Monthly Archives: January 2012

Rockit Takes the Chill out of Winter

  As the winter wind blows through the Windy City, there’s a place you can go to warm up.  What a coincidence, it’s one of my favorite places the Rockit.  But today, we venture to the flagship restaurant at 22  … Continue reading

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Chicago’s own “Dream Girl” Inspires with her first book

  When I initially picked up Jennifer Hudson’s book to read, I thought it was going to be a testimonial for Weight Watchers.  I was pleasantly surprised and found myself not being able to put the book down. The world … Continue reading

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A Beautiful New You at Mario Tricoci

     Last Thursday, I got to enjoy a little “me” time.  Girls, it’s important to have yourself pampered. Thanks to the nice folks at Mario Tricoci , the ladies of Chicago got the “royal ” treatment.   When we entered … Continue reading

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The “Journey” takes me to Northwestern

It has been quite a while , but today I began to feel like an actress again.  It wasn’t the first time that I made the trek to Evanston, but each visit makes my mind wander.  Northwestern is a school … Continue reading

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Oscar Winning Actress Shows Off New Book and New Self

  Barnes and Noble at Old Orchard hosted the Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson last Tuesday and chitownstarconnections was there.  Hundreds of fans greeted the home town girl, as she made an appearance to sign her new book,   I Got This.  … Continue reading

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A Golden Birthday for a Golden Girl

In honor of Betty White’s 90th Birthday, we offer this tribute to Miss Betty White You are still and will forever be “our” Golden Girl. Betty has been on television forever, here she is as a young and beautiful tv … Continue reading

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Vertigo Presents a Cool Night of Fashion

Friday night the hippest of the windy city gathered to celebrate the second annual winter opening of Vertigo’s Fire and Ice Bar. Vertigo’s unusual features is that party guests can enjoy the warmth inside and view the city around an … Continue reading

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