Archive for July 2012

Crowns at Chicago's Goodman Theatre: A Celebration of the Human Spirit.

Crowns at Chicago's Goodman Theatre: A Celebration of the Human Spirit.
Chicago, Tuesday, July 10, 2012. Sitting on the outdoor patio at Petterino’s Restaurant watching the parade of finely dressed women sporting beautiful hats and ensembles as they strolled down Dearborn Street on an equally beautiful Chicago evening, one might have thought they’d time-traveled back to South Carolina in the late ’50’s unless they realized it... Read more »

Taste of Chicago 2012: Eating Your Way Around the Taste Without Expanding Your Waist.

Taste of Chicago 2012: Eating Your Way Around the Taste Without Expanding Your Waist.
Chicago, Monday, July 9, 2012. With Taste of Chicago just two days away you may already be counting calories. Although food festivals can pack on extra pounds, if you’re not careful, surprisingly it is possible to sample a variety of choices at Taste of Chicago without blowing your calorie count into the stratosphere. Sure, you’re... Read more »

Chicago Festivals and Events for July 5-8, 2012: Cool Calendar of Hot Happenings.

Chicago Festivals and Events for July 5-8, 2012: Cool Calendar of Hot Happenings.
Chicago, Thursday, July 5, 2012. If you’ve survived the Fourth of July Celebrations and are ready for more…here’s your ticket to upcoming events for this sizzling summer weekend. FESTIVALS. African/Caribbean International Festival of Life. The festival of world music opened on the Fourth. IFOL offers food vendors, an African marketplace and a kids tent. July... Read more »
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Taste, Lollapalooza and Summerfest 2012: A Guide to the Best of the Fests.

Taste, Lollapalooza and Summerfest 2012: A Guide to the Best of the Fests.
Chicago, Tuesday, July 3, 2012. In the northern climes of the Midwest, the natives get a little festival crazy when summer rolls around. It’s somewhat like packing an entire wardrobe of California weekends into that small suitcase we Midwesterners call summer–the 90-something days between Memorial Day and Labor Day. There are literally hundreds of fests... Read more »