Yelp Biz Community Holiday Hangover

The Yelp Business Outreach team had an event for business owners to get together for a night of networking, and a break from the day to day grind. Daddy Yeo Photography had a station to snap portraits for business owners to use on their Yelp Business Page and website.

Yelp Chicago’s Biz Community Get Holiday Ready

I was booked to photograph an event for small business owners hosted by Yelp Chicago Biz Connect. It was held at Yelp Chicago HQ in the Merchandise Mart on November 6, 2017. Bar Siena provided the food, while Crafty provided the drinks. The Yelp team did an outstanding job of…

Yelp’s Cocktail of Chicago Competition

This was quite possibly the largest, most epic, party thrown down by Alex Shebar and the Yelp Chicago team. Held at the beautiful Chicago Symphony Orchestra on a blustery Fall evening, I was tapped as the official photographer for the evening. There were two floors of bars and vendors with…

Yelp Elites “Bear Down” at AMLI River North

The Chicago Bears lost, but the Yelp Elites got to see a winner at AMLI River North. They held a Chicago Bears viewing party on their rooftop with food from Eddie V’s and XO Marshmallow. This is a great spot in River North, and it made me want to live…

Taste Talks Chicago All-Star Cookout

My first time at the Taste Talks All-Star Cookout in Chicago, and it was a fun one. Held in Palmer Square Park outside, it couldn't be more beautiful in terms of weather. Some big names in the food industry like Andrew Zimmern (Bizarre Foods) and Abe Conlon (Fat Rice) were…

Catch 35 Chicago Happy Hour

Chicago recently (and finally) allowed the return of happy hour specials, and thank goodness! My wife hosted a Yelper Takeover of her Chi Club at Catch 35 in Chicago on Wacker Dr. yesterday, and it was a great turnout. Service was friendly and flexible. The space is outstanding with its…

Portraits – Alex

I had the opportunity to take portraits of Alex using Palmisano Park as the backdrop. Beautiful Chicago park on the South side in Bridgeport. The weather was outstanding, and couldn't ask for better conditions. We got some great shots for his LinkedIn.

Chicago Great Food Depository

Tonight, I got to volunteer at the Chicago Great Food Depository for the first time. So glad that I got the opportunity to see how this wonderful organization works first hand. They were very nice, gave clear instructions, and it was nice knowing that our work was going to a…

Kayaking on Busse Lake

I went kayaking for the first time with guys from my church, and I didn't flip over! It was an unseasonably cool August day, but you didn't hear any one complaining! Busse Lake was beautiful, and it was great to spend the time with the guys. Have you been to…