Category: ChicagoNow Blathering

ChicagoNow Holiday Blathering: Return of The Cold War

Well, the cold won. We can admit that. The sub-zero temperatures kept quite a few people away from ChicagoNow’s Holiday Blathering on Sunday, Dec. 18 but the brave souls who made it out to Skrine Chops in Forest Park enjoyed a wonderful evening.

ChicagoNow Holiday Blathering 2014: Patrick and Crystal steal the show

We’re going to have a hard time topping this one. Maybe a wedding next year? Patrick O’Hara and Crystal Intini, who first met at a ChicagoNow Blathering several years ago, got engaged on Sunday night at Reverie during our annual holiday bash. He was nervous, she was beautiful and despite my best efforts to sabotage... Read more »

ChicagoNow Holiday Blathering 2013

A decision was made to return to the site of last year’s Holiday Blathering and, by all accounts, it was the right choice. It also gave us a chance to rectify a wrong and take our first-ever group photo. It came out well despite not having nearly enough space to get everyone in there. Thanks... Read more »

ChicagoNow Blathering: Goose Island Clybourn, August 8, 2013

Tara Scalzo and David Quinn
Every few months we organize a ChicagoNow Blathering, which is our goofy nickname for a “blogger gathering.” It’s a chance for our community of bloggers to get to know each other a little away from our computers and just have a few drinks, and perhaps, get in a few photo bombs. My personal favorite is... Read more »

ChicagoNow at The Laugh Factory: A funny thing happened on the way to a Blathering

The ChicagoNow performers
A few months ago I sent an email out to all the ChicagoNow bloggers with a simple question: Would you like to perform stand-up at The Laugh Factory? We meet every few months at ChicagoNow “Blatherings” (Blogger Gatherings) to socialize, drink beer and get to know each other better offline. Except for a few people,... Read more »