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2014 Windy City Smokeout Presale Tickets On Sale Today!

2014 Windy City Smokeout Presale Tickets On Sale Today!
Its almost time to bring out those cowboy boots and daisy dukes! Lettuce Entertain You‘s popular country music themed BBQ joint, Bub City, has begun selling pre-sale tickets today to its 2nd annual “Windy City Smokeout,” according to Bub City’s instagram account (@bubcity). The three day festival became a favorite of Chicagoans last summer after combining... Read more »

Jahlil Okafor Escapes the Shadow of Jabari Parker: Leads West to Victory at McDonald's All American Game

Jahlil Okafor Escapes the Shadow of Jabari Parker: Leads West to Victory at McDonald's All American Game
CHICAGO – For the better part of his high school career it seemed as if  Jahlil Okafor would never escape the shadow of Jabari Parker. Anything Jahlil did, Jabari had already done better: be All-State, check; make the McDonald’s All American team, check; sign with Duke University, check; be named Illinois Mr. Basketball, double check,... Read more »

Offdabone: Eats of the Week Vol.1 (2/24-3/2) Chicago and New York City

Offdabone: Eats of the Week Vol.1 (2/24-3/2) Chicago and New York City
Welcome to ”Offdabone: Eats of the Week” Vol. 1. Starting this week, I’ll be helping you get over your hump-day blues each and every Wednesday morning by sharing the best of the delicious offdabone food that I ate the past week. For this first edition, which covers (2/24-3/2), I’ll be taking you on an epic food... Read more »
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JR Martinez Windy City Live Interview on SAF3

JR Martinez Windy City Live Interview on SAF3
JR Martinez stopped by the set of Windy City Live on Friday for an interview promoting his new fire rescue drama “SAF3.” Martinez is a veteran of the Iraq War best known for winning Season 13 of “Dancing with the Stars,” after his breakout role in the hit show, “All My Children.” While serving in... Read more »

SAF3: An Exclusive First Look at WGN's Baywatch 2.0

SAF3: An Exclusive First Look at WGN's Baywatch 2.0
When the all new television show “SAF3″ premieres this Saturday (1pm WGN channel 9) expect the show to have a decidedly retro feel. From the co-creator of 90s classic “Baywatch” Gregory J. Bonann and starring the ageless Dolph Lundgren (“Rocky IV”)  as John Eriksson, SAF3 takes you back to a time when those one pieces were... Read more »

KOUZINA 2013: Epic Greek Food and Wine Showcase Thursday 6-9pm

KOUZINA 2013: Epic Greek Food and Wine Showcase Thursday 6-9pm
Eat. Drink. Mingle. MAKE A DIFFERENCE. This Thursday, September 19th, over a dozen of Chicago’s best chefs head to the National Hellenic Museum in Greektown to show off their skills for charity at Kouzina 2013. This much anticipated sixth installment of the NHM’s most delicious event also features a special treat for all you wine... Read more »
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Corey Crawford: F*ckin Eh! What a Victory Rally Speech!

Corey Crawford: F*ckin Eh! What a Victory Rally Speech!
F*ckin, Eh! Corey Crawford, the starting goaltender of the 2013 Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks, dropped multiple f-bombs on live television during today’s championship rally in Grant Park. After being edged out by teammate Patrick Kane for the Conn Smythe Trophy as MVP of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, Crawford was visibility excited after receiving a... Read more »

Blackhawks Hangover Cure: Top 10 Niykee Heaton Covers

Blackhawks Hangover Cure: Top 10 Niykee Heaton Covers
As anyone who has been following my facebook page knows, I’ve been saving this post for a rainy day. With Chicago in a city-wide depression after last night’s pathetic showing by the Blackhawks in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final, I’ve taken it upon myself to cheer the whole city up. Chicago, meet Niykee... Read more »

Blackhawks Fans Roar: Epic National Anthem in Chicago at Game 1 of Stanley Cup Final

Once upon a time in Chicago a funny man once asked, “What happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object?” Last night, Hawks fans found out just before puck drop. Euphoric Blackhawks fans arrived at the UC even earlier than normal in order beat the rumored ‘derecho’ that was expected to combine a plethora of thunderbolts with 80+ mph... Read more »
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High Times in Springfield: Illinois Senate Sends Medical Marijuana Legislation to Gov. Quinn

First gambling, now weed? Cash-strapped Illinois is about to get a hell of a lot more “progressive.” Illinois has moved one step closer to becoming the 19th state in the United States to legalize marijuana for medicinal use after the Senate voted 35-21 in favor of the legislation. The legislation now moves to Gov. Quinn’s... Read more »
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