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Enjoy the best of Lakeview at the new Halsted Flats apartments

Halsted Flats, 3740 N Halsted, is the first new rental high-rise to be built in Lakeview in nearly 30...

    Enjoy the best of Lakeview at the new Halsted Flats apartments
    Halsted Flats, 3740 N Halsted, is the first new rental high-rise to be built in Lakeview in nearly 30 years. It has a full suite of amenities, including a sprawling landscaped deck with an outdoor pool, whirlpool, gas grills and multiple seating areas. Inside is a fully-equipped fitness center, a commercial-grade demonstration kitchen and a resident lounge.
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1 hour ago

Classical, New Music, Opera

...Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade, never out of style, caps the night. $15–$20. Nettelhorst Auditorium, 3252 N. Broadway. lakevieworchestra.org

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6/8 at 12:15 The Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts series hosts a lunchtime concert by Seraph Brass, an all-female brass quintet. Free. 78 E. Washington. choosechicago.com

Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. cso.org

Constellation, 3111 N. Western. constellation-chicago.com

Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, 201 E. Randolph. grantparkmusicfestival.com

...and in this case, how to navigate the gallery housing the performance. Free. Graham Foundation, 4 W. Burton. lampo.org

...including violin soloist Augustin Hadelich playing Russian music at St. James Cathedral at 5:45 (65 E. Huron) for Rush Hour Concerts. Free. Various locations. makemusicchicago.org

...telegraphs. It lasts a love-it-or-hate-it 63 minutes. $15–$26. Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph. cso.org/musicnow

    The Best Classical, New Music, and Opera in June
    6/1, 3-4 at 7:30 The locally beloved violinist Rachel Barton Pine limns lilting concertos by the baroque virtuosos Pietro Locatelli and Jean-Marie Leclair. $17-$39. Various locations. baroqueband.org 6/8 at 12:15 The Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts series hosts a lunchtime concert by Seraph Brass, an all-female brass quintet. Free. 78 E.
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Best of the Rest

6/26 This annual North Side affair celebrates the area’s vibrant LGBT history. The parade is preceded by Chicago Pride Fest June 18 and 19, featuring a bevy of local vendors and musicians, at Halsted and Waveland. Free. chicagopride.com

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6/1–5 Cinephiles seeking a break from the increasingly mainstream indie-film circuit, look no further: Chicago’s clandestine film community presents five days of shorts, features, and hard-to-pigeonhole experiments from around the world. $60. Logan Theatre, 2646 N. Milwaukee. cuff.org

6/17–18 at 6 Hopheads can sample more than 75 brews from 35-plus breweries at tasting stations throughout the zoo. $44–$49. 2001 N. Clark. lpzoo.org This article appears in the June 2016 issue of Chicago magazine. Subscribe to Chicago magazine.

    The Best Culture Events in June
    6/1-5 Sarah Silverman and Tracy Morgan bookend the weeklong comedy fest curated by The Onion. The bill also includes Jenny Slate, two former Daily Show correspondents (Michael Che and Jessica Williams), and the avant-garde onetime Chicagoan Ian Abramson. $10-$65. Various locations. 26comedy.com 6/26 This annual North Side affair celebrates the area's vibrant LGBT history.
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2 hours ago

The weekend fantasy fix

Where: Westeros…I mean…Minibar (3341 N Halsted, Chicago)

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Where: Royal George Theatre (1641 N Halsted St, Chicago)

Where: Prop Thtr (3502-04 N Elston)

    The Weekend Fantasy Fix
    I could never allow my fellow fantasy lovers go without extraordinary weekend plans. Check out The Weekend Fantasy Fix every Thursday evening to get an insider look at Fabulous Fantasy Functions and Where to Find Them! __________________________________________________________________________ OLD HOBBITS DIE HARD by New Millennium Theatre Company This J.R.R Tolkien and Bruce Willis mashup is certain to...
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May 18

Updated 7 hours ago

Music, movies, food & more await at Chicago-area summer festivals

Northalsted Market Days, Aug. 13-14, 3600 N. Halsted; visit northalsted.com

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Chicago Mayfest, May 20-22, 3100 N. Ashland; visit starevents.com

Chicago Underground Film Festival, June 1-5, Logan Theatre, 2646 N. Milwaukee; visit cuff.org

Taste of Little Village — Flavors of Mexico, June 3-5, 26th and Sacramento; visit chicagoevents.com

Do Division Street Fest & Sidewalk Sale, June 3-5, 2000 W. Division; visit do-divisionstreetfest.com

America’s Cup, June 10-12, Navy Pier, 600 W. Grand; visit acws-chicago.americascup.com

Chicago Women’s Funny Festival, June 16-19, Stage773, 1225 W. Belmont; visit stage773.com

Taste of Randolph, June 17-19, 900 W. Randolph; visit tasterandolph.com

Chicago Pride Fest, June 18-19, 3200 N. Halsted; Chicago Pride Parade is June 26; visit northalsted.com

6 Corners BBQ Fest, June 18-19, 4000 N. Milwaukee; visit chicagoevents.com

Old St. Pat’s World’s Largest Block Party, June 25, UIC Pavilion Parking Lot, 1145 S. Morgan; visit worldslargestblockparty.com

Windy City Ribfest Uptown, July 1-3, 4700 N. Broadway; visit chicagoevents.com

African/Caribbean International Festival of Life, July 1-4, Union Park, 1501 W. Randolph; visit cityofchicago.org

Fireworks at Navy Pier, July 2, 600 E. Grand; visit navypier.com

Chicago Irish American Heritage Festival, July 8-10, Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox; visit irish-american.org

Roscoe Village Burger Fest, July 9-10, Belmont and Damen; visit chicagoevents.com

Ben Fest, July 15-17, St. Benedict Parish, 2215 W. Irving Park; visit parish.stbenedict.com/benfest-1

Sheffield Music Festival & Garden Walk, July 23-24, 2200 N. Sheffield; visit sheffieldgardenwalk.com

Wicker Park Fest, July 23-24, Milwaukee Ave. (between North and Paulina); visit wickerparkfest.com

Fiesta del Sol, July 28-31, 1000 W. Cermak; visit fiestadelsol.org

Jeff Fest Arts & Music Festival, July 29-31, (Milwaukee and Higgins); visit chicagoevents.com

Black Harvest Film Festival, Aug. 5- Sept, 1, Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State; visit siskelfilmcenter.org/festivals

Chicago Hot Dog Fest, Aug. 5-7, Chicago History Museum, Clark Street and La Salle; visit chicagohotdogfest.com

Wrigleyville Summerfest, Aug. 6-7, (one block North of Belmont, on Seminary at School St.); visit starevents.com

Taste of Lincoln Avenue, Aug. 6-7, 5900 N. Broadway; visit tasteoflincolnchicago.com

Retro on Roscoe, Aug. 12-14, 2248 W. Belmont; visit starevents.com

Reggae Fest Chicago, Aug.13, Addams Medill Park, 1301 W. 14th St.; headliners include Toots & the Maytals, Lee “Scratch” Perry, Hepcat and more; visit reggaefestchicago.com

Chicago Festa Italiana, Aug. 18-21, Taylor at Ashland; visit starevents.com

Chicago Dancing Festival, Aug. 23-27, Harris Theater for Music and Dance (205 E. Randolph), Museum of Contemporary Art (220 E. Chicago), Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University (50 E. Congress) and the Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park (201 E. Randolph); visit chicagodancingfestival.com

Chicago Dancing Festival, Aug. 23-27, Harris Theater for Music and Dance (205 E. Randolph), Museum of Contemporary Art (220 E. Chicago), Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University (50 E. Congress) and the Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park (201 E. Randolph); visit chicagodancingfestival.com

Chicago Dancing Festival, Aug. 23-27, Harris Theater for Music and Dance (205 E. Randolph), Museum of Contemporary Art (220 E. Chicago), Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University (50 E. Congress) and the Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park (201 E. Randolph); visit chicagodancingfestival.com

Taste of Greektown, Aug. 27-28, 400 S. Halsted; visit tasteofgreektown.com

Bucktown Arts Fest, Aug. 27-28, 2200 N. Oakley; visit bucktownartsfest.com

Chicago Jazz Festival, Sept. 1-4, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington and Millennium Park; headliners include Orbert Davis, The Bad Plus, John Scofield and more; visit chicagojazzfestival.us

African Festival of the Arts, Sept. 2-5, Washington Park, 5100 S. Cottage Grove; visit aihusa.org

Festival de La Villita, Sept. 11-13, 26th and Kostner; visit cityofchicago.org

Riot Fest, Sept. 16-18, Douglas Park, 1401 S. Sacramento; visit riotfest.org

    Music, movies, food & more await at Chicago-area summer festivals
    Summer in the city means it's time to get out there and have a whole lotta fun. So whether it's music or movies or food or arts and crafts that you crave - or all of the aforementioned and more - here's a look at some of what's on tap for the Chicago area in the coming months: MAY Long Grove Chocolate Fest, May 20-22, Route 83 and Old Route 53, Long Grove; visit visitlonggrove.com Chicago Mayfest, May 20-22, 3100 N.
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  • Uptown Arts Council Director UAC/SPNA Arts Co-Chair: Jeffrey Littleton

    There are still some southern hillbillies and their kin in Uptown here and there y'all b' surprised.

  • Uptown Arts Council Director UAC/SPNA Arts Co-Chair: Jeffrey Littleton

    Thanks for keeping it on topic everyone...country-style.

21 hours ago

Where to Find Divvy’s Free Valet Service at Festivals and Events This Summer

Broadway & Waveland Ave

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Wilton Ave & Belmont Ave

Streeter Drive & Illinois St (Navy Pier)

Lake Shore Drive & North Ave

Sheffield Ave & Addison St

Clark St & Winnemac Ave

Wells St & Elm St

California Ave & Division St

Green St & Randolph St

Wentworth Ave & Archer Ave

Wood St & Milwaukee Ave

LaSalle St & Adams St

Orleans St & Merchandise Mart

Franklin St & Monroe St

St Clair St & Erie St

Rush St & Hubbard St

Canal St & Madison St (Ogilvie Transportation Center)

Canal St & Adams St (Union Station)

Clark St & Armitage Ave

    Where to Find Divvy's Free Valet Service at Festivals and Events This Summer
    Divvy has extended its free "valet service" to city festivals and events for the summer. With Divvy's valet, attendants will be on site to ensure riders have a guaranteed dock available when they come to drop off their bikes.
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23 hours ago

A video toothbrush, a new game for classrooms and more

...and sixth Chicago locations—at 535 N. Michigan Ave., just off the Magnificent Mile, and 3300 N. Broadway in Lakeview. … Vienna Beef is opening a Factory Store on Memorial Day weekend at 3847...

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...ve spotted: Stan's Donuts & Coffee has opened its fifth and sixth Chicago locations—at 535 N. Michigan Ave., just off the Magnificent Mile, and 3300 N. Broadway in Lakeview. … Vienna Beef is opening...

...Broadway in Lakeview. … Vienna Beef is opening a Factory Store on Memorial Day weekend at 3847 S. Morgan St. in Bridgeport—across the street from the company's new manufacturing and distribution facility, DNAinfo...

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    Visit Crain's Chicago Business for complete business news and analysis including healthcare, real estate, manufacturing, government, sports and more.
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42 hours ago

What You Need To Know About the Chicago Dining Scene This Week

Time to eat doughnuts. Los Angeles–imported Stan’s Donuts simultaneously opened two new locations on the Magnificent Mile (535 N. Michigan Ave., 312-955-3100) and in Lake View (3300 N. Broadway, 773-883-4764), bringing the chain’s Chicago total to six.

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Time to eat doughnuts. Los Angeles–imported Stan’s Donuts simultaneously opened two new locations on the Magnificent Mile (535 N. Michigan Ave., 312-955-3100) and in Lake View (3300 N. Broadway, 773-883-4764), bringing the chain’s Chicago total to six.

Attention Detroit-style square pizza lovers: Beloved Michigan franchise Jet’s Pizza (1811 W. North Ave., Wicker Park, 773-904-8283) added a fourth Chicago location in Wicker Park. Pub-crawlers...

Unofficial Doughnut Week continues with Evanston getting DB3 Donuts (1704 Central St., Evanston, 847-905-0669) a small-batch artisanal doughnut shop from the team behind Ten Mile House. Grab coffee and doughnut samples on May 28 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., during the grand opening.

Unsettling news for fans of Analogue (2523 N. Milwaukee Ave., Logan Square, 773-904-8567), on both the food and drink fronts. Founders Robbie Haynes...

Go on a beer run without leaving your couch thanks to Piece (1927 W. North Ave., Wicker Park, 773-772-4422), which, starting Friday, will be able to deliver growlers of its beer for $22.

Congrats to Sarah Grueneberg’s pasta temple, Monteverde (1020 W. Madison St., West Loop, 312-888-3041), as it just earned a spot on GQ’s list of the country’s 12 best new restaurants.

    What You Need To Know About the Chicago Dining Scene This Week
    Time to eat doughnuts. Los Angeles-imported Stan's Donuts simultaneously opened two new locations on the Magnificent Mile (535 N. Michigan Ave., 312-955-3100) and in Lake View (3300 N. Broadway, 773-883-4764), bringing the chain's Chicago total to six. Attention Detroit-style square pizza lovers: Beloved Michigan franchise Jet's Pizza (1811 W.
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2 days ago

'Saved By The Bell' Schedule, Dark Matter's 3rd Cafe, Nando's Streeterville, More Intel

...shuttered in Lakeview. After losing its business license, the city shut down Waffles Cafe at 3611 N. Broadway St., reported DNAinfo. It appears a Streeterville location at 203 E. Ohio St. is still open...

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—Dark Matter Coffee is quietly expanding with plans to open its third coffee shop. Work continues on a shop at the corner of Jackson and Jefferson at the corner of 601 W. Jackson Blvd. Dark Matter brass didn't provide comment. The operate both Osmium Coffee Bar and Star Lounge.

—Dark Matter Coffee is quietly expanding with plans to open its third coffee shop. Work continues on a shop at the corner of Jackson and Jefferson at the corner of 601 W. Jackson Blvd. Dark Matter brass didn't provide comment. The operate both Osmium Coffee Bar and Star Lounge.

—Looks like Nando's Peri-Peri is opening a Streeterville location. The South African chicken chain has applied for a liquor license with the city for the address at 227 E. Ontario St.

...Waffles Cafe at 3611 N. Broadway St., reported DNAinfo. It appears a Streeterville location at 203 E. Ohio St. is still open...

    'Saved By The Bell' Schedule, Dark Matter's 3rd Cafe, Nando's Streeterville, More Intel
    Dark Matter Coffee is quietly expanding with plans to open its third coffee shop. Work continues on a shop at the corner of Jackson and Jefferson at the corner of 601 W. Jackson Blvd. Dark Matter brass didn't provide comment. The operate both Osmium Coffee Bar and Star Lounge.
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6 days ago

Updated 2 days ago

8 New Chicago Restaurant Openings To Get The Weekend Started

LAKEVIEW & MAG MILE— Stan's Donuts & Coffee has two new locations, giving the chain six. They're also doing their traditional giveaway at 6 a.m. on opening day for the first 100 customers. Status: Opening Saturday, 535 N. Michigan Ave. and 3300 N. Broadway St.

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THE LOOP— The Protein Bar spinoff, Thrive360 Eatery, opened its first location. The chain hopes the new restaurants will expand its customer base, not solely relying on the health conscious. They will continue to serve Protein Bar's blended drinks. Status: Certified open, 37 S. LaSalle St.

ANDERSONVILLE— The Goddess and The Grocer's new Andersonville spot will feature a cocktail program, the first for the mini-chain. Debra Sharpe's restaurant will feature salads, sandwiches and sweet treats. There's also a patio. Status: Opening on Saturday, 5318 N. Clark St.

LAKEVIEW & MAG MILE— Stan's Donuts & Coffee has two new locations, giving the chain six. They're also doing their traditional giveaway at 6 a.m. on opening day for the first 100 customers. Status: Opening Saturday, 535 N. Michigan Ave. and 3300 N. Broadway St.

WICKER PARK— Detroit-style pizza is now in Wicker Park as Michigan chain Jet's Pizza has expanded, bringing with them brick cheese and square-cut pies. Now if only Buddy's Pizza could join them. Status: Certified open, 1811 W. North Ave.

PORTAGE PARK— So long E Wok Cafe, everyone will miss the "Star Wars" pun. But in its place Hands On Modern Thai & Sushi Kitchen has taken over. It's the second location for the owners who run a location in Dunning. Status: Certified open, 5056 W. Irving Park.

    8 New Chicago Restaurant Openings To Get The Weekend Started
    THE LOOP- The Protein Bar spinoff, Thrive360 Eatery, opened its first location. The chain hopes the new restaurants will expand its customer base, not solely relying on the health conscious. They will continue to serve Protein Bar's blended drinks. Status: Certified open, 37 S. LaSalle St.
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2 days ago

Gay veterans to be represented in four days of Memorial Day activities

...held at 2:00 p.m. The bus will leave from the Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted at noon. Call Bernie Santarsiero at 312 320 1445 or email at bds@uic.edu...

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On Saturday, May 28 AVER will march in the City of Chicago's Memorial Day Parade. Line-up will be at 11 a.m. near Wacker & LaSalle, along the Chicago River. Look for the large AVER sign on our car.

    Gay veterans to be represented in four days of Memorial Day activities - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive - Windy City Times
    The Chicago Chapter of American Veterans for Equal Rights ( AVER ) will support events throughout the Memorial Day weekend. AVER is a non-profit, chapter-based association of active, reserve and veteran servicemembers dedicated to full and equal rights and treatment for all present and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces.
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2 days ago

SUMMER THEATER SPECIAL Summery theater treats in the city

The Plough and the Stars, Wayward Productions at Johnny O'Hagan's, 3374 N. Clark St. On the anniversary of the 1916 Irish Uprising, Sean O'Casey's diatribe on the folly of war fueled by misguided patriotism hits home all the harder. Through June 11; www.WaywardProductions.org .

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Once in a Lifetime, Strawdog Theatre Company, 3829 N. Broadway. Kaufman and Hart's comedy lampooning the early days of Hollywood provides the perfect vehicle for Strawdog's goodbye to the loft above Broadway. Through June 11; www.Strawdog.org .

The Importance of Being Earnest, Dead Writers Theatre Collective at the Athenaeum, 2936 N. Southport Ave. You knew the Dead Writers had to get around to this Victorian ( gay nineties? ) classic sometime, didn't you? July 1-31; www.DeadWriters.net .

Xanadu, American Theater Company, 1909 W. Byron St. It was a favorite of ATC's late director, but Electric Light Orchestra nostalgionados and Olivia Newton-John crushies can tuck away their hankies and float along on the falsetto harmonies. June 8-July 17; www.ATCWeb.org .

...Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse Songbook, Theo Ubique Cabaret Theater at the No Exit Cafe, 6970 N. Glenwood Ave. Whether you remember this prolific songwriting duo for "I've been Lumbered" or "The Candy...

The Book of Mormon, Broadway in Chicago at the PrivateBank Shubert Theatre, 18 W. Monroe St. Trey Parker and Matt Stone find a way to offend everybody in their runaway hit...

Lolita de Lares, Urban Theater Company at the Batay Urbano, 2620 W. Division St. Last produced in Chicago by Latino Chicago in 1995, Migdalia Cruz' dramatic pageant recounts the...

Death and Harry Houdini, House Theater of Chicago at the Chopin, 1543 W. Division St. We just can't get enough of Dennis Watkins defying death in the role of history's greatest magician. It runs through July 24; www.TheHouseTheatre.com .

The Good Person of Setzuan, Cor Theatre at A Red Orchid, 1531 N. Wells St. Tony Kushner's translation may incline toward prissiness, but Cor's reputation rests on sweaty...

Hauptmann, City Lit Theater at Edgewater Presbyterian, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. Allowing the man executed for one of the twentieth century's most cruel murders the chance to tell his side launched John Logan's playwrighting career in 1986. June 7-July 10; www.CityLit.org .

The Grapes of Wrath, Gift Theatre, 4802 N. Milwaukee Ave. An impoverished Great Plains family migrates to Northern California during hard times in a ramshackle car on a storefront stage barely bigger. June 16-Aug. 14; www.TheGiftTheatre.org .

The House of Bernarda Alba, Oracle Theatre, 3809 N. Broadway. Federico Garcia Lorca recounts a torrid tale of unhappy women and Oracle's intimate storefront puts their suffering right in our laps. June 4-July 23; www.PublicAccessTheatre.org .

    SUMMER THEATER SPECIAL Summery theater treats in the city - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive - Windy City Times
    Summer theater usually suggests Shakespeare-under-the-stars, song-and-dance spectacles in a barn or retro-cabaret on the patio. The city offers some of these citronella-circuit treats, but you can also find plenty of serious warm-weather thrills, too-and you don't need to wear bug repellent or sunscreen to the theater.
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3 days ago

Pro-LGBT groups hold 'Pride Prom'

The event—which kicked off the start of future collaborations between the two organizations—took place under a massive tent on Halsted and Newport streets, and featured live music by The Lakeside Pride Strayhorn Jazz Combo and DJ Moose along with light refreshments from Halsted-area restaurants.

    Pro-LGBT groups hold 'Pride Prom' - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive - Windy City Times
    On May 21, The Northalsted Business Alliance ( NBA ), in collaboration with The Legacy Project, presented "Pride Prom: A Chance to Rewrite History."The event-which kicked off the start of future collaborations between the two organizations-took place under a massive tent on Halsted and Newport streets, and featured live music by The Lakeside Pride Strayhorn Jazz Combo and DJ Moose along with light refreshments from Halsted-area restaurants.
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3 days ago

City Shuts Waffles Cafe In Lakeview, Was Home To Wonuts

Waffles Cafe, 3611 N. Broadway, lost its business license last week after a $15,000 debt to the city went unpaid, according to the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection.

If Waffles is gone for good, it'll leave some coveted Lakeview real estate up for grabs at Addison and Broadway. Previous incarnations include Istanbul Restaurant and North Coast Cafe in the strip of shops just one street over from Boystown and a brief walk from Wrigley Field.

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A third location at 203 E. Ohio St. did not appear permanently shuttered as of Monday.

    City Shuts Waffles Cafe In Lakeview, Was Home To Wonuts
    LAKEVIEW - The city shut down Waffles Cafe in Lakeview Thursday, revoking its license five months after the eatery closed for renovations in late 2015. Waffles Cafe, 3611 N. Broadway, lost its business license last week after a $15,000 debt to the city went unpaid, according to the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection.
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6 days ago

Win Free Donuts for Life in Chicago on Saturday

Doors open 6:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 21 at Stan’s, 535 N. Michigan Ave. and 3300 N. Broadway, www.stansdonutschicago.com

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Doors open 6:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 21 at Stan’s, 535 N. Michigan Ave. and 3300 N. Broadway, www.stansdonutschicago.com

    Win Free Donuts for Life in Chicago on Saturday
    You will win free doughnuts for the rest of your time on Earth if you draw the lucky envelope at either new location of Stan's Donuts & Coffee. Chicago favorite Stan's Donuts & Coffee is giving one lucky customer the chance for just that at the opening of their new storefront Saturday.
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6 days ago

Iconic Japanese street treats make their way to Chicago

3227 N. Clark St.

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1482 N. Milwaukee Ave

1960 N. Damen Ave.

2515 N. California Ave.

1156 W. Grand Ave.

823 W. Randolph St.

668 N. Wells St.

59 W. Hubbard St.

    Iconic Japanese street treats make their way to Chicago
    Every culture has its favorite snacks. And in Japan, our food reporter says two iconic treats come to mind: takoyaki and okonomiyaki. As part of our Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month coverage, he's devoting each of his Friday Feasts this month to a different country.
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May 19

88-Unit Affordable Housing Complex Proposed For Logan Square

Though the development will be explicitly LGBTQ friendly, it will also be open to all, in accordance with housing discrimination laws. A similar development, with 79 units geared towards LGBTQ seniors, opened in August of 2014 in the 44th Ward, at 3600 N. Halsted St. in Lakeview.

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Located at 2031 N. Milwaukee Avenue, on a site that's currently a parking lot, the transit-oriented development would be...

...the planned protest, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Congress Pizzeria (2033 N. Milwaukee Ave.) The protest will run from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m., starting at...

    88-Unit Affordable Housing Complex Proposed For Logan Square
    Ald. Proco Joe Moreno (1st) is proposing a new, 88-unit affordable housing complex in Logan Square. Located at 2031 N. Milwaukee Avenue, on a site that's currently a parking lot, the transit-oriented development would be a mixed-use, LGBTQ-friendly building called the John Pennycuff Memorial Apartments at Robert Castillo Plaza.
    http://chicagoist.com

May 18

Music, movies, food & more await at Chicago-area summer festivals

Northalsted Market Days, Aug. 13-14, 3600 N. Halsted; visit northalsted.com

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Chicago Mayfest, May 20-22, 3100 N. Ashland; visit starevents.com

Chicago Underground Film Festival, June 1-5, Logan Theatre, 2646 N. Milwaukee; visit cuff.org

Taste of Little Village — Flavors of Mexico, June 3-5, 26th and Sacramento; visit chicagoevents.com

Do Division Street Fest & Sidewalk Sale, June 3-5, 2000 W. Division; visit do-divisionstreetfest.com

America’s Cup, June 10-12, Navy Pier, 600 W. Grand; visit acws-chicago.americascup.com

Chicago Women’s Funny Festival, June 16-19, Stage773, 1225 W. Belmont; visit stage773.com

Taste of Randolph, June 17-19, 900 W. Randolph; visit tasterandolph.com

Chicago Pride Fest, June 18-19, 3200 N. Halsted; Chicago Pride Parade is June 26; visit northalsted.com

6 Corners BBQ Fest, June 18-19, 4000 N. Milwaukee; visit chicagoevents.com

Old St. Pat’s World’s Largest Block Party, June 25, UIC Pavilion Parking Lot, 1145 S. Morgan; visit worldslargestblockparty.com

Windy City Ribfest Uptown, July 1-3, 4700 N. Broadway; visit chicagoevents.com

African/Caribbean International Festival of Life, July 1-4, Union Park, 1501 W. Randolph; visit cityofchicago.org

Fireworks at Navy Pier, July 2, 600 E. Grand; visit navypier.com

Chicago Irish American Heritage Festival, July 8-10, Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox; visit irish-american.org

Roscoe Village Burger Fest, July 9-10, Belmont and Damen; visit chicagoevents.com

Ben Fest, July 15-17, St. Benedict Parish, 2215 W. Irving Park; visit parish.stbenedict.com/benfest-1

Sheffield Music Festival & Garden Walk, July 23-24, 2200 N. Sheffield; visit sheffieldgardenwalk.com

Wicker Park Fest, July 23-24, Milwaukee Ave. (between North and Paulina); visit wickerparkfest.com

Fiesta del Sol, July 28-31, 1000 W. Cermak; visit fiestadelsol.org

Jeff Fest Arts & Music Festival, July 29-31, (Milwaukee and Higgins); visit chicagoevents.com

Black Harvest Film Festival, Aug. 5- Sept, 1, Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State; visit siskelfilmcenter.org/festivals

Chicago Hot Dog Fest, Aug. 5-7, Chicago History Museum, Clark Street and La Salle; visit chicagohotdogfest.com

Wrigleyville Summerfest, Aug. 6-7, (one block North of Belmont, on Seminary at School St.); visit starevents.com

Taste of Lincoln Avenue, Aug. 6-7, 5900 N. Broadway; visit tasteoflincolnchicago.com

Retro on Roscoe, Aug. 12-14, 2248 W. Belmont; visit starevents.com

Reggae Fest Chicago, Aug.13, Addams Medill Park, 1301 W. 14th St.; headliners include Toots & the Maytals, Lee “Scratch” Perry, Hepcat and more; visit reggaefestchicago.com

Chicago Festa Italiana, Aug. 18-21, Taylor at Ashland; visit starevents.com

Chicago Dancing Festival, Aug. 23-27, Harris Theater for Music and Dance (205 E. Randolph), Museum of Contemporary Art (220 E. Chicago), Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University (50 E. Congress) and the Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park (201 E. Randolph); visit chicagodancingfestival.com

Chicago Dancing Festival, Aug. 23-27, Harris Theater for Music and Dance (205 E. Randolph), Museum of Contemporary Art (220 E. Chicago), Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University (50 E. Congress) and the Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park (201 E. Randolph); visit chicagodancingfestival.com

Chicago Dancing Festival, Aug. 23-27, Harris Theater for Music and Dance (205 E. Randolph), Museum of Contemporary Art (220 E. Chicago), Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University (50 E. Congress) and the Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park (201 E. Randolph); visit chicagodancingfestival.com

Taste of Greektown, Aug. 27-28, 400 S. Halsted; visit tasteofgreektown.com

Bucktown Arts Fest, Aug. 27-28, 2200 N. Oakley; visit bucktownartsfest.com

Chicago Jazz Festival, Sept. 1-4, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington and Millennium Park; headliners include Orbert Davis, The Bad Plus, John Scofield and more; visit chicagojazzfestival.us

African Festival of the Arts, Sept. 2-5, Washington Park, 5100 S. Cottage Grove; visit aihusa.org

Festival de La Villita, Sept. 11-13, 26th and Kostner; visit cityofchicago.org

Riot Fest, Sept. 16-18, Douglas Park, 1401 S. Sacramento; visit riotfest.org

    Music, movies, food & more await at Chicago-area summer festivals
    Summer in the city means it's time to get out there and have a whole lotta fun. So whether it's music or movies or food or arts and crafts that you crave - or all of the aforementioned and more - here's a look at some of what's on tap for the Chicago area in the coming months: MAY Long Grove Chocolate Fest, May 20-22, Route 83 and Old Route 53, Long Grove; visit visitlonggrove.com Chicago Mayfest, May 20-22, 3100 N.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

May 18

Artemis Singers concerts in June

The June 11 show will take place at Broadway United Methodist Church, 3338 N. Broadway, at 7 p.m. The June 18 event will be at First Unitarian Church, 5650 S. Woodlawn Ave., at 7 p.m. ( Artemis Singers is cosponsoring the Hyde Park concert with Affinity Community Services. )

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The June 11 show will take place at Broadway United Methodist Church, 3338 N. Broadway, at 7 p.m. The June 18 event will be at First Unitarian Church, 5650 S. Woodlawn Ave., at 7 p.m. ( Artemis Singers is cosponsoring the Hyde Park concert with Affinity Community Services. )

    Artemis Singers concerts in June - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive - Windy City Times
    Windy City Times News Archive - Artemis Singers concerts in June Drawing its inspiration from today's headlines, lesbian feminist chorus Artemis Singers will devote a whole concert to songs about social justice, freedom and peace June 11 and June 18 in its Pride concert/dance, Voices of Joyful Rebellion.
    http://www.windycitymediagroup.com

May 17

Dining news: Italian restaurant's renovation, Craft Beer Week

...a.m. The fifth and sixth locations are located at 535 N. Michigan Ave. and 3300 N. Broadway. The grand-opening celebrations start with the first 100 customers at the two new locations...

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—Italian restaurant Piccolo Sogno Due, 340 N. Clark St., has closed. However, Chef Tony Priolo will bring back a new concept, Nonnina, at the same address. Nonnina will be under the culinary direction of Chris Macchia. The original restaurant—Piccolo Sogno, at 464 N. Halsted St.—is still open.

—Italian restaurant Piccolo Sogno Due, 340 N. Clark St., has closed. However, Chef Tony Priolo will bring back a new concept, Nonnina, at the same address. Nonnina will be under the culinary direction of Chris Macchia. The original restaurant—Piccolo Sogno, at 464 N. Halsted St.—is still open.

...DryHop Brewery, 3155 N. Broadway, and Corridor Brewery & Provisions, 3446 N. Southport Ave., will hold Chicago Craft Beer Week events...

...DryHop Brewery, 3155 N. Broadway, and Corridor Brewery & Provisions, 3446 N. Southport Ave., will hold Chicago Craft Beer Week events May 19-29. Some of the planned events...

...In conjunction with Chicago Craft Beer Week, Jake Melnick's Corner Tap, 41 E. Superior St., will host Surly Darkness Eve on Friday, May 20, at 6-8 p.m. For...

...The Curious Craft Beer Bash will take place at Mahoney's Pub, 551 N. Ogden Ave., on Sunday, May 22, 1-4 p.m. Curious Craft Beer Bash will be an...

...At Old Town Pour House, 1419 N. Wells St., through May 29 ( for Chicago Craft Beer Week ), guests can enjoy $4 Lagunitas Aunt Sally...

...May 21, at 6:30 a.m. The fifth and sixth locations are located at 535 N. Michigan Ave. and 3300 N. Broadway. The grand-opening celebrations start with the first 100 customers at...

...Attendees can learn the basics of rolling sushi on Wed., May 18, at Arami, 1829 W. Chicago Ave., at 6:30 p.m. Chef de Cuisine Nelson Vinansaca guides guests through a hands...

...Dos Urban Cantina, 2829 W. Armitage Ave., will have a regular Sunday brunch buffet at 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The...

...In Jonquil Park, 1001 W. Wrightwood Ave., the Lincoln Park Wine Fest will take place May 21-22, 1-6 p.m...

...Held on May 22-23, the Chicago Cocktail Summit ( at the Logan Theatre, 2646 N. Milwaukee Ave. ) brings together bar and restaurant professionals as well as consumer and home cocktail enthusiasts for...

...West Town's TWO, 1132 W. Grand Ave., will host a Goose Island Reserve beer-pairings dinner in celebration of Chicago Craft Beer...

...Chef-turned-restaurateur Cameron Grant announced Langhe Pasta Company, 2824 W. Armitage Ave.—a culinary passion project delivering his Plin and other pasta favorites directly to consumers. Famed...

...The Hampton Inn Chicago Downtown/N Loop/Michigan Ave,, 68 E. Wacker Pl., has exclusively partnered with Revolution Brewery—and there will be a one-year anniversary party...

    Dining news: Italian restaurant's renovation, Craft Beer Week - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive - Windy City Times
    Italian restaurant Piccolo Sogno Due, 340 N. Clark St., has closed. However, Chef Tony Priolo will bring back a new concept, Nonnina, at the same address. Nonnina will be under the culinary direction of Chris Macchia. The original restaurant-Piccolo Sogno, at 464 N. Halsted St.-is still open.
    http://www.windycitymediagroup.com

May 14

Gay veterans represented in four days of Memorial Day activities

...held at 2:00 p.m. The bus will leave from the Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted at noon. Call Bernie Santarsiero at 312 320 1445 or email at bds@uic.edu...

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On Saturday, May 28 AVER will march in the City of Chicago's Memorial Day Parade. Line-up will be at 11 a.m. near Wacker & LaSalle, along the Chicago River. Look for the large AVER sign on our car.

    Gay veterans represented in four days of Memorial Day activities - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive - Windy City Times
    The Chicago Chapter of American Veterans for Equal Rights ( AVER ) will support events throughout the Memorial Day weekend. AVER is a non-profit, chapter-based association of active, reserve and veteran servicemembers dedicated to full and equal rights and treatment for all present and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces.
    http://www.windycitymediagroup.com

May 14

DISENCHANTED Brunch Kit Kat May 15th

3700 N. Halsted Street

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5 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60603

2852 N. Halsted Street

    DISENCHANTED Brunch Kit Kat May 15th - Gay chicago
    DISENCHANTED Musical Brunch at Kit Kat Lounge Win Tickets to the Broadway in Chicago Show Sunday, May 15 11 a.m.-4 p.m. SURE TO SELL OUT- GET YOUR RESERVATION NOW! Like fairy tales with a twist? Head to Lakeview's Kit Kat Lounge and Supper Club on Sunday, May 15 for a DISENCHANTED!
    http://bestgaychicago.com

May 13

7 New Chicago Bar & Restaurant Openings to Try

LAKEVIEW— Another sweet shop has sprung up in Lakeview. It's called Pie-N-Cones: The A La Mode Cafe. Yes, this cafe is dedicated to ice cream and pies. Status: Certified open, 3343 N. Broadway St.

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GOLD COAST— Another LYFE Kitchen is open. The health-conscious chain's fifth location is ready at the corner of State and Pearson. All dishes are under 600 calories. Status: Certified open, 831 N. Clark St.

THE LOOP— Raised, the third-floor lounge on top of the Renaissance Chicago Hotel, is open. The view overlooks the Chicago River, and they offer a variety of cocktails and Belgian beer. Status: Certified open, 1 W. Wacker Dr.

THE LOOP— Over at the Hyatt Centric's 24th floor, AIRE is another new downtown Chicago rooftop. They offer small plates and cocktails. Status: Certified open, 100 W. Monroe St.

LINCOLN PARK— Kinnaree Thai Kitchen is open inside the former Maza Lebanese restaurant space. They promise Thai items in "its traditional form." Status: Certified open, 2415 N. Ashland Ave.

RIVER NORTH— Joy District, the club/restaurant that placed Epic, has opened its rooftop space. The establishment is owned by the same folks behind neighboring Hubbard Inn. Status: Certified open, 112 W. Hubbard St.

RAVENSWOOD— The saga of El Nuevo Taco has finally culminated in an opening. After foreclosure forced its closure, the Mexican joint has re-opened down the street. Status: Certified open, 1700 W. Lawrence Ave.

    7 New Chicago Bar & Restaurant Openings to Try
    LINCOLN PARK- Kinnaree Thai Kitchen is open i nside the former Maza Lebanese restaurant space . They promise Thai items in "its traditional form." Status: Certified open, 2415 N. Ashland Ave. LAKEVIEW- Another sweet shop has sprung up in Lakeview. It's called Pie-N-Cones: The A La Mode Cafe.
    http://chicago.eater.com

May 12

Artemis Singers to present "Voices of Joyful Rebellion" Pride Concert

˘ 7 p.m. Saturday, June 11, at Broadway United Methodist Church, 3338 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL 60657 Concert and dance are accessible.

The June 11 venue, Broadway United Methodist Church, is located on the corner of Broadway and Buckingham in Chicago's East Lakeview. Several pay parking lots are within a few blocks of the church. Check Artemis Singers' website for parking information.

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...7 p.m. Saturday, June 18, at First Unitarian Church, 5650 S. Woodlawn Ave., Chicago, IL 60637. Concert and dance are accessible. Artemis Singers is cosponsoring the Hyde Park...

    Artemis Singers to present "Voices of Joyful Rebellion" Pride Concert - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive - Windy City Times
    Windy City Times News Archive - Artemis Singers to present "Voices of Joyful Rebellion" Pride Concert Breaking the bounds of the status quo, Artemis Singers, www.artemissingers.org, Chicago's lesbian feminist chorus, will perform songs about rebellion June 11 and June 18 in its Pride concert/dance, Voices of Joyful Rebellion.
    http://www.windycitymediagroup.com

May 11

Chicago History Museum OUT event looks at history of hooking up

...chicagohistory.org/outatchm. An after party for the program will be held at Wang's, 3317 N. Broadway in Chicago. Additional drink prices will be charged at the after party...

    Chicago History Museum OUT event looks at history of hooking up - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive - Windy City Times
    Windy City Times News Archive - Chicago History Museum OUT event looks at history of hooking up CHICAGO ( May 11, 2016 ) - New technology has introduced innovative and unexpected ways of bringing LGBTQ people together. Explore this fascinating history at Looking? The History of Hooking Up on Thursday, May 19 at the Chicago History Museum.
    http://www.windycitymediagroup.com

May 11

9 Upcoming Chicago-Area Restaurants To Know

LAKEVIEW— There's not a lot of details, but it looks a new restaurant has taken over Jitlada Thai House, 3715 N. Halsted St. It's called Earth's Kitchen. There's little information, except an Instagram account saying they'll serve Japanese-American fusion food.

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LAKEVIEW— Crepe Town is done in Lakeview at 3915 N. Sheridan Road, and will be replaced by Burger Hub, reported DNAinfo. There's no opening timeline, but Burger Hub also has a West Ridge location.

...Roti Modern Mediterranean —note the updated name— is opening another Chicago location inside the MetraMarket, 118 N. Canal St. That's the same building where Chicago's French Market sits. Roti should open early...

...should open next spring. Then there's a 144-seat brewpub that's coming to 412 N. Austin Ave. That project doesn't have a name, yet, and will be two levels with a...

    9 Upcoming Chicago-Area Restaurants To Know
    LAKEVIEW- The Budlong hosted friends and family Tuesday night in their new Lakeview location, where Bunny The Micro Bakery once served foie gras toast. They've got seating for about 20 inside. The grand opening remains May 17. LAKEVIEW- Crepe Town is done in Lakeview at 3915 N.
    http://chicago.eater.com

May 11

Stan’s Donuts Opening Two More Locations In Chicago!

Stan’s Donuts is opening TWO more locations around the city – one in Lakeview at 3300 N. Broadway and the other inside Labriola Ristorante at 535 N. Michigan Ave.

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Stan’s Donuts is opening TWO more locations around the city – one in Lakeview at 3300 N. Broadway and the other inside Labriola Ristorante at 535 N. Michigan Ave.

    Stan's Donuts Opening Two More Locations In Chicago!
    More donuts, less problems! Stan's Donuts is opening TWO more locations around the city - one in Lakeview at 3300 N. Broadway and the other inside Labriola Ristorante at 535 N. Michigan Ave. Eater reports that both locations will open May 21 at 6:30 am.
    http://b96.cbslocal.com

May 11

The 8 Best Egg Sandwiches In Chicago

Kanela Breakfast Club is at 3231 N. Clark St., 1408 N. Milwaukee Ave., 1552 N. Wells St. and 502 E. Illinois St.

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Do-Rite Donuts & Chicken is at 233 E. Erie St.

Eastman Egg Company is at 23 N. Wacker Dr., 500 W. Madison St. and in a rambling food truck.

Eastman Egg Company is at 23 N. Wacker Dr., 500 W. Madison St. and in a rambling food truck.

Aje Café is at 2942 N. Clark St.

Blackwood Barbecue is at 307 W. Lake St., 28 S. Clinton St. and 962 W. Belmont Ave.

Blackwood Barbecue is at 307 W. Lake St., 28 S. Clinton St. and 962 W. Belmont Ave.

Blackwood Barbecue is at 307 W. Lake St., 28 S. Clinton St. and 962 W. Belmont Ave.

Eleven City Diner is at 1112 S. Wabash Ave. and 2301 N. Clark St.

Eleven City Diner is at 1112 S. Wabash Ave. and 2301 N. Clark St.

Kanela Breakfast Club is at 3231 N. Clark St., 1408 N. Milwaukee Ave., 1552 N. Wells St. and 502 E. Illinois St.

Kanela Breakfast Club is at 3231 N. Clark St., 1408 N. Milwaukee Ave., 1552 N. Wells St. and 502 E. Illinois St.

Kanela Breakfast Club is at 3231 N. Clark St., 1408 N. Milwaukee Ave., 1552 N. Wells St. and 502 E. Illinois St.

Cochon Volant is at 100 W. Monroe St.

Chicago Bagel Authority is at 953 W. Armitage Ave., 955 W. Belmont Ave. and 11 N. Wells St.

Chicago Bagel Authority is at 953 W. Armitage Ave., 955 W. Belmont Ave. and 11 N. Wells St.

Chicago Bagel Authority is at 953 W. Armitage Ave., 955 W. Belmont Ave. and 11 N. Wells St.

    The 8 Best Egg Sandwiches In Chicago
    Egg sandwiches and breakfast are inextricably linked-and since kick-starting your day right is serious business, it helps to know where the tastiest versions are found. Check out our favorites around town. Do-Rite Donuts & Chicken's Vera Cruz Do-Rite Donuts & Chicken is at 233 E. Erie St.
    http://chicagoist.com

May 10

Updated May 11

Man charged with stabbing in Lake View

About 1:30 a.m., Holmes and a 28-year-old man were drinking alcohol together in the apartment in the 500 block of West Aldine when they began to argue, police said.

    Man charged with stabbing in Lake View
    A man has been charged with stabbing another man early Monday during an argument in a Lake View neighborhood apartment on the North Side. Christopher Holmes, 25, faces one felony count of aggravated battery causing great bodily harm, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

  • I Had To Say It Reality does not equal negativity.

    Are they allowed to have those silly beards in jail?

  • I Had To Say It Reality does not equal negativity.

    He was a cook too. Ewwww. Hopefully they made him wear a net or delouse daily.

May 10

NUNN ON ONE: TELEVISION Chicago's Kim Chi makes top three of 'Drag Race'

Catch the finals Monday, May 16, at 8 p.m. CT on Logo. Meet the whole gang at Roscoe's, 3356 N. Halsted St., on Thursday, June 16, with details at Roscoes.com .

    NUNN ON ONE: TELEVISION Chicago's Kim Chi makes top three of 'Drag Race' - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive - Windy City Times
    Korean-American contestant Kim Chi has decimated the competition of RuPaul's Drag Race on the eighth season of the hit television show from the Logo Channel. Beginning her drag career in 2012, this queen has come a long way from Neverland parties in Chicago to now being globally recognized.
    http://www.windycitymediagroup.com

May 10

DANCIN' FEATS Adamczyk takes road back to the stage in Ashton's 'Cinderella'

...on Halsted takes place July 22, 7-9 p.m. in the third floor gallery, 3656 N. Halsted St. The Lakeview East Art Fair takes place Sept. 10-11 on Broadway between Belmont and...

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...Sir Frederick Ashton's Cinderella May 11-22 at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 E. Congress Pkwy. Tickets are $32-$170, available for purchase at The Joffrey Ballet's official Box Office...

...at The Joffrey Ballet's official Box Office located in the lobby of Joffrey Tower, 10 E. Randolph St.; at Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University Box Office; all Ticketmaster Ticket Centers; by telephone at...

    DANCIN' FEATS Adamczyk takes road back to the stage in Ashton's 'Cinderella' - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive - Windy City Times
    As the Joffrey Ballet brings its 60th anniversary season to a close, veteran dancer Matthew Adamczyk's season is just getting started. Adamczyk, who joined the Joffrey Ballet in 2003 under Gerald Arpino, returns to the stage after a year away to play the role of Father in Sir Frederick Ashton's Cinderella, running May 11-22 at the Auditorium Theatre.
    http://www.windycitymediagroup.com

May 10

CDPH unveils Health Chicago 2.0 details

The meeting was held at Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted St., and featured CDPH Commissioner Julie Morita; Jen Brown, director, Alliance for Research in Chicagoland Communities...

    CDPH unveils Health Chicago 2.0 details - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive - Windy City Times
    The Chicago Department of Public Health, on May 4, held the first of its meetings to connect service providers and community members with its Healthy Chicago 2.0 initiative for 2016-2020, a date-driven plan that identifies health disparities across the city, which was officially announced in late March.
    http://www.windycitymediagroup.com

May 10

Dining news: National Burger Month, Gino's 50 years, new spots

...its eighth property, Lark, is set to open in Lake View this June. Located at 3441 N. Halsted St.—in the former Halsted's Bar + Grill space—Lark will offer wood-fired pizzas, pasta...

...a.m. The fifth and sixth locations are located at 535 N. Michigan Ave. and 3300 N. Broadway. The grand-opening celebrations start with the first 100 customers at the two new locations...

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...In celebration of National Burger Month, Clark Street Dog and Bar, 3040 N. Clark St., will feature a new Red Hot Burger on special for $5.99 ( $6.55 with...

...Also in celebration of National Burger Month, MAK: Modern Asian Kitchen, 1924 W. Division St., invites guests to enjoy two new MAK Burger specials available for $10 each throughout May...

...Kanela Breakfast Club, 5413 N. Clark St. in Andersonville, is now open. This is the fifth Kanela to open in Chicago, with...

...The Duck Inn, 2701 S. Eleanor St., will kick off the 2016 National Restaurant Association ( NRA ) Show with a pig roast on...

...DryHop Brewery, 3155 N. Broadway, and Corridor Brewery & Provisions, 3446 N. Southport Ave., will hold Chicago Craft Beer Week events...

...DryHop Brewery, 3155 N. Broadway, and Corridor Brewery & Provisions, 3446 N. Southport Ave., will hold Chicago Craft Beer Week events May 19-29. Some of the planned events...

...In conjunction with Chicago Craft Beer Week, Jake Melnick's Corner Tap, 41 E. Superior St., will host Surly Darkness Eve on Friday, May 20, at 6-8 p.m. For...

...annual spring tea Saturday, May 21, at 2 p.m. at the Edgewater Beach Cafe, 5545 N. Sheridan Rd. The tea will feature a high tea, a silent auction and a signature reading of...

...In Jonquil Park, 1001 W. Wrightwood Ave., the Lincoln Park Wine Fest will take place May 21-22, 1-6 p.m...

...Held on May 22-23, the Chicago Cocktail Summit ( at the Logan Theatre, 2646 N. Milwaukee Ave. ) brings together bar and restaurant professionals as well as consumer and home cocktail enthusiasts for...

...Travelle Kitchen + Bar, 330 N. Wabash St., announced the appointment of Chef de Cuisine Ricardo Jarquin and launches menus for spring, including...

—Sunda, 110 W. Illinois St., is marking Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with specials. Items include Filipino lumpia sariwa ( through 15 ), Korean duck breast scam ( May 16-22 ) and Thai quail satay ( May 23-29 ). See SundaChicago.com .

...alongside team members of Peruvian restaurant Tanta, announced the May 16 grand opening of Arbella, 112 W. Grand Ave.. Arbella is a new River North 74-seat cocktail lounge that aims to celebrate the...

...Piccolo Sogno, 464 N. Halsted St., is offering its spring menu. Chef/Partner Tony Priolo is offering dishes such as cavolo...

...Frasca Pizzeria & Wine Bar, 3358 N. Paulina Ave., is marking its 10th anniversary with "10 for 10." On Tuesday, May 17 from open...

...Forno Rosso Pizzeria Napoletana, 1048 W. Randolph St., will host a free pizza happy hour on the patio on Wed., May 18, at...

...Coconutz Chicago, 13 W. Division St., has new spring and summer food and beverage menus. Some of the new food items...

...Chef-turned-restaurateur Cameron Grant announced Langhe Pasta Company, 2824 W. Armitage Ave.—a culinary passion project delivering his Plin and other pasta favorites directly to consumers. Famed...

...May 21, at 6:30 a.m. The fifth and sixth locations are located at 535 N. Michigan Ave. and 3300 N. Broadway. The grand-opening celebrations start with the first 100 customers at...

    Dining news: National Burger Month, Gino's 50 years, new spots - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive - Windy City Times
    In celebration of National Burger Month, Clark Street Dog and Bar, 3040 N. Clark St., will feature a new Red Hot Burger on special for $5.99 ( $6.55 with cheese ). The quarter-pound fresh seasoned burger is topped with an open-faced Vienna Beef natural-casing hot dog, grilled and served with ketchup, mustard, onions, lettuce, tomatoes and crinkle-cut pickles on a grilled bun.
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Apr 21

Updated May 10

Cash-Only Still Rules At These Chicago Bars And Restaurants

L and L Tavern, 3207 N. Clark St.

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Billy Goat, 430 N. Michigan Ave. (and other locations)

Tufano's Vernon Park Tap, 1073 W. Vernon Park Place

BIG & little's Restaurant, 860 N. Orleans St.

Green Mill, 4802 N. Broadway Ave.

Rainbo Club, 1150 N. Damen Ave.

Tweet, 5020 N. Sheridan Road

Big Chicks, 5024 N. Sheridan Road

Taste of Lebanon, 1509 W. Foster Ave.

Mr. Beef on Orleans, 666 N. Orleans St.

Nuevo Leon, 1515 W. 18th St. (temporarily closed due to a fire)

Valois, 1518 E. 53rd St.

Carol's Pub, 4659 N. Clark St.

Irazu, 1865 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Calumet Fisheries, 3259 E. 95th St.

Fatso's Last Stand, 2258 W. Chicago Ave.

Lawrence Fish Market, 3914 W. Lawrence Ave.

Parts and Labor, 2700 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Bullhead Cantina, 1143 N. California Ave.

L'Patron Tacos, 2815 W. Diversey Ave.

Andy's Thai Kitchen, 946 W. Wellington Ave.

Schaller's Pump, 3714 S. Halsted St.

Sultan's Market, 2057 W. North Ave.

Farraguts, 5240 N. Clark St.

Feed, 2803 W. Chicago Ave.

Boiler Room, 2210 N. California Ave.

Red Hot Ranch, 2072 N. Western Ave.

Johnny O's Hot Dogs, 946 W. 35th St.

Richard's Bar, 491 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Flying Saucer, 1123 N. California Ave.

New York Delicatessen, 2921 N. Clark St.

Friar Tuck, 3010 N. Broadway

Sportsman's Club, 948 N. Western Ave.

Podhalanka, 1549 W. Division St.

Whirlaway, 3224 W. Fullerton Ave.

Skylark, 2149 S. Halsted St.

Simon's Tavern, 5210 N. Clark St.

Bernice's Tavern, 3238 S. Halsted St.

Cozy Noodles & Rice, 3456 N. Sheffield Ave.

The Happy Village, 1059 N. Wolcott Ave.

Reno, 2607 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Archie's Iowa & Rockwell Tavern, 2600 W. Iowa St.

Chilam Balam, 3023 N. Broadway

The Chipp Inn, 832 N. Greenview Ave.

The Old Town Ale House, 219 W. North Ave.

Nicky's Hot Dogs, 6142 S. Archer Ave.

Parisi's Drive-in, 6216 W. 63rd St.

Zakopane, 1734 W. Division St.

Authentaco, 1141 N. Ashland Ave.

Sky-Ride Tap, 105 W. Van Buren St.

The Barrel, 2015 S. Damen Ave.

Baby Atlas, 3101 N. Sheffield Ave. (bar under Matilda)

Bob Inn, 2609 W. Fullerton Ave.

    Big Star Dropped Its Cash-Only Policy, But Many City Spots Are Holding Out
    CHICAGO - Big Star might have ditched its cash-only policy, but the city still has a lot of holdouts. The restaurant made the big switch and started accepting credit cards because guests wanted the change, technology has advanced and Big Star needed to move forward with the neighborhood, said Kim Lyons, a spokeswoman for Big Star.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

May 10

2nd Stan's Donuts Coming to Lake View

The Los Angeles-based business has been popular in Chicago, with several locations including one in Lakeview East. This week, the company announced two new stores in the city, including another in Lake View at 3300 N. Broadway the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Another spot will be added within an existing cafe at 535 N. Michigan Ave. on the Magnificent Mile. Both new places will be open on May 21.

    2nd Stan's Donuts Coming to Lake View
    CHICAGO, IL - Stan's Donuts will open a second Lake View location next weekend. The Los Angeles-based business has been popular in Chicago, with several locations including one in Lakeview East. This week, the company announced two new stores in the city, including another in Lake View at 3300 N.
    http://patch.com

May 09

Updated May 10

Stan's Donuts to open two new Chicago locations

...other inside an existing cafe on the Magnificent Mile. The Lakeview location will be at 3300 N. Broadway. The other will be inside the Labriola bakery and cafe at 535 N. Michigan Ave...

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...at 3300 N. Broadway. The other will be inside the Labriola bakery and cafe at 535 N. Michigan Ave. Both are set to open May 21...

    Stan's Donuts to open two new Chicago locations
    Well, there goes the diet. Stan's Donuts said Monday it will open two new locations, one a stand-alone spot in the Lakeview neighborhood and the other inside an existing cafe on the Magnificent Mile. The Lakeview location will be at 3300 N. Broadway. The other will be inside the Labriola bakery and cafe at 535 N.
    http://www.redeyechicago.com

May 10

UPDATE: Charges Filed In Boystown Stabbing

...left a Boystown man hospitalized early Monday morning. 25-year-old Christopher Holmes of the 500 block of W. Aldine has been charged with one count of aggravated battery/great bodily harm, according to the...

...Police say Holmes and the 28-year-old victim were drinking in an apartment at 549 W. Aldine when

May 10

Drunken Lakeview Fight Leads To Stabbing, Charges

Around 1:30 a.m. Monday morning, police say 25-year-old Christopher Holmes got into an argument with a 28-year-old man in the 500 block of West Aldine Avenue when Holmes stabbed the man multiple times in his back and legs.

    Drunken Lakeview Fight Leads To Stabbing, Charges
    LAKEVIEW - A drunken argument led to a stabbing in Lakeview early Monday, police said. Around 1:30 a.m. Monday morning, police say 25-year-old Christopher Holmes got into an argument with a 28-year-old man in the 500 block of West Aldine Avenue when Holmes stabbed the man multiple times in his back and legs.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

May 10

UPDATE: Charges Filed In Boystown Stabbing

...left a Boystown man hospitalized early Monday morning. 25-year-old Christopher Holmes of the 500 block of W. Aldine has been charged with one count of aggravated battery/great bodily harm, according to the...

...Police say Holmes and the 28-year-old victim were drinking in an apartment at 549 W. Aldine when

    CWB Chicago: UPDATE: Charges Filed In Boystown Stabbing
    Charges have been filed in connection with the stabbing that left a Boystown man hospitalized early Monday morning. 25-year-old Christopher Holmes of the 500 block of W. Aldine has been charged with one count of aggravated battery/great bodily harm, according to the Chicago Police Department.
    http://www.cwbchicago.com

May 10

Lakeview’s popular Halsted Flats has 2-bedroom, 2-baths available

Halsted Flats is pet-friendly and PetSmart is in the building. Whole Foods is a short block south at Halsted and Waveland.

    Lakeview's popular Halsted Flats has 2-bedroom, 2-baths available
    Halsted Flats is Lakeview's newest - and only - full-amenity luxury rental high-rise. The popular building offers studio to 3-bedroom apartments, but the only available units are three 2-bedroom, 2-baths, renting from $3,033 to $3,581 a month. If you're looking for a studio, 1- or 3-bedroom apartment, you can register to receive advance notice when one becomes available.
    http://yochicago.com

May 10

Stan's Donuts coming to Mag Mile, Lakeview

Stan's second new location is in Lakeview at 3300 N. Broadway, which formerly held a Caribou Coffee. It's the second Lakeview location for the Southern California-based doughnut-and-coffee shop, which also has an outlet at 2800 N. Clark.

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Its new River North cafe is tucked inside Labriola's eponymous restaurant at 535 N. Michigan, a spot set back on the east side of the Mag Mile where the longtime...

Stan's second new location is in Lakeview at 3300 N. Broadway, which formerly held a Caribou Coffee. It's the second Lakeview location for the Southern California-based doughnut-and-coffee shop, which also has an outlet at 2800 N. Clark.

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May 09

Neil deGrasse Tyson, Daley Plaza Farmers’ Market, and more things to do in Chicago this week

...Chicago Theatre (175 N. State). (UPDATE: Sold out) 7:30 PMWed 5/11: Unabridged Bookstore (3251 N. Broadway) hosts Dreams and Stones, a discussion featuring authors Magdalena Tulli, Bill Johnston, and Ru Freeman...

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Time to plan the week. Here's some of what we recommend: Mon 5/9: The Poetry Foundation and Maggie Queeny hosts Found Poetry at Comfort Station (2579 N. Milwaukee), a discussion and workshop about drawing inspiration for poetry from found objects. 7 PM

...s the final days of "Van Gogh's Bedrooms" at the Art Institute of Chicago (111 S. Michigan). Dmitry Samarov writes, "The three painted versions of the bedroom at Arles are worth the...

...Johnsen of the Nerdette podcast host (En)Lightning Talks Chicago at the Chicago History Museum (1601 N. Clark), a panel five experts—Paul Sereno, Audrey Petty, Vicky Kalogera, Miguel de Baca, and Eugenia...

...the universe), discusses the science behind the mysteries of space tonight at the Chicago Theatre (175 N. State). (UPDATE: Sold out) 7:30 PMWed 5/11: Unabridged Bookstore (3251 N. Broadway) hosts Dreams...

...closes its 60th season with Sir Frederick Ashton’s classic ballet Cinderella at Auditorium Theatre (50 E. Congress). Fri 7:30 PM, Sat 2 and 7:30 PM, Sun 2 PM; also Wed...

Thu 5/12: Today's Daley Plaza Farmers' Market kick-off at Daley Plaza (50 W. Washington) features an introduction to the year's vendors and an announcement of the winner of...

    Neil deGrasse Tyson, Daley Plaza Farmers' Market, and more things to do in Chicago this week
    Time to plan the week. Here's some of what we recommend: Mon 5/9: The Poetry Foundation and Maggie Queeny hosts Found Poetry at Comfort Station (2579 N. Milwaukee), a discussion and workshop about drawing inspiration for poetry from found objects. Through 5/10:It's the final days of "Van Gogh's Bedrooms" at the Art Institute of Chicago (111 S.
    http://www.chicagoreader.com

May 09

Are You Getting Your Money's Worth Out of Property Taxes?

811 W Bradley Pl APT 2

547 W Brompton Ave APT 3N

3510 N Pine Grove Ave # 1044568

3521 N Broadway St # 1669041

535 W Cornelia Ave 534 W Stratford Pl # 009W

535 W Cornelia Ave 534 W Stratford Pl # 009W

632 W Addison St # 1668226

3520 N Lake Shore Dr APT 4F

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4258 N Greenview Ave APT 2C

3900 N Lake Shore Dr APT 2A

3811 N Lincoln Ave APT 3D

4334 N Hazel St # 147648

4250 N Marine Dr APT 1301

1304 W Waveland Ave # 1

3765 N Racine Ave APT H

3900 N Pine Grove Ave APT 306

4144 N Sheridan Rd APT 310

4550 N Malden St

718 W Sheridan Rd APT 3S

4003 N Kenmore Ave APT 1

3534 N Lake Shore Dr APT 1C

4311 N Paulina St APT 2B

    Are You Getting Your Money's Worth Out of Property Taxes?
    Guest view by Scott Reeder SPRINGFIELD - Like many of you, I received my annual property tax bill in the mail this past week and cringed.
    http://patch.com

May 09

Stan's Donuts to open two new Chicago locations

...other inside an existing cafe on the Magnificent Mile. The Lakeview location will be at 3300 N. Broadway. The other will be inside the Labriola bakery and cafe at 535 N. Michigan Ave...

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...at 3300 N. Broadway. The other will be inside the Labriola bakery and cafe at 535 N. Michigan Ave. Both are set to open May 21...

May 09

GRABBY Awards Chicago 2016

Charlies – 3726 N. Broadway

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Metro Theater – 3730 N. Clark St    Doors Open at 6:30pm

Touche 6412 N. Clark St – 1am

5 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60603

2852 N. Halsted Street

    GRABBY Awards Chicago 2016 - Gay chicago
    GRABBY WEEKEND is almost here! Thursday May 26 - Sunday May 29th, 2016. Parties, porn stars and awards! See the full list of events HERE. The first Grabby Awards (formally known as Adult Erotic Gay Video Awards) were given in 1991, when the awards were listed in the year-end issue of Gay Chicago Magazine.
    http://bestgaychicago.com

May 09

Two Stan's Donuts Opening Soon, Hero Hostess Catches Mother's Day Thieves, More Intel

...at 6:30 a.m. The popular mini-chain will unveil the new Lakeview shop (3300 N. Broadway) and one on the Mag Mile (carving out part of Labriola Ristorante at 535 N...

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...N. Broadway) and one on the Mag Mile (carving out part of Labriola Ristorante at 535 N. Michigan) on that day, and similar to previous Stan's openings, the first 100 customers will...

—Seoul Taco, the St. Louis food truck that's opening a brick-and-mortar restaurant in the former Mercadito Counter space at 738 N. Clark, has an opening date of May 31, according to reps.

    Two Stan's Donuts Opening Soon, Hero Hostess Catches Mother's Day Thieves, More Intel
    Get ready for two more Stan's Donuts locations on May 21 at 6:30 a.m. The popular mini-chain will unveil the new Lakeview shop (3300 N. Broadway) and one on the Mag Mile (carving out part of Labriola Ristorante at 535 N.
    http://chicago.eater.com

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