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. Read more
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. Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more