Archive for October 2020

A scary-cool Halloween pop-up, A Week of Treats, benefits programs for inner-city kids

A Week of Treats is a scary, adorable, fun-filled Halloween pop-up that’s fun for all ages! Now through Sunday, October 31, Recess Chicago is hosting an outdoor-type Halloween festival that includes a Cakes of Terror Competition (vote for the winner!); (healthy) trick and treats from a variety of local vendors; a fortune teller; activity areas... Read more »

Lights, camera, action! Apparel Industry Board presents Rev UP Chicago!

Lights, camera, ACTION! I just can’t wait to host the Apparel Industry Foundation‘s Rev UP Chicago 2020 virtual fashion show/fundraiser tomorrow, Thursday, Oct. 29, from 6-7 pm! See amazing fashion segments, filmed by Francis Son at Perillo Bentley Gold Coast, from some of our city’s top designers: Elda De la Rosa, Lauren Lein Cavanaugh (AIBI... Read more »

Misericordia enlists celebrity friends for its first virtual gala

Miguel Cervantes and wife Kelly are big supporters of Misericordia.
Misericordia’s Women’s Board hosted its first virtual (38th!) Heart of Mercy Ball on October 14. Hundreds of supporters tuned in to watch a 90 minute virtual show that was emceed by longtime Misericordia supporter (Mr. Fix It) Lou Manfredini. He spoke about the many ways Misericordia pivoted during this pandemic to take care of its... Read more »
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Fun, fashion and philanthropy: The Chicago Lighthouse presents FLAIR

Fun, fashion and philanthropy: The Chicago Lighthouse presents FLAIR
My Candid Candace Blog will now be shared here on Chicago Now as well as online. Since 2008, this award-winning blog has shined a light on Chicago and all the people who make it great. Hope you can subscribe here to enjoy news from around town that includes arts and culture, the dining scene, nonprofits,... Read more »