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Performances in 17 venues across the city include the all-night Ragamala at the Chicago Cultural Center, an “El Grito” celebration of Mexican Independence at Millennium Park, the Global Peace Picnic in Humboldt Park and World Music Festival meets the World Dumpling Fest at Navy Pier and much more

Lolla Cashless - a wristband that allows you to pay for food, drinks, and merchandise with the wristband you’re already wearing - saves you time and makes it easy to pay for (almost) anything you want at Lollapalooza. 

Italian restaurants abound in Chicago, and to stand out a new restaurant must have something special to offer. Locanda most definitely fits that bill. The newest of the Gold Coast’s Italian spots, Locanda elevates traditional Italian fare into something truly special.


Summer and hot dogs and boats and... jet-packs? Yes! Chicago welcomed Oscar Meyer Super Hotdogger, who showed off his skills over North Avenue Beach.

Registration is now open for the summer race that turns Chicago into a Big Ten tailgate party. The seventh annual BTN Big 10K and 5K takes place on Sunday, Aug. 12, and returns to the picturesque lakefront along Soldier Field.

The first dedicated grilling school in Chicagoland will open in August 2018

I have two words for you when it comes to this show: Must. See.

Sure, you’ve seen magicians make things disappear or find the playing card an audience member hid.  But until you’ve experienced magic up close and personal, you haven’t seen magic.

Imagine a place with where you can plug in and do some work, or hang out and unwind with some delicious hand-crafted chai tea (a redundant phrase, by the way), and then throw in some amazing Indian/Nepalese foods that are made with love right on the spot from a flaky crust on their savory pies, t

Too Legit to Spit

Wine industry database superstar SevenFifty launched their industry-only tasting event, Too Legit to Spit, at Morgan Manufacturing Monday night. Twenty-five top Illinois distributors showed up to serve their best bottles of booze to Chicago buyers, sellers, and beverage managers.

Portsmith Chef Nate Henssler knows a thing or two about oysters.

The Color Purple

Let me be clear:  The Color Purple is extraordinary.

It is heartbreaking.  It is hilarious.  It is joyful.  It is powerful.  It is extraordinary.

Sharp Objects

“My demons are not remotely tackled, just mildly concussed.”

At Windy City Smokeout everyone is a little but country... Rain, music and BBQ!

I fell in love with Evanescence when their first single, "Bring Me To Life" was released in 2003. After never being able to catch their shows, I was granted a photo pass for their Carnival of Madness concert at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, Illinois back in 2012.

Guitarist extraordinaires, Buddy Guy and Jonny Lang, made their way to Ravinia in Highland Park on Sunday night to rock the crowd with amazing blues tunes.

A mainstay in River North for over 10 years, Prosecco closed in March without much fanfare to conduct a major renovation.  

Dining on the Chicago River at River Roast

The Beer Dinner Social at River Roast, featuring beers from 5 Rabbit Cerveceria and special dishes from Chef Cedric Harden is outstanding.

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