Posts tagged "Doug Porter"

Go behind the scenes at Macy's Glamorama 2014 with Jason Derulo and Before You Exit (Video and Lotsa Pics!)

Before You Exit with Jason Derulo
For this year’s Glamorama presented by Macy’s, a sell-out crowd of nearly 1,500 enjoyed an hour long show at the Harris Theater that featured fall fashions from Calvin Klein, Ryan Seacrest Distinction (is there anything this guy isn’t involved in?), I.N.C., Tommy Hilfiger and more!  For the 5th year, this high profile event benefited Ronald... Read more »

"Big Mac Under Glass" Honors Ken Norgan and Raises Big Money for Ronald McDonald House Charities

Co-chair/honoree Ken Norgan with Ronald
The annual “Big Mac Under Glass” event is always a special night in Chicago.  Not only is it a fun-filled fundraiser but it also benefits Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) which recently built the world’s largest Ronald McDonald House on Grand Avenue.  On March 8th, the charity celebrated the 10th Anniversary of its largest fundraiser,... Read more »

A Story of Love and Hope: Building the World's Largest Ronald McDonald House (A Watch312.com Production)

A Story of Love and Hope: Building the World's Largest Ronald McDonald House (A Watch312.com Production)
From humble desires to complete fruition, the story of the building of the World’s Largest Ronald McDonald House is an inspiring one. This love-filled documentary will make you laugh, make you cry and make you believe that goodness and hope can overcome all obstacles. The new Ronald McDonald house near Lurie Children’s opened June 26th... Read more »
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World's Largest Ronald McDonald House is Open and Filled with Love

Ronald McDonald House Ambassador Max Herrick cuts the ribbon!
It’s finally HERE!  After  much planning, hoping, wishing and fundraising, the World Largest Ronald McDonald House is OPEN!  I was honored to be there for this special celebration on a parking garage rooftop which was directly across from the House.   Throughout the impressive program, more than 600 attendees could plainly see the purpose for this... Read more »

MACY'S GLAMORAMA 2012 Features Robin Thicke and Karmin at the Harris Theatre on August 10th!

MACY'S GLAMORAMA 2012  Features Robin Thicke and Karmin at the Harris Theatre on August 10th!
In its 15th year, Macy’s Glamorama 2012 welcomes Robin Thicke, one of the most respected singer-songwriters in soul and R&B music today. Thicke has written and produced songs on over 20 gold and platinum albums and is currently featured on the ABC reality singing series “Duets” where he serves as a show “Superstar” alongside Kelly... Read more »

Macy's Glamorama 2012 "British Invasion: The Music Then. The Fashion Now!" Coming to Chicago Theatre on August 10th, Plus Glam Launch Party News!

Macy's Glamorama 2012 "British Invasion: The Music Then. The Fashion Now!" Coming to Chicago Theatre on August 10th, Plus Glam Launch Party News!
Mark your calendars now for one of THE most anticipated fashion events of the year, Glamorama!  Coming on Friday, August 10th to the Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., this year’s theme is “British Invasion: The Music Then. The Fashion Now!.” From the Beatles to the Rolling Stones, Macy’s Glamorama 2012 pays homage to some... Read more »
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Are you following the COUNTDOWN for the World's Largest Ronald McDonald House? Lucky Chicagoans Featured Every Day Until the Opening!

Are you following the COUNTDOWN for the World's Largest Ronald McDonald House? Lucky Chicagoans Featured Every Day Until the Opening!
The Countdown to the grand opening of the world’s largest Ronald McDonald House has begun! Only 70 more days until the House at 211 East Grand Avenue opens its doors on June 26th  and I’m joining in to help! Each day on their website, www.RonaldHouseChicago.org  and on their Facebook and Twitter they’re featuring a new... Read more »

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 »

GLAMORAMA--My Photo Highlights!

Alisha Van Fosson with Far East Movement, Sharlese and Bailey.
I will let my photos by Mila Samokhina,  along with Steve Starr, tell the tale of the night but I will tell you, this Glamorama was my favorite so far!  With 3000 fashionable guests,  striking fashions from Macy’s including Karl Lagerfeld’s debut collection, incredible choreography, beautiful models, an “Artrageous” After-Party with dancing into the wee... Read more »
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"Helping Hands" for World's Largest Ronald McDonald House

  Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana held their “Cement Hands Event” to celebrate the building of the World’s Largest Ronald McDonald House at 211 E. Grand Avenue in Streeterville set to open in 2012.  Streeterville residents and supporters of the House came out in droves to put their hands in cement... Read more »