Posts tagged "Navy Pier"

Rolling with the Stones at private opening night party for Exhibitionism

Marilynn Gardner, Navy Pier president and CEO, with Michelle Boone, Navy Pier's Chief Program and Civic Engagement Officer, at VIP party on opening night of Exhibitionism.
Even though the Rolling Stones were only there in spirit, the opening night party held at Navy Pier for Exhibitionism, a tribute to all things Stones related, was a total immersion into the well-lived life of this iconic rock group on April 19. Nine galleries (over 18,000 square-feet) are filled with 550 artifacts from the... Read more »

The Rolling Stones' Exhibitionism set to rock Navy Pier

The Rolling Stones’ first ever major exhibition, Exhibitionism, will debut at Navy Pier on April 15th and run a four-month engagement through July 30. The Chicago exhibition follows its global premiere in London and its star-studded U.S. premiere in NYC, both of which garnered rave reviews and drew huge crowds of music, art and fashion... 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 »

See the Fun From the City Porch on Watch312 Right Here! (Video)

See the Fun From the City Porch on Watch312 Right Here!  (Video)
We’re all still basking in the afterglow from this great opening party for City Porch, Navy Pier’s newest hotspot!  See all of the fun on Watch312’s Candid Candace Chicago!  Congrats to owner Manolis Alpogianis for giving locals a reason to visit one of our town’s top tourist attractions! (Click here to see more of my... 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 »

CITY PORCH: A Chic and Sleek New Hotspot at Navy Pier

CITY PORCH: A Chic and Sleek New Hotspot at Navy Pier
Congratulations to handsome restaurateur, Manolis Alpogianis, on his newest venture at Navy Pier!  City Porch, a chic yet comfortable dining spot, is just what this place needs!  Enough of the burger joints, finally something that reeks of sleek with an extensive and delectable menu to match.  I loved the Adirondack chairs out front for viewing... Read more »

Kerry Wood Hosts "Woody's Winter Warm-up" Fundraiser at Harry Caray's

Kerry and Sarah Wood are thrilled that the live auction package was doubled for $14K!
Friday night was a sports lover’s dream come true as newly resigned Cubs pitcher, Kerry Wood, and his beautiful wife Sarah hosted their first  “Woody’s Winter Warmup” fundraiser for their Wood Family Foundation. When we arrived, Kerry and Sarah were being interviewed by every news station in town while players were arriving in droves.  It... Read more »

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 Premiere Benefits Urban Prep with Surprise Guest Matthew Lewis

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 Premiere Benefits Urban Prep with Surprise Guest Matthew Lewis
It was exciting enough just to be going to the premiere of the last Harry Potter movie, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, at the IMAX Navy Pier theatre benefitting Urban Prep Academies.  But the evening took on a surreal feeling when I found out the surprise guest for the evening would be... Read more »

WGN's Winter Wonderfest with Jennifer Hudson at Navy Pier

Jennifer Hudson sings “Oh, Holy Night” at her toy drive celebration at Navy Pier. (Pic by Mila Samokhina) Jennifer Hudson made a lot of kiddies very happy from the Abraham Lincoln Center Wednesday morning!  Hundreds of children, parents and fans showed up at Navy Pier’s Winter Wonderfest Celebration to see her and accept the wonderful... Read more »

Advance Screening of Harry Potter Benefits Urban Prep

  Would you like to be the first on your block to see Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Part 1) AND support a wonderful cause?!  On Thursday, November 18th, at Navy Pier Imax Theater beginning at 5:30 PM (movie begins at 6 PM), there will be an Advance Private Screening benefitting Urban Prep whose... Read more »