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Zip It!

| April 6, 2012 | Parties National

THE PARTY Stylish locals celebrated the 3-1-2 area code at The James hotel during the launch party for, a new Chicago-based website featuring original, behind-the-scenes programming on local nightlife, dining, fashion, charity events and more. THE PLAYERS hosts Candace Jordan, D.C. Crenshaw and Amanda Puck introduced their new site to local VIPs such as Marcus Riley, Andrea Schwartz, Monika Dixon, Bill Lasche, Vivian Teng and Rich Varnes. So who else is to be seen in the online video clips? Catch additional segments with chefs Veronica and Mark Kwasigroch of Dream Cakes Bakery; The Talk of Chicago’s radio reporter David Martin; Tatiana Garrett, director of community outreach for The Anti-Cruelty Society; and Rick Gresh, executive chef of David Burke’s Primehouse. THE HIGHLIGHTS Jordan interviewed guests arriving on the red carpet, and the video feed was live streaming inside the party, where the crowd indulged in mini cakes provided by Dream Cakes Bakery. And just for fun, The Anti-Cruelty Society brought a few of its favorite pups to play and party. Photography by Mila Samokhina


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