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Chicago Concert Scene Heats Up

Have you heard about the amazing concerts and events happening in Chicago in the coming days and weeks?  A pretty solid lineup:         Of Monsters and Men:  The Riviera, December 16   SOLD OUT (Where there’s a will there’s a way:  Stubhub tix HERE) Of Monsters and Men:  The Riviera, December 17   SOLD OUT…

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See Yellowcard Next Week!

Had enough of the family already and it’s only Friday of Thanksgiving weekend? There’s hope. Escape…to the House of Blues and catch Yellowcard, with special guests The Wonder Years and The In Crowd. They will be performing Friday and Saturday, 11/23 and 11/24.  Or…if the love has grown and you can’t bear to be apart from…

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Come Hungry, Ready to Taste

The first ever Chicago Food & Wine Festival will take place at the Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Illinois November 17 – 18, 2012. Tastings and celebrity chef demonstrations begin at 12 p.m. on November 17. St. Charles isn’t THAT far out of the city proper, about an hour west. This food and wine…

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The xx – New Video

The second album by The xx, “COEXIST”, was released last month. The second single from “COEXIST”, is titled “Chained”. The video was shot in slow motion, underwater, and beautiful and colorful graphics. “Spending two days underwater wasn’t quite as easy as we thought,” the xx say of their Young Replicant-directed video for ‘Chained,’ “We love how it…

Worth Gets Scarier Than Normal This Weekend!

Lots of suburbs will be celebrating Halloween this weekend with events…Q101 is spotlighting one that has been especially supportive to us over the past 15 months (plus, Harold is a southsider at heart):  The Village of Worth.  They have an event called “Haunts Against Hunger” happening this Sunday, 10/28/12 at 5pm that you should check…

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Morrissey Heads to Chicago

Morrissey doesn’t need your help. “It’s my life to wreck my own way,” he crooned languidly on “Alma Matters,” two songs into the kickoff date of his latest American tour in Boston last week. Contrary to that sentiment, however, the notorious malcontent seemed exceptionally at ease, both with himself and his audience. Over the course of…

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10/6 Chicago Beer Festival!

Thirsty? The Chicago Beer Festival is exactly the sort of thing you’ve been looking for. On Saturday, 60 breweries ranging from local favorites to nationally-recognized brands will take over Union Station downtown to serve up some 200 varieties running the gamut from pale ales and ciders to porters and seasonals. Tickets to the festival run $40 and cover…

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Shower With Someone-Save The World

What better way to conserve our world’s resources than showering with one you love? Hell, you don’t even have to LOVE the one you shower with, but liking them could go a long way to building and maintaining your “relationship”. AXE, a brand of grooming products including shower gel, is doing a “showerpooling” water conservation…

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