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Start the Weekend Right with Saturday Morning Yoga at READY Coffee Beginning August 17

Chicago, North, Bucktown | Wicker Park, NorthwestOff to READY Coffee? Don’t forget a yoga mat! Everyone’s favorite Saturday morning destination just became even more irresistible. Beginning Saturday August 17, READY Coffee (1562 N. Milwaukee Ave.,...

Photographers Are You Ready For The 2013 Filter Photo Festival? - September 25th -29th, 2013

The LoopEarlier this year I told you to mark your calendars for a photo festival that was to take place this coming fall, well guess what, it is right around the corner and there’s a lot more information....

Bad Things Are A Good Thing At Lollapalooza

Lollapalooza may only be three days but the amount of entertainment planned for this long weekend could easily fill a month.  You can always count on a massive amount of music and surprises.  Today's...

Expo Chicago Adds Expo Art Week And It's Just Around The Corner

ChicagoLast year Chicago debuted its first Expo Chicago (2012), an international exposition of contemporary and modern art and design. It was held at Navy Pier and its intent was to establish itself as a...

August Specials, Music and More at the Chicago French Market

Chicago, Downtown, River West, West Loop, Near WestThe Chicago French Market (131 N. Clinton St., Chicago IL, 60661; 312-575-0306) is extending the summer late into August with countless specials and events. This month enjoy Raw's new vegan option,...

Free Food, Music and Fun at the Kidzapalooza Rocker Brunch

Chicago, Downtown, Gold CoastWho says there's no such thing as a free meal?  This Sunday August 4 from 8am-10am the Kidzapalooza gang (artists performing on the Kidsapalooza stage at Lollapalooza this weekend) are offering up a...

Meat Puppets, Lovehammers and more rock Lolla weekend at American Junkie

River West, River NorthLollapalooza really takes Chicago by storm every summer.  Not just the festival itself but all of the pre and post Lolla parties.  Many of those Lolla parties are FREE...such as these upcoming...

Chance The Rapper at Penny Candy Pop Up Shop

Chicago, DowntownThere will be lots of fun at Grant Park during Lollapalooza this weekend as well as plenty of Lolla fun surrounding the fest.  Hebru Brantley presents "Penny Candy", a special pop-up shop featuring...

Adam Ant Concert Changes Venue

Chicago, Logan SquareConcord Music Hall opens this Thursday with a fANTastic concert: Adam Ant!  Originally scheduled for the troubled Congress Theatre, Adam Ant is honored to now be the innaugural performer of Chicago's...

ONLY 9 DAYS LEFT FOR CAPTURE MY CHICAGO 2013 PHOTO SUBMISSIONS!!!

ChicagoThere are only 9 days left for you to a be a potential photographer who has their work included in the Capture My Chicago 2013 book. August 6th, 2013, is the last day to submit new photos and for any...

ORNOT Gallery Opening this Saturday featuring local Jamaican-American Artist Kenrick McFarlane

Chicago, Bucktown | Wicker Park, Northwest, Logan Square       Ready... ORNOT New Gallery Opens with Local Jamaican-American Artist Kenrick McFarlane Show opens Saturday, July 7 - Runs through September 30   The "...

Free Speech & Soapboxes Reign at Bughouse Square Debates

Gold CoastGenerally getting on a soapbox is not a good thing. Nobody likes a pontificator. That is, unless that pontification is part of the Bughouse Square Debates. This Saturday the free-speech fest takes...

Working for weekend? Enjoy this weekend with Loverboy at Taste of Lincoln Avenue

Chicago, Lincoln Park, NorthEverybody's working for the weekend?!  YES!!  So sing it loud and proud along with Loverboy this weekend during the 30th anniversary of Taste Of Lincoln Avenue.  Tons of bands, delicious food, kids...

Spend a Summer Night at the Museum

Grant Park | Museum Campus, Magnificent Mile | Streeterville, PilsenWe all know Chicago shines in the summertime. The lakefront, neighborhood festivals, BYOB patios, farmer’s markets—the Windy City knows how to party like it’s 1999. And surprisingly, so do its...

A CALL FOR PODCASTS, VIDCAST, WEB SERIES/WEBISODES BASED IN CHICAGO OR ILLINOIS!

ChicagoToday would normally be Podcast Friday and it still is but I’ve decided to make today: A CALL FOR PODCASTS, VIDCASTS, WEB SERIES/WEBISODES BASED IN CHICAGO, BASED IN ILLINOIS OR HOSTED BY CHICAGOANS...

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