Tag: summer

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 »

Movies in the Park: A League Of Their Own

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If you’re looking for something fun, exciting and cheap-look no further! Head on over to the Chicago History Museum (Clark and North Ave.) and catch a viewing of ‘A League of Their Own’ (some might call it the greatest movie of our time). Grab a blanket, friends, food and booze (if applicable) and make some... Read more »

Things to do Before Summers End: Paddleboard

This weekend Liza and I finally crossed off a big one of our to-dos: paddleboarding! Basically it’s a long board that you stand on and you calmly row through Lake Michigan-in theory. Unfortunately Liza and I decided to go Saturday where the wind was ripping through the city and the waves were coming in pretty... Read more »

An Ode to the Get $leazy Tour

You really can’t beat this as a come-back post. The Get $leazy Tour (Ke$ha/LMFAO) is going to hit Chicago like whoa. Last time I went to see Ke$ha, I was ripping shots with Joakim Noah, told Luol Deng ‘sweet three’ the night they beat the Heat (the first time, reg season) and tried to pretending... Read more »

A $75,000 Package Awaits the 2011 Loop Rock Girl

Spring is in the air when the Loop Rock Girl Search begins. According to the Loop website, being crowned The 2011 Loop Rock girl means: Receiving a $75,000 package that includes salary for the year, and all the perks and benefits that come along with being crowned the Loop Rock Girl. She’ll be heard on... Read more »

Chicago Cubs Dream Job, Become the Voice of Wrigley

My friend, James Cosentino, a hardcore Cubs fan, did this painting. Just saw this email, this could be fun. Definitely apply if you’re a lucky person, the Cubs could use some of that. The Chicago Cubs and CareerBuilder.com are searching for a Public Address Announcer to be the next voice of Wrigley Field. This paid,... Read more »