October 20, 2010 – The 3rd annual Mario, Make Me a Model contest, presented by smartwater® & Chicago magazine, concluded with five finalists walking the runway with professional Ford models. The fashion show not only highlighted the contest finalists but also showcased collections from five Chicago designers. Mario Tricoci announced the winner of the competition at the end of the show.

*Please note Chicago magazine was an overall sponsor, but the event photos are mostly from the VIP reception prior to the runway show and competition.

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October 16, 2010- The 2010 Kitchen Walk featured a tour of seven unique kitchens in Harbor County, Michigan. Guests enjoyed sampling food and wine from local chef demonstrators, while viewing innovative kitchen designs. The event concluded with a reception and silent auction. The Kitchen Walk supports Designs for Dignity, which provides pro bono design services to area nonprofits. Read more
October 12, 2010 - Chicago Home + Garden was pleased to host a networking wine & appetizer event for Coldwell Banker Real Estate Agents. Amid the networking, agents enjoyed a talk by Chicago magazine Deal Estate editor, Dennis Rodkin, on Real Estate trends in Chicagoland. The event was held at the Chopping Block. Read more