North Spots to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day!

Eleven BEST Near North Spots to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day!
Everyone’s Irish on St. Patrick’s Day in Chicago!  Eleven near north Irish-centric clubs and pubs: The Original Mother’s, River Shannon, Mahoney’s Pub & Grille, Downtown Dogs, She-nannigans, Pippin’s Tavern, Streeter’s Tavern, Bootleggers, The Hangge-Uppe, Mother’s Too and The Lodge Tavern will be THE places to be on March 17th to celebrate the wearin’ of the... Read more »
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Windy City West's 25th Anniversary Party: Celebrities Celebrate Chicago and Honor Tom Ricketts

Michael Mann, Richard Kind, Dennis Farina and Jeff Garlin
M Street Kitchen and Stella Rossa Pizza Bar in Santa Monica were the places to be for the 25th anniversary of Windy City West!   This popular culinary event attracted more than 500 talented Chicagoans from film, television and music for a celebration of food, fun and friendship.  This party began as a way to... Read more »

"Success is a Journey" Seminar Inspires Hotel 71 Crowd

JMP Global's Patrycja Drozdek, Monika Dixon and Jennifer Christianson, the event's hosts.
The recent  “Success is a Journey” seminar was hosted by JMP Global’s Monika Dixon, Jennifer Christianson and Patrycja Drozdek at Hotel 71.  The room was packed with over 200 guests interested in hearing about the success and personal development of the panelists who included keynote speaker James Tarantino, FanFueled’s Anderson Bell, Boka Group’s Kevin Boehm,... Read more »

Everyone wasTickled Pink at the Y-Me Charity Bash: See the Fun on Watch312.com!

Everyone wasTickled Pink at the Y-Me Charity Bash:  See the Fun on Watch312.com!
Tickled Pink celebrated their 7th anniversary bash with more than 900 people in attendance, a record breaking crowd!  Hosted by the newly formed Junior Auxiliary Board, this party brought together the city’s hip, young and young-at-heart to benefit the Y-Me Breast Cancer Organization. In 2005 founder Jodi Fyfe created this event as a way to... Read more »
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Chicago Fashion Foundation Presents "A Street Style" Fashion Show

Chicago Fashion Foundation Presents "A Street Style" Fashion Show
The Chicago Fashion Foundation is hosting its annual scholarship event on Wednesday, March 7th, at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington from 6-9 pm.  “Street Style: Chicago Fashion through Chicago Communities” will showcase the work of ten local fashion students who will present looks representative of the signature street style of Chicago’s neighborhoods including... Read more »