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Five Events You Can’t Miss This December in Chicago

Now that the holiday spirit is creeping into you and your friends but the desire to stay warm and cosy is also just as appealing we have the list of Chicago’s December  ‘Must Do’s’ that are worth braving the cold for, or even better, they’re indoors! All you need to …

Making a Paw Print on the World

The Drake Hotel became canine heaven as dog lovers from far and wide gathered on a chilly Friday night to celebrate man’s best friend. Dalmatians, Dobermans, and Dachsunds alike attended as dogs of every breed, size, and shape were well represented at this formal PAWS extravaganza as hundreds of loyal …

Hugh Hefner: The Voice of Many Generations

Hugh Hefner was born in 1926 in Chicago, Illinois. A product of the overwhelming suppression of the prohibition era, Hugh Hefner forged ahead and built an empire that opposed the restrictive ideals being propagated by depression-era society. When looking back on his life, it becomes apparent that his interests stretched …

Four Fun Facts About the 53rd Chicago International Film Festival

Every October crowds flock to the epicenter of cinematic creativity and expression, of course that’s here in your very own Chicago. The festival showcases creativity,  introduces new faces, is a bookmark in the calendars of the slightly more well-known faces, and recognizes their achievements. Most importantly, it’s an opportunity for …

Friends of Prentice Saves Lives Again

Friends of Prentice Women’s Hospital recently celebrated their 32nd annual benefit in spectacular style with “Remember When,” an exciting 1980’s inspired party. Over 400 loyal followers gathered at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel to show their support and raise awareness for women’s health issues. Since their first fundraiser in 1985, …

About Face’s Alex Weisman and Benjamin Sprunger to Star in Significant Other, a Co-Production with Theater Wit

Press Release Theater Wit Artistic Director Jeremy Wechsler announced casting today for the entire 2017-18 season of comedic, contemporary plays at Chicago’s popular “smart art” theater at 1229 N. Belmont Ave. in Lakeview. First is Significant Other by Joshua Harmon, author of Wit’s 2015 smash hit Bad Jews, in a …

A Video Journey With Morgan Heritage

Morgan Heritage performs at Subterranean in Wicker Park on September 13. Papa G & Simmer Down Sound join the show!

Eating Out at Home: Meal Delivery in Chicago

Eating out doesn’t have to be unhealthy. Check out these home delivery healthy meal services in Chicago.

Goodman Theatre’s 14th Annual New Stages Festival (Sept 20 – Oct 8)

Press Release **Festival Lineup includes new work by Christin Anderson, David Cale, Mikhael Tara Garver, Rebecca Gilman, Ike Holter, Jose Rivera, Mat Smart and Bess Wohl** ***SPECIAL WEEKEND FOR INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS OFFERED OCTOBER 5-8*** Goodman Theatre announces the lineup of its 14 th annual New Stages Festival—a celebration and discovery …

Book Review: The Gumshoe by Richard Rose

The city of Chicago is as much a character in Richard Rose’s novel The Gumshoe as its main character, private investigator Mathew “Matt” McBride. As the story unfolds, the reader accompanies McBride through the streets of post-war Chicago, visiting such landmarks as the Green Mill jazz club, the Chicago Board …