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Open letter to Mayor Emanuel: Ten Ideas to Make Chicago Fun City

Open letter to Mayor Emanuel: Ten Ideas to Make Chicago Fun City
Last night ChicagoNow held their first Blogapalooz-Hour. The optional challenge to CN bloggers was to write a blog in an hour. The topic, to give someone advice, was emailed to all bloggers at 9 p.m. and the post was to be published by 10 p.m. Obviously, I’m a little late but after reading the amazing... Read more »

Redmoon INDOORS 2013-14 Season: Presents Six Spectacular Events

Redmoon INDOORS 2013-14 Season: Presents Six Spectacular Events
Chicago’s acclaimed Spectacle-driven Redmoon theater has just announced its spectacular 2013-14 series of indoor events and performances. The exciting series named “Redmoon INDOORS”  will showcase six large-scale events/productions taking place in Redmoon’s expansive new Pilsen headquarters. Those who know Redmoon know to expect the unexpected. Those who don’t know Redmoon–get with it. Redmoon, one of... Read more »

Chicago Public Library Tackles Youth Violence in Chicago Through the Arts

Chicago Public Library Tackles Youth Violence in Chicago Through the Arts
The Chicago Public Library is working to combat youth violence, that has become almost epidemic in Chicago, through arts programming in conjunction with their Now is the Time initiative. They will be bringing the special October arts series to some of Chicago’s neighborhoods hit hardest by violence. Steppenwolf Theatre Company and DePaul University are joining... Read more »
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Chicago Chef Week 2013: A Taste of Chicago's Best

Chicago Chef Week 2013: A Taste of Chicago's Best
The Fifth Annual Chicago Chef Week kicks off tomorrow on St. Patrick’s Day through Friday, March 22. The week, features prix-fixe dining at nearly 75 of Chicago’s top culinary destinations. Restaurants will offer a three-course, prix-fixe dinner menu for $44 per person*, and a $22 per person lunch menu at restaurants offering the lunch option.... Read more »

One Book, One Chicago 2013: New Selection for 2013

One Book, One Chicago 2013: New Selection for 2013
If you never have enough time to read a book, One Book, One Chicago is giving you a whole year to explore its newest pick: Isabel Wilkerson’s award-winning “The Warmth of Other Suns: The  Epic Story of America’s Great Migration.”  With the book weighing in at a hefty 642 pages, you’ll still have to read... Read more »

Lyric Opera of Chicago: Announces 2013-14 Season Schedule.

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CHICAGO, Tuesday, February 12, 2013. Love is in the air, not only this week for Valentine’s Day but all year with Thursday’s announcement of the upcoming 2013-14 season of the Lyric Opera of Chicago.   Anthony Freud, general director of Lyric Opera of Chicago, announced the repertoire, principal singers, conductors, directors, and designers for Lyric’s 2013-14... Read more »
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Chicago Valentine Events 2013: Ten Unique Happenings in Chicago.

  CHICAGO, Thursday, January 31, 2013. The story behind Valentine’s Day isn’t a pretty one, if it is true. According to legend Valentine’s Day was named after St. Valentine, a.k.a. Valentinus, who lived in Rome during the third century. It seems, Valentinus was thrown into jail for aiding Christian martyrs, released after a year but... Read more »

Whole Foods Market Personal Shopping Service: Whole Foods Launches First Chicago Area Location for Personal Shopping Service.

Whole Foods Market Personal Shopping Service: Whole Foods Launches First Chicago Area Location for Personal Shopping Service.
CHICAGO, Wednesday, January 30, 2013. How much is your time worth? Do you love good food but don’t have the time to wander the grocery store aisles?  Whole Foods Market® in Wheaton is out to help with their new personal shopping service. The new service that launches this Friday, February 1 will provide a convenient... Read more »

StoryCorps Chicago at the Chicago Cultural Center: Offers Chicagoans an Opportunity to Tell Their Stories.

StoryCorps Chicago at the Chicago Cultural Center:  Offers Chicagoans an Opportunity to Tell Their Stories.
CHICAGO, Wednesday, January 23, 2013. What’s your story? Get ready to tell it.  In partnership with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) and Chicago Public Media, a permanent installation, StoryCorps Chicago will be launched this spring at the Chicago Cultural Center.  The StoryCorps’ installation will give people of all backgrounds and beliefs the... Read more »
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New Year's Eve Drinking: Expert Advice on How to Avoid a Hangover.

New Year's Eve Drinking: Expert Advice on How to Avoid a Hangover.
CHICAGO, Sunday, December 30, 2012. What are you doing New Year’s Eve? If it involves drinking, you may want to plan ahead to avoid that dreaded “hangover.”  Whether you splurge at a $500 per person all inclusive NYE party or stay at home and imbibe with friends and family (or alone)–with a little drinking smarts,... Read more »
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