Archive for 2012

New Year's Eve Drinking: Expert Advice on How to Avoid a Hangover.

New Year's Eve Drinking: Expert Advice on How to Avoid a Hangover.
CHICAGO, Sunday, December 30, 2012. What are you doing New Year’s Eve? If it involves drinking, you may want to plan ahead to avoid that dreaded “hangover.”  Whether you splurge at a $500 per person all inclusive NYE party or stay at home and imbibe with friends and family (or alone)–with a little drinking smarts,... Read more »

Whole Foods Chicago Eve Week 2012: Offers Limited Edition Artist Designed Collectible Totes.

Whole Foods Chicago Eve Week 2012: Offers Limited Edition Artist Designed Collectible Totes.
A new bag for a new year. CHICAGO, Thursday, December 27, 2012. Select Whole Foods Market® stores in Chicago are celebrating food, local artists and Chicago-based charities by selling original canvas bags designed by five well-known Chicago artists during “Eve Week” kicking off today through Monday, December 31. The brightly colored limited-edition bags pay tribute to chocolate... Read more »

Chicago's Best Hot Chocolate: Ten Places to Love.

Chicago's Best Hot Chocolate: Ten Places to Love.
CHICAGO, Thursday, December 20, 2012. It’s coming, the cold bitter winds, the icy streets, the big white flakes that are all part of a Chicago winter. This December hosts the earliest winter since 1896, with the official first day of winter blowing in with the solstice at 5:12 A.M. this Friday, December 21 (CST). With... Read more »
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Chicago's Boarding House Announces its Opening: Something to Singh About.

Chicago's Boarding House Announces its Opening: Something to Singh About.
CHICAGO, Friday, December 14, 2012. What could be better than a great glass of wine paired with the finest seasonal American and European cuisine in beautiful surroundings?  At Alpana Singh’s The Boarding House that’s just the beginning.  There is so much more to “Singh” about.  The whole town is already buzzing about this highly anticipated... Read more »

Chicago Announces First-Ever Chicago Theatre Week: Coming in 2013.

Chicago Announces First-Ever Chicago Theatre Week: Coming in 2013.
CHICAGO, Thursday, December 13, 2012. The League of Chicago Theatres and Choose Chicago have just announced Chicago’s first-ever Chicago Theatre Week kicking off February 12 through February 17, 2013. It is the hopes of the League and Choose Chicago that Theatre Week will expand the visibility of theatre as a vital industry in Chicago. Deb... Read more »

Chicago's 10 Most Fascinating Men: Show Me Chicago Announces its List for 2012.

Theo Epstein, 39, President of the Chicago Cubs came on board this season to huge fanfare but has maintained a relatively low profile since then. Chicago is expecting big things from Theo as is Tom Ricketts...guess we'll have to wait until next year.
CHICAGO, Wednesday, December 12, 2012. Last week, Show Me Chicago announced its 2012 list of the 10 Most Fascinating Women in Chicago. This time around we are naming Chicago’s 10 Most Fascinating Men for 2012. Of course, Barack Obama jumps to the head of the class along with David Alexrod but we can’t use them... Read more »
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Chicago Welcomes Home the Heroes 2012: Schedule of Events.

Chicago Welcomes Home the Heroes 2012: Schedule of Events.
CHICAGO, December 11, 2012. This weekend, Chicago will pay special tribute to our Iraq War Veterans and all veterans with the Chicago Welcomes Home the Heroes events on Friday, December 14 and Saturday, December 15. In addition, the events will show our continued support for our troops in Afghanistan. If you are a Veteran, Active-Service Member, or... Read more »

Chicago Restaurant Week 2013: First Bites Bash Kicks off 10-Day Event.

Chicago Restaurant Week 2013: First Bites Bash Kicks off 10-Day Event.
CHICAGO, Friday, December 7, 2012. Even though it’s not until February, it’s not too early to start making plans for Chicago Restaurant Week. Choose Chicago, the official tourism organization for Chicago, announced yesterday that ticket sales are open for the First Bites Bash, the kick-off event for the sixth annual Chicago Restaurant Week and a... Read more »

Think Green: The Color of 2013 for Cutting Edge Holiday Gift Giving.

For the tea lovers on your list. An assortment of green teas arranged in a cute little basket should suit them to a tee.
CHICAGO, December 6, 2012. With green destined to be the color for 2013…why not be a trendsetter this holiday season by giving green gifts.  According to Pantone, the self-proclaimed color authority, Tangerine Tango, is so last year. Pantone has chosen Emerald Green, the lively, radiant, lush green color often associated with brilliant, precious gemstones, sophistication... Read more »
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Chicago School Zone Speed Cameras Begin Testing...But Not So Fast.

Chicago School Zone Speed Cameras Begin Testing...But Not So Fast.
CHICAGO, Wednesday, December 5, 2012.  Nearly eight months ago on April 18, 2012, speed cameras were overwhelmingly approved by the Chicago City Council (33-14) for installation in Chicago’s 1600 school zones.  There was much talk at the time on how the cameras may eventually cover half of Chicago streets. But wait a minute, slow down. Although... Read more »
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