By: Brittany Delk Summer Solstice attendees will be in for a treat this Friday. Music producer, singer and writer Ricky Rainbow will be performing at the event along with his orchestra, Over The Top (OTT). “Guests can look forward to a wide spectrum of music,” Rainbow said. “We play music from Motown and R&B... Read more &...
Chicago has a roster of sports bars to cater to any and all Chicago sports fans. At these 10 sports bars, the beer lists are long, the food is satisfying and the multi-media viewing capabilities are superb. Here’s 10 of our favorites: Cubby Bear, 1059 Addison St., 773.327.1662 Baseball fans can’t get enough of this... Read more »
By: Alexa Gittleson The 3rd annual HFS Chicago Scholars Poker and Casino Night took place on May 30th at the Holiday Inn Mart Plaza. The event consisted of a poker tournament, casino games, a silent auction and raffle and was attended by more than 450 young professionals, amateur and professional poker players and members of... Read more »
By: Jeannette Swanson Chicago’s best bars are welcoming summer in a creative way by crafting refreshing cocktails for all taste buds. This summer’s theme seems to revolve around fresh citrus flavors paired with just about an imaginable alcohol base. From whiskey to tequila and to champagne and back you won’t be bored with this summer’s... Read ...
By: Jeannette Swanson Although winter and spring have taken a vacation from Chicago, these restaurants are still serving up quality wholesome dishes to satisfy our summer palates. So with the chill dusted off expect dishes with fresh herbs, vegetables from local farms and farmers’ markets, seafood, inventive salads and of course extensive wine lists, summer... Read more »
By: Jeannette Swanson Chicago’s favored hotels have developed many activities and dining experiences to be enjoyed up on the roof or at the bar, so come with us and explore what awaits you this summer. Shanghai Terrace at The Peninsula Chicago, 108 E. Superior St., 312.573.6695 Named number one “Chinese Restaurant in Chicago,” by Zagat... Read more »
By: Zuzanna Skwiot In the middle of a tour that has taken him to Spain, Brazil, Dubai and countless other worldwide cities, French DJ Joachim Garraud landed in Chicago last weekend to headline an hour-long set at Lollapalooza. His second Lollapalooza show (he also performed last year) was a moment he will never forget. “I’ve... Read more »
By: Zuzanna Skwiot Dan Konopka attended the first Lollapalooza show in 1991. Tim Nordwind saw it in ’92, ’93 and ’94. And on the festival’s twentieth anniversary, Dan and Tim, along with their group OK Go, were one of the show’s main headliners. Returning to Chicago and being able to perform in their hometown was... Read more »
Zuzanna Skwiot A crowd of fans gathered around the Lincoln Hall venue in Lincoln Park on Monday, July 25 ready to welcome and see the night’s headliners. The Chicago branch of the “Gym Class Heroes family,” – a unit created by the band’s front man, Travie McCoy – was eager to greet its founders. With... Read more »
Christina Brown Coffee drinkers around the world can add Patron Xo Cafe to their list of favorite alcoholic beverages. This unique high-quality liqueur is a blend of Patron Silver tequila and coffee, distilled at 70 proof, producing a dark, rich brown liqueur that has a smooth, yet dry finish. To help promote its newest product,... Read more »