Bon Appétit’s Adam Rapoport and Andrew Knowlton kicked off the seventh annual Chicago Gourmet by hosting Hamburger Hop, a friendly burger battle between 15 of the city’s top chefs.
An unlikely group — Jerry Springer, Lisa Madigan, Yemi Marie and Sun-Times columnist Bill Zwecker — got together Sept. 23 for Fear No Art’s latest Dinner Party.
Chicago teens were in the spotlight at After School Matters’ annual gala, presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Sept. 23.
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society celebrated its 35th annual Dinner of Champions Sept. 23 by inviting more than 300 guests to the Four Seasons Chicago (120 E. Delaware).
The last day of racing season brought in a big win for the Service Club of Chicago as the organization celebrated its annual Day at the Races event Sept. 28.
Guests raised $167,000 for the American Cancer Society at the organization’s sixth annual Skyline Soiree, held at City Winery.
Real-estate developer and former star of Bravo’s “100 Days of Summer” Jay Michael bid farewell to warm temperatures, swimwear and seasonal barbecues at the End of Summer Bash Sept. 23.
The annual Harvest Ball was in full bloom Sept. 20 as more than 500 of the city’s civic leaders gathered at the Chicago Botanic Garden (1000 Lake Cook, Glencoe) for the black-tie garden party.
Though it was AAHH! Fest’s inaugural year, talent was in no short supply at the Sept. 21 show.
Shoe-lovers packed Neiman Marcus Michigan Avenue (737 N. Michigan) Sept. 11 for the retailer’s Shoe Bash.