Posts tagged "Bill Adee"

A Love Letter to Chicago Now (plus CN Holiday Party pics!)

In 2009, when Chicago Now was created, who could’ve imagined how big and how popular this blogging platform would become?   Bill Adee, Tribune Digital Guru, handpicked five local bloggers to begin this journey that now includes more than 400 active blogs.  Collectively, these bloggers get millions of page views each month and dozens of them... Read more »

A Wonderful Offer for People Who Love to Read: The Chicago Tribune's Printers Row Program

A Wonderful Offer for People Who Love to Read:  The Chicago Tribune's Printers Row Program
Six months ago, the Chicago Tribune proudly launched Printers Row, a membership program for those who love books, authors and conversations about the ideas they generate.  This Sunday, they offered readers a special eight page sample tucked inside the Sunday section (where Candid Candace’s column also appears)!  Beginning this week, they are offering even MORE... Read more »

Chicago Now Bloggers Toast the Season at Justin's

Brendan Tripp, Dan Raspatello, Jen Knoedl, Jack Silverstein and Nikki Knepper
It is a BIG community of bloggers at ChicagoNow.  It didn’t start out this way.  In the beginning, there were only five  but as time wore on, Chicago Now guru/fearless leader, Jimmy Greenfield,  brought on 100′s of talented bloggers who write about every topic imaginable.   Recently we had a get-together, a “blathering” if you will,... Read more »
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The Chicago Tribune has a New Social Columnist!!!!

And it’s MEEEEEEE!!!!!!!   I am so excited!  This Sunday was my third column for the Chicago Tribune.  Their last full-time columnist was my dear friend Lucinda Hahn whose last column, “Toast of the Town“, appeared in 2004 or early 2005.   I got to know Lucinda when she wrote my Chicago Magazine feature, “Belle of the... 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 »

Better Late Than Never Blogapalooza Blog!

With Mont Blanc’s Patrick Parkey and Amanda Puck. I know, I know!  I’m a little late with my Blogapalooza coverage but I still wanted to let you all know what fun it was and show you pics of all of the great people who came to the event hosted by Chicago Now and the 900... Read more »
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Chicago Now's Rooftop Launch

Chicago Now bloggers Jimmy Greenfield, Billy Dec, Cubbie Julie, me and Kevin O’Neil. Chicago Now’s official website launch was Monday, August 10th, but the rooftop launch party was Wednesday and it was my first time seeing a game from this unique vantage point.  I was so honored to be one of four bloggers invited and... Read more »

CHICAGOANS LOVE THEIR BOOKS!

Jimmy Greenfield, Me, Bill Adee, Amy Guth The Printer’s Row Book Fair started today and even though it rained, it didn’t dampen the spirits of our rough and tumble ChicagoNow team! Jimmy Greenfield manned the booth with Amy Guth, our books blogger, and was spreading the word about this wonderful new web site as our... Read more »