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CONCiErGE SErviCES Concierge Services Masters in the art of luxury, many hotels in Chicago offer limitless concierge services. With so many impressive hotel concierge services in Chicago, the hardest decision you will have to make is where you want to stay on your next trip. Competing with the luxury hotel sector, many concierge services are also offered through private businesses and large malls, including the Red Carpet Concierge of Chicago, Nordstrom, Water Tower Place and The 900 Shops. rED CArPET CONCiErGE OF CHiCAGO Red Carpet Concierge was founded by Sandra Smith-Doghmi and Chakib Doghmi in 2008 as a media marketing tool. It offers concierge services for businesses, residents, events and networking. It also provides information and makes reservations for restaurants, entertainment, shopping, museums, galleries and transportation. Red Carpet Concierge accommodates those who are ill with health services in your home, office or hotel by a 24/7 concierge physician. It also hosts the annual Outstanding Community Awards and the Year of Fashion Awards event. Luxury membership of Red Carpet Concierge includes discounted services and products from affiliate members. Red Carpet Concierge is located at 211 E. Delaware, #902, Chicago, IL 60611, and can be reached at 773-495-5201. 12 2010-2011 STREETERVILLE COMMUNITY GUIDE NOrDSTrOm CONCiErGE The Concierge at Nordstrom will go out of its way to make your Nordstrom shopping experience enjoyable. It provides a coat and parcel check, wheelchair and stroller checkout, discounted parking validation for customers and free express delivery for all customer purchases within a three-mile radius of the store. The Concierge also makes restaurant, theater or tour reservations for customers and will connect you with a personal stylist to assist with all your wardrobe and shopping needs. Nordstrom Concierge is located in The Shops at North Bridge, 520 N. Michigan Ave. Call Concierge at 312-464-1515 ext. 1690 or Mimi Driscoll, Concierge Manager, for any of your shopping needs. WATEr TOWEr PLACE CONCiErGE Concierge service representatives at Water Tower Place strive to create a warm, inviting experience for guests by greeting them with a smile. The Concierge provides guests with mall and special events information, area maps and directions, evening parking validation and complimentary wheelchairs and strollers. Representatives will also make dinner reservations, print out boarding passes and offer gift guides and suggestions. Water Tower Place Concierge is located at 835 N. Michigan Ave and can be reached by calling Patricia Shambee, Concierge Supervisor, at 312-440-3166. THE 900 SHOPS CONCiErGE The full-service Concierge at The 900 Shops offers services for restaurant and hotel reservations; concert, theater and sporting events tickets; and transportation and travel assistance. Cara Starkey, Concierge Manager, says that they will “go above and beyond” to help their clients in any way possible. The Concierge is cognizant of the latest fashions and can direct clients to specific stores in the mall. It also offers The 900 Shops Gift Card, parking validations, and tourism information. The Concierge is located on the first and sixth floors of The 900 Shops, 900 N. Michigan Ave., and can be reached at 312-915-3916.
Health & Wellness Streeterville boasts several of Chicago’s best spas and fitness centers including Thrive Integrative Medical Spa & Skin Institute, Massage Envy Spa, Spa at Trump, Peninsula Spa by ESPA, Escape 2 Fitness and Bliss Chicago, that promise to relax, heal and rejuvenate the body, mind and spirit. THE THrivE iNTEGrATivE mEDiCAL SPA & SkiN iNSTiTUTE is privately owned and operated by Dr. Barry Summers, a Board Certified General & Cosmetic Surgeon. Thrive is the number one medical spa and rejuvenation center in Chicago and is dedicated to providing clients with the highest quality of care and stateof-the-art treatments for cosmetic and skin rejuvenation. It offers a variety of cosmetic laser, esthetic and wellness services including laser hair removal, BOTOX®, facials, acupuncture, nutrition advising, Pilates and many more. mASSAGE ENvy SPA provides several different types of therapeutic massage, including Trigger Point, Swedish, Deep Tissue and Reflexology. Qualified massage therapists customize each guest’s massage based on his or her needs and pays special attention to those with injuries, ailments, the elderly and pregnant women. Massage Envy Spa also offers Murad Healthy Skin Facials, which are designed to repair cell membranes, resulting in a younger, healthier appearance. THE SPA AT TrUmP, located in the Trump Tower, specializes in treatments to calm, balance, purify, heal and revitalize the body. Guests can experience one of four Trump Signature Gemstone Treatments, like the Purifying Diamond Massage or Revitalizing Ruby Massage, which harvest the power of gem-infused oils. The Spa also exclusively offers facials designed to combat the harsh effects of pollutants and stress that comes with urban living. THE PENiNSULA SPA By ESPA, which sits high above the city at the top of the Peninsula Hotel, features tranquil treatment rooms and suites, a relaxation lounge with cozy fireplace, a eucalyptus steam room, sundeck and several other luxurious amenities. Spa treatments combine European, Asian and Ayurvedic philosophies to create a therapeutic and holistic experience. It offers a wide variety of services from full-day spa journeys to pre-and post-natal treatments. ESCAPE 2 FiTNESS focuses on in-home personal training, nutrition consultations and massage therapy sessions. Its mission is to motivate and empower those who believe they do not have enough time for fitness, healthy nutrition and relaxation. It eliminates the hassle of going to the gym by bringing certified personal trainers, licensed massage therapists and registered dieticians to clients’ homes or offices. BLiSS CHiCAGO, located on the eighth floor of the W Hotel, offers some of the most unique and entertaining treatments in the city. Voted Best Day Spa in Chicago by the 2008 Allure Readers’ Choice Awards, Bliss is one of the only spas that provides a flat-screen TV, DVD player and headset to watch a movie during a manicure or pedicure. After a steam shower or Bliss facial, guests can visit the relaxation station to enjoy the legendary brownie buffet. HEALTH & WELLNESS 2010-2011 STREETERVILLE COMMUNITY GUIDE 13