Archive for November 2014

Auditorium Theatre celebrates 125th with star-studded performance and gala

Auditorium Theatre celebrates 125th with star-studded performance and gala
Chicago’s Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, built in 1889, is celebrating a BIG birthday!  This national historic landmark, located at 50 E. Congress Pkwy., will toast 125 years at its Anniversary Gala,, “Living the History – 125 Years of the Auditorium Theatre,” on December 9 at the Theatre and the Palmer House Hilton.  The glamorous... Read more »

Ryan Seacrest and American Idol's Lee DeWyze kick off Macy's awesome holiday festivities in Chicago

Lee DeWyze and Ryan Seacrest take selfies before Macy's State Street's 107th Great Tree Lighting festivities.
It doesn’t take much to get me in the mood for the holidays.  Heck, a pine scented candle will throw me into a deep reverie about Santa, Christmas, holiday decor…I could go on and on.  So, it was no surprise that Macy’s State Street’s recent (107th!) Great Tree Lighting and its animated windows unveiling just... Read more »

Stars of the culinary world toast Chef Charlie Trotter at tribute (VIDEO!)

Chefs toast Charlie Trotter's legacy at Venue One.
More than a dozen celebrity chefs from across the country came together for one special night in Chicago to honor the life and legacy of renowned Chef Charlie Trotter.   “A Toast to Charlie Trotter” benefited the Charlie Trotter Culinary Education Foundation (CTCEF) founded by the late chef in 1999.  Chef Emeril Lagasse served as emcee... Read more »