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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How school, classes, learning helped me & the Chicago Get MotivatED Challenge!!

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How school, classes, learning helped me & the Chicago Get MotivatED Challenge!!

I’m sitting at O’hare waiting for my flight to Asia (follow me on twitter & facebook to see what I do there!) realizing that recently I’ve been asked a lot of questions about how I got to this point, and how education, going back to school, taking classes, learning in general, has helped me along the way.

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5 Questions with…Billy Dec

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From CSN Chicago – March 9, 2011 This week’s guest…one of the nation’s premier and most popular dining and entertainment entrepreneurs…however, our guest this week is more than that…he’s become a city leader for his 24/7 philanthropic work helping those in need around the world…plus, his venues around the city continue to attract the biggest [...]

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Laughing Hearts Comedy Night at stage 773 chicago!

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Laughing Hearts Comedy Night at stage 773 chicago!

After my improv performance at the iO a few weeks ago I’ve kind of been obsessed with chicago’s world renowned & thriving improv and comedy scene! Today I’m keeping the laughter going with another amazing comedy event called “laughing hearts comedy night” tomorrow/wednesday, march 9 at 6:30p at stage 773 (1225 w belmont ave). Even better, 100% of the ticket proceeds go to the american heart association!

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Sharing New Travel Experiences, Food, Cocktails & More on Twitter & Facebook

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Thank you all who enjoy & share my passion for Chicago on this site, it means a tremendous amount to me! Recently some have asked for more than what is happening in Chicago right now- like what’s next for me in the future?  Haha- who knows?!? I want to know that myself! And unfortunately, I [...]

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American Idol Contestant Chris Medina Represents Chicago Well!

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American Idol Contestant Chris Medina Represents Chicago Well!

You’re Going to Hollywood!- That’s what fellow Chicagoan Chris Medina (26) was told this season on American Idol after he sang The Script’s “Breakeven.” Chris blew up on the show when he also shared an emotional story of devastation about his fiancé who was put in a coma w/ severe injuries after a brutal car [...]

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Blues Bash Party for my Facebook & Twitter Friends Pictures

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Blues Bash Party for my Facebook & Twitter Friends Pictures

Blues Bash Party Pictures are in! Thanks for all the support & fun- check them out!

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From Improv to The Harvard Club of Chicago

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From Improv to The Harvard Club of Chicago

Thank you to all who came to see me at improv olympic last night! It was such a rush- the artists w/me on stage were so amazingly funny & talented- do not miss the next show I do there- or just go anytime as they always have mind blowing shows, and its a chicago institution to enjoy & support! Next up, tomorrow I speak to my fellow alumni at the harvard club of chicago!

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Chicago Blackhawks Appreciation Night at Rockit Wrigley for my Social Media Friends!

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Chicago Blackhawks Appreciation Night at Rockit Wrigley for my Social Media Friends!

Remember when I shared these personal pics (that got 250,000 views in 24hrs) the night I was w/the Blackhawks when they came home w/the Stanley Cup?! The team came straight to Rockit first, threw me in their bus, we hit the town, and we ended the celebration w/the most memorable party ever at the Underground at 4am- just hours before the celebratory parade downtown!

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Rockit Ranch Team Members Helping Out aChicagoThing.com & Chicago Band 1900s

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Rockit Ranch Team Members Helping Out aChicagoThing.com & Chicago Band 1900s

The 1900s – “Lay a Ghost” from Matt ROAN on Vimeo. first off, how are you all liking our new blog layout?! Shout out to our rockit ranch interactive marketing guru tim toomey who re-designed our blog to better serve you & your mobile devices! And shoutout to another team member, our underground dj matt [...]

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Come to my 1st night on stage at Chicago’s infamous iO Improv Olympic!

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Come to my 1st night on stage at Chicago’s infamous iO Improv Olympic!

Ever try something that you never thought you could do? This Monday night, I’m jumping on the infamous improv olympic (iO) stage where people I have loved like Chris Farley, Tina Fey, Mike Myers, Jack McBrayer, Rachel Dratch, Tim Meadows, Amy Poehler, Seth Meyers.. Just to name a few, all got their start! Ya, I’m kind of freaking out- not gonna to lie.. Want to come see it?!?!

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