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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Boxer Fres Oquendo, Buster Douglas & more!

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Support our Chicago boxer friend Fres Oquendo aka “Fast Fres” aka “The Big O” for his big fight this Saturday at the Horseshoe Casino (Hammond, IN) as he goes for the NABA/USBA Heavyweight Title against Demterice King.  Oquendo, who has called Chicago home since he moved from puerto rico as a kid, has promised that [...]

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Rockit Billboard Social Media Campaign

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Rockit Billboard Campaign from A Chicago Thing on Vimeo. Having grown up in the city looking at these billboards everday of my life, I certainly never thought I would have anything to do w/ one myself! Especially these days when it seems like social media is taking over every aspect of advertising & communication. Not [...]

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happy president's day!!

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Just a simple shout out to all of our presidents- and our very own in office now from chicago- here’s a video of the last time we were in chicago together- driving up with secret service w/ just the two of them I share the stage with in front of masses of amazing fellow Chicagoans [...]

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White Sox Frank Thomas Retires w/ Big Honor! Richard Dent's to come!

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There’s some breaking news today in the world of Chicago sports teams that really hit home w/ me! The White Sox declared they will retire Frank Thomas’ No. 35 as the former Sox player simultaneously announced his retirement! I had to give him a shoutout – he’s always been one of my favorite players and [...]

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Chicago artists, musicians, performers, talent….of all kinds….

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one of the reasons I started this blog was to give amazing people in chicago a platform to share their talents with a lot of cool people… like you!  If you have anyone that you think deserves some attention, just hit me on twitter or on my facebook page, and will check them out! in [...]

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Chicago Big Brothers Big Sisters

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Shout out to my buddies Jillian Harris & ed Swiderski of “The Bachelorette” who turned me on to the Big Brothers Big Sisters Chicago Bowl for Kids’ Sake 2010 that they are competing in… sounds like a blast! And all for an amazing cause… which I love… Big Brothers Big Sisters is the oldest, largest [...]

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Chicago Blackhawks' Brian Campbell Foundation Texas Hold 'Em Event!

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Shout out to Chicago Blackhawks’ brian campbell for launching his new foundation “Campbell for Kids” raising funds for chicagoland charities helping children w/ learning disabilities, autism & other special needs! Join brian, other pro-athletes & celebs tmrw/Weds (2/10) at Horseshoe Casino for a fun texas hold’em tournament charity launch party! Not only are there cash [...]

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Chicago's Own Restaurant Show "Check, Please!"

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Everyone’s fav chicago food show is the long time award winning “Check, Please!” so it is with great honor that I announce that rockit bar & grill was featured on the show this week! (secretly I have been dying to be on this show forever, so really psyched!) This popular restaurant review program takes three [...]

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Grammy Red Carpet, My Bday & The Chicago Recording Academy!

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Untitled from A Chicago Thing on Vimeo. If follow me on twitter you got to join me on the red carpet at the grammys last weekend! Every year I find it exciting, but this year with twitter I was surprised to see how many were loving the tweet pics  (kr, Can you link the word [...]

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Chicago Equinox Cycle for Survival to Fight Cancer

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Come out to celebrate the first annual Cycle for Survival race in Chicago! Cycle for Survival began in 2007 by Equinox member Jennifer Goodman Linn, who had been diagnosed with a rare soft-tissue cancer.  She credits her exercise regimen at Equinox gym with helping her get through her battle with cancer. Over the past 3 [...]

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