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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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9/29 School of Rock at Reggie’s!

Description of the School of Rock, BY the School of Rock: Our performance-based teaching method is an immersive experience that inspires our students to be their best. We get our students playing music as quickly as possible because we know that that is what our students want to do. As a result our students become…

WIN Adam Carolla tix from Q101!

Adam Carolla in Joliet – Limited Tickets are Onsale NOW He spent years talking to us about our love, drug, and parental problems on LoveLine with Dr. Drew.  Now he holds the record for the biggest podcast in the WORLD.  Adam Carolla is coming to Chicagoland to make you laugh…if you let him. Join Q101…

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Midwestria is for EVERYONE

You don’t have to admit it to US. Just be honest with YOURSELF. You LOVE MY LITTLE PONY. It’s OKAY, we don’t judge. Everyone has their thing. When Midwestria, a My Little Pony convention, comes to town next week, more than just 10-year-old girls will be representing. Fans called “bronies” and “pegasisters,” adults who love…

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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…

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