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Taste of Chicago 2012

Posted by on Jun 2, 2012 | 0 comments

Taste of Chicago 2012

Are you disappointed the Taste of Chicago will only be held for five days this year? Five days, down from 10 in previous years, and considerably smaller. Thursday, the city released the names of this year’s restaurants; there will be 37 full-time participants this year, down from 57 a year ago. Which means 20 restaurants that had participated in the 2011 Taste won’t be around this summer....

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World’s Largest Block Party

Posted by on May 29, 2012 | 0 comments

World’s Largest Block Party

No, it’s not a Lego party. The two-night, two-block party is allegedly one of the top spots for Chicago singles, as Oprah has claimed it has produced more than 70 marriages after couples met there and later married. Attendance reaches about 20,000 each year, the organizers said.   If you go: When: June 29-30 Where: Madison Street and Des Plaines Avenue Cost: $40-$45 per night, $75...

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The Reason for Memorial Day

Posted by on May 14, 2012 | 0 comments

The Reason for Memorial Day

Looking for excitement and fun this upcoming weekend? Cookouts, parties, celebrations! How about spending some time Memorial Day the way it was intended? Memorial Day is a day to remember those who served, fought, and died in defense of America.  Within Chicago there are more than 30 war memorials located throughout the city, giving visitors an opportunity to honor those who served their country...

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Memorial Day-Pause and Remember

Posted by on May 14, 2012 | 0 comments

Memorial Day-Pause and Remember

Veterans, Q101 thanks you from the bottom of our hearts for you and your families’ sacrifice for our country. This day is not JUST about parties and cookouts. Sure,we will attend a cookout, have a great time, hoist a beer, and laugh. But keep in mind those who served our country. If you are in or near Munster, IN, today,  take a few moments to visit the Veteran’s War Memorial. There...

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Pumpkins at Metro

Posted by on May 9, 2012 | 0 comments

Pumpkins at Metro

Thursday, June 14, 2012 THE METRO!   Benefiting Chicago Cubs Charities and Epstein’s Foundation To Be Named Later, the fundraiser will feature an ensemble of comedy and a variety of acts with performances by The Smashing Pumpkins,  The Figgs,  Jenny Dee and the Deelinquents,  members of Buffalo Tom, and the Hot Stove All-Stars with actors and comedians Mike O’Malley, Jeff Garlin and Joel...

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Air Guitar Like THE CHAMPION

Posted by on May 6, 2012 | 0 comments

Air Guitar Like THE CHAMPION

He is barbaric. His long hair hangs past his shoulders. His beard is unkempt. He chugs from a drinking horn and spits at the crowd. Can you air guitar like this guy? He is Nordic Thunder. His motto:  Pain is temporary but air guitar is forever. Justin Howard, 28, a Chicago native, will command the stage at the regional air guitar competition on June 29 at the Metro.  He’ll be doing a...

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