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I'm a hypocritical feminist.

Serilian! They're the last band in this round of ChicagoROX!Congratulations Treaty Of Paris! They're leading the pack with 93.1% Keep 'Em.

Well, Chicago band Treaty of Paris has been on The Local Tourist for almost 3 days now - and 100% of the voters want to keep 'em!

What do you think?

Visit and vote!

Living in the city, one can get a little spoiled.

I'd like to apologize.

Treaty of Paris!

Escape From Earth is leading with 86.5% Keep 'Em. Inept was close behind with 84.8%�

How will Treaty of Paris do? You decide!

Treaty of Paris!

Escape From Earth is leading with 86.5% Keep 'Em. Inept was close behind with 84.8%�

How will Treaty of Paris do? You decide!

Check out this line-up! 7/31 - Escape From Earth - 86.5 percent voted to keep 'em 8/7 - Inept - Keep voting! As of right now they're trailing EFE with 82.6 percent

Inept!!They'll be at the Metro August 20.

Chicagoans - print out the online coupon for two of my favorites from Lavazza Cafe. It's The Local Tourist Day! Valid today only.

Generally I try to take advantage of what Chicago offers as much as possible (without overdoing it). It's half of the idea behind my website: helping Locals feel like Tourists.

My best friend drove up from Indianapolis to see me last night. She called me Tuesday to let me know she was coming up and I tell you, I was like a kid the night before leaving for Disney World.

By Rebecca Taras

OK, I am so excited about this I have to sit on my hands to keep from clapping. Which makes it really hard to type. So you know I must be excited.

Last night my friend and TLT contributor Jennifer and I went to the new McCormick & Schmick's at 1 E Wacker.

And the crowd goes wild!!!

Why? Because there are about a gazillion bands in Chicago, and slightly fewer places to hear them.

So how do you narrow it down?

I don't know about you, but I used to get irritated every time I would visit my blog. There was no navigation structure and it just didn't fit in with the rest of the site.

Restaurants open (and close) in downtown Chicago at an incredible pace. In the next couple of weeks we'll have three new culinary choices in the heart of the city:

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