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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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Jamboree 2012 dates announced…

Posted by on Mar 13, 2012 | 3 comments

The tentative dates have been announced for Chicago’s heritage outdoor music festival known as Jamboree: Saturday, September 1st and Sunday, September 2nd. This two day outdoor festival of all things alternative has been held in Chicago since 1995. In the mid nineties, the Alt Rock Radio Powerhouse known as Q101 brought Bush, Collective Soul, Sheryl Crow, Duran Duran, Faith No More, The...

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