Posts tagged "free"

Chicago's Female Entrepreneurs Bring "Snow White's Happy Apple" Feminist Message to Life w/Pop-Up Event

Vanille Chicago, a female-owned bakery in Chicago, will be transformed into Snow White’s Happy Apple bringing to life one of the storylines from the book series “Princesses with a Twist.” The books imagine what happens after ‘happily ever after,’ and in one of them, Snow White overcomes her fear of apples to open and run... Read more »

Teenage Ninja Mutant Turtles Stop in Chicago to Bring Holiday Cheer

This Friday, Dec. 5 the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are promoting  the release of their new movie (available now on Digital HD) arriving on Blu-ray™, Blu-ray 3D™ and DVD December 16th, with free pizza at tourist hot spots (listed below). The gang will also be collecting new, unwrapped toys for the local Boys & Girls Club and... Read more »

The Grinch Hands Out Free Cupcakes at Sprinkles 11/19

 Get into the holiday cheer (in this case its also fine to be a Grinch) and stop by Sprinkles (50 E. Walton) Wednesday, Nov. 18 to meet the reclusive green Grinch. He’ll be behind the counter serving cupcakes from 3:30-4:30pm and the first 50 people in line wil receive a FREE Grinch Green Velvet cupcake.
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Waterwalk Partners With W Hotels To Bring Clean Water To India

Want to make a difference but can’t afford to donate money? Than just take a short walk at the W on Monday, Sept. 16 2013 and the hotel will donate $45 to bring one person clean water in Orissa, India. The catch? You’ll have to carry two 40-pound yellow jerry cans for a fraction of... Read more »

Get Some Back To School Swag With Frankie's On The Park

As a kid, the silver lining of summer coming to a close was the back to school shopping. The shop owners of Frankie’s on the Park, 2322 N. Clark St. were probably once kids too and they’re holding a shopping event with Teen Vogue to get the kiddies amped up for school. Pop into the store... Read more »

'Sassy City chicks' Event Offers Local Designers at Discounted Prize, Plus Added Perks

Nothing about shopping excites me (97% of my shopping is done online). However, throw in free spa services like a manicure,  tanning, waxing, hair styling, along with a dj, drinks and sample sale pricing from local designers and now you’re getting somewhere. This is the premise of Sassy City Chicks, a shopping event held in 10 major... Read more »
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5 Things to do on Chicago rooftops besides eat and drink

1. Get married. Public Hotels (1301 N State Pkwy) rents its rooftop terrace for private parties and weddings.
Nice weather in Chicago has a short window of opportunity. However, that’s not preventing businesses from creating the space to host guests outdoors with the twinkling lights of the buildings as the backdrop. Guests eat and drink to hold their coveted spot on the decks, but there’s a whole new world of opportunity, if you... Read more »

Hipster Adventure: Free BYOB Comedy

Free comedy, free beer and BYOB (in case you’re a booze hound)? You know my motto: if it’s free, it’s for me! That said, I’m also pretty amped the event is taking place at a bookstore in Logan Square. The hipster venue and scene is a far cry from my fratty neighborhood of Lincoln Park,... Read more »

Untitled unleashes 'Unbridled'

If you’ve never been to Untitled, you’re missing out. The beautiful space makes you feel as if you’ve been transported to the era of speakeasys. The exception is, instead of an old-timey feel, it’s glamorous and cosmopolitan. So if you have yet to visit (or have and need an excuse to go back), go this Thursday... Read more »
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Sprinkles Plays Willy Wonka, Hides Golden Tickets

If it’s free it’s for me! Today, Sept. 19,  Sprinkles is stocking the Cupcake ATM with random cupcake boxes filled with Golden Tickets. A la Willy Wonka, the golden ticket will be a gift card worth $100! There’s five chances to win so take a walk over to the Gold Coast (50 East Walton Street  Chicago,... Read more »