May 18

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

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

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

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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Classical, New Music, Opera

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

...Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade, never out of style, caps the night. $15–$20. Nettelhorst Auditorium, 3252 N. Broadway. lakevieworchestra.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.
    http://www.chicagomag.com

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Museums

1601 N. Clark. chicagohistory.org

    The Best Culture, History, and Science Museums in June
    Through 2017 What Is a Planet? Pity Pluto, the underdog planetoid stripped of full planet status in 2006. In this temporary exhibit, Adler feeds the debate while asking what it really means to be a planet. $8-$12. 1300 S. Lake Shore. adlerplanetarium.org Through 2016 Chicago Authored.
    http://www.chicagomag.com

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    1255 N. State Pkwy. Issued May 25, 2016 Comment
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    REPLACE EXISTING ROOF TOP DECK WITH NEW. DECKING ONLY THAT WAS PREVIOUSLY APPROVED. PER PLANS.

    1018 N. Larrabee St. Issued May 25, 2016 Comment
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    ALL ELEVATIONS, REPAIR\REPLACE 1500 LN. FT. PERIMETER SEALANTS & WET-GLAZE ON THE GLASS TO METAL JOINTS AT THE BAY WINDOWS, ONLY.

    1555 N. Astor St. Issued May 25, 2016 Comment
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    211 W. Walton St. Issued May 25, 2016 Comment
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Where to Find Divvy’s Free Valet Service at Festivals and Events This Summer

Wells St & Elm St

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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

California Ave & Division St

Broadway & Waveland Ave

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.
    http://www.nbcchicago.com

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Prosecutors: before rape, man told ex her black eye was ‘cute’

Buford and the woman had broken up a year ago after a 2-year courtship, but kept in touch, Howroyd said. They were at the apartment in the 1100 block of North Dearborn when Buford grew enraged because his Xanax was missing, Howroyd said.

    Prosecutors: before rape, man told ex her black eye was 'cute'
    A Gold Coast man told his ex-girlfriend she looked cute with a black eye before raping her in his apartment, Cook County prosecutors said Wednesday. Christopher Buford also punched the woman because she had moved his bottle of Xanax, Assistant State's Attorney Matthew Howroyd said.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

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Summertime CHI Edition: Hot Cool and Dope Picks

Columbus Park’s Refectory – 5701 W. Jackson Ave. and Seward Park – 375 W. Elm St.

Clark and LaSalle St.

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Norm’s Bistro –1003 E. 43rd St.

 Yusho –1301 E. 53rd St.

 Mr. Brown’s Lounge –2301 W. Chicago Ave.

 90 Miles Cuban Café- 2540 W. Armitage

Reggie’s Rock Club –2109 S. State St.

Columbus Park’s Refectory – 5701 W. Jackson Ave. and Seward Park – 375 W. Elm St.

560 W. Grand Ave.

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How Chicago made Joey Purp

Halsted and Division

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Fri 6/10, 7 PM, Metro, 3730 N. Clark, $20, $17 in advance, all ages

Near Pulaski and 51st

1043 W. Grand

    How Chicago made Joey Purp
    Chicago rapper Joey Purp grew up all over town-Lincoln Park, Garfield Ridge, Humboldt Park-and it's endowed the 22-year-old with a perspective that bridges many of the city's racial and economic divides.
    http://www.chicagoreader.com

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