Archive for June 2011

Spider-Man's Perserves

The long awaited “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” finally premiered on Broadway Tuesday night (June 14th) before a star-studded audience that included severable notable Chicagoans and Bono and the Edge (from U-2) who provided Spider-Man’s music and lyrics.   This stage creation was a visual spectacular with colorful characters flying in all directions panoramically around... Read more »

Billy Hogan Surprised Birthday Party

A large crowd of friends and family gathered at Ciao Napoli, a hot new pizza and pasta restaurant in Logan Square (owned by Bill Hogan’s son) to surprise Bill Hogan and celebrate his 70th birthday. From Jim Belushi to the Shannon Rovers, everyone drank a toast to one of Chicago’s great labor leaders. Hogan was... Read more »

Prentice Women's Hospital Celebration

On Saturday, June 11th,  Prentice Women’s Hospital celebrated 25 years of advancing their mission on saving the lives of women and infants.  This extraordinary event was held in the Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier.  Through years of fundraising, Friends of Prentice have raised over $15 million for research, education, and patient care.  Prentice continues to... Read more »

"Women & Words"

This first ever Book Party for  Attorney Lisa Madigan was a very special and unique event.   Over 300 of Chicago’s most influential women attended.    The reception was held in the Winter Garden of the  Harold Washington Library Center  and    several women owned and operated businesses helped support the event. They were Berghoff... Read more »

The Launch of the New Bice

The international Bice restaurant re-opened last week in Chicago. The guests were some of Chicago’s elite ranging from business owners to film directors and celebrities.   The food was outstanding, not to mention the warm and elegant atmosphere of the room.  The opening was a huge success, and kudos to the Julie Darling Company who... Read more »

Making a Dent for Charity

The excitement in the air was evident as soon as you arrived at Carnivale restaurant where the celebration for Richard Dent, a Chicago Bears champion, two time Super Bowl winner, Super Bowl XX MVP and  Class of 2011 Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee was about to begin.   As guests waited, they sipped on... Read more »