New Zealand is about to become more accessible to Chicagoans with the launch of AIR NEW ZEALAND’s new non-stop flight from Chicago to Auckland. With breathtaking natural beauty, unique wildlife, and an abundance of activities, New Zealand is a dream vacation for North Shore residents. Visit the ultra-luxurious Robertson Lodges, which boast three unique accommodations across the country. Play one of the world’s top golf courses at The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, learn about New Zealand’s native wildlife on a guided kiwi walk at The Farm at Cape Kidnappers and enjoy breath-taking mountain and lake views at Matakauri Lodge. The new flight launches November 30, 2018. Book it now! For more information, visit airnewzealand.com.
The Festive Frog, a unique rental table decor provider for events in the Chicagoland and Midwest region, is celebrating its sixth year in business this fall. Based in Lake Bluff, founders Kendell Deboom and Jane McClenahan turned their passion for gorgeous tableware into a thriving business, transforming their clients’ visions into reality with thoughtful, creative styling advice and ideas that make each and every event that they do visually stunning and extraordinarily memorable. This year, they’re launching their own flatware collection for rent and for sale, and plan to launch additional pieces, including plates and chargers, in 2019. For more information and a festive fall, visit thefestivefrog.com.
Combining convenience, great taste, and portability, Black Box Spirits provides the ultimate entertaining options for all your needs—designed for every day occasions. Offering a range of versatile, high quality spirits in sleek, attractive packaging, Black Box Spirits on tap can be sipped neat or mixed into a cocktail for easy enjoyment with exceptional quality and flavor. The eco-friendly box with easy-to-use spout allows you to conveniently store Black Box Spirits in your fridge or freezer, or take you where no glass can go—tailgates and more—simplifying how you entertain. The Black Box Whiskey is aged for six years in American Oak giving way to balanced caramel and oak aromas with hints of rye spiciness. Cheers! For more information, visit blackboxspirits.com.