Archive for February 2016

Chicago Tribune, Sun-Times and Crain's leaders on the future of print media

Chicago Tribune, Sun-Times and Crain's leaders on the future of print media
The City Club of Chicago hosted a panel discussion on “The Future of Print Media” at Maggiano’s Banquets with a sell-out crowd and a waiting list of hundreds. This hot topic was addressed by the heads of our top local newspapers: Tony Hunter (Chicago Tribune publisher/CEO); Jim Kirk (Chicago Sun-Times publisher and editor-in-chief) and David... Read more »

Valentine's Day tips from a diehard romantic

Valentine's Day tips from a diehard romantic
Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite holidays since I am a complete and total romantic. I’ve loved it since grammar school when we all had to craft little Valentine’s Day cards with crayons and drawing paper and then hope and pray that the little boy/girl you had a crush on would accept it. I... Read more »

Playboy's new covergirl Sarah McDaniel almost loses it on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Playboy's new covergirl Sarah McDaniel almost loses it on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
I stayed up later than I wanted to just to get a look at Playboy’s new covergirl Sarah McDaniel on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. She is, as you know, the first to pose in Playboy’s new, “improved” edition sans nudity. Supposedly, she was chosen due to her Instagram following (299K) and her photographer... Read more »
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One Perfect Night in Chicago

WedBash 2016 at the Swissotel.
It started out as a lot of our evenings do, with too many parties booked on the same night, but these were for friends (not for work) and we were committed to going out.  Chuck had even washed the car so we were locked, loaded and ready for fun! The first party was on the... Read more »

Beloved Chicago Chef Bruno Abate recognized for his Recipe for Change

Beloved Chicago Chef Bruno Abate recognized for his Recipe for Change
Congrats are in order for one of Chicago’s most beloved chefs, Bruno Abate, owner of the popular Tocco Restaurant at 1266 N. Milwaukee! His non-profit, Recipe for Change, has been honored with a John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Holiday Award in the amount of $50,000 in support of his innovative culinary and fine... Read more »

Snowball Gala 2016 is record-breaker for Lurie Children's

The Junior Council hosted over 2,300 guests at its annual Snowball Gala held in the Great Hall of historic Union Station on January 30. The Gala raised over $235,000 to support the pediatric and adolescent AIDS and HIV programs at Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and is the Council’s largest donation to date! The evening... Read more »
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