Interview With Comedian Margaret Cho

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Margaret Cho is as funny as she is fearless. The “Drop Dead Diva” star has become a successful comedian by talking about serious topics like feminism, LGBT rights and body image with an outrageous sense of humor. Cho will bring her stand-up act to Chicago this fall at the Chicago Theatre. She talked to […]

Big Night To Support Friends Of Chicago Animal Care And Control


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Friends of Chicago Animal Care and Control (FCACC) will host the 9th Annual Celebrity Chefs event, Big Night, on Thursday, September 26 from 6:30 – 9 p.m. at the Chicago Cultural Center in the heart of the city.

Big Night will have Chicago’s […]

Interview With Heidy Best Of BECLOTHESMINDED


Recently, I had the chance to interview Heidy Best, the founder of the fashion-consulting firm, BECLOTHESMINDED which focuses on personal shopping, closet organization, and styling seminars. For many women including myself, Heidy is synonymous with Chicago fashion and personal style.

Heidy Best of BECLOTHESMINDED(Photo Credit: Megan Davison)

Q: Where did the inspiration to […]

Recap: Green Tie Ball XXII To Benefit Chicago Gateway Green

Dr. Bombay Band Bringing Down the House! (Photo Credit: Megan Davison)

Dr. Bombay Band Bringing Down the House! (Photo Credit: Megan Davison)

On September 7, thousands of Chicago’s most philanthropic resident’s gathered at the steel mill, A. Finkl and Sons Co. in Lincoln Park to raise money and celebrate the Chicago Gateway Green and their Express Partnership Program at the Green Tie Ball XXII. […]

Marla Mase: A Messenger Of Peace Through Her Music

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Marla Mase knows how to write a song that makes listeners think-and dance. Her provocative music not only garners critical praise, but her work for women’s rights makes her a truly caring artist with an important message to spread through music.


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Arc And Stones To Open For Kansas At Chicago’s Copernicus Center

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Arc & Stones have just hit the music scene, but they are making a big impact on the music industry. They are opening for classic rock group Kansas on their tour date in Chicago at the Copernicus Center and should be headlining their own tour dates soon.


Chicago Connection Bassist Kevin Jenkins To Debut New Album

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Kevin Jenkins is a music veteran, but is still a newcomer to many music fans. Even though he has opened for music legends from Michael Jackson to Tina Turner, he is just starting to branch out on his own, with his debut album, Step Inside. After being a sideman for 38 years, he finally […]

Nick And Nino’s Penthouse Steakhouse In Springfield, Illinois

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(Photo Credit: Debbie Moore)

Away on a business trip and assignment I was glad to be visiting a historical city, it was a welcome addition to leave California behind for a little while. What we found in Springfield is all about “A Man Named Lincoln and the City he called Home.”

We […]

Pizano’s Pizza In Chicago


If you don’t know of the name the Malnati family, chances are you are not from Chicago. The first thing the concierge from the J.W. Marriott Hotel on West Adams Street told me about eating pizza in Chicago is “if you don’t go to a Malnati establishment” you might as well not eat pizza […]

Recap: 8th Annual Pitchfork Music Festival In Chicago

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The Pitchfork Music Festival has earned its reputation as the indie music festival of the year. The Pitchfork Music Festival 2013 was a standout summer concert. The concert was not only entertaining, but gave back to many Chicago charities. Many concertgoers were treated […]

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