The Bears’ Jay Cutler welcomed new teammate Brandon Marshall to Chicago by taking him to three of his favorite hangouts Thursday.
Cutler and Marshall, who were once teammates on the Denver Broncos, were spotted at Public House, Paris Club’s upstairs lounge, Studio Paris, and Cuvee. The Baltimore Ravens' Ray Rice, who is in town for the Sports Collectibles Convention in Rosemont, joined the two Bears players at Studio Paris and Cuvee.
The Bears have scheduled a press conference with Marshall at the team's headquarters Friday.
DJ Paul Oakenfold also hung out at Studio Paris Thursday, as did former Bull Tim Thomas, separately, before heading to Cuvee. The Bulls' Joakim Noah partied at Cuvee following his team's win over the Miami Heat Wednesday.
Heads up: Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis will film the romantic comedy, “Relanxious,” in Chicago this summer, according to Deadline.com. Wilde and Sudeikis, who are rumored to be dating in real life, will play a couple who talks over the phone about dates they would go on if not for their respective phobias. … R&B singer Melanie Fiona will perform at The Mid March 29. … Mexican pop star Gloria Trevi will perform at the 3rd annual “Billboard en Concierto” at V-Live April 12.
Help wanted: MTV's "Real World" will be holding a casting call at Dave and Busters March 31. Why Dave and Busters? I have no idea. For details, go to RedEye's Show Patrol blog.
On the record: "I'd love to." -- Rocker Billy Corgan's response when asked by Spinner if he would like to be a judge on "American Idol" or "X Factor."
Sightings: VH1's “Mob Wives Chicago” filmed at Prasino in Ukrainian Village Thursday. From what I could tell, the scene involved co-stars Leah DeSimone and Christina Scoleri. ... Talk show host Rosie O’Donnell drank Victoria beer at Market Wednesday. … Food Network star Guy Fieri had dinner at SushiSamba Rio Tuesday. … The Bears’ Devin Hester watched the Bulls-Miami Heat game at the United Center Wednesday. … Portland Trailblazers guard and Marquette alum Wesley Matthews watched Marquette's NCAA men's basketball tournament game at Schoolyard Thursday.