Posts tagged "Justin Jacobson"

Illuminate 900: A new, magical holiday party at The 900 North Michigan Shops

900 North Michigan Shops' Alicia Skruba, Santa and kids from Make-A-Wish.
For the first annual tree lighting ceremony, Illuminate 900, the 900 North Michigan Shops planned an arts-forward, community-wide kick-off to the holiday season and delivered a magical celebration for all 1000 guests in attendance. On Thursday, November 17, a robust line-up of holiday performances thrilled the crowd throughout the evening. The highlight being Santa’s arrival... Read more »

900 North Michigan Shops to host HUGE, magical tree lighting ceremony

Santa will be waiting!
Grab your jingle bells and join me for what will surely be THE holiday party of the year! 900 North Michigan Shops will transform its atrium into a winter wonderland on Thursday, November 17, and they’re inviting the Chicago community to join in! A chorus of school choirs will welcome the arrival of Santa Claus... Read more »

Tickled Pink for Bright Pink celebrates 10th and raises awareness for breast and ovarian cancers

Paul Lee (top), Jon and Andrew Landan (L & R), Rachel Haley (2nd row L) and Brenda Arelano (2nd row R) (Pic by the Landan Twins)
Tickled Pink for Bright Pink celebrated its 10th anniversary at Morgan Manufacturing with more than 1200 partygoers, most wearing various shades of pink in honor of this organization’s mission to focus and raise awareness for the prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer.  The festive atmosphere could be felt from the street as... Read more »
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Grinch Who Gave Back Christmas party benefits Brain Injury Association of Illinois

Keisha Keywest, Lora Michael and Nick Bravo.
On Friday, December 12, beloved Chicago altruist and entrepreneur, Marco Foster, held his 4th annual Grinch Who Gave Back Christmas charity event benefiting the Brain Injury Association of Illinois at one of Chicago’s hottest night spots, The Underground. The stylish and festive evening included live music, cocktails and an appearance from The Grinch herself, Lora... Read more »

Jennifer Hudson Performs at Qatar Airways Gala to Celebrate its Inaugural Service to Chicago

Dr. Joaquin Brieva, Jennifer Sutton and Greg Hyder with friends.
The first direct route from Chicago to Doha, the capital city of the state of Qatar, opened for business on April 10th.  On April 11th Qatar Airways celebrated with a blow-out party for 580 guests at the Field Museum featuring Grammy and Academy Award winning artist Jennifer Hudson as the evening’s entertainment. The event began... Read more »

Party People: My New Year's Eve Bash at Untitled on Watch312! (LOOK!)

Party People: My New Year's Eve Bash at Untitled on Watch312!  (LOOK!)
Chicago Empire was a thrilling New Year’s Eve bash which took place at the hot River North venue, Untitled!  Produced by Justin Jacobson (Platinum Events), this party attracted more than 500 revelers to this 17,000-square-foot space and was the scene of exciting entertainment that included The Gold Coast All-Stars!  This 11-piece band, founded by Danny... Read more »
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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 »

The Green Tie Ball Returns to the Emerald City!

The Green Tie Ball Returns to the Emerald City!
Get ready to “Return to the Emerald City” when Chicago Gateway Green hosts its 20th Green Tie Ball on Saturday, September 17th, at A. Finkl & Sons, 2011 N. Southport, in Chicago.  Beginning at 6:30 PM, this event boasts tastings from over 70 restaurants, premium open bars, a silent auction, food trucks, complimentary valet, charitable... Read more »

Chicago's First Red Dress Party Sizzles! (PICS!)

  Over 300 people came out to support Chicago’s First Red Dress Party benefitting the Aids Foundation of Chicago and the Equality Project.  This party began in the 1990’s when two gentlemen who were dating discovered they had both contracted HIV/AIDS.  They swore to one another they would each wear red to their partner’s funeral.... Read more »
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Columbia's "Red Hot Runway" Designers Strut their Stuff for Charity

  The “Red Hot Runway” fashion show was held at Columbia College recently as a Kick-Off for the upcoming “Chicago Red Dress Party” (April 16th).  13 designers participated and included Jiayin Zheng, Sadie Smith, Kelly Coll, Dana DuPree, Chloe Flora, Kristin Gillespie, Jacqueline Amezcua, Omotola Akinbiyi, Russell Yost, Katya Flores, Ruth Reyes, Amy Hilber and... Read more »