Chef/Partner Lee Ann Whippen (Photo Credit: www.chicagoqrestaurant.com)
Kansas City. Texas. Arkansas. Memphis. North Carolina. Each of these destinations is either known for their barbecue or next to a place known for its barbecue – and that sauce runs over. Having eaten barbecue in each and every one of them, I think it’s fair [...]
Mission Possible is a silent auction taking place at the Chicago Merchandise Mart on March 7, 2012 to benefit wounded Army Sergeant Cameron Crouch. The event will also provide information about the first nonprofit interior design organization specific to Designing for Veterans, which provides quality environments at no cost to severely disabled veterans of [...]
See Chicago-Based Band Into the Real at Silvie's Lounge March 10!( Photo credit:reverbnation.com)
Into the Real is the perfect name for this jazz and folk-influenced Chicago band. Their music is heartfelt, authentic music about love and spirituality. The weighty subjects are tempered with a light, folk-rock melodic sound. Into the Real is [...]
Nneka (pronounced nu-nay-kuh) is a worldwide artist. Literally. The singer was born in Nigeria, educated in Germany, and has toured extensively in America.Her music has gained notice, especially in Europe. Nneka has toured and recorded with many prominent musicians, like Nas and Damien Marley. Hear the unique music of Nneka while she promotes her [...]
A pageant queen, a professional football player and several TV news anchors and hosts are among the contestants who’ll take a spin around the dance floor to raise funds for the Chicagoland area of Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
(Photo Credit: www.komenchicago.org)
Similar to the hit ABC competition series, Dancing with the [...]
Music has always empowered people. The YWCA has always empowered women. Now the YWCA Metropolitan Chicago is hosting a Rock Away Racism fundraiser to celebrate diversity and help erase racism. Now Miss A Chicago readers can help by attending the fundraiser this week to give back.
Support the YWCA at the Rock Away [...]
See Madonna at the United Center September 19 and 20! ( Photo Credit: instinctmagazine.com)
The queen of pop is coming back to Chicago! Fresh off her triumphant Super Bowl halftime performance, Madonna will come to perform at the United Center this fall to promote her new album, MDNA. Even though the tour date [...]
(Photo Credit: 900 North Michigan Shops)
For one weekend a year, 900 North Michigan Shops makes a “charitable” contribution to anyone who shops there – three glorious, tax-free days. During Tax Free weekend, February 18 through 20, more than 40 retailers will offer a discount equivalent to Cook County sales tax of 9.5%.
In a city known for its dining, throwing a party to kick off Chicago Restaurant Week only seems fitting. A sold out crowd of 1,500 people attended First Bites Bash, hosted by Girl & the Goat chef and co-owner, Stephanie Izard.
Hunter Moore, of Girl & the Goat, preps goat chili. (Photo credit: [...]
Lady Antebellum is the biggest group in country music and is coming to Chicago! See the trio perform hits like “ Need You Now” and other songs from their new album ”Own the Night” at the Allstate Arena. They will be on tour with fellow country stars Darius Rucker and Thompson Square.