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Two of my favorite places to hang out are about to double in scope. Get ready, gamers! Chicago’s Headquarters Beercade (currently in Lakeview) AND Emporium Arcade Bar (currently in Wicker Park) are getting second locations. Headquarters Beercade is launching store number two in River North. Its opening is scheduled for Spring 2014. I hope the date sticks! It would... Read more »
If you live in Chicago, you’ve heard of Geek Bar. It’s the hottest hangout in the city for geeks and gamers… or, it will be someday. Geek Bar shattered its Kickstarter goals, and promises everything from live fandom bands to comic book readings. The thing is, it doesn’t exist yet. That’s why I’m SO psyched... Read more »
I take geek romance very seriously. It’s one of my favorite blogging topics, from themed gift ideas to advice for singles. Today, I’m addressing the most common question I get: “What’s the best place in Chicago for a geeky date?” …OK, busted. I totally did this last year. However, I have even MORE to share in 2013!... Read more »
It might be a sign that I’m getting older, but I’ve been avoiding the trendy social networking/news/imagery sites. Pinterest, Tumblr, Plurk, Reddit… I asked my geek guy to explain the differences to me. It didn’t work. …BUT THEN, in a shocking twist, I discovered Meetup.com. The site totally gets my stamp of approval. Meetup users... Read more »
So. You’ve made the decision with your geeky beloved to have a “low key” Valentine’s Day, because it’s “a Hallmark holiday” and “not a big deal,” right? Wrong. I say that every year… and then get jealous of some chick with a dozen roses or Godiva chocolates or a Harry Potter LEGO set or pink... Read more »
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