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Raised, An Urban Rooftop Bar
One West Wacker Drive
Raised Bar, 1 W. Wacker Drive, is bringing love to all in the Chicago Loop with a special Valentine’s Day: No Date Required event on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 from 4 p.m. to 12 a.m. The year-round rooftop hangout, which boasts panoramic views of the Chicago River and city skyline, invites couples and friends alike to make a toast to their special love with the exclusive Champagne Cocktail Menu. Nicholas Barron
, a Chicago-based sultry Blues singer and songwriter, will be providing live music from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more information, please visitwww.raisedbarchicago.com
National restaurant brand Dog Haus, is coming to Lincoln Park this month! Dog Haus has garnered critical acclaim and national attention for its signature all beef Haus Dogs and hand crafted proprietary Haus Sausages, as well as their 100 percent genetically tested, humanely raised Black Angus beef using no hormones and no antibiotics – never ever. Additionally, Dog Haus’ proprietary hot dogs and sausages are free of all added nitrates and nitrites, containing only the naturally occurring ones found in sea salt and celery powder. Hot dogs and sausages made this way are rarely found in restaurants or on store shelves. All dogs, sausages and burgers are served on grilled King’s Hawaiian rolls. Founded by partners Hagop Giragossian, Quasim Riaz and Andre Vener, three friends who share a passion for creativity, quality and commitment to community, the first Dog Haus opened in Pasadena, California in 2010. For more information, visit their website.
340 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago
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, 340 W. Armitage, is planning the most romantic Valentine’s celebration in its 53-year history. Beginning Sunday, February 11th through Saturday, February 17th, the renowned“Restaurant of Romance
” will be elegantly decorated for the holiday and feature rosé sparkling wines and champagnes, live flamenco and classical guitarists, photo keepsakes and delicious sizzling hot fondue cuisine. The Valentine’s festival will also feature its first ever Valentine’s Day “Lunch of Romance” experience and the ever popular Celebration of Marriage Night, where couples receive an added discount based on the years they have been married. For more information or to book a reservation, call (773) 281-9101 or visit www.gejascafe.com
El Tapeo Modern Spanish Kitchen 2100 Spring Rd., Oak Brook El Tapeo Modern Spanish Kitchen
is offering a journey through Spain led by Executive Chef Matthew Cappellini Thursday, February 22 at 7 p.m. This exclusive monthly event includes a five-course modern Spanish dinner, allowing each guest to discover five different regions of Spain with the award-winning Chef as your guide. Featuring small plates, paella, meats and seafood, each course will be expertly paired with Spanish wine and cocktails. With only eight seats available for the event, this intimate dinner is perfect to spend time with a loved one or gather with a group of friends for $85 plus tax, 18 percent gratuity with a $50 non-refundable deposit required to secure reservation. To purchase tickets, visit their event page onEventbrite
Muldoon’s Irish Pub
133 W. Front Street
The Westin Nashville
807 Clark Place, Nashville The Westin Nashville’s Rhapsody Spa
is welcoming guests to come in from the cold and warm up and share their love with “Just The Two of Us Couple’s Massage,” a 110-minute decadent couple’s massage package that includes strawberries and chocolate following the treatment, the “Berries and Bubbly Pedicure” or the “Sweet Tea Immersion Body Polish.” Book any or all of these spa treatments and mention you saw this posting from Heron Agency and receive a 15 percent discount throughout the month of February! Discount limited to Sunday – Thursday appointments only. Follow Rhapsody Spa on Facebook
. For more information and for a complete list of services, please visit www.rhapsodyspanashville.com
Hotel EMC2 & the Albert
228 East Ontario St.
Hotel EMC2’s restaurant the Albert is taking care of the cooking and the romance this Valentine’s Day by offering an exclusive Valentine’s Day Four Course Prix-Fixe menu, topped with a half bottle of sparkling, for $90 per person with full table participation only. And for those looking to surprise their loved one with a romantic getaway in Downtown Chicago, Hotel EMC2’s Be Mine Package ensures a seamless romantic experience for couples with everything from two complimentary glasses of Prosecco in the Albert and rose petal guestroom décor. The package also includes $100 dinner credit to the Albert, Hotel EMC2’s contemporary restaurant that features seasonal, globally inspired cuisine, offering a menu that will engage, stimulate and revive the palate. Guests will also receive breakfast for two at the Albert and daily valet parking. To make a reservation at the Albert, visit thealbertchicago.com/reservation/. To book the Be Mine Package, visit hotelemc2.com/special-offers/ or call 1-800-228-9290.
Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park
200 North Columbus Drive
’s Romantic Escape Package is the perfect couple’s retreat in the romantic, bustling city of Chicago. Whether you are planning an intimate Valentine’s getaway or just a mid-winter escape, Fairmont Chicago has the perfect package for bringing back the ‘honeymoon’ to your relationship. Start with a cocktail in THE BAR, maybe a romantic dinner at one of Chicago’s legendary restaurants and then stroll around Millennium Park. Return to your guestroom for a little quality time with a bottle of Veuve Clicquot, gourmet chocolate-dipped strawberries and rose petals. The package includes overnight accommodation for two in a luxurious Fairmont guest room, one bottle of Veuve Clicquot champagne, six gourmet dipped strawberries and rose petals scattered on the bed, starting from $272 per night. For more information or to book the package, visit their website
Cambria Chicago Loop – Theatre District
32 W. Randolph St.
Cambria Chicago Loop – Theatre District
, 32 W. Randolph St., honors its close connection to Chicago theatre with exclusive Broadway In Chicago packages. Guests will enjoy a special night downtown including an overnight stay, dinner for two and tickets to experience one Broadway In Chicago’s most popular productions of all time with the Hamilton package. Also available is the Broadway Package, which is perfect for those looking to spice up their theatre evening in the Windy City. All packages are now available for guests to book. For more information, please visit www.cambriachicagoloop.com
Hyatt Centric The Loop Chicago
100 W. Monroe St., Chicago
Meetings are a breeze at Hyatt Centric The Loop Chicago. With 2,500 sq. ft. of flexible downtown Chicago event venues, it’s exceptionally convenient to host your unique event on property. The modern hotel offers six distinct meeting and event spaces along with a rooftop lounge, all equipped with hi-tech features to ensure seamless functions. From large-scale conferences to intimate celebrations, their full-time, dedicated coordinator will help plan everything to ensure every detail is expertly executed — from creative catering to state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment. For more information or to book your event, visit their website
The Lismore Hotel – a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
333 Gibson Street
A newly rebuilt hotel in the heart of downtown Eau Claire, The Lismore Hotel has been re-imagined to match the city’s vibrant Farmers Market neighborhood. The Lismore Hotel is walking distance from lush parks and the winding Chippewa River State Trail, and minutes from golf courses, hiking and biking paths, hockey, Frisbee golf, fishing and ski areas. Spend an afternoon at the Downtown Farmers Market, or take the kids to the Children’s Museum or Irvine Park Zoo. UW-Eau Claire hosts festivals, art exhibits and cultural events year-round, just a quick drive from the hotel. Unwind at a local restaurant or brewery after a day exploring the Chippewa Valley Museum. For more information, visit their website
Cleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Center
1360 West Mall Drive
Undergoing a major renovation in early 2018, the Cleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Center
is at the heart of downtown, just steps from each of Cleveland’s famous attractions, including the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Quicken Loans Arena, the Warehouse District, East 4th Street, Playhouse Square and more. Be on the lookout for brand new meeting and event space, an energized Great Room, an M Club for Elite Rewards members and Public Square Pantry. Also opening this Spring will be il Venetian Restaurant, 24-hour Vedas Fitness Center and St. Clair Ballroom. For additional information on the renovation or to book your stay, visit their website
, a Chicago-based premier paperie and gift retailer, has you covered with fun and trendy gift items and cards for all your Valentine’s Day needs! Head to one of their 125 stores in the U.S. or visit their website at PaperSource.com
which offers nation-wide shipping, to pick out all your heart-themed goodies.
, hailed by The New York Times as “the best one-hour workout in the country,” is hosting a special Galentine’s Day event on Tuesday, February 13, along with exclusive Valentine’s Day sessions on Wednesday, February 14 at select Chicagoland studios. The Galentine’s Day event will be held at the South Loop and Hyde Park studios, and will feature a selection of spa services and a special guest appearance from Diggy Moreland
of The Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise in the South Loop studio. The Oak Park and Frankfort Studios will also offer Valentine’s Day sessions for all couples on Wednesday, February 14.
Douglas Theater Corp. is a full-service stage and theater lighting company that also does indoor/outdoor concerts and corporate events. They sell and rent many different types of lighting equipment and have a team of people who assist with design, programming and rigging. For more information, please call 312-642-2342.
Addison & Clark
Addison & Clark, opening Fall 2018, brings a dynamic, high-quality retail, dining and residential destination to one of America’s best-known corners. For more information, visit their website
Healthy Home 2018
Consistently on the forefront of providing healthier indoor living environments, Dior Builders
‘ Healthy Home 2018 is officially open, in partnership with the American Lung Association Health House™ program. Healthy Home 2018, located at 1055 Glencrest Dr. in Inverness, is the very first in the country to be built under the American Lung Association’s revised Health House™ guidelines, featuring everything from energy efficient products and innovative technologies, to green building materials and non-toxic furniture and accessories. For more information, visit HealthyHome2018.com
1457 N. Halsted
is home to top retailers and restaurants including ArcLight Cinemas, AT&T, Brush Dental Boutique, Capital One Café, Dicks Sporting Goods, Evereve, It’Sugar, German Kitchen Center, Earl’s Kitchen + Bar, James & Sons Fine Jewelers, Kings Dining & Entertainment, Mariano’s, Luxury Eyesight, Late Bloomer, Max and Leo’s Artisan Pizza, Nando’s PERi-PERi, Saks Off Fifth, Yard House and Z Gallerie. For more information, visitwww.experiencenewcity.com
or call 312.248.8569.
JUST DANCE LIVE
EXCLUSIVE $20 TICKETS TO FIRST NIGHT!
To celebrate our opening, we’re offering exclusive $20 tickets
to kick off our first performance in each venue. We’re thrilled to be hosting this special offer as a way to share our excitement for our first ever U.S. tour and to open our doors to the widest audience possible. Our hope is to welcome even more people to come dance and join the fun!JUST DANCE
is the #1 dance video game franchise in the world
. Now, it’s coming to life like never before as JUST DANCE LIVE —an explosive live dance party experience
, where you, your friends, and your family can have an amazing time. With more than 15 of the game’s colorful characters dancing live on stage
to today’s top hits, you can follow their moves or make up your own as you experience the dazzling costumes and glamorous party atmosphere all around you.At the Aon Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier — March 15-18
Get a sneak peek here
and visit JustDanceLive.com
for more information
Marriott Theatre Presents: RUNNING THROUGH MARCH 18
From the volatile melting pot of New York City at the dawn of a new century, comes the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, RAGTIME, kicking off Marriott Theatre’s 2018 Season, through March 18, 2018 at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. Featuring a powerful score by the Tony Award-winning composer/lyricist team of Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens, and book by four-time Tony Award winner Terrence McNally, RAGTIME is a sweeping musical portrait of America.
To reserve tickets, please call the Marriott Theatre Box Office at 847-634-0200 or go toMarriottTheatre.com today!
1225 W. Belmont
Celebrate your Valentine’s Day with a performance from one of Chicago’s oldest sketch comedy groups, The Cupid Players. In honor of the romantic holiday, The Cupid Players
will be hosting The Cupid Players V-Day Special
on Saturday, February 10th at Stage 773
, 1225 W. Belmont, with shows at 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Those booking the 8 p.m. show will be treated to a complimentary champagne toast and goodie bag. For more information or to book tickets, please visit www.stage773.com/show/cupidvd
First Folio Theatre FOR LADIES NIGHT OUT, USE SPECIAL CODE: WINE
First Folio Theatre presents the World Premiere of WOMEN IN JEOPARDY
running through February 25, 2018. Thelma and Louise meets The First Wives Club in this biting comedy. Divorcees Mary, Jo and Liz are best friends, always looking out for each other. So when Mary and Jo begin to suspect that Liz’s new boyfriend is a serial killer, they begin an investigation to prove it to her and save her life. But when they bring Liz’s teenage daughter Amanda into it, along with her spaced-out boyfriend, Trenner, things go from humorously tricky to hilariously complex. Perfect for a Ladies Night Out, receive 10 percent off the purchase of six or more tickets to any performance when you use the special code: WINE. To reserve tickets, please call the First Folio Theatre Box Office at 630-986-8067 or go to FirstFolio.org