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Art Institute of Chicago's iconic lions are taking a short leave from their Michigan Avenue watch

Art Institute of Chicago's iconic lions are taking a short leave from their Michigan Avenue watch
People walking by the Art Institute of Chicago starting next Tuesday, June 14 will do a double take as they see two very empty spaces on either side of the AICs Michigan Avenue entrance.One of Chicago’s most beloved attractions the iconic Art Institute lions will be removed for restoration. The lions who have been part... Read more »

Stan’s Donuts to open in Mariano’s

Stan’s Donuts to open in Mariano’s
Another First Stan’s Donuts, named one of Chicago’s top eight donut shops by Chicago Eats is opening its first full scale donut and coffee shop inside of the Marianos at 3040 N. Broadway. The franchise, vorn in LA, has taken Chicago by storm, opening many area locations and offering an interesting menu of gourmet donuts and... Read more »

Don't get caught with your pants down: a Charmin solution

Don't get caught with your pants down: a Charmin solution
Down to the last square? It has probably happened to most of us. There you are in the bathroom. You’ve done what you came to do but someone left only one square of toilet paper or maybe none on the roll. You desperately search for a new roll to no avail. Yuck. What. to do?... Read more »
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The World's 49 Coolest Neighborhoods right now

The World's 49 Coolest Neighborhoods right now
“Time Out’s annual list of the World’s Coolest Neighborhoods is a love letter to the city at its most joyful and surprising. It celebrates the hyperlocal places where the cities of the future are being made up, on the spot” Caroline McGinn, Global Editor-in-Chief of Time Out From Paris to Tokyo, from Sydney to Dubai,... Read more »

Goodman Theatre is back live with Mean Girls

Goodman Theatre is back live with Mean Girls
If you can’t wait to get back to live theatre, your wait is over The Goodman Theatre returns to the live stage this weekend with its Chicago premiere production of the Off-Broadway smash hit—School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play. Get ready to LOL at School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play as reigning queen bee... Read more »

Chicago Fireworks 2021: Chicago’s lakefront fireworks are on

Chicago Fireworks 2021: Chicago’s lakefront fireworks are on
MAYOR LIGHTFOOT ANNOUNCES JULY 3RD FIREWORKS TO CELEBRATE CHICAGO’S REOPENING AND INDEPENDENCE DAY WEEKEND  Fireworks will be visible from multiple locations along the lakefront In a last minute announcement yesterday, Mayor Lightfoot said the city will have have an Independence Weekend Fireworks Celebration on July 3rd. “Putting on a grandiose fireworks display to celebrate both... Read more »
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Chicago Comics: MCA & Chicago Culture Center exhibits take a serious look at the funnies

Chicago Comics: MCA & Chicago Culture Center exhibits take a serious look at the funnies
Chicago’s major contributions to the comic industry are unparalleled.  The art form which through the ages has not always gotten the respect it deserves is finally being recognized the way it should be with two major exhibitions running concurrently in Chicago. The Exhibitions Chicago: Where Comics Came to Life (1880–1960) at the Chicago Cultural Center... Read more »

Chicago City Council votes to rename Lake Shore Drive

Chicago City Council votes to rename Lake Shore Drive
After months of back-and-forth haggling about changing the name of Chicago’s iconic Lake Shore Drive, City Council voted yesterday 33-15 to change the name. The divided council originally argued to change the name of Lake Shore Drive to DuSable Drive. After delaying and tabling the vote for months a comprise was suggest on Tuesday of... Read more »

Gordon Ramsay Burger coming to Chicago

Gordon Ramsay Burger coming to Chicago
“I absolutely love Chicago and consider it one of the best food cities in the world’…Gordon Ramsay Michelin starred chef Gordon Ramsay has chosen Chicago for his third location for Gordon Ramsay Burger. The upscale Burger emporium is expected to open, in the former Wahlburgers space at 2 E Ontario St in River North, late... Read more »
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Time Out Market reopens: Here’s the line-up of opening weekend events

Time Out Market reopens: Here’s the line-up of opening weekend events
Time Out Market adds additional vendors and celebrates Opening Weekend from Thursday, June 17 to Sunday, June 20th Back in October 2019 (which seems a lifetime ago) the highly anticipated opening of the Time Out Market in the Fulton Market District was a big event. Little did we know it then that the world as... Read more »
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