Archive for May 2013

Gay Marriage in Illinois fails again to be brought to House Vote

Gay Marriage in Illinois fails again to be brought to House Vote
With the final day of the Legislative Session upon us, all eyes were on whether or not the House would approve the Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act. The Act, which would allow gay marriages to occur in the State of Illinois, had already passed the Senate earlier this year. After the historic Senate vote,... Read more »

Free and Frugal things to do in Chicago

After watching Cirque Shanghai: Dragon’s Thunder on Wednesday, my partner and I stuck around Navy Pier for the fireworks show. Believe it or not, we had yet to catch the fireworks at the Pier. Let me tell that I am now ashamed it took so long. The fireworks are awesome. Watching them while the beautiful Skyline of Chicago... Read more »

Cirque Shanghai: Dragon's Thunder is a must see

Cirque Shanghai Chinese Flex Bar
After seeing last year’s Cirque Shanghai: Year of the Dragon, I could not wait to go see their new Dragon’s Thunder show this year. Fortunately, my chance came last night during the Press Opening of the new show at Navy Pier’s Pepsi Skyline Stage. I just have to say that everybody has to go see... Read more »
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Google Chrome promoted with a free Skeeball game!

Google Chrome promoted with a free Skeeball game!
Thanks to Mashable for pointing out the coolest thing to come out of Google since, well, yesterday probably. There is a catch though to this new cool thing. You have to have Google Chrome on your computer and on your smart phone. Okay, got them downloaded? Good! Now, you are ready to play a Google... Read more »

Memorial Day: Small Towns do it better

Memorial Day: Small Towns do it better
I love big metropolitan cities; however, I must admit that sometimes small towns just know how to do things better. A prime example of this is patriotic holidays. Small towns across America just know how to make holidays, like Memorial Day, the event of the year. I know in my hometown of Bald Knob, Arkansas,... Read more »

Chicago Divvy Bikes Program showcases new bikes

Chicago Divvy Bikes Program showcases new bikes
When I heard that the Chicago bikes for Divvy was going to be shown during the Bike the Drive event today in Butler Park, I had to go check it out. Divvy is one program that I am really excited about, and I wanted to see the new bikes up close. For those unfamiliar with... Read more »
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International Mr. Leather Weekend in pictures!

Manhunt.com provides some of the hottest men.
International Mr. Leather Weekend is here. Though this is the 35th year the event has been held, this is the first time I have ever attended. For those that are unfamiliar with the event, the City of Chicago hosts Mr. Leather Weekend, referred to in the community as IML, every year. Though this year the... Read more »

Restaurant Review: Roscoe Village's John's Place offers burgers for any tastes

Restaurant Review: Roscoe Village's John's Place offers burgers for any tastes
Though I have only been an official Chicagoan for a few weeks, I think my partner and I have discovered a possible contestant for our new watering hole. Though not planned this way, we have realized that we have ended up spending our Chicago Sundays at John’s Place in Roscoe Village. It all started our... Read more »

Summer Cocktail Recipes from Davids Tea

In yesterday’s review of DAVIDsTEA, I mentioned that Violet Hour‘s Tyler Fry had developed 5 tea infused cocktails for the summer. I had stated that if you wished to obtain the recipes to visit one of their three Chicago locations to pick them up. However, thanks to some wonderful promotors of DAVIDsTEA, I have the recipes to share with... Read more »
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REVIEW: DAVIDs TEA Chicago and Tyler Fry team up for cocktails

Tea infused cocktails were all the rave.
If you have been following the latest trends, you know that DAVIDsTEA is hot right now. From Oprah’s tweets to morning show chatter, DAVIDsTEA is becoming a hot topic. With all the talk, I had to find out what all the fuss was about. So, when I heard that one of the Chicago locations was... Read more »
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