Tickets are still available for the Nightcap portion of the 17th Annual Grand Chefs Gala on Friday, January 31 from 9:30-midnight at Fairmont Chicago

image008Tickets are still available for the Nightcap portion of the 17th Annual Grand Chefs Gala on Friday, January 31 from 9:30-midnight at Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park (200 N. Columbus Dr.) The late night party features lavish desserts by Chicago’s top Pastry Chefs and cocktails by the city’s hippest Mixologists. Guests will enjoy an open bar, dancing, a silent auction, raffle and music by Matt Lewis and The Union. Tickets are $100; to purchase visit www.grandchefsgala.com. Read more

Wright-Way Rescue to Move Adoption Center to Morton Grove

Gingerbread Breed:Schnauzer, Miniature/Dalmatian  Age:2 months 11 days  Sex:Female

Gingerbread
Breed: Schnauzer, Miniature/Dalmatian
Age:2 months 11 days
Sex: Female

Wright-Way Rescue, a no-kill shelter that formerly resided in Niles, Ill., announced today that it will move its adoption center to 5915 Lincoln Ave. in Morton Grove, Ill. The move was confirmed after Morton Grove’s village trustees approved a special request permit on December 9, which will allow the animal shelter to reside at the location on Lincoln Avenue. Read more

OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES Featuring Celebrity Cameos for Charity Begins Tuesday, Dec. 17

image006Nationally acclaimed authors Scott Turow and Sara Paretsky, Illinois Senate President John Cullerton (6th District), Illinois State Representative (12th District) Sara Feigenholtz and Chicago society scribe “Candid Candace” Jordan are among some of Chicago’s favorite not-so-old, not-necessarily-Jewish joke tellers making one-night-only appearances in the hit comedy, OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES at the Royal George Theatre, 1641 N. Halsted Street, to raise funds for the charities of their choice.  Read more

CHICAGO’S OWN ANNUAL THANKSGIVING TRADITION, THE McDONALD’S THANKSGIVING PARADE, RETURNS TO MARK ITS 80TH YEAR!

unnamed McDonald’s® Thanksgiving Parade, a free event attracting hundreds of thousands of spectators, this year celebrates 80 years of Chicago holiday tradition.  A dozen loveable character balloons, top marching bands from across the country, festive floats, cultural groups, equestrian groups, theatrical performances and celebrity guests, plus over a thousand dedicated volunteers, all marching through the Loop, make the McDonald’s Thanksgiving Parade an annual celebration for the whole family.  Read more

MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL TOURING COMPANY OF ‘WICKED’ HOST A HOLIDAY BENEFIT PERFORMANCE “The WICKED Night Before Christmas” Sunday, December 8 at The Laugh Factory

image002 Members of the National Touring Company of WICKED will host “THE WICKED NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS,” a staged holiday performance at The Laugh Factory (3175 N. Broadway) Sunday, December 8, at 8:00pm.  Read more

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