PHOTOS: Mayor Daley’s Goodbye Soiree

One of what promises to be many goodbye parties for 'Da Mayor.

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Moshpix: A who's who of Chicago gathered at Paris Club Thursday night for a private cocktail reception in honor of outgoing Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley. Daley is wrapping up his final term after 22 years of service to the city. The "I Love Mayor Daley" event was hosted by Walter E. Smithe, the Melman Family and the Elysian Hotel. It was an opportunity to thank Daley in person, along with recording a greeting that will be featured in a video card presentation to the Mayor.
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Newly-elected inductee into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, former Chicago Bear Richard Dent.
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The Smithe Brothers, Tim, Mark and Walter, along with radio personality Eric Ferguson.
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Poi Dog Pondering lead singer Frank Orrall created a rock & roll version of "My Kind of Town" in honor of Daley.
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Serenading Daley with "My Kind of Town."
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Serenading Daley with "My Kind of Town."
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A toast to the Mayor.
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The Daley Double -- a champagne cocktail.
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Fictional 53rd Ward Alderman Ed Bus.
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Catie Keogh and Chicago magazine publisher Richard Gamble.
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Paris Club owners R.J. and Jerrod Melman take the stage.
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Candace and Charlie Jordan and friends.
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Posing with Kathleen Henson of Henson Consulting, who helped organize the event.
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Jamie Blyth interviews Daley for EXTRA.
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Mayor Daley and former Chicago Bear Otis Wilson.
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With CS Magazine's Matt Lee
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Interviewing with NBC Chicago's Alison Rosati.
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NBC Chicago's Larry Wert and Allison Rosati grab some one-on-one time with da mayor.
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Fictional 53rd Ward Alderman Ed Bus.
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John Vincent, who can always be found singing Sinatra classics at Ditka's.
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Mayor Daley and Chicago Sun-Times columnist Stella Foster.
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Interviewed by Chicago 24/7's Catie Keogh
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Klayton Korver and Henson Consulting's Anna Treiber.
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Laura Baron (right), host of VH1's reality series 'You're Cut Off.'
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