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  1. Cite Restaurant / Taste of Iceland Chicago ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 |

    I had the privilege of participating in the Taste of Iceland event held at Cite Restaurant at the top of Lake Point Tower in downtown Chicago . Let me first start by telling you that the views from the restaurant are absolutely magnificent.


  2. Let Them Eat CAKE and MortvilleRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 |

    I basically improvised dialogue with two other people as we pretended to grill hotdogs while other people did different things in the background in front of an artificial street scene. The whole vibe was pleasant plus creatively communal, and I was able to meet a ton of people.


  3. Celebrating the Starrs, who celebrate Chicago musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2013 |

    Erin McDougald knows how to throw a party, as you might guess from her chosen nickname, "Flapper Girl": her holiday soirees parties have attained minor legendry within the Chicago entertainment industry. But tonight, McDougald is throwing the party for others: a married couple of behind-the-scene fans who have neatly wedged their passions for jazz and photography into the mosaic of Chicago's music scene.


  4. June Chicago Ornamental Horticulture preview: HGTV's Jamie Durie at ChaletRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2012 |

    This months' highlight is HGTV's Jamie Durie at Chalet ! On Thursday, June 14 , Jamie Durie, host of the popular HGTV series "The Outdoor Room with Jamie Durie," will be at Chalet for two events: These events are not free: the afternoon event costs $25/person and the evening event costs $35/person. Guests receive a Jamie's book The Outdoor Room included with the price of admission, so it is quite the deal.


  5. May Chicago Ornamental Horticulture preview: HighlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2012 |

    With so many activities going on this month, this is just a highlight of the local happenings and news in the Chicagoland horticulture/gardening world. HGTV HOME Plant Collection debuts for Mother's Day - this collection will be available to a select group of independent garden centers.


  6. Carrying on the Rudy Lozano legacy, Pt. 3Read the original story

    Feb 4, 2010 |

    Harold Washington's 1987 death was followed by another bitter fight, after which the machine installed Eugene Sawyer, a malleable black alderman, as mayor. From then on, divide-and-conquer politics would triumph.


  7. Monday on the progressive beatRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2010 |

    Daley's economic development joke Mayor Daley's spokesperson quickly backtracked from a statement he made last week about trying to lure jobs from Oregon after the state upped some taxes, labeling it a joke. Newstips' Curtis Black lists some reasons why the idea wouldn't work, even if Daley was serious.


  8. Play along with Chicago Sinfonietta at BYOB: Bring Your Own BeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 |

    Classical music concert-goers are known for being some of the quietest audiences around. If you'd like to make some noise at a classical concert, here's your chance.


  9. ManBQue wins top dog honors at Gapers Block hot dog cookoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2013 |

    Gapers Block held its first ever hot dog contest in the parking lot of Schuba's on July 13, and, fortunately, it didn't involve competitive eating. Rather, it was a delicious and food-coma inducing cook-off featuring five local restaurants and their encased meat creations.


  10. Gene & Jude's closes temporarily due to Chicago area floodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2013 |

    Located near the Des Plaines River in River Grove, IL, the one and only Gene and Jude's is no stranger to floods. After a long night of destructive thunderstorms, the popular hot dog stand is once again under water on April 18, 2013.


  11. Scott Kelby Worldwide Photowalk this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2012 |

    It's that time of the year again when tens of thousands of photography enthusiasts gather in many places around the world to walk around their native areas, to shoot and generally have fun with other photographers. In one day.


  12. Chicago Image of the Day - Divers to the rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2012 |

    Joint search effort by the Chicago Police and Fire Departments for a reported person underwater in Lake Michigan Sunday afternoon Late yesterday afternoon, scores of ambulances, EMTs, police , firefighters, divers, newspeople and spectators flocked to the lakefront between North Avenue and Fullerton Avenue to participate in, report on or gawk at a search effort to rescue a person reported to be underwater. At one point, four rescue boats - two from the Chicago Police Department, aone from Chicago Fire Department and one from the Coast Guard were monitoring the activity while a helicopter was hovering above and teams of divers were in the water.


  13. Modern Vintage Chicago: Spring Fashion & Jewels Explosion 4.21-4.22Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2012 |

    Modern Vintage Chicago's Spring Fashion and Jewels Explosion is hailed at "A Fashionista's Paradise," yet provides the accessibility that attracts EVERYONE with treasures that appeal to the masses. Offering the best selection of clothing, accessories, and jewelry from the Mid-Century, Art Deco, Art Nouveau and Victorian, and 60's and 70's eras, Modern Vintage Chicago is recognized as one of the top three vintage shows in the country and this bi-annual event comes just in time to cure the winter blues and inspire a new season with vintage creations that never go out of style.


  14. 1st Annual Wonderful Winter Markets At Randolph Street MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2012 |

    Beaux Arts Plumber's Hall, 1340 W. Washington Street, Chicago FREE PARKING in huge onsite parking lot only steps away from entrance! PRICE : Discounted $8 tickets are available in advance ; general admission $10, students with ID $3 or $5 at the gate. Children 12 and under free.


  15. Obama strips all Gifted and Talented and Advanced Placement education funding. What next?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2010 |

    First, The Obama Administration totally stripped the only funding for gifted and talented education that primarily funded underprivileged but gifted children's education. This was the 37 year old $7.5 million Javits Grant for Gifted and Talented Students .


  16. Madcap comedy abounds in The Explorers Club at Windy City PlayhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2016 |

    If you're a theater -goer looking for a fun evening with a lot of laughs, you need look no farther than Chicago's newest professional theater, Windy City Playhouse, and its Chicago premiere of the very funny The Explorers Club . Written by Nell Benjamin , this production is zany and madcap in the best tradition of screwball comedies.


  17. Joffrey Ballet's The Nutcracker captivates audiences for the last timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 |

    Land of the Snow in The Joffrey Ballet's The Nutcracker at Auditorium Theatre, Chicago, IL, December 4-27, 2015. Every December for the past 27 years, The Joffrey Ballet has thrilled audiences with its performance of Robert Joffrey's adaptation of The Nutcracker .


  18. Sense and Sensibility closes season on high note at Chicago Shakespeare TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 |

    Megan McGinnis and Sharon Rietkerk in Sense and Sensibility at Chicago Shakespeare Theater now through June 7, 2015 If I were restricted to making only one comment about the world premiere production of Sense and Sensibility at Chicago Shakespeare Theater , it would be this: You must see this play . First published in 1811, Jane Austen's novel depicts the struggles of two sisters, Elinor and Marianne Dashwood, who are as close to each other as they are different in temperament and perspectives, in a time when women had few options beyond the script that society wrote for them.


  19. People I Ran Into (not literally): A Thinly Veiled Excuse for Today's BlogRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 |

    The multi-talented poet, Lance Adams has started a film club in my old stomping ground, Bridgeport. The Bridgeport Film Club aims to help beginning filmmakers create movies that connect with the larger world.


  20. Joffrey Ballet offers rare experience in live stream of Swan Lake rehearsalRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2014 |

    This Thursday, August 21, The Joffrey Ballet will, for the very first time, offer the public a rare, up-close glimpse into its creative process when it streams live a rehearsal of Swan Lake, its first production for the upcoming 2014-15 season. As if this event weren't special enough, it's even more exciting because this is the first time The Joffrey Ballet has presented any Swan Lake performance in its almost 60 year history.


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