Posts tagged "Chicago Cubs"

"Bricks and Ivy" Ball Raises $1.2 Million for Chicago Cubs Charities

Kerry and Sarah Wood
More than 840 guests helped raise $1.2 million in a night filled with glamour, baseball and community at the recent Bricks and Ivy Ball to benefit Chicago Cubs Charities. Cubs owners, managers, players, front office associates and fans gathered together at Navy Pier’s Grand Ballroom to enjoy cocktails, dinner, silent/live auctions and live music by... Read more »

Strike a Pose: Chicago Cubs players and their wives hit the runway for charity

Event hosts Kim and David DeJesus
Chicago Cubs outfielder David DeJesus and his wife Kim hosted more than 275 guests at the River East Arts Center on January 17 for their inaugural “Strike a Pose” fashion show benefitting their non-profit, David DeJesus Family Foundation.  The show featured Cubs players and their wives walking the runway in fashions from the 900 North... Read more »

Inside Windy City Live's First Year Anniversary Party!

It’s one of my favorite shows in town and I’m so glad they are doing SO well!  Windy City Live hosted its one year anniversary Wednesday night, June 11th, at Epic on Hubbard.  I was expecting this by-invite-only party to be jam packed but it was the perfect amount of people, not too many and... Read more »
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Kerry Wood Hosts "Woody's Winter Warm-up" Fundraiser at Harry Caray's

Kerry and Sarah Wood are thrilled that the live auction package was doubled for $14K!
Friday night was a sports lover’s dream come true as newly resigned Cubs pitcher, Kerry Wood, and his beautiful wife Sarah hosted their first  “Woody’s Winter Warmup” fundraiser for their Wood Family Foundation. When we arrived, Kerry and Sarah were being interviewed by every news station in town while players were arriving in droves.  It... Read more »

Chicago's First Fashion Night Out: Celebs, Style, Brian, Brad and More!

Handsome designer, Brian Atwood,  and his darling fiance, Dr. Jake Deutsch, celebrate Fashion Night Out at Saks Fifth Avenue!
Chicago’s first Fashion Night Out had the stylish set running to their closets for the finale on Sept.8th,  of a two week long celebration.  The Magnificent Mile debuted the first shopping festival of its kind in the country with “In-Fashion:  The Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival Presented by MasterCard.” During the course of two weeks over... Read more »

Robert Redford Charms Chicago at "The Conspirator" Premiere Party (PICS!)

Robert Redford Charms Chicago at "The Conspirator" Premiere Party (PICS!)
  Okay, the buzz around town in the lead-up to this film premiere was palpable!  The American Film Company and the Chicago Cubs along with Michigan Avenue Magazine planned a party and EVERYONE wanted to come!  The screening at the AMC River East was packed with bold-faced names like Stella Foster, Linda Johnson Rice, Neal Zucker, Chaz... Read more »
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Chicago Blackhawks and Cubs "Heart" Mag Mile Campaign, "Hearts-a-Bluhm"

Blackhawks Captain Jonathan Toews signs a heart for the “Hearts-a-Bluhm” campaign. Michigan Avenue will be brimming with visual eye candy for the month of February when the Hearts-a-Bluhm campaign kicks off on February 1st thru the 28th.  100 5-foot tall acrylic hearts created by artists at Columbia College will dot the Mag Mile to celebrate... Read more »

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 »