June 20, 2006 – Chicago magazine and Grand Marnier hosted The Grand Marnier Mixer, an evening of mixing and mingling at Adobo Grill Wicker Park. Replete with margaritas and signature Mexican fare, the event marked the perfect way to welcome the summer months and featured a how-to margarita demonstration.
June 22, 2006 – Parkways Foundation’s fourth annual Garden Party raised $290,000 to benefit a new signature playground in Washington Park. Nearly 700 attendees in hats of all styles lunched under a tent at Daley Bicentennial Plaza. An additional $3,500 in scholarship funds was raised for children to attend the after-school program at the Park.
Features The Road To Summerby Geoffrey JohnsonA world-class golf course overlooking Lake Michigan. A wilderness resort on a Lake Huron island. A luxury cruise that visits all five Great Lakes. These are just three of 14 Midwestern destinations that all lead to warm-weather fun. The Quiet Billionaireby John CookArea native Joe Mansueto built Morningstar into … Read more
Warm-Weather Getaways for Fun, Romance, and Adventure
5 questions for Art Smith, cookbook author and Oprah’s chef, who opens Art Smith’s Table this summer on the Gold Coast
For some three years now, Chicagoans have been hooked on mini dishes for dinner. Time to look at the newcomers and give the original a fresh once-over. PLUS: On Wine
Boka’s Asparagus Milanese Salad
Budget Beat; Indian; New; Seafood
Yes, there is his paparazzi-hounded Friend. But here he talks to us about growing up in Lake Forest, buying a home in the city, and why he insisted that The Break-Up be shot in Chicago
Over the years, many of our local public officials have capped off their careers with a stint in the pokey on corruption charges. Here’s how a few of them are faring today as ex-cons