Posts tagged "Mayor Daley"

Mayor Daley's VIP Lovefest at Paris Club

Mayor Daley's VIP Lovefest at Paris Club
  A who’s who of 300 Chicagoans gathered together on Thursday, April 14rh, at the very first celebration in honor of Chicago’s longest-serving Mayor, Richard M. Daley, at RJ and Jerrod Melman’s new French restaurant, Paris Club.  The “I Love Mayor Daley” event, hosted by Walter E. Smithe brothers Tim, Mark and Walter–in conjunction with... Read more »

My Favorite Photo Memories of 2010

My Chicago Magazine feature was definitely a year’s highlight! The City of Big Shoulders had busy feet visiting the many fundraisers, cocktail parties, soirees, get-togethers, galas, launches, previews, openings, meet-and-greets, luncheons, dinners, events, fests and weddings that took place this year.  There were so many moments that will never be forgotten with friends that I... Read more »

Groundbreaking for World's Largest Ronald McDonald House!

Joe Endress, Mark Giangreco, Mike Kotynek, Max Herrick, Charles Tillman, Tiana Tillman, Jackie Tillman, Joe Antunovich, Pat Magoon and Doug Porter. Ronald McDonald, Chief Happiness Officer,  had much to celebrate this week with the Groundbreaking Ceremony for the World’s Largest Ronald McDonald House at 211. E. Grand in Streeterville.  The tent was packed with supporters, all wearing... Read more »
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TONI MORRISON, OPRAH AND MAYOR DALEY COME TOGETHER AT CARL SANDBURG LITERARY AWARDS GALA

Oprah, Carl Sandburg Literary Award recipient Toni Morrison and Mayor Daley. We attended the Carl Sandburg Literary Awards dinner as guests of Chicago Public Library Board member, Leslie Hindman.  Our table was filled with luminaries such as Martha Lavey (Steppenwolf Artistic Director), Jan Melk (noted Chicago philanthropist), Temple Smith, Helen Melchior (Joffrey honcho) and Dia and... Read more »

The Palmer House Celebrates Their 140th Anniversary in Grand Style!

Palmer House Landmark Dedication and 140th anniversary celebration. It was a party like you would expect from a Chicago institution!  The 140 year old Palmer House Hilton had Monroe Street closed off and there was the marching band from Carl Sandburg High School as well as so many VIPs and dignitaries, I lost count!  The... Read more »

Inside Chef Art Smith's Private 50th Birthday Party!

Mayor Daley congratulates Chef Art Smith at his 50th birthday party. Fit, fab and fifty!  Chef Art Smith threw a party and EVERYONE came!  The private, by-invitation-only 50th birthday party for Chef Art Smith was held at the James Hotel on Sunday evening, February 28th.  150 friends packed the room to celebrate not only Art’s... Read more »
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Sundance Film Festival 2010

Founder Robert Redford makes the opening remarks at Sundance. (Pic by Peter Kramer) Park City, Utah, this year was filled with Chicagoans who had come to party and attend the 20th Sundance Film Festival. Kristina McGrath and her twin sister, Korinna Isselhardt, hosted a girls’ winter getaway for 10 women that included Heather Farley, Toni... Read more »

Chicago's World Fashion at the Harris Rooftop

World Fashion Chicago showcases our sister cities’ style. Chicago‘s recent World Fashion Show was world class thanks to the efforts of ZZAZZ Production’s Tracey Tarantino and the incredible support from our fashion community.  More than 35 designers, inspired by Chicago’s 28 sister cities, were featured alongside international designers from Milan, Italy; Shanghai, China; Durban, South... Read more »

Oprah, Should She or Shouldn't She?

  I have been on both sides of the Oprah “should she/shouldn’t she” fence and I am now still firmly in the…….middle!  My first thoughts when I heard about Oprah closing down Michigan Avenue to film the premier show of her 24th season was GOOD FOR HER and US!  I had heard that she had... Read more »
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Modern Wing Opening Gala!

Dining Pavilion in Grant Park With the opening of the Modern Wing of the Art Institute Friday night, Chicago now has the 2nd largest art museum in the country after the Met! Wow! I am so proud of my city! The party itself was something you could only dream about with so much to see that... Read more »