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Black Chicago 2016 summer events

Aug 5 (Fri): Beyonce vs Rihanna Tribute Party @ Subterranean (2011 W. North Ave)

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June 16 (Thu): Grown Folks Stories @ The Silver Room (1506 E. 53rd Street)

June 25 (Sat): Sassy Thrifter’s “Fleek Market” @ 3232 S. King Drive

June 26 (Sun): Chicago Pride Parade @ Montrose Avenue and Broadway

June 30 (Thu): Damon Williams Comedy @ The Quarry (2423 E. 75th Street)

July 1-4 (Fri-Mon): African/Caribbean International Festival of Life @ Union Park (1501 W. Randolph)

July 2-3 (Sat, Sun): Chosen Few Picnic Weekend @ Jackson Park (63rd & Hayes Drive)

July 7 (Thu): Free Women of Color Fest @ Victory Gardens Biograph Theater (2433 N. Lincoln Avenue)

July 8-9 (Fri, Sat): Soul Yoga Fest @ Fuller Park Field House (331 W. 45th St)

July 9 (Sat): Chicago SummerDance presents Steppin’ with Herb Kent @ Douglas Park (1401 S. Sacramento Dr.)

July 16-17 (Sat, Sun): Natural Hair Fest @ Congress Plaza Hotel & Convention (520 S. Michigan Ave.)

July 16 (Sat): Taste of WVON featuring Morris Day & The Time @ Lorraine Dixon Park (87th and Ingleside)

July 29 (Fri): Summer of Peace Block Party @ Renaissance Park (1230 W. 79th Street)

July 30 (Sat): Chicago SummerDance presents Steppin’ @ Austin Town Hall Park (5610 W. Lake St.)

Aug 5-Sep 1 (Fri-Thu) Black Harvest Film Festival @ Gene Siskel Film Center (164 N. State Street)

Aug 13 (Sat): Reggae Fest Chicago @ Addams / Medill Park (1301 W. 14th St)

Aug 18-21 (Thu-Sun): Taylor Street Festa Italiana @ Taylor Street and Ashland

Aug 20 (Sat): Windy City Carnival @ Midway Plaisance (59th and Woodlawn)

Aug 26-28 (Fri-Sun): Taste of Greektown @ 400 S. Halsted

    Black Chicago 2016 Summer Events (June-Sept)
    Summer in Chicago offers an array of festivals, concerts, events, parties, and outings in every neighborhood. Here's my list for Summer 2016 hot happenings which showcase the diverse array of ethnicity, heritage, and culture of my city. Grab your red cups and get ready for more amazing adventures in SummerTimeChi!
    http://www.chicagonow.com

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    It's true thumbers... Where's the Miss White America Pageant???
    United Caucasian College Fund? White Lives Matter? ...
    All we got is White Punks On Dope.

    If we even SAY white, someone complains.

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    They're all just pissed because we can easily use the phrase, white is right. lol

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Renegade Fair Pop-Up This Weekend Only

...this weekend early. Just a few blocks away, Renegade will be returning to The Hideout (1354 W. Wabansia); one of Chicago's top venues for all things  music and culture. The Fair will...

    Renegade Fair Pop-Up This Weekend Only
    photo courtesy of Renegade Craft Fair Kick off the summer season with the Renegade Craft Fair Pop-Up this weekend early. Just a few blocks away, Renegade will be returning to The Hideout (1354 W. Wabansia); one of Chicago's top venues for all things music and culture.
    http://www.wickerparkbucktown.info

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Grilling this Fourth of July? Lillie’s Q champ chef has some tips

Since opening his critically acclaimed Lillie’s Q at 1856 W. North Ave. in Bucktown seven years ago, chef Charlie McKenna has proved his acclaimed barbecue has staying power.

    Grilling this Fourth of July? Lillie's Q champ chef has some tips
    Since opening his critically acclaimed Lillie's Q at 1856 W. North Ave. in Bucktown seven years ago, chef Charlie McKenna has proved his acclaimed barbecue has staying power. In May, McKenna was awarded first place for his signature slow-smoked pork shoulder at the World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest in Memphis, Tenn., the world's most prestigious barbecue competition.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

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​5 Fun Things to Do in Chicago This Weekend

...p.m. and Saturday/Sunday: noon to 11 p.m. at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 1017 N. LaSalle St. According to a Facebook event, this free event features “live music and dancing, tours of...

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...hippest neighborhoods will host one of its hippest yearly festivals. The Monument on Logan Square, 3150 W. Logan Blvd. hosts this pop-up art district, with “a diverse collection of local and national-touring...

Elston Avenue Sausage and Music Fest: A free event at Elston and Grace in the city’s Lincoln Square neighborhood, “encased meats” are celebrated. Plenty of fun and games for the kids, too. The fest will be open beginning at noon on Saturday and Sunday.

    ​5 Fun Things to Do in Chicago This Weekend
    Chicago, IL - It's going to be another hot weekend in Chicago and, just like any other weekend in the summer, there is plenty to do. Here's a look at five fun options. Chicago Pride Parade : Perhaps the number one parade in Chicago, thousands are expected to attend the festivities this year.
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31 hours ago

Tomatoes grown under glass gracing city menus year round

1300 N Dearborn St.

    Tomatoes grown under glass gracing city menus year round
    Up until recently, Chicago's top chefs wouldn't dare put tomatoes on their menus until August, when they could source them locally. But a new business west of the city is now growing tomatoes under glass, hydroponically. They're using Dutch technology to grow tomatoes indoors.
    http://abc7chicago.com

34 hours ago

Gold Cost Condo Tower Currently Under Construction Could See Height Bump

...on Chicago’s new Neighborhood Opportunity Bonus program, the already under construction residential tower at 9 W. Walton reportedly intends to do the same. Following in the footsteps of the Nobu Hotel, the...

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...unit redevelopment of the H2O+ site, and the future corporate headquarters of McDonald’s at 110 N. Carpenter, developer JDL hopes to achieve a greater height by paying into a dedicated fund designed...

    Gold Coast condo project now seeking more height from city
    Following in the footsteps of three recent West Loop projects, developer JDL hopes to achieve a greater height by paying into a dedicated fund designed to spur reinvestment in Chicago's underserved neighborhoods.
    http://chicago.curbed.com

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Lunchbreak: Seasonal ale steamed mussels, prepared by Blue Door Kitchen and Garden chef Rey Villalobos

Chef Rey Villalobos Blue Door Kitchen and Garden 52 W. Elm Street Chicago www.bluedoorkitchenchicago.com Seasonal Ale Steamed Mussels Ingredients: 1 Tbs olive oil 1 Tbs minced...

    Lunchbreak: Seasonal ale steamed mussels, prepared by Blue Door Kitchen and Garden chef Rey Villalobos
    Chef Rey Villalobos Blue Door Kitchen and Garden 52 W. Elm Street Chicago www.bluedoorkitchenchicago.com Seasonal Ale Steamed Mussels Ingredients: 1 Tbs olive oil 1 Tbs minced garlic pinch of chili flakes 2 tsp thyme 4 oz pale ale or IPA 1 lb mussels juice of one lemon 1 Tbs butt...
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Weekend Alert June 24-26: Pride Parade + Chinatown Boat Race + SummerDance (and so many neighborhood fests!)

...what The New York Times calls "A rich new play" at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company (1650 N Halsted Street). The play Between Riverside and Crazy tells the story of an ex-cop "Pops" and...

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...Chicago SummerDance sets up its dance floor in Grant Park's Spirit of Music Garden (601 S. Michigan Avenue). Dancers of all ages are invited to show off their skills...

...visitors expected to attend the 16th annual Chicago Dragon Boat Race at Ping Tom Park (1700 S. Wentworth Avenue). The race involves thirty dragon boat race teams competing in beautifully decorated dragon boats, each...

...a guided tour group. Begin your step back in time at the Pullman Visitor Center (11141 S. Cottage Grove) where you will pick up a ticket brochure/map...

...Elston Avenue Sausage and Music Fest just two blocks north of the busy intersections of Addison Street and Elston Avenue. Entertainment includes arts & crafts, activities for kids, and indie music acts with headliners Local H...

    Weekend Alert June 24-26: Pride Parade + Chinatown Boat Race + SummerDance (and so many neighborhood fests!)
    Hello, Chicago! The weekend is finally here, and there's a mix of the best food, music, and entertainment for all to enjoy. Show your true colors at Pride...
    http://www.choosechicago.com

37 hours ago

190 North: June 26, 2016

1751 N. Sheffield Ave.

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2339 N. Milwaukee Ave.

2933 N. Halsted St.

    190 North: June 26, 2016
    On this 190 North special, Mark gets whipped into shape with a couple new workouts. Ji tours a historic Chicago social club that's enjoying 'new life' as a trendy dining destination.. Janet checks out a couple new eateries where they 'mash-up' the menu.
    http://abc7chicago.com

38 hours ago

Chicago craft beer weekend: June 23-25

N Wayne & W Wrightwood (1 block East of Southport), Chicago

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Parking Lot behind Cheetah Gym, 5238 N. Clark St. Chicago

Kuma's Corner, 2900 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago (773) 604-8769

World of Beer Evanston, 1601 Sherman Ave., Evanston, IL (847) 328-3688

Empirical Brewery, 1801 W. Foster Ave., Chicago (773) 654-3104

Emporium Logan Square, 2363 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago (773) 697-7922

Virtue Cider, 2170 62nd St, Fennville, Michigan

Links Taproom, 1559 N. Milwaukee Ave, Chicago (773) 360-7692

The Diag Bar and Grill, 2856 N Southport Ave, Chicago (773) 404-8400

It all goes down in front of our taproom at Foster and Ravenswood. Your $5 admission donation will help support Ravenswood Community Council greening and beautification projects and the work of the Bowmanville Community Organization.

Fischman Liquors & Tavern, 4776-80 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago (773) 545-0123

AJ Hudson's Public House, 3801 N. Ashland Ave., Chicago 312-725-8852

    Chicago Craft Beer Weekend: June 23-25
    It's another busy Saturday, focused on new releases, and a few Pride Weekend events. Look for the July 4th weekend to be pretty quiet, event-wise, as many of us will be out of town. Friday - Sunday, June 24 - 26 Revolution at Back Lot Bash Parking Lot behind Cheetah Gym, 5238 N.
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42 hours ago

Gold Coast Tower Already Under Construction Asks to Grow Taller — Again

That’s what’s happening over at No. 9 Walton, where JDL Development wants to add an additional two stories to its 35-story residential tower going up at 9 West Walton Street.

    Gold Coast Tower Already Under Construction Asks to Grow Taller - Again
    It's not unheard of for the developer of a Chicago skyscraper to ask the city for permission to build a little taller after the plans have already been filed and approved. It is unusual, however, for a developer to ask for more height after the building is already substantially under construction.
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