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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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Lucky Boys Confusion Return To Stage, Honor Late Guitarist

After more than a decade of playing for the fans, Kaustubh “Stubhy” Pandav said taking the stage with Lucky Boys Confusion has new meaning since the death of guitarist Joe Sell. Pandav and Sell, a self-taught guitarist, had been making music together since they formed punk, rock and ska band Lucky Boys Confusion with other…

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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,…

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