Archive for December 2012

"Christmas at the Cathedral"

Magnificent Cathedral Room at the University Club
The University Club (at 76 E. Monroe) holds many surprises for both the occasional visitor and every day members.  Upon entering the lobby of this historical building, we were greeted by friendly hostesses at the front desk, an entertaining Christmas choir, and tables of exquisite desserts, including coffee and hot chocolate.  At the top of... Read more »

Castles in the Sky

Annual Joint Meet takes place in front of the Castle
On a surprisingly warm, Sunday (Dec.) afternoon under a sunny, azure blue sky I leisurely sauntered over the grounds of the Dunham Woods Riding Club, across the street to the rolling green acres surrounding historic Dunham Castle …. This is quite a sight to behold (I thought to myself): a real life castle, looking like something... Read more »

Celebrating Christmas in Beautiful Style - Factor Women/Chosen Models Holiday Gala

A “beautiful people party” as described by one of the models, Factor Women/Chosen Models hosted its holiday gala December 5th at the Art Institute downtown. The venue was fitting as the models and guests looked like artwork. It was a “creative black tie” event creating a sight for any sore eye as a sea of... Read more »

Jennifer Hudson Sparkles at Michigan Avenue Magazine's Cover Party

Jennifer Hudson on the Red Carpet
Christmas came early for anyone who witnessed a stunning, slender and excited Jennifer Hudson made her way down the red carpet last night at the House of Blues. Michigan Avenue Magazine celebrated Hudson’s second appearance on its cover with an invitation-only affair: “A Hudson Holiday.” The event featured the Chicago native who wow’ed the crowd in a... Read more »