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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…

311, Slightly Stoopid To Chill Lakeside

  311?  Sightly Stoopid?  The Aggrolites?  Outdoors? Yes please. Friday night, those three an about 2,000 of their closely friends will be jamming at Charter One Pavilion on the Lakefront. Livenation just gave us some tix (thank people!)… Wanna go? Tell us what you like doing while listening to 311 on Q101 (keep it *mostly*…

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Park WHERE? Air and Water Show

It’s coming, it’s awesome, it’s FREE! August 18 & 19–this weekend! The Chicago Air and Water Show presented by the City of Chicago and Shell Oil Products U.S. is the the largest FREE show of its kind in the United States. The show can be viewed along the lakefront from Fullerton to Oak Street, with North Avenue…

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North Side Summerfest

Summer is still alive and well, though the weather this week tells us otherwise. This coming weekend, why not take advantage of the cooler weather and hit the North Side Summerfest? The Festival features live music, arts and crafts, food and drink from around the city. Local spots dish out their best interpretation of the…

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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,…

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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…

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8th Annual Johnny Ramone Tribute

It’s summer, time for a road trip to Hollywood! The 8th Annual Johnny Ramone Tribute will be held at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery on Sunday August 19th, 2012. The event will be hosted by Johnny’s wife Linda Ramone with appearances by very special guest Priscilla Presley, Steve Jones of Jonesy’s Jukebox, Henry Rollins, actress Rose McGowan,…

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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…

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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…

Mayhem Rules The Day In Chicago (What Else Is New?)

Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival is coming to town Saturday, July 21st, and the streets will run thick with blood.  Alright, it won’t get THAT out of hand, but it should be a crazy scene at First Midwest Bank Amphitheater in Tinley Park when the likes of these dudes take the stage (and we get…

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