Archive for September 2009

Are You Ready to Start Planning?

So he just popped the question and you can’t wait to start planning your big day.  Whether you already have ideas or need a little help getting started here are useful tips to planning your wedding that no bride should go without. 1) Hire a professional.  Just as if you wouldn’t build a house without... Read more »

Blogapalooza is Almost Here!!

Get excited… the event you have all been waiting for is finally here.  Tomorrow from 5pm-7pm we will be available with advice ranging from invitation etiquette to tips on tipping.  Even if you can’t make it to the 900 shops to ask us your questions, we love to hear from our readers online.  If you... Read more »

We Want To See You At Blogapalooza

Next Thursday September 24, The 900 Shops will be filled with Chicagoland experts from all fields.  Whether you are shopping for a new fall coat and need fashion advice or are working on your wedding registry and want advice from Big City Bride, located in Genevieve Lethu, no question shall go unanswered. We are your... Read more »

Bride and Gloom

Excitement effortlessly consumed you the second he slipped that diamond ring on your finger, and in the following weeks your mind started racing through the thought of whom to invite, to how many tiers you should have on your wedding cake.  Of course your husband to be is excited for the big day but you... Read more »

Extra! Extra! Read All About It! Tribune Tower Now Open for Weddings

Looking for a stellar spot to host your wedding?  One of Chicago’s most recognizable architectural beauties is now opening their tower to the public for private events. With several rooms to choose from, finding an aesthetically pleasing space amongst the Gothic spires is guaranteed.  Completed in 1925 and designed by two New York neo-Gothic architects,... Read more »

Oprah Takes Over the Streets of Chicago

There are not many events that take over the streets of downtown Chicago, but Oprah has taken over the Magnificent Mile to tape her 24th season opener. Michigan Avenue, between Wacker and Ohio, has been closed since midnight Monday and will remain closed until 5am Wednesday morning.  With the large number of people expecting to... Read more »