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Flugtag 2012

Posted by on Sep 2, 2012 | 0 comments

Flugtag 2012

From Wiki:  Red Bull Flugtag (German: flight day, airshow) is an event owned and operated by Red Bull in which competitors attempt to fly homemade size (max 10m / 30 ft) and weight (max 150 kg / 330 lbs) limited human-powered flying machines. The “flying” machines are usually launched off a pier about 30 feet (9.1 m) high into the sea (or suitably sized reservoir of water). Most...

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West Town Food Truck Social 2012

Posted by on Aug 21, 2012 | 0 comments

West Town Food Truck Social 2012

West Town is bringing back all your favorite food trucks in one spot for the 2nd Annual Food Truck Social – this year expanded to two days: Saturday, August 25th and Sunday, August 26th. Grab a schnitzel from the Schnitzel King! Enjoy all your favorite street cuisine from the best mobile eateries who own Chicago’s roads. They will be cooking up some exclusive for-this-event-only dishes, while...

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“Not Palooza” Fun This Weekend

Posted by on Aug 3, 2012 | 0 comments

“Not Palooza” Fun This Weekend

For whatever reason, you are not going to Lollapalooza. That doesn’t mean give up on finding anything to do in the city this weekend. Crain’s Chicago Business has ten good suggestions for what you might do in the next couple of days that won’t involve crushing throngs of people and overstimulated sensory overload. My number one pick is SAIL. Want to get some cooling lake...

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Super Boat Races This Weekend!

Posted by on Aug 3, 2012 | 0 comments

Super Boat Races This Weekend!

How close is Michigan City, Indiana? On a clear day, you can see the city of Chicago on the horizon. Close enough for a day trip, far enough to say you “went away for the weekend”. The 4th annual Super Boat Great Lakes Grand Prix powerboat race is set for August 3rd – 5th in beautiful Michigan City, Indiana. At the water’s edge, next to the Washington Park, stands the only working...

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Lolla–Getting There Is Half The Fun

Posted by on Aug 2, 2012 | 0 comments

Lolla–Getting There Is Half The Fun

With nary a spare ticket in sight, there will soon be a massive sea of folks (more than 150,000) eagerly descending on Grant Park for the 2012 Lollapalooza. If you are coming from afar, you are either most likely here already or have had your flight booked for months. The best way to get around the city this weekend is good old public transportation.  The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) has got...

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Bike To The Beach Bash

Posted by on Jul 25, 2012 | 0 comments

Bike To The Beach Bash

Montrose Beach is just a bike ride away TODAY, Friday July 27, you’ll enjoy the sounds of Ra Ra Riot, Bestfriends, and California Wives while sipping some Landshark Lager suds with the waves crashing in the background at the first annual Bike to the Beach Bash. What a fantastic way to kick-off another glorious Chicago summer weekend. It is not required that you ride a bike to the bash....

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