Social Media Updates for the Week Ending 3/23/12

Author: Emma Niendorf

The Seen – Official blog for EXPO CHICAGO

EXPO CHICAGO_The Seen_contemporary art blog

This week on The Seen, we featured Galerie Gmurzynska’s exhibition by the young New York based artist, Scott Campbell. EXPO CHICAGO is proud to present Galerie Gmurzynska as an exhibiting gallery from Switzerland for our September debut.

Men’s Book Chicago published an article on Tony Karman entitled The Visionary. The Visionary reveals the man behind Chicago’s new contemporary art fair that promises to put Chicago back on top of the art world.

Next, we explored Hearth + Shelf, a local event series that asks Chicagoans to open up their homes to talk about their personal book collections. One evening a month, a host selects a casual theme and a stack of books to share with an intimate audience from the comfort of their living room.

Follow EXPO CHICAGO on Twitter and Facebook for more updates on EXPO CHICAGO or to stay connected to the world of contemporary art.


Urban Life, Collected – Official blog for The Lofts at Roosevelt Collection

Once again, it was a busy week for Roosevelt Collection’s social media program. This week on Urban Life, Collected, they featured a Bloomspot special for Waffles, a South Loop breakfast gem. In addition, The Lofts continued to keep residents updated with renovation details for the property as the management team relocates the workout room and lobby. Finally, Roosevelt Collection published a feature story on Optimo Hat Co., a famous fine hat making business in the South Loop.

As for Twitter, Roosevelt Collection hosted a contest for followers to win two free movie tickets to Showplace Icon Theater. Facebook also has exciting news this week as The Lofts officially switched over to the new Timeline layout. See the bold new cover photo we designed here.

The residential brand continues to experiment with new social media tools through platforms like Pinterest. This week, Otherwise reported about the importance of social sharing for a residential brand like Roosevelt Collection.

Follow The Lofts’ blog, Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare and Pinterest brand pages for the latest construction updates and lifestyle tips.


Simply Magnificent – Official blog for The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Chicago, Magnificent Mile

The Ritz-Carlton Residences_Chicago_Simply MagnificentThis week on Simply Magnificent, we featured a guide to power lunching in Chicago. Politicians, CEOs, celebrities and the city’s social elite power lunch at the finest restaurants in the city. Our guide includes the best destinations for your business meeting, a luxurious afternoon out, or an exquisite meal downtown.

Next, we featured our next piece in a series on Simply Magnificent: A Showcase of Homes. In April, Chicago’s first interior design showcase will debut at The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Chicago. The showcase will feature designers from around the world, each to create a unique, ultra-luxury residence in their own distinctive style. Our interview with Samantha Todhunter explored her background, inspiration and her relaxed style, which is both contemporary and classic.

Stay tuned for more information on our upcoming event, Simply Magnificent: A Showcase of Homes.


Stay Gorgeous – Official blog for Salon Buzz 

Meg Ryan Shag_Salon Buzz_Otherwise IncorporatedOn Stay Gorgeous this week, Salon Buzz featured the Meg Ryan shag as one of the most popular hairstyles in history. Profiling the hairstyle from its origins to its modern day variations, the post captures the versatility of the shag.

For Facebook, Salon Buzz posted a behind-the-scenes photo from the salon’s NBC segment on spring hair trends. The hair models sported the retro faux bob, the side part and the French twist.

To stay up to date with the latest from Salon Buzz, visit their blog, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest pages. 


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