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Design Your Perfect Bag at Laudi Vidni

Design Your Perfect Bag at Laudi Vidni

| May 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Laudi Vidni Co-Founder and CEO, Laura Kofoid, and her business partner, Grace Tsao-Wu, could not find a bag that they actually like so they came up with the idea of a custom handbag that will express their personal style. In 2009 they opened up a custom leather handbags store, Laudi Vidni, located in Armitage and […]

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Old Reid Murdoch Building showcases newest Whirlpool appliances

Old Reid Murdoch Building showcases newest Whirlpool appliances

| June 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

One could not miss the old brown Reid, Murdoch & Co. Building as most call it the clock tower by Chicago River in between LaSalle and Clark if you were ever in the downtown area. Built in 1914, this Chicago Landmark, was once a grocery warehouse, a makeshift hospital, and even once a City of […]

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Get lulled to sleep with LULL

Get lulled to sleep with LULL

| June 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

We partnered with Lull Mattress, Premium Memory Foam Mattress, and we received a queen-sized piece of heaven! Not very often you hear people change their mattresses until backs are breaking because of one big reason: Mattress purchases are bank-breaking luxury spending, so people tend to hand-down used mattresses to families and friends instead. Imagine the […]

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Verizon & HTC 10 just gave us a better reason to take more selfies!

Verizon & HTC 10 just gave us a better reason to take more selfies!

| May 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Verizon is celebrating the launch of the much-awaited HTC 10 and Chicagonista got to be part of it! So while the Android internet world is buzzing about how impressive the new selfie camera on HTC 10 is, I had an opportunity to be at the Verizon Destination Store on Michigan Avenue to demonstrate on the […]

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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

| November 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

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]

| September 12, 2013

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

| August 14, 2013

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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Head Out For The Neighborhood Toy Store Day!

Head Out For The Neighborhood Toy Store Day!

| November 7, 2012 | 2 Comments

“Did you know that for each dollar you spend at an independent business in your community, three or more times as much goes back into the local economy vs. a dollar spent at a big chain store?” That’s according to The Woohoo Factor and just one more reason to shop local this Saturday on the […]

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Cooking with Anupy Singla and Chicago Cutlery [pics]

Cooking with Anupy Singla and Chicago Cutlery [pics]

| October 9, 2012 | 1 Comment

It was a gastronomic celebration in Chicago last week. Just as the Chicago Gourmet was about to take place, a richly textured cultural culinary experience was also had by local bloggers. Anupy Singla, an award-winning journalist and once TV and print news reporter has now turned chef  launching her second cookbook Vegan Indian Cooking – 140 Simple and Healthy Vegan […]

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Factor in Fun when Discovering @TheWoohooFactor!

Factor in Fun when Discovering @TheWoohooFactor!

| September 28, 2012 | 2 Comments

Just in time for us to start thinking of the gift-giving holiday season, a new website that connect parents to stores, specialty toy makers and industry experts YourNeighborhoodToyStore.org has launched! It is a website in a mission “to help parents discover the woohoo factor – or the delight, the joy and the excitement – of […]

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