The Ritz-Carlton Chicago Ballroom (160 E. Pearson) was in full bloom May 18 as the Service Club of Chicago, hosts Susan Colletti and Kristina McGrath and Service Club President Myra Reilly celebrated the annual “Afternoon in the Garden.”
This season, pack your schedule with once-in-a-lifetime concerts, long-awaited outdoor events, jam-packed street festivals and market excursions. We pick some of our favorites — new and old — and dish insider tips to make the most of each.
January 19, 2015 was the best day of my life. After three years and multiple failed tries of IVF, my husband and I welcomed our miracle babies: boy-and-girl twins Sean and Shea. Our joy was overwhelming — we couldn’t wait to start our new lives as parents. But three days later, my life was turned upside-down as I was diagnosed, at age 38, with stage 2 breast cancer. This could not be happening.