Posts tagged "Andersonville"

You're invited to Shaun's Gay Bar Mitzvah this weekend

You're invited to Shaun's Gay Bar Mitzvah this weekend
Now that the summer festival season is over, it’s time to get creative with our weekend activities. Which, of course, is no problem for me! Allow me to share my knowledge of quirky Chicago events with you to provide you with ample entertainment until next summer. Have you seen the video of that kid dancing... Read more »

Try tap/Bollywood/Tai Chi/Latin for free

Try tap/Bollywood/Tai Chi/Latin for free
I was fighting it before, but now I’m in full fall mode. Flat boots, skinny jeans and quaint seasonal activities. Here are a few of my favorites for the weekend. Ever want to try out a Bollywood class? How about a tap class? Or Latin? To celebrate its grand opening, the new American Rhythm Center... Read more »

Celebrate the art of the striptease

Celebrate the art of the striptease
We have a good variety of activities happening around the city, and since we’re all used to 105 degree weather, 90 degrees won’t feel so bad. (I’m going to be honest, 80 degrees felt a little cool to me at first.) Here’s you’re very quirky events to consider penciling in to to your weekend schedule.... Read more »
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How the neighborhoods got their names

How the neighborhoods got their names
Did you ever wonder why some of the city’s neighborhoods got their names? Some of them are self-explanatory – Lakeview, South Loop, River North – but others are kind of strange. Since I’m a giant nerd, I decided to research popular neighborhoods’ names and include it in this weeks ‘Did You Know, Chicago?’. Pilsen This... Read more »

Dreidel & Santa Rampage

Dreidel & Santa Rampage
This is about the time of year where it starts to occur to me that New Year’s is coming up, and I better figure out what other options there are other than the usual $80 bar party. (Sure, I’ll give you an obscene amount of money for well drinks and the privilege of standing all... Read more »

I'm meeting Ron Jeremy tonight. How about you?

I'm meeting Ron Jeremy tonight. How about you?
So excited it’s Friday and even more excited for tonight. What am I doing tonight, you ask? Meeting Ron Jeremy at the Hustler store. I’m going to buy a raunchy copy of the magazine and have him sign it. And I just found out that the first 20 people in line get a gift bag. What’s in... Read more »
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Andersonville is the place to be this weekend

Andersonville is the place to be this weekend
It’s one of my least favorite weekends of the year: The Chicago Marathon. Yes, it’s an inspiring demonstration of human strength and will, but all I know is that I get woken up every year by those annoying noisemakers the spectators always seem to have. Head as far away from the madness as you can... Read more »