Posts tagged "Israel Idonije"

Cast of Chicago Fire and many other celebs celebrate 100th episode with epic red carpet party in Chicago

Chicago Fire stars Taylor Kinney and Jesse Spencer.
It was an epic red carpet, one eligible for the Guinness Book of World Records, when TV legend Dick Wolf and NBC hosted a party in Chicago on October 24 that included cast members from all of his One Chicago franchise: Chicago Fire, Chicago PD, Chicago Med and the upcoming Chicago Justice. Oh, and yes,... Read more »

Chicago Bear Robbie Gould to receive Humanitarian Award

Chicago Bear Robbie Gould to receive Humanitarian Award
Chicago Bear place kicker, Robbie Gould, will be honored with the 2016 Humanitarian Award by the Israel Idonije Foundation on Thursday, July 14, at the Thompson Hotel, 21 E. Bellevue Place.  He is being recognized for his many contributions to Chicago and its youth. The Israel Idonije Foundation is a 501c3 charity committed to impacting... Read more »

Jennifer Hudson performs at private Art Van Furniture grand opening party

Jennifer Hudson performing at Art Van's largest store opening in Lombard.
Jennifer Hudson sang her little heart out at the recent Art Van Furniture store grand opening party (themed the “Art of Wow”) in Lombard (1021 Butterfield Road). Over 2000 guests attended this by-invite-only party that also included a meet-and-greet with Hilary Farr (HGTV host of “Love it or List It”) and handsome fashion photographer/author Nigel... Read more »
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Idonije, Toews and Marshall: A party with sports royalty for charity

Idonije, Toews and Marshall:  A party with sports royalty for charity
Who doesn’t love Israel Idonije?!  It will be a sports lover’s dream on Thursday, July 17, when Izzy and his friends host an evening benefiting the Israel Idonije Foundation at the Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago in the Grand Ballroom.  The evening will be emceed by Windy City Live’s Val Warner with honorary chair... Read more »

A passion for fashion: SAIC's "The Walk" showcases 250 student designs (Awesome pics!)

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), one of the nation’s leading art and design schools, presented “The Walk 2014“, its annual fashion show that celebrated an astounding 80 years of fashion innovation this year!   The extraordinary runway show was presented three times throughout the day with more than 1500 people in attendance... Read more »

When Izzy met the Prince: Prince Charles bestows the Order of Manitoba on Chicago Bear Israel Idonije

When Izzy met the Prince: Prince Charles bestows the Order of Manitoba on Chicago Bear Israel Idonije
Not everyone gets to meet Prince Charles, but then, not everyone is Israel Idonije!  On Wednesday, May 21, this Chicago Bear received Manitoba’s highest honor, the Order of Manitoba,  from Prince Charles in an investiture ceremony that took place at the Legislature in Winnipeg.  Established under special legislation, the Order of Manitoba is the province’s highest... Read more »
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What happened when Chicago Bears Israel Idonije and Jerry Azumah hosted a "Laugh Out Loud" Comedy Bash? Watch HERE!

What happened when Chicago Bears Israel Idonije and Jerry Azumah hosted a "Laugh Out Loud" Comedy Bash?  Watch HERE!
A cold and rainy night didn’t keep the crowd from packing the house at the hot River North nightclub, Untitled, for the annual Laugh Out Loud comedy show hosted by Chicago Bear Israel Idonije and former all-pro Chicago Bear Jerry Azumah to benefit their respective charities.   The night included some of the top comedic... Read more »

Jennifer Hudson and the Voice's Jamar Rogers Perform at House of Blues for Michigan Avenue Magazine Party

Interviewing Jennifer for "Candid Candace Chicago" on Watch312.com
Sometimes it can be hell on the Red Carpet, especially when you’re waiting for a star as big as Jennifer Hudson but, on this night at the House of Blues, everyone behaved for Michigan Aveneue Magazine’s second cover party, “A Hudson Holiday”,  for this beloved Chicago icon. Michigan Avenue Magazine, President/publisher Dan Uslan and Editor-in-Chief... Read more »

Hot Chicago Models, Celebs and Cool Local Fashions at NEXT Chicago! (Watch video!)

Hot Chicago Models, Celebs and Cool Local Fashions at NEXT Chicago! (Watch video!)
NEXT Fashion Chicago 2012 hit the runway at Germania Place this month and featured hot local talent, great fashions, celebs and four-legged friends, too!  Produced by Rose Mandel and Marco Foster, a portion of the night’s proceeds went to PAWS Chicago.  I co-hosted with NBC’s Marcus Riley.  See video below and for more photos by... Read more »
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Local Designers and PAWS Chicago Doggies Wow Crowd at NEXT Fashion Chicago

Germania Place was filled to bursting on October 16 with more than 400 of our town’s most stylish for the second NEXT Fashion Chicago show that featured some of our town’s top designers and boutiques.  The show kicked off at 8:30, after NBC’s Marcus Riley and I welcomed the crowd.  The lights dimmed, the music... Read more »