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A December To Remember: A Month of Memories In Pictures and Videos

This December was a rarity,  I was in town long enough to attend a few great celebrations.  I still missed more stuff  than I wanted.  But here are some pictures and video from some of the best events of the month.   One Acre Fund 7th Annual Chicago Gala  Andrew Youn and Harry Kraemer   ... Read more »

"Wisdom In Pieces" Provides Common Sense, Motivation For Every Day "Opportunities"

"Wisdom In Pieces" Provides Common Sense, Motivation For Every Day "Opportunities"
Radio host, entrepreneur and author, Jennifer Bridgeforth, will debut her new book “Wisdom in Pieces” Motivational Moments For Real Life  a collection of real-life stories meant to motivate those seeking to overcome personal challenge and celebrate their internal power. Bridgeforth says the book’s purpose was inspired from personal experiences where she struggled with real life... Read more »

The Great Chicago Wine Bar Search: Tocco delivers on Wine, Food and Atmosphere

 The Great Chicago Wine Bar Search: Tocco delivers on Wine, Food and Atmosphere
When you visit Tocco it’s a consensus it feels like visiting a old friend’s home , if that friend has a sprawling trendy home with a full bar and a menu of delicious food.  Some to the reviews bring things home as Tocco is all about the atmosphere that owner Bruno Abate has created.  ... Read more »
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11 Chicagoans To Watch In 2013

For the past few years I’ve provided lists of individuals I think are poised for a breakout year. And 2013′s list is set to soar. 11 people with diverse backgrounds, making their marks in  business, fashion, education, and social awareness.   A number of them I have previously worked with and consider good friends, some I’ve... Read more »

Gift Ideas For the Last Minute Shopper

Gift Ideas For the Last Minute Shopper
I admit I’m a little late when it comes to sending cards and getting gifts for Christmas.    So in keeping with that tradition, I’m sending  this on Dec. 23rd because I KNOW that I’m not the only one that embraces the “It’s the thought that counts, no matter how late I think about it” school... Read more »

PR Firm To Host 3rd Annual Toy Drive For South Side Youth Center

PR Firm To Host 3rd Annual Toy Drive For South Side Youth Center
Official Anais Public Relations Firm  will host their 3rd Annual “Blessed 2 Be A Blessing” Toy Drive  to benefit  The Gary Comer Youth Center. This year’s event will be held on Saturday, December 23rd at Christian Fields Style Bar located at 6550 S. Cottage Grove in Chicago. The “Blessed 2 Be a Blessing” Toy Drive... Read more »
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From The Grateful Dead To Harleys: The Many Lives Of Marketing Genius Steve Amella

From The Grateful Dead To Harleys: The Many Lives Of Marketing Genius Steve Amella
Steve Amella  is a sort of 21st century renaissance man.  His experiences would make mere mortals shake their heads in doubt and amazement.    And now,  he leads a life of service  dedicated to bringing out the “amazing” in people. Steve has a B.A. in Communications and a B.S. in Marketing. After college, Amella traveled... Read more »

After Work Soul....This Thursday At Sawtooth

After Work Soul....This Thursday At Sawtooth
iRock Jazz Presents: Soul House After Work featuring the best in Jazz, Neo Soul and Soul Music at  indoor and outdoor venue Sawtooth 1350 W. Randolph . Thursday, August 23, 5pm -2am . The event is free and open to the public. Featured Artists Vocalist: Aziza Lisa Tony Cazeau- piano Mendel Beckford- bass Chuck Lacy-... Read more »

Arts4Kids Foundation Presents – A Benefit for Shriners Hospital for Children “Summer Music Festival”

Arts4Kids Foundation Presents – A Benefit for Shriners Hospital for Children “Summer Music Festival”
Arts4Kids in collaboration with Kontinent Media Group, Connect.Inspire.Grow. Christopher Goltz and Company and the Grill in the Park, are pleased to announce Arts4Kids Presents – A Benefit for Shriners Hospital for Children® “Summer Music Festival.”  Saturday August 4th, at Grill In The Park 248 West Diversey Parkway from 12PM to 7PM . This family oriented... Read more »
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SNL Vet, Actor Finesse Mitchell Headlining at the Laugh Factory This Weekend

  SNL Vet, Actor Finesse Mitchell Headlining at the Laugh Factory This Weekend
  Finesse Mitchell , former cast member of Saturday Night Live and Star of New Celebrity Dating TV Show “The Choice”  will be making his debut at Chicago’s Laugh Factory  starting tonight through Sarturday .  Mitchell currently appears on VH-1 ‘s “Single Ladies” and Disney Channel’s “A.N.T. Farm” Mitchell got his first big break in... Read more »