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Opening day at Impact Stadium proved a few things about Chicago: we really like having Wiener’s Circle as a vendor; we drink our weight in beer at baseball games; and we can be a three-team city.

Movies in the Park

As soon as summer rolls around Chicagoans flock outside like seagulls to a busy harbor.

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Riot Fest, one of Chicago's biggest music festivals, just announced the first wave of their amazing lineup this evening!  This three-day event is happening September 14, 15 and 16 at Douglas Park.

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Bette Davis might’ve killed a guy. Specifically, her second husband, Arthur Farnsworth, a man whose name sounds like it was made up for a cartoon. He collapsed on a street in Hollywood, went into a coma, and died shortly after.

Chicago Skyline Sunset

The official, OFFICIAL start of summer in Chicago is here! Memorial Day Weekend marks the start of the best season in Chicago. It's festival season; it's rooftop bar season; and, it's boat season.

Tree Top's Roasted Leg of Lamb

Ravinia.  That perennial summer favorite for Chicago concert lovers.  Tickets have gone on sale and there are 140 events scheduled for Ravinia this summer featuring acts as varied as Loverboy, Alison Kraus, 50 Cent, Tony Bennett and the Chicago Sympho

When I announced that we were going to be hosting a Chef's Table event at Dog Haus Biergarten, a few people were thrown. "Hot dogs?? A Chef's Table for hot dogs?"

The Rose Hotel

The Rose Hotel in the Pearl District of Rosemont held a “Topping Off” ceremony on Tuesday, May 20.  Traditionally, a “topping out” or “topping off” is a builders’ rite traditionally held when the last beam is placed atop a structure during its construction.  While the

Olives. As a dedicated foodie, I must admit to a passion for olives in every form. Until I started studying up on them, however, I had no clue that they could be a polarizing food. Apparently, many people (including some of my favorite foodie friends) have an aversion to them.

Cafe Brauer

If you’re looking for a delightful event space in the city or maybe a great place to get a sandwich and a cocktail when you’re at Lincoln Park Zoo, then the Patio at Café Brauer is the . . . The Patio is . . . Patio . . .

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