Saturday, March 05, 2016

Selena Gomez Releases 'Hands To Myself Remixes' March 4th on Interscope Records


Thursday, March 03, 2016

This Sunday, March 6 at 9/8c - Spike Celebrates 100 Episodes of "Bar Rescue"

The Academy Awards have wrapped but Seat Fillers are now all across the country

Art Hamptons Announces New Dates for 9th Edition (Bridgehampton, NY)

Jacob Riis Photo Exhibit Opens April 14 (Washington,DC)

Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Macy's Free Annual Flower Show Returns to Celebrate America the Beautiful (Chicago,IL)






Macy’s on State Street offers a FREE Floral Spectacular inspired by
landscapes of the nation’s distinct regions


  A wonder of nature takes root at Macy’s this Spring as America’s vast and varied landscapes bloom in unison at the 2016 Macy’s Flower Show®, Sprouting to life at Macy’s on State Street. Macy’s Flower Show celebrates our nation’s natural beauty from sea to shining sea. America the Beautiful, the theme of this year’s magnificent floral showcase will transport spectators from the bright hues of the Southeast’s tropical blooms to the Northeast’s coastal grasses and from the Midwest’s fruited plains to the cactus lined deserts of the Southwest, among other landscapes; starting Sunday, March 20th through Sunday, April 3rd.
“Our annual celebration of Spring this year will take us on a journey through our own backyards, one that is rich with magnificent landscapes that evolve from desert to tropics and everything in between,” said Mike Gansmoe, executive producer of Macy’s Flower Show. “America the Beautiful, this year’s theme, will give spectators the incredibly unique opportunity to experience highlights of the varied natural landscapes found in our nation, all at one location, blooming in unison.”
For more than 20 years, Macy’s Flower Show has delighted generations of floral aficionados with extravagant presentations of gardens that showcase thousands of live flowers, plants and trees. Taking root in the 9th Floor Event Center of Macy’s on State Street, the gardens are planted into specially designed architecture and full-scale presentations. This year, spectators will be welcomed by a unique floral interpretation of Lady Liberty’s iconic torch, which will serve as the centerpiece of the exhibitions.
In addition to marking the official celebration for the start of the spring season, Macy’s Flower Show also features participation from some of the Chicago’s top floral designers. A rotating list of stars will create the fan favorite “Bouquet of the Day”, an extravagant centerpiece uniquely fashioned by each designer to interpret the show’s America the Beautiful theme in their own aesthetic.
New this year, the Macy’s Flower Show welcomes spectators to take a personal tour through the show with a unique audio experience, available to stream on any device by visiting
Free to the public, Macy’s Flower Show will be open during regular store hours.
Regional Gardens
Macy’s Flower Show “America the Beautiful” celebrates the splendor of the nation from coast to coast with stunning regional gardens listed below: 
o   All American Garden
o   Nation’s Capital
o   Midwest
o   Rocky Mountains
o   Pacific Northwest
o   Northeast
o   Southeast
o   Southwest
Events and Tours
Macy’s Flower Show is also the perfect backdrop for two weeks of free in-store special events, where guests can learn how to build a terrarium, create glass mosaic art, learn to cook with celebrity chef, Michelle Bernstein, and more. A full listing of events can be found at
A Macy’s Flower Show and History Tour will be offered on Friday, March 25 and April 1 at 11:30 a.m. The tour is 60 minutes in length, costs $12 per person and includes history of the State Street building including the breathtaking Tiffany vaulted ceiling, the graceful Burnham fountain, the world-renowned Walnut Room restaurant, and of course, a walk through the annual Flower Show.  Private tours for groups of 10 or more are available with a 1-week advance reservation. Contact the Visitor Information Center for details, 312.781.4483 or
Macy’s Walnut Room and Wine Bar
Macy’s Walnut Room and Wine Bar are celebrating Macy’s Flower Show by offering specialty cocktails and wine flights. The Walnut Room will feature an artistic grand floral centerpiece sure to help set the mood while sipping on a Hibiscus Mojito, Birds of Paradise, Blackberry Fizz, Hibiscus Tea, Mint Julep, or Blackberry Rosehip Bramble.
Macy’s floral spring tradition is made possible nationally thanks to partners including Girl Scouts of the United States of America, Homewood Suites by Hilton®, Krazy Glue®, Royal Caribbean International®, and Sinclair Oil.
For additional information about the Flower Show at Macy’s on State Street, visit
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