UFC Returns to Chicago Next Month

It’s been a long time coming but Chicago is finally playing host to the UFC again!  This will mark UFC’s chance at  nationally televised redemption after the disastrous 60 second bout between Junior dos Santos and Cain Velasquez.  Not only will we get a look at Rashad Evans, but we’ll witness a stiff test for…

Cubby Bear Welcomes Janus and Imperial Sons

A pair of kick ass Chicago acts take the stage at The Cubby Bear (Wrigleyville) on perhaps the biggest party night of the year:  Wednesday, 11/24!  Imperial Sons warm the crowd for Janus! Tix can be had here: http://www.ticketmaster.com/Janus-tickets/artist/1470752 Q101.com has a few free tickets thanks to Imperial Sons!  Sunday, 11/20 after we sober up…

Looking To Treat Your Lady? Try These Chicago Eateries

Zagat Survey has named three Chicago restaurants to its list of the country’s top places to eat. The restaurant guidebook publisher says 30 restaurants received a score of 29 out of a possible 30 for food. The three Chicago restaurants that made the list are: Les Nomades, 222 E. Ontario Alinea, 1723 N. Halsted Schwa,…

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11th Hour Haunted House Q101 Special

Q101 Teams Up with Haunted House for Scary Group DEAL!!! Eleventh Hour Haunted House 11th Hour gives Q101 Fans special “friend prices”.  Buy a block of six tickets for just $101.  Regular ticket prices are as much as $45 for ONE PERSON.  This is an unheard of package from 11th Hour. Use the Q101 Link…

This Winter May Suck (Outside At Least)

Enjoy the nice weather while you can. Winter’s going to clobber Chicago again, hitting us with colder than normal temperatures and nearly twice the normal amount of snowfall. That’s according to long-range forecasters at AccuWeather.com. “People in Chicago are going to want to move after this winter,” long-range meteorologist Josh Nagelberg said. Forecasters also predict…

Mancow Stampedes Back Into Town

Q101 alum Mancow is back on the air in Chicago.  This is the source of joy for 50% of the people we know…and news that is sure to anger the other 50%.  That’s what we like about this business we call “show business”, and this country:  You have freedom of choice.  Don’t like Mancow?  Fair…

Chicago Wins Stupidest Title Ever

Chicago’s legendary coaches and managers all had furry upper lips when they clinched championships. Mike Ditka of the Bears. The Bulls’ Phil Jackson. Ozzie Guillen from the Sox. And the Blackhawks’ Joel Quenneville. Must be the luck of the ‘stache. “There’s no denying the performance-enhancing ability of the mustache,” said Aaron Perlut, president of the…

Actung! Get Yo Drink On At Navy Pier

Chicago’s getting an uber-Oktoberfest this year.  The same folks behind the festive Christkindlmarket — the annual German holiday market on Daley Plaza — are organizing an 18-day “Germany’s Best &Oktoberfest” at Navy Pier this fall. Festivities kick off Sept. 23 and run through Oct. 10 — similar to the three-week event in Munich.   There…

Burlesque Star Wars Stage Show Has SpaceBalls

Here we go again, after cornering the market on bouncy perky shows in the comedic pastie department. Gorilla Tango on Chicago’s north side is extending their monopoly with an epic new Star Wars action adventure show, A NUDE HOPE: A STAR WARS BURLESQUE. Gorilla Tango has found a niche and a steady income stream in…

Crowds Will Pack Wrigley In October Afterall

The John Hughes classic Ferris Bueller’s Day Off will be screened at the inaugural Movie Night at Wrigley Field this coming October 1.  For the three of you who haven’t seen the movie, well, you have my pity.  One of the stops on Ferris’ epic day off from school is a trip to Wrigley to…

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