The 12th annual World of Chocolate gala turned Union Station (225 S. Canal) into a mouthwatering wonderland Dec. 6 to commemorate World AIDS Day and raise funds for the AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC).
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Smokey Robinson joined supporters in raising record-setting funds for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Illinois Chapter (JDRF) at the 34th annual Chance of a Lifetime Gala Dec. 14.
At the latest installment of Fear No Art’s The Dinner Party, author Scott Turow, burlesque dancer Michelle L’Amour and “Sound Opinions” co-host Jim DeRogatis joined host Elysabeth Alfano for a gourmet meal with a side of spirited conversation.
• We’re thrilled for Whitney Architects Project Manager Scott Drasler and Emma Arnold, Leo Burnett’s senior art director and founder and creative director of fashion blog Très Awesome. The pair welcomed daughter Adeline Alexis (above) Dec. 13.