Art Van Furniture opened its eighth and largest Chicagoland store in Downers Grove on Thursday.
It was a packed house at Bar Siena (832 W. Randolph) July 24 as DineAmic Group celebrated the opening of their latest concept. Hundreds of fashionable guests sipped signature cocktails and enjoyed bites from the Siena Tavern spinoff's menu, like Stracchino cheese fritters and sweet corn ravioli; upstairs, under the twinkling lights on the restaurant's iconic olive tree sculpture, bomboloni and Italian...
The scene: “Despicable Me’s” minions made an appearance downtown July 9 — but it wasn’t to help their super-villain boss. Rather, fans of the acclaimed animated movie were eager to meet the friendly monsters and snap photos to celebrate the grand opening of STUDIO XFINITY (901 W. Weed) — Comcast’s newest interactive installment.
The scene: Nothing could have been more appropriate for a mid-July fashion show than Tommy Bahama’s signature beachwear — bold colored bathing suits, sandals and cover-ups — at theWit Hotel’s (201 N. State) ROOF Runway series July 9.
The scene: Partygoers dropped anchor July 9 for Gildapalooza, the most sophisticated music event of the summer — complete with sweeping skyline views, four live music sets and dinner and drinks — on a yacht docked at the Columbia Yacht Club (111 N. Lake Shore).
This birthday party meant more to attendees than simply eating cake or blowing out candles.
Lake Bluff-based Terlato Wines International, one of the largest luxury wine companies in the world, has thrown some incredible bashes.
The scene: After entering through The Ovation Chicago’s (2324 W. Fulton) garage door — the front entrance had been “shut down for violation of the National Prohibition Act” — Chicagoans partied like it was 1920 in fedoras and sequined dresses at the speakeasy-themed affair to benefit the Goodman Theatre’s summer programming.