Posts tagged "Christie Hefner"

Playboy's Hugh Hefner turns 89: A Grateful Playmate Reminisces

With Hef at Playboy Mansion West for a party honoring Bunnies of the Year from all the Clubs. (Circa 1976)
Yesterday was the 89th birthday of someone who was one of the most important influences in my life.  Playboy founder Hugh Marston Hefner turned 89 years old on April 9.  We all know about the magazine he created,  but I want to tell you about the impact he had on my life and so many... Read more »

TCW Magazine Reveals 70 Chicago Personal Brands--Find Out Who Made the Cut!

TCW Magazine Reveals 70 Chicago Personal Brands--Find Out Who Made the Cut!
TCW Magazine has THE list!  In this month’s issue, they name 70 Chicago Personal Brands.  Here’s what they had to say:  “They’re known by name.  Many of them are known simply by first or last name.  These women and men are true personal brands:  individuals who are recognized and have built their brand far beyond... Read more »

Meet the Ladies! TCW Magazine's "100 Women Making a Difference" Party

TCW Magazine‘s latest issue features “100 Women Making a Difference.”   This idea was begun in 1988 and ran annually for 14 years.  The criteria used in the selection process was that the women were making an impact on their profession, the community or in the volunteer sector.  Publisher Sherren Leigh said, “Narrowing the selection... Read more »
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TCW Magazine Names "100 Women Making a Difference"

TCW Magazine launched this feature, “100 Women Making a Difference,” in 1988.  It ran for 14 years; the last ran in 2001.  Publisher Sherren Leigh says the feature was stopped because of the difficult selection process but decided to bring it back this month because A) it’s popular, B) it showcases the achievements of Chicago... 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 »

Hef Hits Chicago with Playboy Playmates and Family for World Premiere

Hef comes back to Chicago to screen his documentary at Gene Siskel Film Center. I will never forget driving my MGB up from Dupo, Illinois to the big city of Chicago.  Not only was this going to be my first time in a city this size but I was also moving into the Playboy Mansion... Read more »
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Bill Zwecker, Mr. Hollywood, is Honored by AIBI

Tom Gorman, honoree Bill Zwecker and Stanley Paul. Everyone knows and loves Bill Zwecker so he was the perfect choice to be honored this year by the AIBI benefitting the Stanley Paul-Raelene Mittelman Scholarship Fund.  The SRO crowd packed the Casino to see and hear Bill toasted/roasted by his dear friends John Barron, Christie Hefner,... Read more »

CHRISTIE HEFNER'S BOOK PARTY

Christie Hefner with author Barbara Bonfigli. Christie Hefner hosted a book signing party at her fabulous apartment high atop Lake Shore Drive for her friend Barbara Bonfigli.  Barbara is quite an accomplished lady who besides writing “Cafe Tempest” (her first book), she is also a lyricist and theatrical producer.  According to her bio, “she wore... Read more »