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

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

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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

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

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

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Upcoming: Tribute to P!nk, Groban, McLachlan, Trikone screening

Trikone-Chicago will screen Walking the Walk, a short film by Moses Tulasi, at 1104 Center-Columbia College Chicago, 1104 S. Wabash Ave., Room # 402, on Saturday, May 28, at 2 p.m.

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Firebrand Theatre will present the tribute concert "P!nk: Sung by Her" on Monday, May 30, at 7:30 p.m. at Underground Lounge, 952 W. Newport Ave.

    Upcoming: Tribute to P!nk, Groban, McLachlan, Trikone screening - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive - Windy City Times
    Windy City Times News Archive - Upcoming: Tribute to P!nk, Groban, McLachlan, Trikone screening Tribute to P!nk May 30 at Underground Firebrand Theatre will present the tribute concert P!nk: Sung by Her on Monday, May 30, at 7:30 p.m. at Underground Lounge, 952 W. Newport Ave.
    http://www.windycitymediagroup.com

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Buscan a madre y tres hijos de Lake Geneva desaparecidos

...por última vez con sus hijos cuando salían de su vivienda en la cuadra 900 S. Lakeshore Dr. en Lake Geneva el 10 de mayo, según una alerta de personas desaparecidas emitida...

    Buscan a madre y tres hijos de Lake Geneva desaparecidos
    LAKE GENEVA - La Policía de Lake Geneva pide ayuda a la comunidad para encontrar a una mujer quien desapareció con sus tres hijos luego de rentar una van en Lake Bluff la semana pasada, pero la Policía dijo que no se sospecha que la desaparición fue un juego sucio.
    http://www.vivelohoy.com

10 hours ago

Missing Lake Geneva Mom, 3 Sons, Found Safe

Melges and her three sons -- 14-year-old Hans Melges, 12-year-old Kristian “Max” Melges and 10-year-old Maverick “Buddy” Melges -- had been last seen leaving their home in the 900 block of South Lakeshore Drive on May 10.

    Missing Lake Geneva Mom, 3 Sons, Found Safe
    A 40-year-old mother and her three young children have been found safe after a massive search for the family that had vanished after leaving their home two weeks ago. "We can confirm at this time that Michalene Melges and her three sons have been located and are safe in Georgia," the City of Lake Geneva Police Department announced Tuesday.
    http://www.nbcchicago.com

10 hours ago

Missing Lake Geneva family found safe in Georgia

Michalene Melges, 40, and her children 14-year-old Hans, 12-year-old Kristian (“Max”) and 10-year-old Maverik (“Buddy”) had last been seen leaving their home in the 900 block of South Lakeshore Drive in Lake Geneva on May 10.

    Missing Lake Geneva family found safe in Georgia
    LAKE GENEVA, Wis. -A Lake Geneva woman and her three sons who have been missing for two weeks have been found safe in Georgia. The City of Lake Geneva Police Department posted the update on its Facebook page Tuesday just before noon.
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14 hours ago

Rahm Promises New Elementary School for the Sloop?

...list for a new neighborhood a developer plans for a 62-acre riverfront tract at Clark and Roosevelt streets, but Emanuel reportedly told neighbors the city will buy the land for the new...

Progress at Northwest Corner of Wabash and Balbo

    Sloopin - A South Loop Blog: Rahm Promises New Elementary School for the Sloop?
    In more major news, it sounds like we might be getting the much needed new school ( via WBEZ.org): Mayor Rahm Emanuel is promising that the South Loop area of Chicago will get a new elementary school. WBEZ has learned that Emanuel called a small group of South Loop residents into a meeting with city officials.
    http://www.sloopin.com

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Police Search for Missing Lake Geneva Mom, Her 3 Sons

Michalene Melges and her three sons -- 14-year-old Hans Melges, 12-year-old Kristian “Max” Melges and 10-year-old Maverick “Buddy” Melges -- were last seen leaving their home in the 900 block of South Lakeshore Drive on May 10.

    Police Search for Missing Lake Geneva Mom, Her 3 Sons
    Lake Geneva police are searching for a 40-year-old mother and her three young children after the four disappeared after their leaving their home nearly two weeks ago. Michalene Melges and her three sons -- 14-year-old Hans Melges, 12-year-old Kristian "Max" Melges and 10-year-old Maverick "Buddy" Melges -- were last seen leaving their home in the 900 block of South Lakeshore Drive on May 10.
    http://www.nbcchicago.com

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Kamin: New Plan for Old Post Office Provides Optimism

Progress at Northwest Corner of Wabash and Balbo

    Sloopin - A South Loop Blog: Kamin: New Plan for Old Post Office Provides Optimism
    Last week news came down on the sale of the massive and dilapidated post-office. While this was welcomed information for people who want to see this building used, it was also met with skepticism given that this property has been one of the city's biggest real estate quagmires for decades.
    http://www.sloopin.com

41 hours ago

Residential Tower Coming to Wabash and Roosevelt in Chicago’s South Loop

Residential Tower Coming to Wabash and Roosevelt in Chicago’s South Loop

...Chicago Plan Commission has approved the construction of a new 26-story residential tower at 1136 South Wabash Avenue.  The property actually wraps around the Roosevelt Hotel building on this corner, and has both...

    Residential Tower Coming to Wabash and Roosevelt in Chicago's South Loop
    The Chicago Plan Commission has approved the construction of a new 26-story residential tower at 1136 South Wabash Avenue. The property actually wraps around the Roosevelt Hotel building on this corner, and has both Wabash and Roosevelt Road frontage. The Roosevelt Hotel is no longer a hotel, it is student housing, going by the name of [...]
    http://www.chicagoarchitecture.org

41 hours ago

City Gives its OK to a Third Huge South Loop Skyscraper

The Chicago Plan Commission has approved the vertical expansion of the Essex Inn at 800 South Michigan Avenue.  The plan designed by Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture for Oxford Capitol and Quadrum Global calls for...

1000 South Michigan (832 feet)

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    City Gives its OK to a Third Huge South Loop Skyscraper
    The south side of Grant Park is going to add another strikingly tall skyscraper to its border and help balance out the north-south heigh discrepancy. The Chicago Plan Commission has approved the vertical expansion of the Essex Inn at 800 South Michigan Avenue.
    http://www.chicagoarchitecture.org

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