Roulette, craps and blackjack set the scene at the 8th annual Gaming for Green fundraiser July 11. “Windy City Live’s” Ryan Chiaverini, WMAQ-Channel 5’s Alicia Roman, WLS-Channel 7’s Phil Schwarz, WGN-Channel 9’s Dave Eanet and former Chicago Bulls All-Star Bob Love were in attendance, indulging in Galleria Marchetti’s (825 W. Erie) Italian bites, sipping cocktails from Double Cross vodka and soaking in live music.
Robbie Gould can usually be found on the field with his Chicago Bears teammates, but on July 23, he kicked fundraising for his foundation, the Goulden Touch, into high gear at David Burke’s Primehouse (616 N. Rush). Gould took to the floor to serve guests king crab, bacon-wrapped veal medallions and the steakhouse’s dry-aged rib-eye steak, crafted by executive chef Rick Gresh.
Popular nightclub Studio Paris (59 W. Hubbard) always draws a crowd, and the evening of July 11 was no exception. More than 350 young professionals turned up to support the fourth annual Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation’s Summer Cocktail Party.
Over the past 35 years, the Carol Cohn and Margie Weil Memorial MS Outing has raised more than $11 million for MS research and programs. Thanks to this year’s event, held at the Northmoor Country Club (820 Edgewood, Highland Park) July 8, the organization can add another $1 million to its tally.
More than 900 guests went “wild” at the 36th annual Zoo Ball, held by the Women’s Board of Lincoln Park Zoo. Along with drinks, dinner and dancing, the event featured a performance by KC and the Sunshine Band. More than $1 million was raised for the Lincoln Park Zoo.
Lines formed around the block for the final day of Pitchfork as fans flocked to Union Park to catch performances by Killer Mike, El-P, Lil B, MIA and R. Kelly. Steamy temperatures kept festival attire light — dresses, daisy dukes and loose tanks were popular options — but it was patterned nails and bright lipstick shades that caught our attention. Check out our style roundup from the day and tell us who makes your best-dressed list.
Crowds packed Union Park for more music on day two of Pitchfork. While fans had their eyes glued to the stages for high-energy acts from Solange and Belle and Sebastian, we were on the lookout for fashion moments. Enjoy some of our favorite looks from the day and tell us who tops your best-dressed list.