Posts tagged "Gibson's Restaurant"

Jack McHugh: A beloved Chicago fixture has left us too soon

Jack McHugh: A beloved Chicago fixture has left us too soon
Jack McHugh, a member of the McHugh Construction family, passed away last week at age 87 in Florida. A celebration of his life will be hosted at Gibson’s Restaurant (1028 N. Rush St.) on Tuesday, July 25, from 5 to 9 pm. Jack’s longtime pal, comedian Tom Dreesen, will speak at 7 pm. Peg Lombardo... Read more »

Playboy's 50th Anniversary Party in Chicago Hosts Playmates, Playboy Bunnies and Sports Stars

Photo by Slawomir Chrzaszcz
Playboy’s 50th Anniversary Playmate Co-Hosts Bridget Marquardt, me, Crystal McCahill and Ida Ljungqvist. For Playboy’s 50th Anniversary Party, Playboy hosted 50 parties in 50 cities around the world on June 10th.  The site for the Chicago festivities was the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Ind. Thursday night.  I was a co-host (as Miss Dec. 1979 and Chicago’s Playboy... Read more »

Bethenny Frankel and Jason do Gibson's!

Real Housewife of NY, Bethenny Frankel, and me at Gibson’s. There I was minding my own business, kind of, having fun with friends at Gibson’s on a rainy Friday when who do I spy?  “Real Housewife of NY”, Bethenny Frankel, was lunching there with her fiance, Jason Hoppy….!  As a Housewife wannabe, I introduced myself and... Read more »


Birthday girl Kathy O’Malley with fab friends. The “Hostess With the Mostest”, Kathy O’Malley of Gibson’s fame, celebrated her birthday at Prosecco Ristorante Tuesday night.  It was a party that won’t soon be forgotten!  Over 150 friends showed up to toast and celebrate this wonderful lady.  BJ Murray and I co-hosted the event and it was... Read more »


Last night and tonight Gibson’s Restaurant is taking us back 20 years in time.  With over 3000 reservations for Monday and Tuesday nights, everyone wants to celebrate this wonderful institution’s 20th anniversary!   We had our wedding rehearsal dinner here almost 20 years to the day so it holds very special memories for us.  BFF and... Read more »