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'We Want To See Ourselves': Rift Emerges Between Twin Rallies For Trans Rights

...Rights—which takes place on Saturday from 12 to 1 p.m. in Boystown, at Halsted and Roscoe—are cisgendered men, said Cole Anastasio, one of the co-organizers. But Anastasio said the...

    'We Want To See Ourselves': Rift Emerges Between Twin Rallies For Trans Rights
    Photo: Spencer Platt Plans for two rallies emerged in Chicago following the White House's announcement on Wednesday evening that the Justice and Eduction Departments were rescinding the Obama-era guidance that directed schools to allow students access to the bathrooms that correspond to their gender identity.
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Local response to removal of TITLE IX trans protections, rallies planned

* Stand Up for Transgender Rights: Chicago, Saturday, Feb. 25, 12 noon to 1 p.m. at Halsted and Roscoe www.facebook.com/events/1210794592302772/ .

    Local response to removal of TITLE IX trans protections, rallies planned - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive - Windy City Times
    Windy City Times News Archive - Local response to removal of TITLE IX trans protections, rallies planned Following the Trump administration's Feb. 22 revocation of guidelines extending Title IX protections to transgender students, political and advocacy leaders from both Chicago and Illinois responded with anger, defiance and optimism.
    http://www.windycitymediagroup.com

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Your 5 best bets for the weekend ahead

Cure cabin fever at the third annual Frost Fest, happening this weekend on Halsted Street and Waveland Avenue. The two-day winter extravaganza boasts Lakeview’s largest craft beer festival on Saturday, Feb...

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Looking for a spellbinding weekend endeavor? Head to Uptown Underground (4707 N. Broadway Ave. 773-867-1946) for a non-traditional Chicago Magic Lounge show on Thursday, Feb. 23...

...a.m. to 4 p.m. The expo, hosted at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum (2430 N. Cannon Dr. 773-755-5100) gives guests a chance to check out over 85 nonprofit organizations from...

    Your 5 best bets for the weekend ahead
    From losing our minds over tableside tricks at the Chicago Magic Lounge to finding ways to give back at the Chicago Volunteer Expo, here's what we're up to this weekend. Cure cabin fever at the third annual Frost Fest, happening this weekend on Halsted Street and Waveland Avenue.
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Your 5 best bets for the weekend ahead

Cure cabin fever at the third annual Frost Fest, happening this weekend on Halsted Street and Waveland Avenue. The two-day winter extravaganza boasts Lakeview’s largest craft beer festival on Saturday, Feb...

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Looking for a spellbinding weekend endeavor? Head to Uptown Underground (4707 N. Broadway Ave. 773-867-1946) for a non-traditional Chicago Magic Lounge show on Thursday, Feb. 23...

...a.m. to 4 p.m. The expo, hosted at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum (2430 N. Cannon Dr. 773-755-5100) gives guests a chance to check out over 85 nonprofit organizations from...

    Your 5 best bets for the weekend ahead
    From losing our minds over tableside tricks at the Chicago Magic Lounge to finding ways to give back at the Chicago Volunteer Expo, here's what we're up to this weekend. Cure cabin fever at the third annual Frost Fest, happening this weekend on Halsted Street and Waveland Avenue.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

30 hours ago

Sushi Plush Rotary Bar Will Belt Out Your Sashimi At New Lakeview Spot

Sushi Plus Rotary Sushi Bar could open at 3219 N. Broadway, one block north of Belmont Avenue, as early as May, owner Jason Chooi said Thursday.

    Sushi Plush Rotary Bar Will Belt Out Your Sashimi At New Lakeview Spot
    LAKEVIEW - A sushi bar set to replace Five Guys on Broadway won't need servers to deliver its dishes - it has conveyer belts. Sushi Plus Rotary Sushi Bar could open at 3219 N. Broadway, one block north of Belmont Avenue, as early as May, owner Jason Chooi said Thursday.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

30 hours ago

Rare Rotary Sushi Spot With A Robotic Train Coming To Lakeview

Sushi Plus has a suburban location in Aurora, and they use traditional rotary conveyor belts, according to DNAinfo, which first broke the news of the upcoming Lakeview restaurant at 3219 N. Broadway St. The sushi spot is replacing a Five Guys that closed five months ago.

    Rare Rotary Sushi Spot With A Robotic Train Coming To Lakeview
    And say domo arigato to...sushi pizza?
    http://chicago.eater.com

2 days ago

National Margarita Day Feb 22

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    National Margarita Day Feb 22 - Gay chicago
    It's going to be 68 degrees today in Chicago! What better excuse to dine al fresco on EL MARIACHI'S secluded patio and enjoy a MARGARITA?! (or 2 or 3). BOTH Revolucion Steakhouse and El Mariachi will celebrate with $5 house margaritas PLUS some complimentary sampling! Revolucion Steakhouse 3443 N.
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Feb 17

Andersonville Restaurant Week, Ballet de Lorraine, and more things to do in Chicago this weekend

Fri 2/17: Raven Theatre Company performs a live reading of Sycamore by Sarah Snyder at Center on Halsted (3656 N. Halsted) ahead of its world premiere. 6:30 PM

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Fri 2/17: Dominique Watkins and Briget Flaherty Diehl present CLUE: A Drag Extravaganza, a concert of sorts at Gorilla Tango Theatre (1919 N. Milwaukee) based on the popular board game and film that includes death drops, lip-syncing, and gender-bending. 8 PM

Sat 2/18: To celebrate the Rotland Press comics anthology Black Eye No 3: A Shameful Enlightenment, Quimby's (1854 W. North) brings together Chicago-based contributors Andy Burkholder, Corinne Halbert, Paul Nudd, Onsmith, and Johnny Sampson. 7 PM

Sun 2/19: My Familiar Women's Collective hosts its inaugural #BringHer event at Hyde Park Art Center (5020 S. Cornell), featuring stories from women of color, drinks, and art-making. Artist-in-residence Rashayla Marie Brown also opens up her studio for the event. 1-3 PM

Sun 2/19: Chefs from Chicago's NoMI Kitchen (800 N. Michigan) and Michigan's Mabel Gray come together for Taste of the Midwest, a five-course meal served alongside a variety of small patch sour beers from Leelanau Brewing. 7-10 PM

    Andersonville Restaurant Week, Ballet de Lorraine, and more things to do in Chicago this weekend
    click to enlarge Doesn't global warming feel great? There's plenty to do on this warm February weekend. Here's some of what we recommend: Fri 2/17: Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin brings Trayvon Martin's parents, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, to the DuSable Museum of African American History (740 E.
    http://www.chicagoreader.com

Feb 17

Lunchbreak: Pasta all’Arlecchino, prepared by Mia Francesca’s chef Massimo Salatino

Executive Chef Massimo Salatino Mia Francesca’s 3311 N. Clark Chicago (773) 281-3310 www.miafrancesca.com Pasta all’Arlecchino with Shrimp, Sea Scallops, Manila Clams...

    Lunchbreak: Pasta all'Arlecchino, prepared by Mia Francesca's chef Massimo Salatino
    Executive Chef Massimo Salatino Mia Francesca's 3311 N. Clark Chicago (773) 281-3310 www.miafrancesca.com Pasta all'Arlecchino with Shrimp, Sea Scallops, Manila Clams, Garlic and Olive Oil in a Spicy Cherry Tomato Sauce Servings: 4 Ingredients: 3⁄4 lb. spaghetti 4 Tbs extra virgin olive oil
    http://wgntv.com

Feb 17

Popular Korean Fried Chicken Chain Coming, Dollop Lakeview Closes, More Intel

...In more sad news for folks in Lakeview, the Rocks location at 3463 N. Broadway St. caught fire on Wednesday night, according to multiple reports and eyewitness accounts on social media...

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...for its wings, is taking over Tony Hu’s Lao Shanghai space in Chinatown Square (2163 S. China Place), according to signage outside that the Tribune noticed, as well as a Tous les Jours...

...losing a popular spot on Sunday. That’s when Dollop will close its location at 824 W. Belmont Ave., DNAinfo reports. Owner Dan Weiss had made the location into a hybrid shop/employee training...

    Popular Korean Fried Chicken Chain Coming, Dollop Lakeview Closes, More Intel
    Plus, Rocks Lakeview goes up in flames
    http://chicago.eater.com

Feb 17

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