February 13, 2014 |
It's the morning of Valentine's Day. You've got dinner plans, your finest clothes on, but there's something ... missing, right? Silly Chicagoan! You forgot the V-Day JAMS! Music is beyond important for creating an atmosphere of amour. Don't believe me? Play that Mumford & Sons record during foreplay and see if you don't get thrown out of the house like Jazz on "Fresh Prince. " In our neverending attempt to get you laid, RedEye reached out to Tess Kisner and Kristen Kaza of Andsrsonville and Logan Square, the founders of the Slo 'Mo Dance Party (a...
December 13, 2013 |
If you're hoping to ring in the New Year somewhere more exciting than your buddy's apartment, it's time to get planning. From a romantic dinner for two to a massive themed bash to hit with your entire crew, this list of early warnings has you covered for Dec. 31 revelry. DECADENT FETES New Year's Eve at Hot Chocolate 1747 N. Damen Ave. 773-489-1747 Owner Mindy Segal spent her honeymoon this fall in Paris and now she's bringing the romance and food of France to her Bucktown restaurant with a menu including...
October 30, 2013 |
EAT Yacht-O-Ween Division Ale House 1942 W. Division At. 773-384-6886 Don your cheesiest yachting attire for a three-course dinner with entree options including grilled mahi-mahi with mango-pear salsa or prime rib au jus plus four drink tickets, a beach background for photo ops and a dance party with plenty of yacht rock. 8 p.m.-2 a.m. $40. RSVP required by noon. DRINK Resurrection Wine Bash Quartino 626 N. State St. 312-698-5000 The restaurant brings back its signature tasting party for one night only featuring wine,...
May 28, 2013 |
I'm a dancer. I love to dance. I'm the guy Dane Cook jokes about who goes to the club to express himself through the art of dance. As a dancer, nothing diminishes my club experience like being the only guy on the dance floor. No, correction: Nothing brings me down more than navigating pillars of men standing on the dance floor. I have to give the pillars a little credit, though, for actually making it out to the dance floor. Most of the time, the guys are standing around the periphery watching.
February 11, 2013 |
Looking to make Valentine's Day special? Forget sugary confections or sickeningly sweet, toothache-inducing Hallmark cards and try dancing with a billion people. One Billion Rising (OBR) Chicago--part of a global movement to end violence against women and girls--kicks off at noon Thursday with a flash mob and rally at Daley Plaza, with hundreds of Chicagoans expected to participate. "202 countries and territories are participating--nearly every country on the planet," said OBR Chicago producer Kristen Kaza.
December 11, 2012 |
New Year's resolutions can wait. Right now, all you should resolve is to ring in 2013 in style. Whether you're looking to splurge on a splashy hotel soiree, gourmet dinner or clubby dance bash, there are celebrations out there to suit all kinds of party people. HOTEL BASH New Year's Eve at The Drake There will reportedly be 45 bar stations at this swank soiree, which means you won't spend half your night in line waiting for a drink with the other 2,500 expected partygoers.