Archive for October 2012

Susan G. Komen Chicago Honors 2013 Pink Tie Guys at Gala Fundraiser

The Tribune Media Group hosted its second annual Pink Tie Gala (themed “Mission Possible”) at Riverfront Theater on Friday, October 19, benefitting Susan G. Komen Chicago.  The event saluted the 2013 class of Komen Chicago Pink Tie Guys and I had the honor of co-hosting with WGN’s Dina Bair.  The night’s selection included eleven male... Read more »

Local Designers and PAWS Chicago Doggies Wow Crowd at NEXT Fashion Chicago

Germania Place was filled to bursting on October 16 with more than 400 of our town’s most stylish for the second NEXT Fashion Chicago show that featured some of our town’s top designers and boutiques.  The show kicked off at 8:30, after NBC’s Marcus Riley and I welcomed the crowd.  The lights dimmed, the music... Read more »

The Chicago International Film Festival: What did Al Pacino, Jon Bon Jovi, Alan Arkin and Christopher Walken tell me on the Red Carpet? (on Watch312.com!)

The Chicago International Film Festival:  What did Al Pacino, Jon Bon Jovi, Alan Arkin and Christopher Walken tell me on the Red Carpet?  (on Watch312.com!)
I have never attended a more exciting red carpet event than the one recently hosted by the Chicago International Film Festival.  For its 48th event, formidable founder Michael Kutza called in the big guns of show biz who included Al Pacino (with stunning girlfriend Lucila Sola), Christopher Walken, Alan Arkin and Jon Bon Jovi for... Read more »
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The Most Outrageous Way to Share a Coke! #BESTVIDEO!

The Most Outrageous Way to Share a Coke!  #BESTVIDEO!
Gotta love American ingenuity!  Love this spot for Coca Cola!  Congrats all!  WOWZA!  

A Story of Love and Hope: Building the World's Largest Ronald McDonald House (A Watch312.com Production)

A Story of Love and Hope: Building the World's Largest Ronald McDonald House (A Watch312.com Production)
From humble desires to complete fruition, the story of the building of the World’s Largest Ronald McDonald House is an inspiring one. This love-filled documentary will make you laugh, make you cry and make you believe that goodness and hope can overcome all obstacles. The new Ronald McDonald house near Lurie Children’s opened June 26th... Read more »

Watch The Joffrey Ballet's Fashionable Fundraiser, Couture & Cocktails, Come to Life on Watch312.com!

Watch The Joffrey Ballet's Fashionable Fundraiser, Couture & Cocktails, Come to Life on Watch312.com!
What better way to share the story of this glorious night of fashion in Chicago than through the eyes of a camera!  Come along with me and let me show you what the Joffrey Ballet’s Couture & Cocktails is all about right here on Watch312.com’s  “Candid Candace Chicago” (Photo by Mila Samokhina).  To read more,... Read more »
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The Joffrey Ballet's Couture & Cocktails: A Fashion Extravaganza at New McGrath Acura

For the Joffrey Ballet’s 7th Annual Couture & Cocktails, glamorous co-chairs Sonya Jackson and  Kristina McGrath planned quite a memory making event!!!!   For starters, they held the party in the brand new McGrath Acura of Downtown Chicago dealership with more than 50,000 sq. ft. of space to play with and then opened the show... Read more »

PAWS Chicago's Howl-O-Ween Party: Tricks and Treats for the Whole Family!

PAWS Chicago's Howl-O-Ween Party: Tricks and Treats for the Whole Family!
Don’t miss this new fall event benefitting PAWS Chicago!  PAWS at the Park Hyatt Costume Party, “Howl-O-Ween” will be coming to the Grand Salon of the Park Hyatt on Sunday, October 28th, from 2-5 pm.  You and your family are invited to join in this spooky, fun-filled event featuring a Costume Contest at 3 pm... Read more »

My FIVE Top Fashion Picks on Luxury Garage Sale: Fall is Fabulous! LOOK!

My FIVE Top Fashion Picks on Luxury Garage Sale:  Fall is Fabulous!  LOOK!
I was so honored to have been asked by Luxury Garage Sale to sift through their fabulous fashions and pick my top five!  It was no easy task with pages upon pages of beautiful couture offerings but it was a very fun challenge that I happily accepted.  Check out my choices and see what you... Read more »
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Party with Nake Berkus to Celebrate his New Book: The Things That Matter!

Party with Nake Berkus to Celebrate his New Book: The Things That Matter!
Join handsome and talented Nate Berkus as he celebrates the launch of his new book, “The Things That Matter‘, on Tuesday, October 23rd from 5-8 pm at Jayson Home, 1885 N Clybourn Avenue, in Chicago. The publisher’s book description is below and  EVERYONE is welcome!  Also, bubbly and bites are being provided by the good... Read more »