Archive for August 2012

The Service Club of Chicago's "Day on the Terrace" Fashion Show Comes to Life on Watch312.com Video! !

The Service Club of Chicago's "Day on the Terrace" Fashion Show Comes to Life on Watch312.com Video! !
This event has been a longtime labor of love for Service Club’s Chair Emeritus and event founder, Hazel Barr, who along with co-chairs Jean Antoniou, Saira Cooper and Tracey DiBuono (Tarantino), planned a fashion extravaganza that was a sell out with more than 260 guests.  The perfect summer day, themed “C’est Magnifique”,  started on the... Read more »

Bruce Springsteen Shows Sold Out at Wrigley but NOT on the Roofs!

Bruce Springsteen Shows Sold Out at Wrigley but NOT on the Roofs!
Bruce Springsteen will be performing at two SOLD OUT shows on Friday, September 7 and Saturday, September 8 at Wrigley Field this year.  But while the shows in Wrigley Field may be sold out, fans of The Boss may still experience a show in an alternative way from one of the three Wrigleyville Rooftops.  Tickets are... Read more »

Disco Legend Linda Clifford to Perform at New Fundraising Event: ONE NIGHT STAND!

Disco Legend Linda Clifford to Perform at New Fundraising Event:  ONE NIGHT STAND!
Chicago House is excited to premiere an all new event fundraiser to support the  organization’s ongoing efforts to assist families and individuals affected by HIV and AIDS.    “ONE NIGHT STAND” will be an explosive, multi -sensory dance party wrapped around a live concert,” explained Jeremy Hilborn, Chicago House’s Manager of Special Events. “It’s a... Read more »
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A Guide to Chicago's Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival and Fashion's Night Out: Stylish Fun Thru September 6th!

A Guide to Chicago's Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival and Fashion's Night Out: Stylish Fun Thru September 6th!
Fashion’s Night Out is a global happening on Thursday, September 6th,  but the ongoing 14 day celebration leading up to it has something for EVERYONE!   The Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival (presented by MasterCard)  offers a full lineup of fashionable festivities from fashion shows to cooking demos to outdoor concerts.   Stores along The Magnificent Mile... Read more »

Festa Italiana 2012: A Fun-Filled Video Tour on "Candid Candace Chicago"

Festa Italiana 2012:  A Fun-Filled Video Tour on "Candid Candace Chicago"
(Video courtesy of Watch312.com, Chicago’s only online network.  Enjoy the Fest!)

NBC's Private Launch Party for "The Steve Harvey Show" Premiering September 4th!

Marjorie and Steve Harvey
NBC Universal, in a stroke of sheer genius, has nabbed popular entertainer Steve Harvey for his own show, “The Steve Harvey Show,” premiering on September 4th.   The Launch Party at the Hard Rock Café on August 22nd was by-invite-only and featured a live performance by Jeffrey Osbourne, who charmed the crowd with  his chart-topping solo... Read more »
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Hotel Lincoln's Grand Opening Party!

Chicago’s newest boutique hotel, Hotel Lincoln,  hosted its official Grand Opening Party at 1816 N. Clark Street on Thursday, August 16th.  Hundreds of locals and hotel guests partied on three floors including the J. Parker Rooftop, which has one of the best views in the city.  Looking out over Lincoln Park, the zoo and lagoons... Read more »

Chicago Comes Out to Party at the Air & Water Show!

The "Penthouse Pals"
The Chicago Air & Water Show is one of my favorite events every summer.  Chuck and I always love seeing the rehearsals the day before when the planes fly right over our deck and terrify the Chihuahuas.  And although much is written about the show itself,  I love the viewing parties thrown across the city... Read more »

Where to Go and What to Do in Chicago: My TOP 40 Picks (Culture, Food, Fashion, Kids, Pets and More!)

If you wanted to attend two events a day in Chicago, you certainly could!  I have never seen a busier summer with lots of fun fall things coming our way, too!  So have your calendar handy and let’s get ready to party! 1) First up, this Saturday, August 18th, Dance for Life at the Hilton,... Read more »
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Actress Ali Larter to Host "Fame, Fashion & Flavor: 900's Night Out!

Actress Ali Larter to Host "Fame, Fashion & Flavor: 900's Night Out!
In honor of the highly-anticipated Fashion’s Night Out 2012, 900 North Michigan Shops is teaming up with Michigan Avenue Magazine and McGrath Lexus and Acura of Downtown Chicago to host its 2nd Annual 900’s Night Out: Fame, Fashion & Flavor on Thursday, September 6th, from 6 pm to 9 pm! This over-the-top event will be... Read more »