Category: Andersonville

Chicago Filmmakers is cleaning out the cupboards

Photo Credit: pedrosimoes7 via Flickr CC Are you an A/V nut?  Are you looking for camera equipment to add to your collection?  Then head to Andersonville for Chicago Filmmaker’s Trash or Treasure Sale. Set for the weekend of May 22nd & 23rd, Chicago Filmmakers is hosting a rummage sale to clear their cupboards of equipment,... Read more »

Andersonville Designated National Historic District

Photo Credit: atelier tee via Flickr CC Congratulations, Andersonville has now been designated as a National Historic District! Following is a copy of the announcement I received and wanted to share with you: The commercial district of Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department... Read more »

Chelsea Handler coming to Andersonville

Chelsea Handler will be at the Rosemont Theater on Sunday evening to perform  You can catch her earlier in the day and it won’t cost you the price of a ticket….just a book! I don’t have cable, so I’ve never see ‘Chelsea Lately’ but I do have a lot of friends that love her and... Read more »

Lipstick and Lyrics!

The Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus is putting on their lipstick and showing off how well they know the lyrics in their 6th Annual drag inspiried fundraiser on November 6th. They’ll be taking over the ever growing in popularity stage at Hydrate for a night full of hilarity and drag with more than 15 queens gracing... Read more »

Cattle Call changes its tune

Last week I got a tweet update from @feastoffun that said: Cattle Call, the country western bar in Chicago just announced it’s going its no longer a country western bar! 2:47 PM Aug 21st from web And when I got Cattle Calls weekly e-newsletter, they sorta confirmed it but didn’t come out right and say... Read more »

Will Star Gaze fade from Andersonville Gay scene?

Photo Credit: Michael Lehet I just found out that the lesbian bar Star Gaze in Andersonville may be closing. Although I’ve never been there, I’m saddened to hear of the potential loss of bar that’s ust for women. A few weeks ago at a ChicagoNow meetup I was talking with Trish Bendix (who writes The L-Word... Read more »

Posi+ive Ambush is newest HIV+ event in Chicago

Posi+ive Ambush at Andersonville’s SoFo Bar is the newest HIV+ Social Event to hit Chicago. I just found out about one of Chicago’s newest HIV+ social events – Posi+ive Ambush taking palce on July 30 and needed to tell you all about it. Although HIV is part of our daily lives, it’s still difficult for... Read more »

How are you celebrating the French Revolution?

Photo credit: darmorrow Viva la France – or something like that, right?  What are you doing to celebrate Bastille Day next week?  Well, if you head on  up to Andersonville you can join In Fine Spirits when they will play host to a Bastille Day celebration on Tuesday, July 14.  The Bastille Day celebration dinner, served in... Read more »

Don't miss Andersonville's Midsommarfest

Head north to Andersonville (5200 N Clark Street) for this raucous and fun street festival. There is always a great line up of entertainment, lots of food and especially lots of beer.  Check out the full details of the weekend I can’t wait to catch 16 Candles on Saturday night – they always get the... Read more »