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"Women Driving Excellence" at Chicago Auto Show (Video!)

Honorees Elisa Camahort Page, Karyn Calabrese, Natalie Martinez, Susanna Jung and Mary Couzin.
I love looking at cars, sort of, but I do know that women are the most influential when it comes time to make the decision for a new car for the family. According to Forbes, women influence more than 85 percent of car sales. Additionally, Forbes states that women have full or partial say over a... Read more »

Get the Rice Ready for Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg: The Love Interview

Get the Rice Ready for Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg:  The Love Interview
Sexy actress, author, activist, former Playboy Playmate of the Year and new “View” co-host Jenny McCarthy was on hand at hot, Chicago nightclub Parliament on December 20 to host a fundraiser for a charity dear to her heart, Generation Rescue.  A well-known advocate for children and families touched by autism, Jenny chose this charity because... Read more »

Sexy Supermodel Elsa Hosk Hosts Viewing Party for Victoria's Secret Fashion Show (Video)

Sexy Supermodel Elsa Hosk Hosts Viewing Party for Victoria's Secret Fashion Show (Video)
Pink Nation fans had been lined up for hours waiting to meet their favorite Victoria’s Secret PINK supermodel, Elsa Hosk, who was at the Water Tower store recently to host a viewing party for CBS’ sexy Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.  After a national contest, Chicago beat out all other cities in its bid to win... Read more »
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The Randolph Street Holiday Market: Where Santa Shops (Video!)

The Randolph Street Holiday Market: Where Santa Shops (Video!)
My favorite market in town is the Randolph Street Market!  And I particularly love its holiday edition which will be this Saturday and Sunday (December 14/15)  at Plumber’s Hall, 1340 W. Washington, in Chicago.  There is fun for the whole family with live entertainment, fabulous gift offerings, delicious food and surprises around every corner!  It’s... Read more »

Smashing Pumpkin's Billy Corgan and Chef Curtis Duffy's Creative Gift for PAWS Chicago Fur Ball (Video!)

Smashing Pumpkin's Billy Corgan and Chef Curtis Duffy's Creative Gift for PAWS Chicago Fur Ball (Video!)
Grammy award winning Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan and Grace restaurant’s Michelin Star Awarded Chef Curtis Duffy will join forces to create an exclusive evening of imaginative cuisine and innovative entertainment to benefit PAWS Chicago, an animal welfare organization dedicated to saving homeless cats and dogs. Together, they will curate and host “A Night of... Read more »

Service Club of Chicago celebrates 123rd year with fashion show and luncheon (VIDEO and PICS!)

The Service Club of Chicago hosted its annual “Day on the Terrace” Fashion Show and luncheon recently at the Peninsula Chicago with a record breaking crowd of over 300.  This charitable organization, founded in 1890, is one of the oldest in Chicago now celebrating it’s 123rd year.   The 45 minute show featured more than... Read more »
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The School of the Art Institute Chicago's "The Walk" 2013: Cutting Edge Fashion in the Windy City (Video!)

It was a night filled with fashion, but not the kind you are used to seeing on a runway.  No my friend, this was the 79th annual School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s (SAIC) “The Walk”, arguably the most creative and innovative fashion show of its kind in the country!  More than 90 design... 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 »

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 »
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The Chicago International Film Festival: What did Al Pacino, Jon Bon Jovi, Alan Arkin and Christopher Walken tell me on the Red Carpet? (on Watch312.com!)

The Chicago International Film Festival:  What did Al Pacino, Jon Bon Jovi, Alan Arkin and Christopher Walken tell me on the Red Carpet?  (on Watch312.com!)
I have never attended a more exciting red carpet event than the one recently hosted by the Chicago International Film Festival.  For its 48th event, formidable founder Michael Kutza called in the big guns of show biz who included Al Pacino (with stunning girlfriend Lucila Sola), Christopher Walken, Alan Arkin and Jon Bon Jovi for... Read more »