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ONE BOOK, ONE CHICAGO Announces Selection for Fall 2010 plus Oprah Winfrey and Toni Morrison event, book giveaways and more.

ONE BOOK, ONE CHICAGO Announces Selection for Fall 2010 plus Oprah Winfrey and Toni Morrison event, book giveaways and more.
THE BOOK.                                                                                          The citywide reading initiative, ONE BOOK, ONE CHICAGO, has just announced its Fall 2010 selection is the Toni Morrison novel “A Mercy.”   “A Mercy,” is the Pulitzer Prize winning author’s ninth novel.  Published in 2008, the New York Times  Book Review selected “A Mercy” as one of the “10 Best Books of 2008.”... Read more »

Cruising Chicago: A Look at Ten of Chicago's Best Cruises, Tours and Water Taxis.

 Cruising Chicago:  A Look at Ten of Chicago's Best Cruises, Tours and Water Taxis.
There’s still time to hit the water in Chicago.  Some boats operate year-round while others are on the water from March to November. Many offer special event cruises from Tall Ships to Fall Foliage, Fireworks, Air and Water Show, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, New Year’s Eve and more. 1. THE ODYSSEY. The Odyssey’s 700-passenger ship,... Read more »

A Guide to the Chicago Triathlon 2010: Where to Watch and How to Sign Up.

A Guide to the Chicago Triathlon 2010:  Where to Watch and How to Sign Up.
SPECTATORS GUIDE TO THE WORLD’S LARGEST TRIATHLON. WHAT:  The 28th Running of the Chicago Triathlon that includes a 1.5-kilometer swim, a 40-kilometer bike ride, and a 10-kilometer run. WHEN: The weekend of August 27 through August 29, 2010. THE MAIN EVENT:The Chicago Triathlon will take place from 6:00a.m. until 3:00p.m. on Sunday, August 29. WHERE: ... Read more »
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CHICAGO EVENTS; Transformers 3 on the Mag Mile, Pitchfork, Festivals, Garden Walks and more in the Weekend Wrap for July 17 through July 19.

 CHICAGO EVENTS;  Transformers 3 on the Mag Mile, Pitchfork, Festivals, Garden Walks and more in the Weekend Wrap for July 17 through July 19.
FRIDAY, JULY 17. Widespread Panic will be at the Chicago Theatre for shows Friday and Saturday at 7:00p.m.  $39.50. 175 N. State.  TheChicagoTheatre.com. There will also be wide spread panic as Transformers 3 takes over the Mag Mile from Wacker Dr. to Ontario St.  Both upper and lower Michigan Avenue will be closed Friday, Saturday... Read more »

SHREK THE MUSICAL COMES TO CHICAGO FOR A LIMITED ENGAGEMENT: LOCAL GUY ERIC PETERSEN IS SHREK.

SHREK THE MUSICAL COMES TO CHICAGO FOR A LIMITED ENGAGEMENT:  LOCAL GUY ERIC PETERSEN IS SHREK.
Chicago is the launching pad for the National Tour of SHREK THE MUSICAL of 31 cities across the U.S. plus London’s West End. SHREK THE MUSICAL OPENS IN CHICAGO.Tony-awarding winning SHREK THE MUSICAL takes the stage starting today at the Cadillac Palace Theatre.  Not since “The Wizard of Oz” has a “children’s” musical captured the... Read more »

Chicago's Best Ice Cream Parlors: July is National Ice Cream Month: Get the Scoop on Ten of Chicago's favorites plus trivia.

Chicago's Best Ice Cream Parlors: July is National Ice Cream Month: Get the Scoop on Ten of Chicago's favorites plus trivia.
CHICAGO’S BEST. Chicago may be known for its pizza and Italian beef but it also has a host of ice cream shops that rival anywhere.  Many of the spots listed below also serve food and coffee but this month is all about the ice cream. TYPES OF ICE CREAM. Is gelato the same as ice... Read more »
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