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Pizza Rustica: So Much More Than Pizza

WrigleyvilleYou'd think a restaurant with the word "pizza" in its name would be all about pizza. While they do feature it, Pizza Rustica is so much more, as we learned at our December Chef's Table event. The...

"Peninsula Moments" Showcase Chicago

Magnificent Mile | StreetervilleThe Peninsula Hotels is one of the finest hotel chains in the world.  The flagship location opened in Hong Kong in 1928 and they're now in nine cities around the world, including Chicago. Last week I...

Marlene Atelier & Caroline Jourdes Clothing Launch

ChicagoI had the privilege of attending the launch event of the women’s fine suit clothing line designed by Chicago business woman designer, Marlene Franke, and the luxury ready-to-wear women’s coat line by...

Cara & Marcus Leshock Talk Lollapalooza, People Watching & Dragons [VIDEO]

Back in the media section at Lollapalooza, Cara Carriveau runs into WGN's Marcus Leshock. These two have both covered the festival since it started, so here they are sharing a bit about what it's...

Lollapalooza Afterparty at Hard Rock Hotel

The LoopLollapalooza!  You'd have to be in a coma not to know that the annual music festival was this past weekend, but I suspect that even the comatose were aware of the extravaganza in Grant Park.  I fully...

Monday Movie: ChiTown Moments

"ChiTown Moments" is a quick video by Vitúc, an Italian cinematographer, taken from the streets, from the L, from a boat, and from the air. In just over two minutes he captures Chicago's character in...

Monday Movie: "Chicago: The Great American City"

"This is the city that America wants to be." Well said, Jackpot in the West Promotions, well said. Editor's note: Beginning with this selection, each Monday we'll showcase a favorite video that's...

Do This: Mobile Miniatures Launch Party

LakeviewCell phone ring tones are typically of the following ilk: annoying noises, computerized "songs", and clips from popular music. Spektral Orchestra is offering new options: ring tones that have been...

Billy Corgan's "Siddhartha" Performance at Madame ZuZu's

Highland Park, IllinoisThe Smashing Pumpkins front man, Billy Corgan, performed a free 8-hour show at his very own Madame ZuZu's Teahouse in Highland Park. The intimate, ambient performance was a musical interpretation of...

Mary Wilson's Holiday Spectacular with special guests The Four Tops

DowntownWith a wind chill as low as -50 this weekend in Chicago you'll certainly be looking for fun things to do inside.  The furnace works perfectly fine at The Harris Theater and you'll increase your body...

Facets Multi-Media: A Great Compliment To Your Hulu, Amazon or Any Other Similar Membership

Lincoln ParkFor anyone who love films, movies, flicks, whatever you chose to call it, with the closing of Hollywood Video  and more and more Blockbusters  you may at times find yourself missing the walk down the...

Third Annual White Party

River NorthI was invited to attend the Third Annual White Party at American Junkie in River North. The Third Annual White Party was a benefit for One Hope United, a human services organization that benefits...

An Evening With The New Jaguar F-Type

River West, West LoopMy last drive through the west loop was a blur. Not because I don't remember it, but because I was in the new Jaguar F-Type with professional racer Davy Jones.  Sitting at a stoplight at Ogden and...

A CALL FOR PODCASTS, VIDCAST, WEB SERIES/WEBISODES BASED IN CHICAGO OR ILLINOIS!

ChicagoToday would normally be Podcast Friday and it still is but I’ve decided to make today: A CALL FOR PODCASTS, VIDCASTS, WEB SERIES/WEBISODES BASED IN CHICAGO, BASED IN ILLINOIS OR HOSTED BY CHICAGOANS...
Chicago Blackhawks Stanley Cup 2013

Chicago Blackhawks Stanley Cup Victory Celebration

Chicago, Downtown, West Loop, Near WestThe Chicago Blackhawks not only won the Stanley Cup last Monday, they managed to provide the most exciting final minute of any Stanley Cup final in history.  They scored two goals within 17 seconds...

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