Posts tagged "Jim Spurlock"

Consider Shopping Charities for Holiday Gift Ideas

PAWS 2015 pet calendar.
As you’re holiday gift shopping, don’t forget that a lot of top charities around town offer exciting items that benefit great causes.  Ronald McDonald House Charities has an entire selection of cool stuff.  My favorite was a knit winter cap for $30 and, the best part, for every hat sold a child/family at the House... Read more »

Stella Foster's BIG Retirement Party Leaves Fans With Hope (PICS!)

Stella Foster always signed off on her column with “yeah, I said it” and at her BIG retirement party August 28th, she did indeed say it to NBC president and general manager, Larry Wert, when he asked her point blank if she was really retiring.  Her hesitation and half-hearted “yeah” gave everyone in the room... Read more »

PAWS-itively Delightful: PAWS Chicago Hosts 10th Annual Beach Party

Founder Paula Fasseas, board members Judy Tullman and Bonnie Krueger Spurlock
The night was PAWS-atively sensational at the 10th annual PAWS Chicago Beach party held at North Avenue Beach’s Castaways Boathouse on Thursday night, July 19th.  With more than 400 guest and 100 dogs in attendance, this event raised $215,000 for the city’s largest no-kill humane society.  Every partygoer received a colorful lei upon arrival at... Read more »

City Porch's Grand Opening Brings Locals to Navy Pier (PICS!)

It was one of those perfect nights in Chicago that we wait all winter for.  Everyone was dressed in their best with smiles from ear to ear.  If you live here, you know what I’m talkin’ about.  And it was on this night, appropriately, that a new, chic soon-to-be hotspot opened on Navy Pier called... Read more »

PAWS Fur Ball: Growing by Leaps & Bounds!

Judy and Howard Tullman's "Little Mailman"  Yoodle Doodle
This year, the PAWS Fur Ball broke all records raising over $750,000 with 650 guests and 200 pets attending this pet friendly party at the Drake Hotel!  Board member, Judith Blazer donated $1 million the week before making this event the most successful in its ten year history. Outside the Gold Coast Room, costumed pets... Read more »

Tyra Banks Hits Chicago to Promote Latest Book, "Modelland"!

Tyra Banks Hits Chicago to Promote Latest Book,  "Modelland"!
Tyra Banks first appeared on the cover of Chicago-based “Sophisticate’s Black Hair” Magazine when she was 18 years old.  And, coming full circle, visited the offices today on her book tour for her debut work of fiction, Modelland (first in a series of three). The cover, designed by Howard Tullman’s Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy... Read more »

1st Annual "Who Is Chicago" Party Honors 10 (Video & Pics)

“Who Is Chicago” 2010 honorees. Cuvee, the hot nightclub at 308 W. Erie, was the site for the 1st Annual “Who Is Chicago” event hosted by Raymi Productions’ Cece & Melinda and CS Magazine this week.  The dynamic duo of Cece Gonzalez and Melinda Joseph organized the party and selected the 10 honorees who are... Read more »

Macy's Glamorama Launch Party Features Naturally 7 and GLAM Guests!

Dancer Fabrice Calmels surrounded by beautiful models at the Macy’s Glamorama Launch Party. The Kick-Off party for Macy’s Passport Presents Glamorama 2010 was a truly GLAM affair!  Singing sensation, Naturally 7, wowed the crowd with their “vocal play” which consists of using their voices alone to recreate the sounds of different musical instruments.  With four... Read more »