Posts tagged "Valerie Warner"

Rocker Pete Wentz Deejays Green Tie Ball on!

Rocker Pete Wentz Deejays Green Tie Ball on!
The recent Green Tie Ball was themed “Alice in Wonderland” and featured amazing visuals from Red Moon Theater Company with rocker Pete Wentz deejaying!  This exciting night raised more than $450,000 for Chicago Gateway Green.  Check out this video and see all of the magic!

Actress Ali Larter to Host "Fame, Fashion & Flavor: 900's Night Out!

Actress Ali Larter to Host "Fame, Fashion & Flavor: 900's Night Out!
In honor of the highly-anticipated Fashion’s Night Out 2012, 900 North Michigan Shops is teaming up with Michigan Avenue Magazine and McGrath Lexus and Acura of Downtown Chicago to host its 2nd Annual 900’s Night Out: Fame, Fashion & Flavor on Thursday, September 6th, from 6 pm to 9 pm! This over-the-top event will be... Read more »

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 »

Didn't Make it to the Hugo Television Awards? See the Stars and Watch it ALL Here!

Didn't Make it to the Hugo Television Awards?  See the Stars and Watch it ALL Here!
The 48th annual Hugo Television Awards brought the stars to Chicago and celebrated the best in television from nine countries around the globe.  Starz’ “Boss” star Kelsey Grammer was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award by his long time co-star, John Mahoney,  at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel recently. Hear what Grammer thinks about Chicago,... Read more »

2012 Chicago Auto Show Highlights: Cool Cars and Glamorous Guests

I love the Chicago Auto Show!  Chuck and I used to go every year when he owned his advertising agency so it was with great excitement that I looked forward to returning this year.  It did NOT disappoint!  The Chicago Auto Show began with its 21st “First Look for Charity” ten days ago and ends... Read more »

Candid Candace on Windy City Live!

I had the best time, as always,  on Windy City Live this week!  And being at the Chat Desk with Valerie Warner and Ryan Chiaverini is like a trial by fire!  You never really know what to expect so when we found out Don Cornelius had come to an untimely end, we were all as... Read more »

Hotelier Ian Schrager Hosts Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten's Book Launch Party at PUBLIC Chicago

Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten and Ian Schrager during the Q & A in the Library at PUBLIC Chicago.
The Library was packed at PUBLIC Chicago for a party to celebrate award winning Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s  launch of his latest book, “Home Cooking with Jean-Georges:  My Favorite Simple Recipes.” 150 fans and friends stood in line to meet and greet the Chef as well as have him sign their books.  He was charming to... Read more »

The Service Club of Chicago Goes Hollywood (PICS!)

For the 121st anniversary of the Service Club of Chicago, co-chairs Toni Canada, Laurie Davis and Dusty (Yolanda) Stemer enlisted the aid of top event designer, Tom Kehoe, to make their Gala dreams come alive!  The theme, “An Evening of Glamour at Club El Morocco,” got Tom and his team’s creative juices flowing as they... Read more »

Chicago's First Fashion Night Out: Celebs, Style, Brian, Brad and More!

Handsome designer, Brian Atwood,  and his darling fiance, Dr. Jake Deutsch, celebrate Fashion Night Out at Saks Fifth Avenue!
Chicago’s first Fashion Night Out had the stylish set running to their closets for the finale on Sept.8th,  of a two week long celebration.  The Magnificent Mile debuted the first shopping festival of its kind in the country with “In-Fashion:  The Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival Presented by MasterCard.” During the course of two weeks over... Read more »

Candid Candace and Time Out Chicago Talk Playboy on Windy City Live!

I had a great time on Windy City Live this week talking about Playboy with TimeOut Chicago’s Features Editor Laura Braginski and Val Warner.  Check out TimeOut Chicago magazine, on stands now,  for the low-down on Playboy’s plans.  In the meantime, enjoy our segment!  🙂 (For extended coverage, please visit or watch my internet... Read more »