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Chicago: Move out, or don't

Chicago: Move out, or don't
While most people that live in Chicago love to bitch about it, we all have one thing in common, we all love our City. Though we bitch about the cold, traffic, crime, and even how dirty Lake Michigan is, most of us would not trade it for the world; however, Cities Journal thinks we should... Read more »

Chicago Cubs: Wrigley Field home to my first sporting event

Getting to Wrigley Field early is a must, as you can explore this historic place with free roam.
After 34 years of life, I finally attended my very first professional sporting event when I watched a Chicago Cubs game at Wrigley Field last week. Not knowing what to expect, my partner and I showed up at Wrigley Field about an hour before to the Cubs hosted the Milwaukee Brewers. This head start gave us... Read more »

The Renaissance Faire: History in your backyard

Prior to entering the Faire, you will recieve a speech from the Mayor of Bristol.
The Bristol Renaissance Faire is in full swing up in Kenosha, Wisconsin. On opening weekend a few weeks ago, my partner and I made the drive to finally experience all that the Faire has to offer. For those not in the know, the Bristol Renaissance Faire recreates Queen Elizabeth I’s visit to Bristol in 1574. Visitors and... Read more »
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Lincoln Park Zoo: A Chicago Summer Must

This bear at the Lincoln Park Zoo is not sure if his nails are cute enough to be photographed.
Note: ChicagoNow Bloggers are banding together today to give our readers the best of Chicago in the Summer. We will be sharing our favorite places, events, and summer activities all around Chicagoland. Get ready to experience the most comprehensive list of summer hot spots brought to you by true Chicagoans. The Lincoln Park Zoo, my... Read more »

Chicago plays Hump Night at Strawdog Theatre

Chicago plays Hump Night at Strawdog Theatre
The Strawdog Theatre Company welcomes back Hump Night this Wednesday evening. Hump Night, returning after a two week vacation, is a three-part hysterical show that guarantees laughs and giggles for over three solid hours. I had the pleasure of attending the performance right before their break, and I must say that this is a Chicago must... Read more »

Chicago Festivals: 10 Things you are sure to notice

Suggested Donations are one of the main things you will notice. Chicago Festivals have a tendency to say they have a "Suggested Donation" for the Admission Price. Quit lying to yourself Chicago. It's an Admission Fee. Just call it what it is.
Whether it’s a huge Festival like Lollapalooza, or a neighborhood event like RibFest, Chicagoans love their Festivals. Matter-of-fact, many Chicagoans get through the long, cold winter months by fantasizing about how awesome the upcoming festival season will be. Even I even jumped on the bandwagon this year. After the winter that did not want to release its’ grip, I... Read more »
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Chicago Comedy: Just for Laughs 2013 wraps up this weekend

Chicago Comedy: Just for Laughs 2013 wraps up this weekend
If you have yet to make it out to the TBS Just for Laughs Chicago festival, your last chance is fastly approaching. The last half of the festival kicks off tonight at 7:00 at various venues around Chicago. The schedule is listed below. Take note that even though the event runs through Sunday, Saturday is... Read more »

Wrigleyville: SausageFest Arrives

Ever find yourself stuck at a party that you dub a Sausage Fest? Well, why not find yourself at an actual event named SausageFest? That’s right, the 3rd Annual SausageFest Chicago, yes I promise that is the name, is this weekend at Wrigleyville. If you are like me, you are going just so you can check-in... Read more »

TBS Just for Laughs Chicago Festival wraps up first half tonight

TBS Just for Laughs Chicago Festival wraps up first half tonight
With the TBS Just for Laughs Chicago comedy festival fully under way, we now enter the third day of entertainment. So, whether you stayed in last night because of the storms or you are looking for something to do this Friday Eve, check the schedule below and find the show perfect for you. Tickets are... Read more »
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TBS Just for Laughs delivers on opening night, Day 2 scheduled

TBS Just for Laughs delivers on opening night, Day 2 scheduled
Day one of the TBS Just for Laughs Chicago festival is in the history books. Fans were treated to near perfect weather while they came out to welcome some of America’s brightest stars to the City that knows Comedy. The first performance I saw last night was comedian TJ Jagodowski, best known to me from his Sonic Drive-In commercials, with his improv partner David... Read more »
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