See & Plays

Exclusive Pre-Opening Sneak Peek into the new Loews Chicago Hotel

Exclusive Pre-Opening Sneak Peek into the new Loews Chicago Hotel

Luxury Hotel, Loews Chicago, has yet to open  and already Chicago is all abuzz about this newest travel destination for locals and tourists. So for a self-proclaimed Chicago aficionado, I’m beyond excited and honored to take on my new role as Loews Chicago’s very own First Lady. What does a First Lady do, you asked? […]

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#CapturingChicago: Fall Colors November 2014 – Week 2

#CapturingChicago: Fall Colors November 2014 – Week 2

The fall leaves are holding on for its dear life before old man winter finally blow them all away. So – I went on a look-out for pictures that captivated the fall colors in our beautiful city. If you are on Instagram, make sure you tag your pictures #CapturingChicago so we can discover yours on […]

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Capital Cities is all Safe & Sound in Chicago with the Renaissance Hotel

Capital Cities is all Safe & Sound in Chicago with the Renaissance Hotel

On Nov. 6th, the Renaissance Hotel in Chicago hosted a private performance by Los Angeles indie electro duo Capital Cities the night before their public concert at the Riviera on Friday, Nov. 7th. We were excited to attend and couldn’t wait to show you the sneak peek of their Safe & Sound song. This live performance […]

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Eats & Sips

Chicago’s Toast to Taiwan at Millenium Park’s Park Grill Restaurant

Chicago’s Toast to Taiwan at Millenium Park’s Park Grill Restaurant

Millennium Park Park Grill‘s Executive Chef Jared Case added Drunken Oyster on their menu this 2015.  This was inspired from his recent Taiwan culinary adventure that included oyster farming. Chef Case was one of the lucky chefs chosen for an 8-day travel to Taipei along with 2 other notable chefs, Anthony Jacquet of The Whisper Restaurant […]

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Blinded for Taste with Coppola Winery and Chicago’s Trellis

Blinded for Taste with Coppola Winery and Chicago’s Trellis

Diamond In The Dark Coppola Winery held a special event in Chicago to show us a special way in dissecting the many flavors of what wine is consist of. To make the event more special, the tasting was hosted by by the winery’s very own talented, Henry Wedler, a blindchemistry graduate student who has hosted the “Tasting in […]

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Chocolate at the Pen Celebrate a Decade of Decadence

Chocolate at the Pen Celebrate a Decade of Decadence

The Chocolate at the Pen‘s 10 year anniversary introduces Chocolate Sommelier – a new experience to delight guests with the ever popular premier “Chocolate Bar”. For $50 you can indulge in a full Chocolate Bar experience and receive a delicious chocolate martini or a glass of sparkling wine or you can choose to add $20 for […]

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Shops & Services

Bet you can hear them now! Verizon is opening a Destination Store in Chicago’s Magnificent Mile

Bet you can hear them now! Verizon is opening a Destination Store in Chicago’s Magnificent Mile

Verizon’s General Manager Frank DiBetta is settling in Chicago from New Jersey to open up the new and exciting Verizon Destination Store and we were just there this morning for a media sneak peek of their new place before they officially open tomorrow. The store front is still covered up with red curtains but I […]

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Williams-Sonoma Lincoln Park Opening Celebration [pics]

Williams-Sonoma Lincoln Park Opening Celebration [pics]

The new Williams-Sonoma store in Lincoln Park held a private event to celebrate its new store location and Chicago cooking school. The event was hosted by the new WTTW Check, Please! host Catherine De Orio, Andrew Kaplan, and Nina Mariano. Local restaurants like Spiaggia, RPM Italian, and Perennial Virant, provided the food.

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Kick-off The Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival presented by MasterCard with Water Tower Place

Kick-off The Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival presented by MasterCard with Water Tower Place

This outstanding festival will once again take over downtown Chicago’s famed shopping Avenue for 12 fun-filled days of fashionable events. From Thursday, August 22, through Monday, September 2 (Labor Day), Water Tower Place, along with the city’s top restaurants, retailers and hotels, will combine fashion, food, fitness and fun for an experience you won’t want […]

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Art & Leisure

#InMyShoes – A Twitter Chat All Parents with Teens Should Know About!

#InMyShoes – A Twitter Chat All Parents with Teens Should Know About!

Just when new parents think they’re done with milk & diapers, parents suddenly get an unexpected smack in the face dealing with a budding young adult!  Almost instantly – long gone are the days when these new parents-of-teens can decide what, where, and why their young ones should, eat, and sleep. These newly teenaged creatures […]

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Chicago’s Toast to Taiwan at Millenium Park’s Park Grill Restaurant

Chicago’s Toast to Taiwan at Millenium Park’s Park Grill Restaurant

Millennium Park Park Grill‘s Executive Chef Jared Case added Drunken Oyster on their menu this 2015.  This was inspired from his recent Taiwan culinary adventure that included oyster farming. Chef Case was one of the lucky chefs chosen for an 8-day travel to Taipei along with 2 other notable chefs, Anthony Jacquet of The Whisper Restaurant […]

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Capital Cities is all Safe & Sound in Chicago with the Renaissance Hotel

Capital Cities is all Safe & Sound in Chicago with the Renaissance Hotel

On Nov. 6th, the Renaissance Hotel in Chicago hosted a private performance by Los Angeles indie electro duo Capital Cities the night before their public concert at the Riviera on Friday, Nov. 7th. We were excited to attend and couldn’t wait to show you the sneak peek of their Safe & Sound song. This live performance […]

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Exclusive Pre-Opening Sneak Peek into the new Loews Chicago Hotel

Exclusive Pre-Opening Sneak Peek into the new Loews Chicago Hotel

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Luxury Hotel, Loews Chicago, has yet to open  and already Chicago is all abuzz about this newest travel destination for locals and tourists. So for a self-proclaimed Chicago aficionado, I’m beyond excited and honored to take on my new role as Loews Chicago’s very own First Lady. What does a First Lady do, you asked? […]

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Steve Harvey on Success with Strayer University

Steve Harvey on Success with Strayer University

| February 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Strayer University partnered with author, talk show host, and comedian Steve Harvey on a Success Summit held here in Chicago.  The event was attended by past and current students of Strayer University that flew in from everywhere around the country to hear Steve Harvey speak and more importantly share their own struggle and success stories. Steve Harvey’s […]

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Up Close & Personal with Rosecrance #InMyShoes Exhibit – National Drug Facts Week

Up Close & Personal with Rosecrance #InMyShoes Exhibit – National Drug Facts Week

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s National Drug Facts Week and Rosecrance is running an #InMyShoes exhibit at the Robert Crown Center until Feb. 6th. One of the hardest topic to broach with my teen is about drugs and alcohol abuse. I’m not talking about the usual “Just Say No!”, but beyond the “it’s bad for you” and the “it […]

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