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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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Pick Your Fest This Weekend

Posted by on Jul 19, 2012 | 0 comments

Pick Your Fest This Weekend

This weekend, the North Side is alive with festivals offering a whole lot of cold beer, live tunes and tasty eats. You have your choice of at least three: 1.  Lincoln Square “Square Roots” Fest When: 5-10 p.m. Friday, noon-10 p.m. Saturday, noon-8 p.m. Sunday Where: Lincoln Avenue between Montrose and Wilson Avenues in Lincoln Square   2.  Roscoe Village Burger Fest When: 11...

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Dude, Where’s My Car?

Posted by on Jul 18, 2012 | 0 comments

Dude, Where’s My Car?

For many reasons, the city of Chicago moves vehicles at any time of day, often with little or no notice, and afterward makes no attempt to contact the cars’ owners. Instead the city relies on owners to check the city’s website or call 311 to find out if their vehicles have been moved. But because of a lag in logging the cars, some owners complained that when they did call, the city...

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