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West Town Food Truck Social 2012

Posted by on Aug 21, 2012 | 0 comments

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 roads. They will be cooking up some exclusive for-this-event-only dishes, while...

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311, Slightly Stoopid To Chill Lakeside

Posted by on Aug 16, 2012 | 0 comments

  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* adult ok?) and we’ll pick winners and notify you ONLY on...

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Park WHERE? Air and Water Show

Posted by on Aug 14, 2012 | 0 comments

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 Beach as the focal point. Because it’s free (and...

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North Side Summerfest

Posted by on Aug 14, 2012 | 0 comments

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 classic hot dog, as well as a hot dog eating contest. Cost: $5 donation...

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Super Boat Races This Weekend!

Posted by on Aug 3, 2012 | 0 comments

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, Indiana. At the water’s edge, next to the Washington Park, stands the only working...

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Lolla–Getting There Is Half The Fun

Posted by on Aug 2, 2012 | 0 comments

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 city this weekend is good old public transportation.  The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) has got...

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