Chicago Culture, Celebrity, Arts & Entertainment
Chicago culture, arts & entertainment with Billy Dec

Enjoy “What’s on Dec” this week on ABC TV “Windy City Live!”

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Click here to see Rockit Ranch CEO Billy Dec‘s inside scoop on the best parties, fests, games, concerts, events.. on his latest Thursday 11am weekly ABC TV segment called “What’s on Dec” on “Windy City Live!”

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CHILOVESuberX & Rockit Ranch

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CHILOVESuberX & Rockit Ranch

uberX is FREE for everyone in Chicago this weekend with promo code CHILOVESuberX! As you may know, uberX is Uber’s low-cost ridesharing option. It has been a massive hit in Chicago with rates 20% less than a Chicago taxi.

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StreetWise: 20th Anniversary Gala at Soldier Field

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StreetWise: 20th Anniversary Gala at Soldier Field

For two years, I have been involved with a great organization called StreetWise. After all this time working with them, I have begun to view it as an extension of my family. For those of you who don’t know, StreetWise is one of the largest homeless street magazines in the world and has been serving those in need for 20 years.

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Get Glam, Go Green!

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Get Glam, Go Green!

Get your sexy on and get great ideas for making sustainable choices by purchasing your tickets now for the second-annual Green Ribbon Gala, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19 at one of Chicago’s hottest venues, American Junkie, 15 W. Illinois St. The new Green Ribbon Foundation in Illinois is the catalyst for connections and change, the tie between concept and practice that inspires entrepreneurial businesses to think, initiate and act sustainably.

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FashionBar Chicago’s Takeover: Berden New York all Male Model Runway Show & Pop Up Shop

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FashionBar Chicago’s Takeover: Berden New York all Male Model Runway Show & Pop Up Shop

What could possibly be more fun and entertaining than an exclusive event of men modeling underwear? Find out what is going on at this steamy networking event for all things fashion on October 22nd! Join FashionBar Chicago and featured fashion designer, Julius Martin of Berdan New York, host a Male Underwear Runway Show. On American Junkie’s Rooftop, Martin will launch his intimate apparel line for men with a pop up shop of which the collection combines class and sophistication with bold form. This fabulous combination mixes both traditional and modern styles. Along with Martin, featured luxury boutique Nine Lux Boutique will also be rocking out at this stylish event.

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Kollaboration Works to Build Strong API Presence in Chicago Entertainment through 2013 Showcase

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Kollaboration Works to Build Strong API Presence in Chicago Entertainment through 2013 Showcase

Empower through entertainment: that is the Kollaboration mission. Who are we? We are a non-profit organization that is dedicated to building a strong Asian and Pacific Islander (API) presence in the entertainment industry. We work not only to provide a creative outlet for API individuals to showcase their talent but also to redefine the presence and perception of Asian Americans in entertainment, media, and performing arts.

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Tales From the other side of the Bar

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Tales From the other side of the Bar

It has been about three plus years since I’ve stopped pouring drinks at Underground, Chicago’s hottest nightclub, and working for Billy Dec. Although I met some high profile and interesting people while bartending, I have to say I have met some profound people in my new career of teaching, since I put the bottles down. Thanks to Billy’s charitable acts and continued connection, through this blog I hope to reach even just a few people to share a woman’s remarkable story about love and loss and how she has been able to turn her grief into heroism.

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Chicago Fire Soccer Club Takes on the Runway

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Chicago Fire Soccer Club Takes on the Runway

Watch the men of the Chicago Fire Soccer Club September 19, beginning at 6:30pm, as they strut their stuff from the soccer field to the Runway at ROOf on theWit. At this first ever Soccer and Style event, the fashion show, hosted by the Chicago Fire Soccer Club, will feature both players and coaches in this season’s hottest looks by Diesel, Penguin and Chicago Fire apparel.

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Green Tie Ball returns with Willy Wonka Theme!

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Green Tie Ball returns with Willy Wonka Theme!

One of the city’s most celebrated charity events is almost here! This Saturday, Sept. 7th, celebrate Green Tie Ball with Chicago Gateway Green, the organization dedicated to greening and beautifying Chicago. This year marks the 22nd annual gala, and the theme is ‘Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory.’

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Connect.Inspire.Grow says C’est la Vie Summer and Hello Networking!

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Have you ever gone to a networking event and felt like there was something missing? You know – that warm and fuzzy feeling when you walk out of a great meeting? What’s the word… INSPIRATION.

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Under the Table Pop-up Restaurant Opens Its Doors for a Unique, Communal Dining Experience

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Hi there! My name is Chikoo Patel, an investor turned entrepreneur pursuing my passion for fine dining alongside my fellow friend and foodie Max Mora , Chef. With Under the Table, our newest entrepreneurial business venture in full swing, I’m thrilled to announce an upcoming event to bring a communal dining experience and innovative twists on everyday fare to local Chicagoans.

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