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Obama Team Says President Will Not Lead Bud Billiken Parade

Obama Team Says President Will Not Lead Bud Billiken Parade

06.27.2012
Organizers of the annual Bud Billiken Parade on Chicago's South Side insisted Wednesday that President Barack Obama had been confirmed...
Riot Fest Adds Andrew W.K., Minus The Bear & More To Lineup

Riot Fest Adds Andrew W.K., Minus The Bear & More To Lineup

06.21.2012
If they didn't already have you sold with Rise Against, Elvis and Iggy, organizers behind Riot Fest 2012 unveiled their second wave of...
How to 'Train' Your Bar Crawl: Barhopping Chicago's Red Line

How to 'Train' Your Bar Crawl: Barhopping Chicago's Red Line

06.14.2012
Whether you're looking for the perfect way to wind down the workday, playing tourist, need some date ideas, or just a night out with friends,...
PHOTOS: Colossal, 1,380-Pound Sculpture On Display At NeoCon

PHOTOS: Colossal, 1,380-Pound Sculpture On Display At NeoCon

06.12.2012
Attendees of NeoCon, the National Exposition of Contract Furnishings, at Chicago's Merchandise Mart were treated to a colossal surprise...
Lollapalooza Schedule, Chow Town Lineup, Aftershows Unveiled

Lollapalooza Schedule, Chow Town Lineup, Aftershows Unveiled

06.12.2012
Lollapalooza on Tuesday unveiled not only their daily set-by-set schedules and Chow Town food vendor lineup, the same day Chicago music...
Hideout Block Party, A.V. Fest Join Forces, Unveil Lineup

Hideout Block Party, A.V. Fest Join Forces, Unveil Lineup

06.11.2012
The Hideout and The A.V. Club on Monday announced the first wave of their Frankensteined mini-music festival's lineup. The A.V. Fest &...
Chill & Grill Festival Chefs Share Go-To Summer BBQ Recipes

Chill & Grill Festival Chefs Share Go-To Summer BBQ Recipes

06. 8.2012
A group of celebrity chefs will be taking over Chicago's Waveland Park this weekend for the second annual Chill and Grill Festival. The...
North Coast Announces New Headliners: Umphrey's, EOTO & More

North Coast Announces New Headliners: Umphrey's, EOTO & More

05.30.2012
Chicago's North Coast Music Festival announced the second wave of its lineup Thursday, which includes hometown heroes Umphrey's McGee and...
Center On Halsted Hosts LGBT Community-Building Event

Center On Halsted Hosts LGBT Community-Building Event

05.25.2012
A coalition of Chicago activists, artists and writers have organized an event in response to a contentious community blog, which some members...
Weekend Plans: Shakespeare, Leather & Gore

Weekend Plans: Shakespeare, Leather & Gore

05.25.2012
As Chicagoans -- police and protesters, particularly -- continue to recover from the stresses of the city's hosting of the NATO summit,...

Chicagoans To Attempt To Break World Ukulele Record

05.24.2012
Chicago has had plenty of accomplishments that make the city, and its residents, stand out from the rest of the world. We have the tallest...
PHOTOS, PLAYLIST: Riot Fest Chicago Lineup Unveiled

PHOTOS, PLAYLIST: Riot Fest Chicago Lineup Unveiled

05.15.2012
With the unveiling of the first wave of the eighth annual Riot Fest's 2012 lineup, the Chicago summer festival scene officially welcomes...
Things To Do This Weekend:  Wine, Derby And Occupy Festival

Things To Do This Weekend: Wine, Derby And Occupy Festival

05.11.2012
NATO hits Chicago next weekend, and chances are it will cramp your social life. So get the most out of this weekend--it's not like you...
Chicago Weekend Plans: Tequila, Treats And Trekkies

Chicago Weekend Plans: Tequila, Treats And Trekkies

05. 4.2012
While we understand that the intermittent drizzles (and lightning, and hail) may make it tempting to stay inside all weekend, fight the...