September 17, 2011–Carson’s showcased must have fashion trends for the fall season in their annual runway fashion show. Attendees viewed fashions from Vince Camuto, Michael Kors & more. Shopping followed, with their exclusive designers, John Bartlett, Victor Alfaro and Andrea Sanderlin.
SHOPPER: Sir & Madame, Nonnie, and Chivalry Is Not Dead
September 8, 2011–The Find Antiques opened their second location in West Town after seven years on the North Shore. The Find and Chicago Home + Garden partnered together to officially open the store to the public. Attendees were able to enjoy hors d’oeuvres from Hell’s kitchen, view beautiful floral arrangements by Art Quest, and check out all the new treasures in store. Check out The Find, located at 1819 West Grand Avenue.
Income inequality is on the rise in the U.S.—just as it is in the U.K. and Canada. It’s a subject that’s getting a lot of attention, but just as interesting is the massive collapse in inequality during World War II, and the following “Great Compression.”
Three great reads on three late-sixties attempts to integrate members of the Blackstone Rangers and the Vice Lords into Chicago, academia, and the local art world.
As a new bank fills the void of the legendary Chicago community bank—a victim of the economic crisis—information and analysis emerges about why ShoreBank collapsed, and how close it was to being bailed out.
The Mayor’s proposed SUV tax—which would actually encompass heavier sedans—is predicated on the idea that heavier cars cause more damage to roads. But is that actually true?
Tonight Susanna Mälkki leads the CSO in Charles Ives’s “The Unanswered Question,” a short, funny, eerie little piece that’s either about the cosmos or tonality.
September 7, 2011–Chicago Home + Garden magazine welcomed Coldwell Banker agents for an evening of networking inspiration at the Dream Home in the Merchandise Mart. The Dream Home designers were on-site to interact with guests and answer design questions, steps and tips to creating luxurious rooms.
September 8, 2011–Chicago magazine and The Shops at Northbridge partnered together to present Fashion’s Night Out. The stylish soiree included styling tips from Chicago magazine’s fashion director, Stacey Jones, and style editor, Heiji Choy Black as well as glamorous model showcases, exciting in-store celebrations, trend beauty bars, sweet treats, and so much more! Chicago magazine publisher, Rich Gamble, and Erica Strama, senior marketing manager at The Shops at Northbridge were present to help celebrate.