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International Home & Housewares 2017: A Weekend Of Wonders

International Home & Housewares 2017: A Weekend Of Wonders

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s that time of year again when all the new food, kitchen and home products will be here in Chicago for one lone weekend. That’s right, it’s almost time for the International Home and Housewares show at McCormick Place this March 18-21st. IHA is a weekend I both love and dread every year. Love because […]

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United Polaris revolutionize the business travel experience from “lounge to landing”

United Polaris revolutionize the business travel experience from “lounge to landing”

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

United just launched Polaris, an elevated service for weary business travelers. They built an experience that will maximize comfort and sleep before, during, or after their flight. Chicago O’Hare is one of the first Polaris Lounge that opened Dec. 1st, and it has truly redefined what an airline lounge should be. Long gone are the […]

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The Navy Pier Centennial Wheel Tour #100YearsOfPier

The Navy Pier Centennial Wheel Tour #100YearsOfPier

| May 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

The first phase of the of the Navy Pier renewal finished just in time to celebrate their 100 years! Navy Pier from inside and outside is transformed into a beautiful and modern space that Chicagoans will be proud to show-off visiting friends and families. Included in the Phase 1 opening celebration were the Polk Bros […]

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A Relaxing Girls Night Out at #LoewsChicago ( & a giveaway!)

A Relaxing Girls Night Out at #LoewsChicago ( & a giveaway!)

| August 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Not too long ago, I took my girlfriends to dine at the Loews Chicago Hotel’s Rural Society restaurant. The ambiance, the food, the wine, and of course with the sharing of laughter with my friends turned out to be a successful night. We walked away knowing that we will have to do another round of […]

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Dining in Chicago Just Got Easier with Apps!

Dining in Chicago Just Got Easier with Apps!

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Chicago’s culinary scene is robust and while there are more restaurants popping up everywhere,  I’m still at lost on which one I should choose to enjoy when the inspiration and opportunity to eat out with friends come. I’m often battling the decision between a good parking space and the ease of reserving a spot at […]

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Chicago Welcomed Coast-to-Coast Social Influencers to Create Awareness for #RedNoseDay with Walgreens

Chicago Welcomed Coast-to-Coast Social Influencers to Create Awareness for #RedNoseDay with Walgreens

| April 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

My, What Big Nose You Have! It’s better to poke fun at you, my dear! Yea, that’s right – FUN is the magic word here! The #RedNose Day is coming to America after it first launched in Britain in 1988. This “National Day of Comedy” has caught on years of success in the UK raising money […]

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Chicago Scholars Opened Up a Big New Space to Facilitate Growth in Program

Chicago Scholars Opened Up a Big New Space to Facilitate Growth in Program

| March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

CNN Money recently reported that “The massive gap in college graduation rates between rich and poor is growing even wider.” I don’t think anyone is any less surprised about this, but it is still troubling to hear. Thanks to Chicago Scholars, they are here to identify those deserving students and advocate for them. “Our 7-year success […]

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

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

| January 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

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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Celebrations in Chicago: Chicago Park District, Brookfield Zoo, & Art Van Furnitures

Celebrations in Chicago: Chicago Park District, Brookfield Zoo, & Art Van Furnitures

| November 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Chicago Park District got gold! The Chicago Park District received the 2014 National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management!  The Gold Medal Award was presented by the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA).  This award honors communities in the U.S. that demonstrate excellence in parks and recreation through long-range planning, resource management, volunteerism, […]

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