4 hrs ago
Amateur cooks: submit recipes for Lottie's Chili Cook-off
Lottie's Pub , in the heart of Bucktown, will host its first annual Chili Cook-off on Monday, September 22 at 6:30 p.m. followed by the Bears vs. Jets game at 7:30 p.m. Enjoy a free tasting of the contestants' chili, and the winner will receive a $200 cash prize based on popular vote. Specials for the day will include $4 Miller and Coors stadium cups, $3 Dos Equis, $4 Milagro, and $2 steak or chicken tacos.
13 hrs ago
PLATH/HUGHES Premieres 10/18 at Gorilla Tango
Robert Eric Shoemaker's intensely moving duet-musical "PLATH/HUGHES," previously seen at Curious Theatre Branch's RHINOFEST, will perform at Gorilla Tango Bucktown this fall. "PLATH/HUGHES" opens Saturday, October 18 at 5:30 pm, and subsequently runs Saturday, October 25, Saturday, November 15, Friday, November 21, and Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 7 pm.
Red Eye Chicago
Bike fatalities: Need for protected lanes
The uptick in cyclist fatalities in Chicago this year underscores the need for more protected bike lane projects, Chicago Department of Transportation officials said this week. At the third quarterly Mayor's Bicycle Advisory Council meeting of the year, city officials said they've installed 19.5 new miles of protected bike lanes on city streets so far this year, for a total of 67.75 since 2011.
Zoe Schwartz, Joseph Schupbach and Laura McKenzie Join Forces for...
Writers and performers Zoe Schwartz , Joseph Schupbach , and Laura McKenzie join forces this September to bestow upon you "Totally Cute!" - a classic yet disturbing journey through improvised and finely hewn sketch.
Wild Youth Chase Begins Run at Gorilla Tango on 9/9
New sketch ensemble Chalkboard Anxiety is pleased to present its premiere sketch show "Wild Youth Chase" Tuesdays September 9 through September 30, 2014 at 7:30 pm.
Indie Boutiques For Days: Vintage Charm is Coming to Bucktown
Damen Avenue's cute-dress-and-vintage-purse game is already strong, but the street's only getting better with the upcoming addition of Vintage Charm , scheduled to open at 1735 N. Damen Ave. on September 2. The boutique is based in LaGrange , and will be bringing similar wares to its second location.
Gorilla Tango Burlesque's Star Wars Parody Trilogy Comes to a...
In the epic conclusion of Gorilla Tango Burlesque's sexy Star Wars parody saga, the risque Rebel Alliance confronts the evil Galactic Empire for once and all.