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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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MTV Filming in Chicago

Posted by on Jul 14, 2012 | 1 comment

MTV Filming in Chicago

Some Chicago residents should expect disruptions in the coming weeks as MTV shoots a new scripted dramatic series, titled ‘Underemployed’, throughout the city. MTV describes the Chicago-set show thusly: Five college grads are set to dazzle the world with their brilliance. A year later, cold reality has set in and the group struggles, often comically, to stay optimistic through...

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There’s Still Time to Hit Burlesque Fest

Posted by on Jul 2, 2012 | 0 comments

There’s Still Time to Hit Burlesque Fest

There’s one more action packed day and night! Head to the third annual Windy City Burlesque Fest, where more than 90 female and male artists—including 60 from across the country and around the world—burn up the stage over the course of  three nights. The fireworks began Thursday with a free kick-off party at Lincoln Tap Room, followed by six main events at Stage 773, each showcasing one of...

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Chicago Casting Call for “My Strange Addiction”

Posted by on Jun 28, 2012 | 0 comments

Chicago Casting Call for “My Strange Addiction”

  Are you currently struggling to overcome a strange obsession, addiction or compulsive behavior that is taking over your life? Do you spend countless hours obsessing about something or engaging in behavior that others would say is strange? Have you drained all of your finances into this obsession? Are your friends and family members concerned about your wellbeing? Would you like to regain...

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Tour de Brew 2012

Posted by on Jun 27, 2012 | 0 comments

Tour de Brew 2012

Visit Chicago breweries, get a good buzz, AND raise money for charity–all on your bike! WINNING!!! Tour de Brew 2012, which is organized by Chris Ruder of Wicker Park, will visit six breweries and brewpubs around Chicago from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m this Saturday, June 30. The ride will raise funds for the Academy of Global Citizenship, a Chicago Public School. The tour will start at...

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