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Miracle: A Musical 108 Years In The Making – SPECIAL OFFER 25% OFF USE CODE “SCENE” at Checkout

When first baseman Anthony Rizzo made the final out of the 2016 MLB World Series, the Chicago Cubs achieved something greater than a sporting feat. The whole city stopped. More than 5 million people showed up at the celebration of the championship, making it the 7th largest gathering in human …

Betrayal: When the Government Took Over the Teamsters Union Review

There is an undeniably sad fact: It’s extremely easy to associate a union labor organization with blackmail, corruption, and mafia. The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, one of the labor unions with the greatest historical presence in the United States and Canada, is not immune to that trend. You just have …

Mister Kelly’s Celebration Night at Gibson’s

The sights, sounds, and entertainment of yesteryear came to life on a very special evening when Gibson’s bar and steakhouse honored a Chicago nightlife landmark, Mister Kelly’s. Trying to recapture all of the excitement of a bygone era (from 1946-’71) that was highlighted by high caliber talents like Barbra Streisand, …

WINGS Program & CEO, Rebecca Darr: Breaking the Cycle of Domestic Violence

The WINGS program provides domestic violence survivors with support to gain safety and future success. WINGS started in 1985 as a non-profit housing agency providing both emergency shelter and transitional housing. Now, WINGS has grown to provide not only assistance to those in immediate crisis, but also help clients with …

The Lesson on Freedom and Independence with Rita Cosby

The Lesson on Freedom and Independence with Rita Cosby

The 1stof December 2018 will remain in the hearts of those who attended the tribute event in Copernicus Center. The event themed “A Lesson on Freedom and Independence” was sponsored by Lowell International Foods and hosted by renowned American journalist, Rita Cosby. The main goal was to create awareness among …

How To Survive a Winter in Chicago – Or Anywhere Cold

Truth be told, winters can be quite a pain. What with the extremely low temperatures and dirty snow! You need a way or ways to get around the short sunshine times or you might end with low spirits that directly affect your attitude toward normal things. Wading through winters in …

Victory Gardens Theater’s

Victory Gardens Theater’s 2018 Chicago Stories Gala

The Victory Gardens Theater’s 2018 Chicago Stories Gala was held on October 20, 2018, Saturday, at the Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago. The Gala was held for the noble purpose of raising money for the purpose of supporting programs for education, for the development of new work, and steps to regulate …

Mercy Home’s 27th Annual Ringside Party – a Knockout

The bell rang and the crowd rose to their feet as the 27thAnnual Ringside for Mercy’s Sake kicked off with a buzz in the air at the Chicago Marriott Hotel grand ballroom. Benefitting the Mercy Home for Boys and Girls since 1991, this remarkable gala attracted hundreds of loyal supporters, …

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Best in Gold Coast Dog Show 2018

Tails were wagging and jaws were barking as the 2nd Annual “Best in Gold Coast Dog Show” got underway on Saturday, October 6th. The weather might have been overcast, but South Lincoln Park lit up with the sights and sounds of the animal kingdom as breeds of all shapes and sizes …

Chicago’s Columbus Day Parade: 65 Years of Entertainment, Festivities, and Fun!!!

The Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans will thrill Chicagoans, Illinois residents, and plenty of out-of-town visitors when they host the 2018 Columbus Day Parade on October 8th. The beloved event is set to begin at 12:30 PM, on State Street, and will proceed from Wacker Drive to Van Buren Street throughout the afternoon.