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Saint Patrick's Day Chicago 2015 Photogallery

Saint Patrick's Day Chicago 2015 Photogallery
Thousands showed up downtown Chicago for the city’s annual Saint Patrick’s Day festivities. The traditional dyeing of the Chicago River began at 9:15 a.m. Saturday near Michigan Avenue and Wacker Drive. The Parade stepped off at 11:50 Saturday from Columbus and Balbo and travelling north to Wacker. Politicians, including Governor Bruce Rauner, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and mayoral... Read more »

45th Annual Chicago Pride Parade - photo gallery

45th Annual Chicago Pride Parade - photo gallery
45th Annual Chicago Pride Parade Chicago kicked off at noon on June 29, 2014, more than one million turned out to watch and participate. Chicago is well known as a world class parade town and the Pride Parade is one of the best! The parade traveled through the Uptown and Lakeview neighborhoods. It started at Broadway and... Read more »

Midnight Circus in the Parks is a must see for all - photos

Midnight Circus in the Parks is a must see for all - photos
It doesn’t matter if you are a 1 year old or 100 years old, Midnight Circus in the Parks is simply the best entertainment option available in Chicago. It is filled with nonstop fun and laughs, it was the best afternoon I had in a long time. The Midnight Circus in the Parks is a must... Read more »
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Chicago Pride Fest 2013 Photos

Chicago Pride Fest 2013 Photos
Out of the dozens of festivals Chicago puts on each year, the Pride Fest is by far the most colorful and provocative. June is Pride Month and this past weekend the Chicago Pride Fest took place Saturday, June 22 and Sunday June 23rd.  It was hosted by the Northalsted Business Alliance, this crowd-pleasing gay and lesbian... Read more »

Grant Park Music Festival photos and lineups

Grant Park Music Festival photos and lineups
Chicago Summer Entertainment lineups Summer in Chicago, when the days are long and the nights are short, there is no place better to be! The Grant Park Music Festival season is well under way. While there enjoying some of the great music in Chicago,  a nice bottle of wine and a picnic can make for a wonderful... Read more »

A Salute to Papa: Oakley Festa Pasta Vino 2013

A Salute to Papa: Oakley Festa Pasta Vino 2013
A Chicago Father’s Day weekend tradition is the Onesti Festa Pasta Vino Festival at 24th and Oakley Avenue. Chicago is home to a large, proud Italian-American population. ”This event is about tradition, family, and our heritage,” said Ron Onesti, chairman of Festa Pasta Vino. “Generations-old recipes surrounded by amazing music and fine wine in a classic neighborhood... Read more »
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Chicago Blues Fest: Day two photos

Irma Thomas - Chicago Blues Fest 2013 - Rick Lobes, ChicagoNow.com, 06/07/2013
Chicago Blues Fest: Day two photos Friday night was a real treat with a awesome lineup.  A few of the Blues Artists and musicians that preformed included: On the Mississippi Juke Joint Stage -  Kenny “Beedeyes” Smith Blues Jam At the Petrillo Music Shell -  Earnest “Guitar” Roy -  Irma Thomas and  Bobby Rush and his Blues Band Today’s line up: SATURDAY, JUNE... Read more »

Chicago Blues Fest: Day one photos

Chicago Blues Fest: Day one photos
Chicago Blues Fest Day 1 Photos THE BLUES FESTIVAL WILL TAKE PLACE JUNE 6TH THROUGH THE 9TH IN GRANT PARK “Rollin’ Up the River” THURSDAY, JUNE 6 – Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park 6:30 p.m. – 6:50 p.m.   Fernando Jones‘ Blues Kids of America 7:10 p.m. – 7:40 p.m.   Jamiah On Fire & The Red Machine 8 p.m.... Read more »

Windy City Blues Lineup

Windy City Blues Lineup
Windy City Blues Society announces the WCBS Street Stage Lineup: Friday, June 7th - Sunday, June 9th, 2013  www.windycityblues.org The Windy City Blues Society is a not for profit 501 (c) (3) all volunteer organization based in Chicago, dedicated to the promotion and preservation of the American Blues tradition. The organization provides presentations, concerts, forums, and educational... Read more »
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Chicago Photos of the first Saturday in June 2013

Another Look at Chicago - June 1st 2013, Rick Lobes - ChicagoNow
Chicago Photos of the first Saturday in June 2013 Just another beautiful day in Chicago I get to capture with photography. I enjoyed the day shooting the Chicago bridges being raised, Avon Breast Cancer Walk,  Chicago Turkish Festival, Millennium Art Festival and a lot of pleasant scenery. IF YOU LIKED THIS YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE PREVIOUS... Read more »