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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Glamour + Gourmet, A Girls’ Night Out at Andreas Hogue Salon

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Glamour + Gourmet, A Girls’ Night Out at Andreas Hogue Salon

Hi Chicago! I’m Ashley Hogue, owner at Andreas Hogue Salon, and we have a really fun evening planned in honor of Earth Month!

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The Blue Line Coffee Crawl with the Caffentures!

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The Blue Line Coffee Crawl with the Caffentures!

Spring is here and our city is filling up with bar crawls, foodie tours and wine tastings. For those who would rather get their caffeine fix, pay attention because this event is designed just for YOU! The Caffentures present the first-ever coffee crawl/workshop in the history of Chicago—The Blue Line Coffee Crawl.

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3rd Annual Hunt for a Cure!

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3rd Annual Hunt for a Cure!

Now that spring is finally here (well, at least officially on a calendar—no thanks 40-degree weather), we begin to see and hear about all of the races that are popping up on the Chicago radar. There are so many events that support amazing causes, but what if you haven’t been training for a 10k or what if running just isn’t really your thing and you still want to help out? Good news, you’re in luck! The 3rd Annual Hunt for A Cure is the perfect way to get out and about in the city while supporting the Alzheimer’s Association to raise money—without having to huff and puff your way alongside seasoned marathoners!

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Chicago’s Gluten & Allergen Free Expo 2013

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Chicago’s Gluten & Allergen Free Expo 2013

Where are all my gluten free friends? Living gluten free seems like it has become a popular American trend, but many are required to sustain this diet for a healthy wellbeing. If you think back five years ago, when you asked for a gluten menu, chances are you would get a look of confusion. As if you just asked the server a trivia questions of some sort. Luckily, gluten free options are popping up all around Chicago scene including grocery stores dedicated to specific diets like Whole Foods Market and Trader Joe’s. But, I have something greater than a menu; the gluten free gods are now bringing us the USA’s largest – The Gluten Free & Allergen Free Expo!

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“Mothers in the Mills” Annual Benefit Hosted by The Puppy Mill Project

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“Mothers in the Mills” Annual Benefit Hosted by The Puppy Mill Project

Attention all animal lovers! This is Cassy from Ripple Public Relations, and I wanted to spread the word about an amazing benefit coming up on Saturday, May 11th at John Barleycorn River North (149 W. Kinzie). Chicago-based non-profit organization, The Puppy Mill Project, is holding their annual benefit to honor the “Mothers in the Mills”, just in time for Mother’s Day.

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Dream Gala 2013: Honoring our Struggle, Unveiling our Future

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Dream Gala 2013: Honoring our Struggle, Unveiling our Future

I’ve learned that it’s enough to indulge and be selfish but true gratification comes when you start giving back to your community. Hey Windy City! My name is Christine Chiu and I’m new to Billy Dec’s intern team! As you all know April is full of amazing events, much like the Start Early 5k-10k Walk/Run and the Chicago Improv Festival, but one in particular has reached out and grabbed my attention and I would love to share it with you all– The Dream Gala 2013!

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#Foodiechats will Share Our Strength and Rockit for No Kid Hungry

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#Foodiechats will Share Our Strength and Rockit for No Kid Hungry

#Foodiechats is very excited to bring people together from all over the world for our 2-year celebration fundraiser. Our theme for the evening is “Food Trends.”

Our event will be taking place on Twitter of course and live in Chicago, at Rockit Bar and Grill. All ticket proceeds will benefit the amazing charity, No Kid Hungry.

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Chicago’s Marillac St. Vincent Family Services Raise Money for a Great Cause through House of Cards

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Chicago’s Marillac St. Vincent Family Services Raise Money for a Great Cause through House of Cards

Hi Chicago! My name is Megan, and I am a member of the Marillac St. Vincent Family Services Associate Board. I want to share an event we have coming up in a few weeks to raise money for a great cause—but first let me tell you a little bit about who Marillac St. Vincent Family Services is.

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Billy Dec Discusses State of Restaurant Industry on WBBM FM Radio Business Hour

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Billy Dec Discusses State of Restaurant Industry on WBBM FM Radio Business Hour

Andy Giersher of WBBM’s Noon Business Hour discusses today’s Restaurant Industry with Rockit Ranch Productions’ CEO/Founder, Billy Dec! Click this link to listen: WBBM FM Radio Noon Biz Hour

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Rave Runs Bring New Style to Chicago’s 5k

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Rave Runs Bring New Style to Chicago’s 5k

Hey Chicago! I’m Kendall Rozell, the newest addition to Billy Dec’s intern team at Rockit Ranch Productions. I have never been too keen on going for a run – the part that really excites me is listening to my favorite type of music, electronic dance. So when the new trend of the Rave Run started spreading around Chicago, I knew I had to join in!

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