Tag Archives: Reviews and Coverage

Equinox – Best Gym Ever; Social Media Maestro Series

Equinox, located in the lower levels of 900 N. Michigan Avenue, is most likely the nicest full-service club I’ve ever visited.  See, when hitting the gym, convenience is paramount.  The location must be close (meaning outside my office, pass it on the way to work, or less than a block from my house) because if […]

1969 Concept Store Opens in Chicago’s Gold Coast

On Tuesday, May 11, Gap opened up a 1969 concept store at 939 N. Rush (at Walton), formerly the space of boutique retailer, Jake. 1969 showcases Gap’s entire adult denim line with an accompanying assortment of vintage-esque clothing.  Long, narrow wood tables house stacks of denim in both the front and back of the store.  […]

Shame on you Vanity Fair

Dear Mr. Grayson and Vanity Fair editors: I’ve been a fan of your magazine since I was a teenager.  I’ve always found your articles are intriguing and your journalism insightful.  It evokes thoughtful points of view.  I enjoy your magazine because you discuss things in a way mainstream news can’t provide.  I also love your […]

Feeling Gilt-y

Gilt Groupe took online upscale shopping, added a little exclusivity and got things right. To take part in Gilt sales, you need an invitation.  A current member must invite you, thereby allowing you to take part in weekly sales at up to 70% off retail.   Items are offered in very limited quantity and when […]

Virgin Atlantic Does it Again

Another video I was introduced to by a friend was the Virgin Atlantic 25th anniversary television ad.  He was a flight attendant and supervisor from Northwest Airlines and simply said, “you have to see this.”  The video was released on television all over Europe as part of the June 22 anniversary. I found the ad […]

The Future of PR – Are You Ready?

Brian Solis, a public relations veteran in San Francisco, wrote a fascinating article entitled, “The State of PR, Marketing and Communications:  You Are the Future.”  He writes on a variety of issues dealing with the public relations industry, how some social media has become “spam,” and tells of the need for communication practitioners to transform […]