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The 20th Annual Cancer Survivors’ Celebration & Walk is the Lurie Cancer Center’s tribute to cancer survivors, and the strides being made in cancer treatment and research. Held on Sunday, June 2 (National Cancer Survivors Day), the non-competitive walk begins in Grant Park at the corner of Columbus and Balbo Drives and continues along Chicago’s lakefront. This community awareness event is expected to draw close to 4,000 participants—bringing together cancer survivors, family and friends with the physicians, scientists and health professionals who support them. It’s the biggest National Cancer Survivors Day event in the country! To get more info click HERE!

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I was so honored to be nominated as one of Today’s Chicago Woman Magazine’s top single women in the city! If you listen to the morning show you might be thinking, “Shelly, I thought you had a boyfriend?!” It’s true, I do. He was also nominated as one of the top singles and we met at the photo shoot TCW had for us a few months ago. You can see him in the issue as well! On March 22nd, I will be hosting a party that honors all of us top 50, well…48 singles and would love for you to be there! Proceeds benefit the TCW Foundation, a 501(c)(3), which awards grants to Chicago-based charities that help at-risk women and children. The TCW Foundation is a 100 percent volunteer organization, and thanks to the generosity of our sponsors and donors. Click HERE to get your tickets and don’t forget to pick up the newest issue of Today’s Chicago Woman Magazine!

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Healthy Initiative Chicago seeks to transform the lives of a dedicated group of participants with the help of wellness and fitness expert Shea Vaughn. Their personal successes will be celebrated in a star-studded Red Carpet Gala Celebration, with program sponsorship proceeds and donations going to Give A Little Does A Lot to fund education, fitness and nutrition programs for the children and schools of Chicago.

Healthy Initiative Chicago is looking for about 40 Chicagoans committed to shedding pounds and embracing a healthy lifestyle! If you would like to join and look more into this exciting event go to

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Did you love the movie “Titanic” as much as I did? I cry every time it’s on and of course I love me some Leo. Anyways, the movie will debut on blu-ray September 10th! You’ve got to pick it up as this is the first time the film can be seen in high definition presented in stunning 2D AND 3D. It will be like the Titanic is in your living room! There’s also more than 2 1/2 hours of new special feature content. If that’s not enough for you Gaelic Storm, the band who appeared in the movie as the Celtic party band in the ship’s steerage, will be coming to the Chicago area perfectly timed for the blu-ray release. Info for that show is below.

Sunday, September 16
7:30pm (doors at 7:00)
Dvorak Concert Hall at the Doudna Fine Arts Center
600 Lincoln Ave
Charleston, IL US

Purchase tickets for $20 at the band’s website:

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Luvabull auditions are happening this weekend! You can audition at the United Center Saturday, August 25th from 9am-5pm. And don’t be too intimidated…but I’ll be one of the judges! :) Would love to see you out on Saturday! Applications are due Thursday. You can get those and all the info you need here!

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Are you a fan of the show “The Bachelor” or “The Bachelorette?” You will have the opportunity to mix and mingle with more than thirty of the former cast members at the Bachelor/Bachelorette Reunion Meet & Greet at the JW Marriott Chicago’s Lobby Lounge (151 W. Adams St.)! Guests are welcome to enjoy The Lobby Lounge’s menu of small bite dishes, the new history-inspired cocktails, wines by the glass and bottle, a selection of craft, domestic and imported beers as well as a selection of scotch, whiskey and cognac. The event is open to the public from 6-8pm this Friday (August 10th). Here’s a list of Bachelors/Bachelorettes attending….

Alessandro Goulart
Ed Swirderski
Kerry Phylliaer
Richard Mathy
Arthur Wells Webb
Frank Neuschaefer
Kevin Calrow
Ryan Miller
Brian Duke
Jason Resmini
Lyndsi Liu
Sarah Newlon
Britnee Marks
Jeannette Pawula
Marissa May
Stephen Reich
Brittany Bowe
Jenna Burke
Michael Burns
Susan Coolidge
Chris Drish
Jessie Suludis
Michele Leavy
Suzie Williams
Cristina Costa
John Hardesty
Monika Ekberg
Wendell Jisa
Cristy Caserta
Katie Sapienza
Nikki Kaapke

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Eat some amazing food to benefit a terrific cause this Wednesday, August 8th for Taste of the Nation!  The hottest chefs in the city come together at Navy Pier in an effort to end childhood hunger.  There will also be live entertainment and a silent auction.  It will truly be an incredible night!  Click here for all the info and to get your tickets now!

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The American Cancer Society will be hosting their fourth Annual Skyline Soiree at the River East Art Center this Friday (July 27th)!   I’ll be there and hope to see you there too!  Here’s what you need to know:
-Festivities run from 7:00pm – 11:00pm
-There will be cocktails, hors d’ oeuvres, live entertainment, raffle and silent auction.
-Skyline Soiree participation is an incredible opportunity to support the mission and programs of the American Cancer Society.

For more info, check out  Look forward to seeing you there!


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All the tickets are out, but be sure to check out “The Watch” in theaters July 27th!

I want to thank you for checking out the new by giving you movie passes to see “The Watch,” the hysterical new film starring Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill and Ben Stiller!!! All you have to do is click here ( and enter code SHWBIZJ4XH. The screening is Tuesday, July 24th at the Kerasotes ShowPlace Icon 16 (150 W. Roosevelt Rd. in Chicago) at 7pm. The passes are only available on a first come, first serve basis so be sure to get yours now! And thanks again for checking out my site!

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If you have no plans for Thursday, July 19th keep it open for Jake Melnick’s 10th Birthday Party! It will start with a kegger in Jake’s newly remodeled “Keg Room” at 6pm. If you can’t make it, no worries. Jake’s has patriotic specials for America’s birthday throughout the month of July. Get everything you need to know here! Jake Melnick’s is located at 41 E. Superior downtown.


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Jason Beghe of Chicago PD stopped by Celeste last weekend (Friday night) for a bottle of Moët on the Rooftop Garden and took some...