Posts tagged "Crystal Harris"

A sad 90th birthday for Hugh Hefner

Love this guy, always.
Yesterday, Hugh Hefner, lost his “best friend”, brother Keith, who passed away at age 87 in Beverly Hills. And now today, April 9, it’s his 90th birthday but there’s certainly nothing to celebrate. First we keep reading about and witnessing the sad demise of the magazine that he lovingly created in 1953 and built up... Read more »

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 »

Glamourcon 57: Playboy Playmates, pin-ups and a visit with Hef

With Monique St. Pierre (PMOY 1976), Hef, Patti McGuire Connors (PMOY 1977).
Glamourcon is described as a “celebration and marketplace of the glamour arts.”  It features dozens of Playboy Playmates from 6 decades as well as many other past and present glamour and pin-up models.  As Playboy’s December 1979 centerfold, I’ve attended quite a few of these get-togethers which, for me, is not only a chance to... Read more »
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My FAVORITE NEW Year's Eve Party Picks! Watch HERE!

My FAVORITE NEW Year's Eve Party Picks! Watch HERE!
I picked my top NYE parties in Chicago on today’s “You & Me This Morning” on WCIU!  Loved being on again with beautiful co-hosts Jeanne Sparrow and Melissa Forman!  These ladies make getting up at 6 am so worth it! I couldn’t squeeze ALL of my favs in so my apologies to the Lettuce Entertain... Read more »

New Year's Eve at the Playboy Mansion will have a little something special this year! (PICS!)

With fellow Playmates Marcy Hanson, Hope Olson and Patti McGuire Connors at a NYE party past at the Mansion.
I’ve always quivered with excitement whenever I would receive an elegant, oversized party invitation from Hef (Hugh Hefner) at the Playboy Mansion in Holmby Hills.  But times have changed for all of us, even Hef!  Lately, his invites have been evites but received with no less excitement!  I love looking through all of  his past... Read more »

Playboy's Hugh Hefner Engaged to Crystal Harris, AGAIN!

Playboy's Hugh Hefner Engaged to Crystal Harris, AGAIN!
I guess it was bound to happen.  I figured since Crystal Harris, Hef’s runaway almost-bride, had moved back into the Mansion that he had forgiven her for the past, namely the highly publicized jilt at the altar in June 2012. And, sure enough,  around Christmas, Hef (89) popped the question again to Crystal (29) and... Read more »
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The Naked Truth: Partying with Playboy can be FUN!

With the holiday invitations starting to arrive, it gave me pause to think back about some of my favorite parties.  Obviously, with my rich Playboy history, thoughts turned to Hugh Hefner ( Hef).  And even though he’s not as young as he used to be, his parties continue to be legendary.  From the recent reports... Read more »

Hef and Crystal, Together Again?

Hef and Crystal, Together Again?
In the “I can’t believe it file”, runaway bride Crystal Harris, the girl who dumped Hef at the altar, is moving back into the Mansion.  He tweeted on May 31st, “Getting back together with Crystal Harris shouldn’t be a big surprise, since I have a history of remaining close to former girlfriends.” And recently, on... 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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My Playboy Memories of Hef & his Loves from the Past Decade (Christmas Cards & Pics)

Hef’s 2008 Christmas card with the Shannon twins. (Pic by Ruth Cruz) All of this hoopla over Hef’s engagement got me thinking about his past loves so I went back through my Christmas cards from him to see who he’s featured throughout the years.  These cards have been a chronicle of his life and loves... Read more »