Posts tagged "Amalie Drury"

RPM Italian Restaurant's Opening Night With Giuliana and Bill Rancic and the Melman's!

The proud partners of RPM Italian, Bill Rancic, RJ Melman, Molly Melman, Jerrod Melman and Giuliana Rancic.....
RPM Italian Restaurant, 52 W. Illinois, was THE place to be for the opening night party on Saturday, February 18th.  More than 500 friends, celebs and VIP’s crowded into this new  River North hotspot to congratulate the partners who included celebrity couple Giuliana and Bill Rancic, acclaimed Chef Doug Psaltis and restaurateurs RJ, Jerrod and... Read more »

What VIC's (Very Important Chicagoans) Did for New Year's Eve!

Freelance writer and Chicago Magazine nightlife reporter, Amalie Drury, partied with friends Alex and Megan Menocal at their Albany Park apartment with champagne, singing and board games. Grilled rib roast, smoked salmon and squash Wellington were on the menu.
I’ve always been a fan of New Year’s Eve.  Granted, my plans have changed dramatically through the years from staying out all night, to dinner with friends to fun in the sun like this year.  Newlywed/friends , Kim and Bob Mills, were recently married but decided to wait to combine their wedding celebration with a... Read more »

My Favorite Photo Memories of 2010

My Chicago Magazine feature was definitely a year’s highlight! The City of Big Shoulders had busy feet visiting the many fundraisers, cocktail parties, soirees, get-togethers, galas, launches, previews, openings, meet-and-greets, luncheons, dinners, events, fests and weddings that took place this year.  There were so many moments that will never be forgotten with friends that I... Read more »
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Chicago Magazine Celebrates 40 Wonderful Years!

Chicago Magazine Editor Richard Babcock and Publisher/General Manager Rich Gamble celebrate the magazine’s 40th anniversary. At a packed party with over 450 guests, Chicago Magazine celebrated their 40th anniversary at the James Hotel last night.  Publisher and General Manager, Richard Gamble, and Editor Richard Babcock had their hands full greeting every guest who wanted to... Read more »

Macy's Passport Presents Glamorama Chicago 2010 (Plus All-Access PICS!)

This year’s Macy’s Passport Presents Glamorama show was all about fashion, fantasy, music and magic and was so over-the-top fabulous that it left guests breathless!  I was fortunate to attend the rehearsal earlier that day and I left the theatre with goosebumps.  This show began in Minneapolis and will go on from here to L.A.... Read more »

Pride Parade 2010--Insider Pics!

This was the Baton’s 41st year of being in the Pride Parade. (Pic by John Gerald) This was my second time riding in the Pride Parade on the Baton float and I will tell you this year was the best year!  Over 450,000 happy, cheering fans greeted our float at every turn.  Baton superstars Mimi... Read more »
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CS Magazine Presents "Men of Style 2010" at Barney's

  NBC’s Marcus Riley is one of CS Magazine “Ten for ’10″. CS Magazine recently hosted a party at Barney’s to celebrate their 2010 Men of Style. The 4th floor was packed with friends who had come to congratulate the “Ten for ’10″. Lucky recipients include NBC’s Marcus Riley, Christopher Clinton Conway (Joffrey Ballet’s Executive... Read more »

The Ladies See Red at Bunky's Tea

Bussing Bunky with Shauna Montgomery, Felicia Winiecki, Whitney Lasky, Toni Canada and Rebecca Besser. Man about town, Bunky Cushing, recently hosted his 16th annual Valentine’s Day Tea at the Four Seasons.  The Tiffany engraved invite requested that you wear red so it was a sea of crimson as 85 of the city’s leading ladies sipped... Read more »