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Roll Call

Roll Call’s “Shop Talk” profiles the Julie Hamos for Congress campaign team: Hamos has also put her campaign team in place, and the team includes several new aides to the 10-year state Representative. Campaign manager Julie Sweet most recently managed author Tom Geoghegan’s (D) long-shot special election bid in the 5th district,.

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See you in LaSalle

LaSalle County Democrats are holding a workshop tomorrow. Assuming I can find LaSalle County, I’ll be there to talk about all things campaign media. Not sure who else is going to be there. Perhaps will post a tweet or two if they have wi-fi in the room. Illinois Valley Democratic Activist Workshop.

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One final squeeze on the Green Chicago Restaurant Co-op

A Fresh Squeeze is a lovely “green living” website that focuses on Chicago sustainability. Today’s story is a great feature on the Green Chicago Restaurant Co-op: A core group of local restaurants have chosen to participate in a new initiative sponsored by the Green Chicago Restaurant Co-op in efforts to create more.

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Twitter in the kitchen

Chicago Chef Rick Bayless has become rather adept at The Twitter, so much that Chicagoist interviewed him exclusively on that subject. I’m particularly impressed by this answer: “I never wanted to use Twitter solely as a marketing tool. 90 percent of my business is behind closed doors and I wanted to use.

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Yes We Cone!

This week we did a little bit of work for the Chicago Luxury Ice Cream Festival. It sounds like a lot of fun, particularly if you’re staying local this holiday weekend. Here’s the press release, with more information to be found at www.chicagoicecreamfestival.com. CHICAGO HAS A BRAND NEW ICE CREAM FESTIVAL The.

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The Green Plate special

Great success at yesterday’s Green Chicago Restaurant Co-op press conference. Coverage from all angles, including Gapers Block, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, WBBM-TV, NBC online, and others. In addition to the press, there were dozens of chefs in attendance. Folks like Cleetus Friedman from City Provisions, Helen Cameron from Uncommon Ground, bakers from.

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Chicago’s best restaurants going “Guaranteed Green”

MEDIA ADVISORY August 25, 2009 CHICAGO’S FINEST RESTAURANTS TO BECOME “GUARANTEED GREEN” Rick Bayless, Paul Kahan, Ina Pinkney, other chef/owners lead the way to create eco-friendly dining experience The Green Chicago Restaurant Co-op will launch Guaranteed Green, a new program that helps Chicago-area diners identify and support local restaurants that take significant.

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Tom Geoghegan 2.0

Check it out, check it out! Tom’s new website is up and running. As many of you know, in addition to being a labor lawyer and candidate for Congress, Tom spends a lot of time writing books and magazine articles about a variety of public policy subjects. If anyone is new to.

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New Media Panel at the Hideout

Democratic Leadership for the 21st Centurty (DL21C) has an interesting forum coming up at the Hideout. We’ve helped out Progress Illinois on a few projects in the past, and of course, we’re big fans of the Hideout… co-owner and bureaucrat extraordinaire Tim Tuten was extremely supportive of Tom Geoghegan’s campaign for Congress:.

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