A DAY IN THE COUNTRY

It’s hard to believe that it’s been ten years since the first A Day In The Country at The Hideout, but Sunday, June 25th marks a full decade for my big day of country music, barbecue, pie and drinkin’!

GIRLS 4 SCIENCE KICK’S OFF THE START OF SUMMER WITH THE 6TH ANNUAL GARDEN PARTY FUNDRAISER

The beginning of summer is near and this Chicago nonprofit is inviting you to celebrate right! Join Girls 4 Science at their 6th Annual Garden Party Fundraiser and support Chicagoland girls who are pursuing a future in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs. Relish in the warm summer air with refreshing cocktails, delicious hors d'oeuvres and fun raffle prizes all while celebrating the hard work of Girls 4 Science students.

A Restaurant King’s Latest Role

This interest in movies is not an out-of-the-blue pipe dream. For many years he has been friends with and says he has learned much from such actor pals as David Schwimmer. He credits the local director, teacher and actress Joyce Piven with "giving me the basics" and he has for some time been taking acting lessons with Doug McDade, a longtime ensemble member of Shattered Globe Theatre.

Tuxes and Tails Gala

TUX’S AND TAILS ….Friends of Chicago Animal Care and Control are holding their black tie gala for Chicago’s neediest animals April 29th at The Waldorf Astoria in Chicago.