Posts tagged "events"

Cold and Snow Means Nothing in Chicago

  Winter has finally arrived in Chicago. It’s snowy, slush and cold…but you still want to go out! So hit up the Blackboard Affair tonight! Tickets are still available and it benefits a great cause. It’s the annual fundraising event for the Associates Board of Working in the Schools (WITS). Proceeds from the Blackboard Affair support WITS’ Saturday... Read more »

Free Cupcakes! Free Dinner! Leap Day Specials are Here!

Time to find me some new friends! Specifically, those born on Leap Day because according to Cheeky Chicago, if you present your id at the Sprinkles (50 E. Walton), you get a dozen cupcakes…for free! Now, at $3+ per cupcake-that’s quite a steal. I’m really digging all the leap year deals happening. Is this a... Read more »

Running of the Brides Recap

Pat Boudrot, the publicist for Filene’s Basement saw my previous ROTB post and invited me out to experience the event. It was everything I imagined it to be and more-a bunch of crazies going after wedding dresses but it was also a fun event where the bride bonds with her family members and bridal party... Read more »

Party With a Purpose (And Some Of Chicago's Hottest Personalities) At Campfire Ball

Campfire Ball benefiting One Step programs for kids with cancer is this Saturday…do you have your ticket? True, I am on the event committee for this but I wouldn’t be lending my name, time, etc. if it weren’t for a hell of a good cause. If you’ve been reading the blog, you know I lost... Read more »

'Art Hunt' Creators Celebrate Blicks 100th Anniversary w/Live Painting Session

Come see the genius that is Skoff and Sam paint live today (April 27) at Wheaton’s Blick Art Supply (79 Danada Square East Wheaton, IL 60187) from 1-4 p.m to celebrate the store’s 100th Annniversary. Haha, yes Patrick Skoff and Sam Brown are friends, but that doesn’t take away the fact that what they’re doing... Read more »

Live to Support Chicago Hosts Pop-A-Shot Tournament Benefitting Various Charities

For anyone that has a cause they hold near to their hearts or are in the non-profit sector, Live to Support Chicago is a great organization that combines sports leagues and networking opportunities in a fun environment. The best thing about LTS Chicago is: it’s free to participate and you receive awareness and donations for... Read more »

WCGI's 'Morning Riot' Celebrates Their Second Anniversary

Ahh, my favorite event of the year is coming up…WGCI’s, ‘Morning Riot’ Anniversary party on Thursday, March 30 at the Hard Rock Cafe! It’s no secret this is a Chicago-obsessed blog and the ensemble comprising the ‘Morning Riot’ (Tony Sculfield, Leon Rogers and Nina Chantele) are all Chicago natives. They understand the city because they’re from... Read more »

Party With a Purpose: Real Gamblers Wear Pink

Professor Colleen Soto I’m all about partying for a purpose. I figure that if you’re already going to get out and blow your money on booze/food, you might as well do it for a good cause (and feel better about it in the morning). So here’s this, my most amazing college professor, Colleen Soto is doing the... Read more »