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8.16.13 Vertigo Sky Lounge

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3.22.13 Cuvée

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2.8.13 City Winery

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7.27.12 Red Violet Lounge

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4.26.12 Privét

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3.16.12 Enclave

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2.10.12 Underground

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1.13.12 Cuvée

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12.13.11 Proof Nightclub

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11.16.11 The Diamond Club

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8.25.11 Bijou

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8.24.11 The London

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8.23.11 Monroe

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8.11.11 Shade

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8.11.11 Kiss & Fly

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7.28.11 Swig

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7.23.11 The Standard

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7.22.11 District Lounge

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7.21.11 Bar Nineteen12

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7.14.11 Policy

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7.13.11 Griffin

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7.6.11 Cafe Renzo

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6.23.11 Revolution

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6.20.11 Bar Marmont

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6.17.11 Hudson Hotel

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6.08.11 Eden

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5.25.11 Alibi

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5.21.11 Crown Bar

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4.19.11 Commonwealth Lounge

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4.19.11 Polar

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4.16.11 Las Palmas

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4.13.11 Bubble Lounge

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4.12.11 Kingston Station

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4.11.11 Biergarten Haus

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3.31.11 Bistro 412

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3.24.11 Rocket Bar

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3.24.11 LANDMARK

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3.16.11 Tenjune

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3.16.11 Purple Lounge

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3.15.11 Foundation Room

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2.17.11 Sloane

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2.17.11 Sol Cocina

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2.16.11 L2 Lounge

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2.16.11 District Lounge

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2.11.11 Voyeur

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2.8.11 Union Square Lounge

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1.19.11 Redline

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1.19.11 Charisma & Leadership

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1.12.11 Avenue

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1.12.11 Rush Street

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1.11.11 Javier's

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12.13.10 La Pomme

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12.13.10 Bar210


12.2.10 Taverna Aventine

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12.1.10 Policy

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12.1.10 Geisha House

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11.20.10 Mistletoe & Mayhem

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11.17.10 Le Club

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11.17.10 Juliet Supper Club

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10.21.10 Redskins Private Stadium Party

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10.21.10 Ambassador

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10.20.10 Ozumo

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10.19.10 Griffin

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10.14.10 OC Launch Party @ Landmark

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10.13.10 Wine Tasting @ Vino Locale

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9.22.10 Eden

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9.28.10 White Night @ Sky Bar

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9.21.10 Game Night @ 330 Ritch

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9.22.10 Empire Room

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9.11.10 Pool Party @ The Standard

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8.25.10 Bubble Lounge

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8.25.10 Covet

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8.24.10 Station

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7.28.10 Bistro 412

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7.27.10 Carnival

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7.21.10 Intercontinental

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7.7.10 Americano

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6.29.10 Maritime Hotel

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6.24.10 K Street Lounge

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6.17.10 Bar210

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6.10.10 Circa

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5.20.10 Manor West

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5.20.10 One Lounge

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5.18.10 The Hudson

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5.15.10 Kiva Spring Fundraiser

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4.29.10 Sloane

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4.22.10 Hudson

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4.21.10 Olivia Fox Cabane Presentation

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4.20.10 230 Fifth

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4.7.10 Cache

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3.31.10 Tenjune

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3.25.10 Current

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3.25.10 Cellar360

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3.10.10 Haute

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2.24.10 Marquee

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2.23.10 The Republic

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2.16.10 L2 Lounge

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2.9.10 Voyeur

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1.27.10 Project One

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1.21.10 Local 16

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1.20.10 La Pomme

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1.13.10 h.wood

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12.16.09 The Reserve

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12.14.09 Greenhouse

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12.09.09 The Parlor

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12.05.09 LA Holiday Penthouse

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11.19.09 Georges

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11.19.09 Cain Luxe

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11.11.09 Bar Marmont

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10.24.09 Taverna Aventine


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10.21.09 The Griffin

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10.16.09 Lux Lounge

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10.14.09 Rush Street

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09.29.09 The Gates


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09.24.09 Melt


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09.22.09 The Standard


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08.28.09 Matrix


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08.24.09 Gansevoort Hotel


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08.16.09 Shangri-La


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07.23.09 Enrico's


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07.22.09 The Park


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07.16.09 Crown Bar


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06.25.09 W Hotel


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06.23.09 Maritime


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06.16.09 Sky Bar


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06.11.09 Four Seasons


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05.27.09 Coco de Ville


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05.20.09 Kiss and Fly


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04.23.09 Harlot


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04.21.09 Green Door


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03.27.09 Supper Club


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03.18.09 Cabana Club


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03.07.09 Studio @ Fred Segal


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02.28.09 Station House

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02.10.09 Stone Rose

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01.29.09 111 Minna Gallery

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01.07.09 Les Deux

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12.13.08 LA Holiday Party

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12.06.08 SF Holiday Party

7 Grand
11.19.08 Sky Bar

7 Grand
10.28.08 Roe

7 Grand
10.21.08 PaliHouse

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10.16.08 Apartment 24

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09.30.08 Kress

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09.25.08 Bubble Lounge

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08.20.08 Roe

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08.20.08 Tropicana

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08.10.08 Sky Bar


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07.30.08 Bar Marmont

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07.24.08 The Ambassador

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06.19.08 Otis

7 Grand
06.17.08 Winstons

7 Grand
05.28.08 S Bar

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05.01.08 Apartment 24

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04.22.08 Sky Bar

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03.27.08 SEVEN

7 Grand
02.25.08 Falcon


7 Grand
01.31.08 The Standard


mistletoe
12.15.07 Mistletoe & Cocktails

7 Grand
11.13.07 Seven Grand


TV Trends Panel
10.23.07 TV Trends Panel


Holly's West
10.22.07 Holly's West

Bar Marmont
9.24.07 Bar Marmont


Pool Party @ The Standard
8.11.07 Standard Pool Party


Venice Contemporary 7.7.07
7.7.07 Venice Contemporary


Nacionale - 6.19.07
6.19.07 Nacionale


Beverly Hilton - 5.18.07
5.18.07 Beverly Hilton


Holly's West
4.24.07 Holly's


Purple Lounge @ The Standard
3.29.07 Purple Standard


Viceroy Santa Monica
2.20.07 Viceroy


Boulevard3
1.31.07 Boulevard3


Holiday Bash
12.8.06 Holiday Bash


Young Alum Party @ Social Hollywood
11.14.06 Social Hollywood


Scotch Tasting @ Roosevelt
11.8.06 Scotch Tasting


october happy hour
10.19.06 Akwa Happy Hour


Tropicana August
8.23.06 Tropicana Party


Beach Bash, Pacific Palisades
7.9.06 Beach Bash


Buffalo Club June Happy Hour
6.27.06 Buffalo Club


May Happy Hour Akwa
5.23.06 Akwa


Citizen Smith April Happy Hour
4.06 Citizen Smith


Chicago
Saturday, December 21st
8:00pm - 11:00pm

La Taberna
1301 South Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60607

Advance RSVP Requested

Early Elf Ticket
through 12/13: $12

Advanced Online Ticket: $15

Day Of & At The Door: $20

Santa's Helpers Group Ticket: 4 for $40

***PURCHASE TICKETS HERE***


Sleigh bells ring, are you listenin'?! Join us for our annual TIPS toast to the holidays! We’ll be kicking-off the festivities December 21st at hotspot La Taberna. Come celebrate the Holiday season with a little bit of Spanish flair!

We'll be decking the halls with plenty of holly so be sure to don your most glamorous and festive cocktail attire! Each TIPS guest will receive a COMPLIMENTARY DRINK TICKET, so come mingle under the mistletoe at this exclusive venue with old friends and new whilst enjoying sparkly cocktails and festive conversation.

We'll be distinguishing the naughty from the nice and the venue will be entertaining us with LIVE MUSIC, so make sure to continue the party with fellow Chicago Party Goers well into the chilly, wintry night!

La Taberna is accessible via all the major highways as it is in the heart; located in University Village / South Loop. Street parking is available but also, there is a parking lot. The Halsted 8 bus stops right in front.

**Get Your Group Together And Save When You Purchase A Santa's Helpers Ticket 4 for $40!!!**

RSVP
• When you register for the event, print out your confirmation screen and use that as your ticket into the event.  This will ensure you can breeze through check-in.
• We will have a guest list at the door as back-up in case you forget your confirmation print-out.
• If you buy tickets for guests, they should check-in as your +1s under your name at the door. 
• Advance Registration will be open through noon on the day of the event (or until we sell-out, whichever happens first).

Hum-Bug Details
*You must be 21 to attend & plan to drink responsibly. Designate a driver, take a cab, or just sober up before leaving. You're an adult now. *No refunds or cancellations permitted.



recent events

Vertigo Sky Lounge

TIPS8.16.13 | Vertigo Sky Lounge -- The nights heated up this summer and what better way to cool off than with an ice cold cocktail and tons of the city's young professionals!? We soared high above the city skyline and partied under the twinkling lights as we toasted to friends old and new!
Click on any of the images below to view a slideshow of the Summer Smiles!

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Cuvée

TIPS3.22.13 | Cuvée -- Spring was right around the corner and the promise of warm breezes, floral blossoms, and soothing sunshine filled the air! We said 'Good Bye to Winter' and 'Hello to March' as we presented our March Cocktail Party at the Extremely Popular Cuvée! We joined Chicago’s elite while they sipped from the extraordinary champagne list and took in the new, refreshed atmosphere that enveloped us in opulence under the radiant chandeliers.
Click on any of the images below to view a slideshow of the night's Smiles!

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City Winery

TIPS2.8.13 | City Winery -- The Winter was in full force and as we fought to keep out the cold this February we also yearned to let in the warmth! TIPS happily presented you with it's 2013 Winter Gala! We sipped on sweet sophistication at the upscale and intimate City Winery, as it overlooked the twinkling lights of the Skyline. What better place to hold our Gala than Chicago’s vision to combine wine, live music, and incredible food? Delicious! We enjoyed drinks and vibrant conversation as we treated ourselves to a unique experience of community, creativity, and culture that was the perfect toast to winter!
Click on any of the images below to view a slideshow of the night's Warm Smiles!

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Red Violet

TIPS7.27.12 | Red Violet -- Red Violet set the scene perfectly for some summer-y cocktail connects. The night was washed in Ivy+ laughter and the low hum of intimate conversations. The summer highs were matched by our cool gathering of young alumni! Click on any of the images below to see a slideshow of the night’s connects!

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Privét

TIPS4.26.12 | Privét -- April marked the official start of spring. The month was stained with some very sunshiney days and carried the glimmer of a summer not too far away. Whether you were teary eyed from a break up or just from allergies, TIPS thought it proper to color an evening with some spring-time mixing and mingling. Click on any of the images below to see a slideshow of the night’s connects!

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Enclave

TIPS3.16.12 | Enclave -- March offered us a bit of everything: Paris Fashion Week for arty aesthetes; St. Paddy's Day for parading perambulators; and, of course, Oscar night for celebrity sycophants. We added a new entry for your list: The TIPS young alumni party for brainy bacchanalians. We set up shop at Enclave, the perfect space for cocktail-connecting! Click on any of the images below to see a slideshow of the night’s connects!

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Underground

TIPS2.10.12 | Underground -- The month of February was full of frolicking fools and the singles population of Chicago was a hair's breadth away from a candy-coated heart-shaped aneurysm. There was only so much avoiding of red roses and fleeing from mountains of heart-shaped chocolate boxes that we could do. So in February, TIPS offered up a fabulous alternative to blind dates and secret admirers! Click on any of the thumbnails below to view a slideshow of the night’s connects!

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Cuvée

TIPS1.13.12 | Cuvée -- TIPS was dying to toast the New Year with good drinks and even better company! We hijacked Cuvée for our first bash of 2012, a night which upheld our New Year's resolution to fill 2012 with warm Ivy Plus laughter & cool connects. Click on any of the thumbnails below to bask in the brilliance of the night's smiles.

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Proof Nightclub

TIPS12.13.11 | Proof Nightclub -- 'Twas the hour before TIPS holiday party, and all through the town, Gorgeous people were primping, not a sign of a frown; Stockings were matched to garter belts with care, Knowing festivities soon would be there; Nobody was nestled all snug in their beds, And visions of sugar plum martinis danced in their heads... TIPS gleefully rewrote holiday party traditions of the past!! Click on any of the images below to view the nights laughs!

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Launch Party at The Diamond Club

TIPS11.16.11 | The Diamond Club -- We invited our Chicago Ivy Plus alum out for our inaugural party at the The Diamond Club. The evening was toasted with seasonal cocktails. We saw some familiar faces from back in the day and made some new friends too! This is just the beginning, so get ready for many more fantastic Chicago events to come. And if you have ideas for parties, venues, and fun in Chicago, let us know by emailing help@ivyplussociety.org! Help us make the Windy City Ivy Plus parties the most fun by spreading the word to all your favorite friends and TIPS alums!. Click on any of the thumbnails below to bask in the brilliance of the night's smiles.

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