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No wonder we Chicagoans have a reputation as a bunch of drunks.This Thursday is the 51st Annual Gold Coast Fashion Award Show. Which starts with a cocktail reception at 11am.

England isn't known for its food, but this British-style pub is a popular lunch spot in the financial district.

Now you can't blame traffic for being late to the office or dinner with the in-laws.

Yes, Virginia, you can eat inexpensively in downtown Chicago. You don't even have to settle for a hotdog, Italian beef, or a quarter pounder from the Rock 'N Roll McDonald's.

To Steve Arvey!!!His music was featured on The Local Tourist last week, and 92.4% of voters said "Keep 'Em", so he's moving on to the annual contest to be TLT's favorite!!This week: Scenic Route

In one of the zaniest gimmicks I've ever seen, Six Flags will give visitors a "flash pass" if they swallow a live Madagascar hissing cockroach.

Steve Arvey! He's playing at The Melting Pot (609 N Dearborn) and The House of Blues (339 N Dearborn) this weekend.

If you have booked or were planning to book a Segway tour, don't worry about the recall. Even though Segway "recalled" all of its machines, they really just needed a software update.

My good friends, Juzt Nutz, are playing Thursday night at The Note.

The ones in the sky, not celebrities.

On The Front!

They're playing at the Metro on Sept 22 - check 'em out!

Ziel, a ChicagoROX featured band, invited me to interview them before their show September 1 at Logan Square Auditorium.

If you're in the area of Monroe and Wacker tomorrow, don't be surprised if you see throngs of people pouring into the street and heading west.

First The Berghoff closed, then Marshall Field's gets changed to Macy's next month, now the downtown Carson Pirie Scott is closing!

Pick up a copy of September's Today's Chicago Woman and flip to page 46 to read about spa trends. Why? Because it was written by TLT Beauty In Chicago writer Rebecca Taras!

Chicago's Chinatown stretches for just a few short blocks.


95% said Keep 'Em, so they're moving on to TLT's Annual Contest.

Click here to check 'em out.

The next round begins today, and this week's band is:

From today until August 31, the Field Museum is offering discounted admission.

You can't help but love Greektown. Servers light cheese on fire at your table while shouting Opa!

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