Posts tagged "Margaret O'Connor"

New Year's Eve Plans of Chicago's Movers, Shakers & Just Plain Cool

New Year's Eve Plans of Chicago's Movers, Shakers & Just Plain Cool
New Year’s Eve parties have always seemed so special to me.  They herald in a brand new year and set your focus for a new beginning.  It’s a chance to grow in a new direction and make plans/ resolutions to help you get there.  My plans this year include co-hosting a party at Public Chicago... Read more »

Designer Stephane St. Jaymes Makes Fashion Splash with Michi Marshall

Stephane St. Jaymes, Michi Marshall and Margaret O'Connor
Designer Stephane St. Jaymes is definitely one to watch!  Although, he’s very well known in other parts of the world, he’s relatively new to Chicago, however, our very own trendsetter/celeb host Michi Marshall, is about to change all this.  She introduced this creative man recently at Wicker Park hotspot Tocco to some of the top... Read more »

Windy City Live celebrates 500th show with a private bash aboard the Odyssey

Windy City Live co-hosts and staff welcome guests.
To celebrate its 500th show, Windy City Live celebrated in grand style with a private party aboard the Odyssey for 350 friends and contributors of the show on July 25.  The invitation read “Cruising Through 500 Shows, Thanks for Jumping Aboard.”  The night was also a celebration of the show’s two year anniversary.  Darling and... Read more »
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The loss of a loved one makes me realize what Thanksgiving is all about

The loss of a loved one makes me realize what Thanksgiving is all about
I always thought it was sort of sappy when people wrote about “what they are thankful for” on Thanksgiving but for this week’s holiday, I feel compelled to join their ranks. I recently lost a very dear friend, a friend who I was sure would bury all of us in the end.  He was fit,... Read more »

NBC's Private Launch Party for "The Steve Harvey Show" Premiering September 4th!

Marjorie and Steve Harvey
NBC Universal, in a stroke of sheer genius, has nabbed popular entertainer Steve Harvey for his own show, “The Steve Harvey Show,” premiering on September 4th.   The Launch Party at the Hard Rock Café on August 22nd was by-invite-only and featured a live performance by Jeffrey Osbourne, who charmed the crowd with  his chart-topping solo... Read more »

Supermodel/Reality TV Star Joanna Krupa Co-Hosts "AShore Thing" with Michigan Avenue Magazine

J.P. Anderson, Joanna Krupa, Dan Uslan
Michigan Avenue Magazine and the Chicago Yacht Club presented “A Shore Thing” at Navy Pier on July 21st.  The official viewing party for the Race to Mackinac provided guests with a front row seat for the Parade of Boats at this inaugural party hosted at the tip of Navy Pier by president/publisher Dan Uslan and... Read more »
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Inside Windy City Live's First Year Anniversary Party!

It’s one of my favorite shows in town and I’m so glad they are doing SO well!  Windy City Live hosted its one year anniversary Wednesday night, June 11th, at Epic on Hubbard.  I was expecting this by-invite-only party to be jam packed but it was the perfect amount of people, not too many and... Read more »

The Photographer's Party is Loco at Tocco!

Well, it’s about time a party idea like this came along!  No one does more for our town’s vibrant social life than the photographers so it was very fitting that they should have their very own party, “Photographer’s in Chicago”,  to celebrate!  Tocco, the dapper Bruno Abate’s hot Italian restaurant at 1266 N. Milwaukee, was... Read more »

NEXT Fashion Chicago 2011 Plus Fashion Focus Kick-Off Party Pics!

The first NEXT Fashion Chicago Show was held at Germania Place, a venerable venue steeped in legend.  Rumor has it that Al Capone spent quite a bit of time here since the building was easily guarded.  On this night of fashion, I couldn’t imagine old Al sitting in the corner but I did see stylish... Read more »
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Michigan Avenue Magazine's Holiday Bash at Horseshoe Casino

Mich Mag party host, DC Crenshaw, surrounded with holiday cheer! I knew when host D.C. Crenshaw, founder and Prez of Fete, the world’s premier dining network, called me that this party was going to be something special!  Sadly, I couldn’t participate since I was already booked but, as you can see from Steve Starr’s photos, it was a party... Read more »