Posts tagged "Jenny Berg"

Lincoln Park Zoo Ball 2012: A $1 Million Record Breaker Featuring the Village People

The Women’s Board of Lincoln Park Zoo hosted its 35th annual Zoo Ball in one of my favorite venues in Chicago.  As 1,000 black-tie clad guests entered the zoo grounds through the East Gate, they were greeted by more than 30,000’ feet of dramatic sweeping tents.  Earlier in the day, due to heavy rains, one... Read more »

The Elegant Lyric Opera Gala is a "Night Under the Czars"!

The Lyric’s 28th annual “Fantasy of the Opera” featured a “Night Under the Czars” with an elegant Russian themed night to remember.  More than 500 guests attended this fundraiser hosted by the Lyric’s Guild Board of Directors at the Civic Opera House on Friday, January 27th,  and chaired by Nancy Temple with her co-chair, Courtney... Read more »

What VIC's (Very Important Chicagoans) Did for New Year's Eve!

Freelance writer and Chicago Magazine nightlife reporter, Amalie Drury, partied with friends Alex and Megan Menocal at their Albany Park apartment with champagne, singing and board games. Grilled rib roast, smoked salmon and squash Wellington were on the menu.
I’ve always been a fan of New Year’s Eve.  Granted, my plans have changed dramatically through the years from staying out all night, to dinner with friends to fun in the sun like this year.  Newlywed/friends , Kim and Bob Mills, were recently married but decided to wait to combine their wedding celebration with a... Read more »
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Pottery Barn Opening Benefits Parkways Foundation

Tina Rayyan, Devon Mosley, Jonathan Johnson, Jenny Berg, Melissa Maynard, and Chris Sofka. My husband laughed when I told him I was going to be a host for the Pottery Barn opening this week.  He wasn’t laughing after he picked me up at 8 PM and the place was jammed to the rafters!  And even... Read more »