Monday, May 14, 2012
The Chicago Hilton was the site of the 2012 Brother Rice prom and a little bit of rain didn't dampen the spirits of these seniors
Brother Rice High School has called the Hilton Downtown Chicago home for one magical night a year for the last 15 years. With a day starting with rain showers and rolling thunder, the students made flashes brighter than and lightning bolt! The ladies and gentleman came ready to strut their stuff and dance the night away. Want to be a part of the show? Upload your photos now and show everyone what you saw. Long after this night fades away, the memories will last a lifetime. Re-live last year’s prom all over again. Like us on Facebook! and Share the story with all your friends
The Glitz of the State Ballroom of Palmer House Hotel gives way to the Glamour of the 2012 students of Marist High School Senior Prom.
This is the 12th year Marist and the Palmer House have teamed for a night of glamour. With everyone ready to dance the night away, the Grand Ball room was filled and the energy was high! “Everyone’s a King and Queen tonight!” prom organizer Patti Arvesen said. After a dinner and some dancing, the party moved to the Spirit of Chicago where the dancing never missed a beat. Why should the fun end there? Take a look at our photo gallery. Then add your best photos from the night. Dreaming of last year? Take a look back to last year’s prom. Share and Like us on Facebook!
Monday, May 7, 2012
Oak Lawn Community High School students enjoy an enchanted evening of dining and dancing at senior prom.
Hundreds of Oak Lawn Community High School students hit the "read carpet" showing off their dresses, tiaras, tuxes and even matching colored gym shoes. Some students stamped their own personal style on their prom attire celebrating teenage moments. There were uniquely decorated cars, but most arrived at Ashton Place in Willowbook in limos. One grandfather chauffered his grandson in his vintage car to the prom. The theme of the 2012 Oak Lawn High prom was "Everything's Magic" and most students agreed that it was a magical evening. Add you own prom pictures by clicking on the "upload video/photos" button under the gallery. View the 2011 Oak Lawn Community High School prom gallery.
Sunday, May 6, 2012
See what you may have missed at Mother McAuley's 2012 prom in our photo gallery, then show us what you saw by uploading your own photos!
The ladies of Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School came dressed in style and ready to dance at the Marriott in Oak Brook Saturday night. They wasted no time getting out on the dance floor, ready to enjoy the evening and dance into the moonlight. Congratulations to Emily Woniczka and Dan Monks, voted this years Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School Prom Queen and King! Songwriter Sherman Kelly's "Dancin' in the Moonlight" perfectly described Saturday's festivities: "Dancin' in the moonlight Everybody's feelin' warm and right It's such a fine and natural sight Everybody's dancin' in the moonlight" Missed some of the action? Take a look at our prom photo gallery and add your photos! Like us on Facebook for more Patch fun!
Friday, May 4, 2012
Shopping for your prom? Bridal shop owner offers tips for helping you avoid "muffin tops" and wardrobe malfunctions.
Ronia Ghusein, who once ran through a fountain wearing a $3,000 custom-designed dress at her own prom in 1996, knows how to help girls make a fashion statement. Growing up in the back of Eva’s Bridals of Oak Lawn, a store started by her grandmother in 1964, Ronia was in the unique position of having family friend Vera Wang make her prom dress before Wang became a big-time designer. “The gown was incredible,” she laughed. “It was everything I wanted it to be. It was lined in silk and I ended up running through a fountain. My mom is going to hate that story.” Eva’s still has prom dresses left ranging in price from $250 to $1,000, many of them reduced to accommodate last-minute prom shoppers. “The longer you wait the better price you’ll get …