About Chicago Scene

Ted Widen, Andrea & Mark Giangreco of ABC7 TV

Chicago Scene is the top producer of New Year’s Eve Parties in Chicago.We started hosting our NYE party at The Drake Hotel in 2000 and is the longest running and the number one rated event in Chicago. We have had more celebrities come to our party than any other event in Chicago including many local athletes and the stars of local TV shows like “Chicago Fire”. We offer more incredible large group VIP  table options from 8-100 people.  

Chicago Scene is the premier nightlife industry online publication focused on the happenings and events, nightclubs, restaurants and entertainment in the City of Chicago, IL. Chicago Scene was founded in 1998 by Ted Widen who innovated the online social industry well before the term “social media” existed. With more than 40,000 Email subscribers and over 20,000 Facebook followers, Chicago Scene remains a primary source of information and entertainment for those wanting to be in the know of the Chicago scene as it relates to nightlife and entertainment.

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