Seen on the Scene

June 2011

3 years
ago

Weekend Photos: Second Chance Prom at District Bar

When District Bar, in River North, hosted its Second Chance Prom on Friday night, there was no theme (Under the Sea or otherwise) and there was no crying in the bathroom (at least that we know of), but there was some awesome prom attire…

3 years
ago

On the Green Carpet at Summer Lovin’ 2011

Move over, Kim Kardashian. Here come some Chicagoans dressed to the nines at Summer Lovin’, our annual mixer featuring the mag’s 20 most eligible singles. The event, cohosted by the Auxiliary Board of Northwestern Memorial Hospital and held at the Museum of Contemporary Art, included a “green carpet” sponsored by Ravinia…

3 years
ago

Weekend Photos: Stereo

Lines of would-be clubbers outside, rows of sparkling shot glasses inside: This is Stereo, the Belmont-Cragin nightclub formerly known as Jedynka and 123 Disco that reopened last week with a new name and a fresh new interior but that still harks back with gusto—lasers!—to its disco-glam roots…

3 years
ago

Weekend Photos: North Shore Distillery Tour and Tasting Room

You may not frequently find yourself in the far North Shore burg of Lake Bluff on Friday evenings, but perhaps you just haven’t had a reason. Now you do: On Friday, North Shore Distillery led its inaugural facility tour and opened its tasting room to the public for the very first time…

3 years
ago

Weekend Photos: Tzar Ultra Lounge

Don’t let that unassuming wood-paneled façade fool you: Tzar Ultra Lounge is no local dive. The new River North nightclub bears a red-carpeted entrance, a list of 150 vodkas, a vodka vault reserved for big spenders, and a staff of modelesque bartenders mixing (you guessed it) vodka cocktails…

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