HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM CECE & MELINDA!

As we enter 2016 we wanted to share a 2015 Recap of everything exciting that happened this year!   We are very grateful for 2015, this has been an amazing year for us, not only did Melinda turn 30 and celebrated her birthday with over 300 people at the Godfrey rooftop but we have grown [...]

Chicago Gourmet 2013

Chicago Gourmet 2013 was a great success! Aside from the beautiful sunny warm weather, the food was delicious and the wines and cocktails were flowing! We were excited to share our favorites from the fest. Our first stop was the Blue Moon tent, the very first tent when you arrive. We were pleasantly surprised to learn [...]

The Taste of Streeterville 2013

As the owners and producers of The Taste of the Gold Coast we are so excited to present  The Taste of Streeterville 2013 benefiting The Streeterville Chamber of Commerce and featuring over a dozen neighborhood restaurants! The Taste of Streeterville celebrates some of the best restaurants in the neighborhood! Each participating will feature samples from [...]

Have you ever heard of Needling?!

We had the opportunity to visit Essence MedSpa & Wellness Center and learn about one of their most popular treatments, needling! It sounds exactly as it it, rolling needles on your face! It’s known as micro-needling, derma-rolling, or the very-technical-sounding Percutaneous Collagen Induction (PCI).  Don’t let all the names confuse you, the results are always [...]

Join us at the 1st Annual Violet Tie Ball June 15th!

We’re so excited for the 1st Annual Violet Tie Ball! The event will be held on Friday, June 15th at Bentley Gold Coast Motors at 834 N Rush St. This event fundraiser is important because today’s kids are tomorrows leaders! The mission of the Violet Tie Ball is to raise money for the PREMIER3 STEM [...]

Enter for a chance to win a $1500 Shopping Spree with Zagat!

Attention Chicago Shopping & Food lovers: Review Chicago stores, boutiques and gourmet food shops! Share your opinions of Chicago stores, boutiques and gourmet food shops with Zagat for chance to win a $1500 Shopping Spree at 900 North Michigan Shops! Click HERE to enter the contest now! Vote in the Zagat Chicago Shopping & Food [...]

Hot Hair Trends For Spring by Mafia Hairdresser!

If you fan through magazine after magazine you will get many different answers to what is going to be Spring 2012’s beauty trends but no one is going to hit it right on mark this year as I will because I did your “flipping” homework for you. Let me tell you that the beauty trends [...]

Are you ready for Spring fashion? 3 pieces you MUST keep!

In the fashion world, Spring started months ago. Stores have already put out their Spring collections, in with the new, out with the old! Right? Not exactly. There are some key clothing pieces from your winter wardrobe that you must introduce to your Spring wardrobe! Smart fashion at it’s finest. First article of clothing? The [...]

Join #CHIchat on Twitter every Wednesday at 11am (CST)

Are you interested in discussing the BEST Chicago has to offer in food, fashion, shopping, and events? Want to participate in  Chicago’s premier Twitter chat? You have come to the right place! We host #CHIchat every Wednesday from 11am-12pm CST. All you have to do is follow the #CHIchat hashtag on your Twitter or click [...]

The Oscars Viewing Party – How will you dress?

Ladies. THE gown event of the year is here! The Oscars. The big question is, no matter where you plan on celebrating this star-studded event, what will YOU be wearing? If you are attending our fabulous Oscars party at The Drake or plan on making an appearance at an Oscars party of your own, you [...]