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Keeping it Old School with Atlas Brewing Company

Lincoln ParkWhile drinking and dining at Atlas Brewing Company (2747 N. Lincoln Avenue), it’s easy to forget that you are in a modern day brewery. If it weren’t for the immediate view of the stainless steel...

Chicago Slam Works: Have You Ever Put Your Life to Poetry?

Edgewater | Uptown  Have you ever wondered how it would read if someone put your life to poetry?   Pretty awesome idea right? Okay I can't take credit. It's a concept for a show created by the creative group Chicago...

Around the World in 175+ Films

Magnificent Mile | StreetervilleOctober is a great month for a number of reasons. Before global warming, October was the month when fall was in full swing. Hugh Jackman, Tom Petty, and (ZOMG) Josh Hutcherson were born in October!...

The Local Tourist Haunted House Guide

My favorite time of year is near.  The time to love the feeling of fear.  Check out my recommendations below for my opinions of the best haunt shows. If you would like your haunted attraction listed...

Chicago: Priceless

Lincoln ParkBy now everyone is familiar with MasterCard's "Priceless" commercials. Now they've turned it into more than just a slogan; Priceless Chicago invites you to create experiences. They've taken the city'...

AMC River East 21 is now serving!

ChicagoAm I the last to know that AMC River East 21 is now serving beer, wine and cocktails? I would have caught up with all of my movies the past month if I had known that! My favorite downtown movie house...

World Music Festival Offers Eight Days of Free Concerts

From September 21st through the 27th Chicago will be celebrating music that's as diverse as our population. The World Music Festival returns for eight days of concerts at venues all over the city,...

Children's Auditions for Joffrey Ballet's "Nutcracker"

The LoopOne of the most popular Christmas traditions in Chicago is to watch the Joffrey Ballet's Nutcracker at the gorgeous Auditorium Theatre. Imagine how thrilling it would be to be in Nutcracker! Sadly, I...

International Beethoven Festival Opening Night - TLT EXCLUSIVE OFFER

Edgewater | UptownThe International Beethoven Festival: REVOLUTION 2012 is an eight day celebration of one of the world's greatest composers and his ongoing legacy. It begins this Saturday with a Grand Opening Concert...

Vivian Maier Exhibit Opens at Chicago History Museum, Free Days

Lincoln ParkVivian Maier was a nanny on the North Shore of Chicago for the latter half of last century. In addition to raising children, she documented life around her. After her death in 2009, thousands and...

100 Tickets Released for SOLD OUT Adam Ant Show

WrigleyvilleAdam Ant is coming to the Cubby Bear on October 13. As you would expect, the show's already sold out. But here's an unexpected surprise: the intimate venue is releasing 100 tickets! They go on sale...

Closing Time for Two Rush Street Music Venues?

Gold CoastThe Back Room and Jilly's have shared the same building on Rush Street for decades. The Gold Coast music venues have been standbys since the 70's, but the building's owner wants to raze it and erect...

Free Lyric Opera Concert In Millennium Park

Grant Park | Museum CampusThe Lyric Opera of Chicago is one of the city's cultural gems, drawing talent and audiences from around the world. On September 8 it will present Stars of Lyric Opera at Millennium Park, its annual "...

Makeover Fun with Mafia Hairdresser at Water Tower Place

Gold CoastI’m so proud to announce that I will be hosting two days of makeover fun at Chicago’s Water Tower Place at the fabulous Fashion Lounge on the 7th floor. I love traveling around Chicago and giving my...

Let's Get Pretty Muddy, Ladies

Remember when you were a kid and getting dirty and muddy was FUN? Guess what - it still is! On September 15 the Pretty Muddy Mud Run comes to Chicago. This is a non-competitive (unless you want it to...

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