May 07

Updated 4 days ago

Chicago comedy spotlight for Monday, May 7- Sunday, May 13, 2018

Token: We’ll MAYke You Laugh at Alulu Brewery and Pub, 2011 S. Laflin St., 7:30 p.m.  A comedy variety show. Featuring Lindsey Shaw, Brittany Meyer, Max Friedman, Michael Njuguna Robinson, Jerry Tran, and Jared Chapman. Headliner: Sonal Aggarwal. Hosted by Liz Greenwood and Myriam Raymond.

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The Armando Diaz Experience at iO, 1501 N. Kingsbury, 8:00 p.m. Tonight’s special guest: Svengoolie (a/k/a Rich Koz)! Armando Diaz is Chicago’s longest-running improv show. It was created by Del Close, Dave Koechner and Adam McKay.

Comedy Cocktail at House of Blues’ Foundation Room, 329 N. Dearborn, 6:00 p.m. Produced by James Allen Kamp, creator of the most excellent comedyofchicago...

Feminist Happy Hour: Momma Tried at Beauty Bar Chicago, 1444 W. Chicago Ave., 7:00 p.m. Feminist comedy for all in the month of mamas.” Tonight: Katie Oliver, Sharron Palm, JH Palmer, Rima Parikh, Lucia Whalen, and more TBA. Hosted by Alicia Swiz.

Comedy at Phyllis at Phyllis’ Musical Inn, 1800 W. Division St., 8:00 p.m. Stand-up showcase with Abe Rabinowitz, Amy Young, Brendan Gay, Brian...

Funny Ha Ha: Oh, Mother at The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia, 6:30 p.m. Comedic storytelling by Chicago’s top storytellers. Tonight: Lily Be (Stoop...

The Kates at The Book  Cellar, 4736 N. Lincoln Ave., 7:00 p.m. All-women stand-up showcase created and produced by Kelsie Huff...

What’s It Like to Be You? At Colvin House, 5940 N. Sheridan Rd., 7:00 p.m. Go and you might get to tell your story live on...

Steppenwolf Gala at 1340 N. Cherry St., 6:30 p.m. Emceed by Rainn Wilson who is currently starring in Steppenwolf’s The Doppelganger and an auction with auctioneer Chris Rock. Individual tickets start at $1,000.

Yo Mama at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont, 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Comedy from some of Chicago’s...

Festival Laughs at Arie Crown Theater, 2301 South Lake Shore Dr., 7:00 p.m. Starring w/Sommore, Don “DC” Curry, Tony Rock, Arnez J, and George Wallace.

Anthony Jeselnik at The Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield, 8:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. The "Funny Games" Tour.

  • Andrew Linc Sq Lifer

    I can't see how you figured that out from this info. Enlighten, pls.

  • Andrew Linc Sq Lifer

    thanks for the snide comment, smarty-pants. there is no way you can glean from this link how much of the company is privately -held. unless of course, you have special liberal powers.

    don't bother answering...just learn to be respectful of opposing views. it'll make you a better "progressive".

Sep 09 2016

Updated 4 days ago

Family Dollar 1700 W. 18th Street Chicago IL 60608

Please speak up customers.

  • Padilla parent

    Thank you Cristina for putting this out there it's been dangerous working conditions for the employees but Corporate said they can still work! Sad isn't it? they are in air conditioning in their office comfortable. Walked in for 15 minutes and said no reason to close store here are portable a/c units and seeing ceiling collapsed and said just block it and tell customers don't go that way, unbelievable!

  • gcn888 west side worker

    Those are fire hazards. The place should be fined.

Jun 16

Free Summer Solstice Party : food, drink, live music, raffle with prizes, baby goats!

Join us for our Summer Solstice Grand Opening Party! The party is FREE and open to all. Bring your family and friends!

When: Saturday, June 23rd from 4-7 PM. Rain or shine.
Where: Blue Island Traditional Medicine. 1843 S. Racine Ave. (on the corner of 19th and Racine)
Who: We are a holistic health clinic offering acupuncture, bodywork, Chinese herbs, yoga, nutritional counseling, and animal therapy
What: Our grand opening party! Celebrate the summer & our open doors. We will have snacks, beverages, a band, a raffle with prizes from local businesses, and a visit from our therapy animals (five baby goats and a pony (!)).
How much: Free
More information: Instagram: @blueislandmedicine

Jun 16

Jun 13

Holistic health clinic opens in Pilsen

Dear friends and neighbors,
Blue Island Traditional Medicine is officially open! We're excited to invite you to 1843 S. Racine Ave. to see our beautiful space and to let us treat you.

We are a community holistic health clinic offering acupuncture, bodywork, Chinese herbs, nutritional counseling, yoga, and animal therapy in a historic 1870’s building in the heart of Pilsen. You can book an appointment with us by calling 312.291.8298 or read more about our services and book online at...

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Dear friends and neighbors,
Blue Island Traditional Medicine is officially open! We're excited to invite you to 1843 S. Racine Ave. to see our beautiful space and to let us treat you.

We are a community holistic health clinic offering acupuncture, bodywork, Chinese herbs, nutritional counseling, yoga, and animal therapy in a historic 1870’s building in the heart of Pilsen. You can book an appointment with us by calling 312.291.8298 or read more about our services and book online at

If you are a Pilsen resident, you receive your first treatment (acupuncture or bodywork) 25% off, and if you are a Pilsen small business owner, your first acupuncture treatment is free.

Mark your calendars: our Grand Opening Summer Solstice party will be Saturday, June 23rd from 4-7 PM... We hope to see you there!

    Holistic, person-centered healthcare in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago. Effective and long-lasting solutions.

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  • Books, Books, Books!

    Mrs. Cruz is asking for $355.39:
    My students need books for our Pet, Music and Insect studies.
    Cooper Dual Language Academy Comment

Jun 05

  • Journal to Learning

    Mrs. Cruz is asking for $312.19:
    My students need journals, jumbo pencils and dot art markers for our journal time.
    Cooper Dual Language Academy Comment

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Jun 01

Updated Jun 02

Chicago readies for summer fun, family events, and great entertainment

...and tobacco-free family friendly festival, runs Thursday through Sunday, July 26 through 29, at 1400 W. Cermak Rd. Hours are Thursday 5 to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. to...

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Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St., in Preston Bradley Hall offers the Dame Myra Hess Concerts, a free weekly classical series...

Maggie Daley Park, 337 E. Randolph St., is a 20-acre lakefront park and recreation center that offers a broad range of... weekly series every Tuesday from June 5 through Aug. 28 at St. James Cathedral, 65 E. Huron St. These chamber music events feature world-class musicians. Doors open at 5 p.m., pre...

...offer summer camps focused on instrumental improvement and ensemble play. The school is located at 38 S. Peoria St. Call (312) 786-9428 or log on to

...why design is important. This summer, the CAF will move to its new location at 111 W. Wacker Dr., located just above the dock for the CAF River Cruises aboard Chicago’s First Lady...

The 29th annual African Festival of the Arts will be held in Washington Park, 51st St. at Cottage Grove Ave., Friday through Monday, Aug. 31 through Sept. 3. The park will come alive during Labor...

...galleries and artist studios centered around south Halsted Street beginning at 1711 and ending at 2005 S. Halsted every second Friday of the month from 6 to 10 p.m. Admission is free...

...17, on Father’s Day weekend in the Heart of Chicago/Little Tuscany community on Oakley Avenue at 24th Street. The event draws 25,000 visitors annually. The festivities run 5 to 11 p.m...

...m., the Chicago Food Truck Festival 2018 will be held at its new location at 1600-1800 S. Wabash Ave. The event is free with up to 30 gourmet food trucks and a sangria fest...

...College of Music’s graduate band on Tuesday, July 10, behind the Clark House Museum, 1827 S. Indiana Ave. The Toddlers, Tunes, & Turtles program begins at 5:30 p.m. A family drum circle...

...will be held Sunday, July 15, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Wentworth Avenue at Cermak Road. Along with the Lion Dance procession, entertainment includes Chinese classical dance and music, martial arts... shops, Chinese arts and crafts exhibits, street vendors, and a children’s area at 24th Place and Wentworth. The fair is sponsored by the Chinatown Chamber of Commerce. Log on to www.chicagochinatown...

The Dragon Boat Race for Literacy at Ping Tom Memorial Park, 300 W. 19th St., will be held Saturday, June 23, with an awards ceremony at the end.

...Tutti I Santi (All Saints Festival), sponsored by the Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii, 1224 W. Lexington St., will be held Sunday, Sept. 16, from noon  to 5 p.m., immediately after Mass...

PDNA also will sponsor the new South Loop Beer and Cider Fest at Chicago Women’s Park and Gardens at 1801 S. Indiana Ave. on Saturday, July 28, from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Try a sampling of beers and ciders. Call (312) 401-2688 for any questions on PDNA events or go to

The Randolph Street Market Festival at 1341 W. Randolph St. is home to the Chicago Antique Market, Indie Designer Market, Modern Vintage Chicago, and the...

St. Barbara’s Church will host its four-day carnival at 2859 S. Throop St., featuring rides, carnival games, and sweet treats. Admission is free. Prices vary, but megapasses are...

Greektown will host its 28th annual Taste of Greektown, 100 to 400 S. Halsted St., on Friday, Aug. 24, 4 to 11 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 25...

...are Allen Stone, The Devil Makes Three, and Chicano Batman. Held in six blocks around 900 W. Randolph St., the event will feature food from neighborhood restaurants, cooking demonstrations, and artisans and vendors selling...

Union Park, 1501 W. Randolph St., will host the Pitchfork Music Festival Friday through Sunday, July 20 through 22. Tame Impala, Fleet Foxes, and Lauryn Hill are among the headliners. Single day tickets cost $75; a three-day advance ticket is $175. Log on to

The Adler Planetarium, 1300 S. Lake Shore Dr., has new hours, open every day from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m...

The Chicago Children’s Museum at Navy Pier, 700 E. Grand Ave., is open every day except Thanksgiving and Christmas. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5...

The National Museum of Mexican Art, 1852 W. 19th St., (312) 738-1503, is open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m...

Celebrate the Summer Nature Festival at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2430 N. Cannon Drive, and (773) 755-5100, on Thursday, July 19, from 4 to 8 p.m. The...

Shedd Aquarium, 1200 S. Lake Shore Dr., offers summer hours after Monday, June 11, through Sunday, Aug.19, 9 a.m. to...

Lincoln Park Zoo, 2001 N. Clark St., (312) 742-2000. This year the zoo celebrated its sesquicentennial with the exhibition From Swans...

    Gazette Chicago " Chicago readies for summer fun, family events, and great entertainment
    June 1, 2018 Summertime is the best time for fun in the city. A variety of summer-time events provide joy for everyone-there is plenty to do for both youngsters and adults in terms of cultural, musical, and community events.

  • Sheila A. Donovan Have been an owner at the Stratford since 2001.

    Summer is one long running festival in Chicago. I love it!

Jun 02

May 31

Your Chicago Curated Weekend: 5/31 – 6/3

SLAPS! A National Sticker Art Exhibition @ Casa Calle 20, 1538 W Cullerton St, 6:00pm – 10:00pm, All Ages

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Maifest 2018 @ Lincoln & Leland Ave., various times (see poster), All Ages

Marvin Tate and Avery R. Young @ The Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S Michigan Ave, 6:00pm – 7:00pm, All Ages

Best F(r)iends w/ Greg Sestero @ Music Box Theatre, 3733 N Southport Ave, 7:30pm, All Ages with an Adult or Guardian

Kill Scenes / Sam Larson / Magic Ian @ Cafe Mustache, 2313 N Milwaukee Ave., 8:00pm, 21+

Ted Leo and The Pharmacists performing “Hearts of Oak” @ Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western Ave, 8:30pm, 21+

Do Division Street Fest & Sidewalk Sale @ Division, from Ashland to Leavitt, 2000 W Division St, Noon – 10:00pm, All Ages

Chicago Doomed and Stoned Festival @ Reggies Rock Club, 2105 S State St, 6:00pm, 21+

First Annual Elastic Arts Benefit @ Elastic Arts, 3429 W Diversey Ave #208, 7:00pm, 21+

CAKE Kick-off: 5 Cartoonists 1 City: Minneapolis Showcase @ Quimby’s, 1854 W North Ave, 7:00pm – 8:00pm

826CHI Benefit: Prologue @ American Writers Museum, 180 N Michigan Ave, 7:00pm – 10:00pm, 21+

Humboldt Pie @ Slate Arts, 3203 W North Ave, 8:00pm – 10:00pm

SO WHAT:  Keeping with Slate’s mission, Humboldt Pie (hosted by Madeleine Russell) will bring diverse, fresh, contemporary, not to mention gut busting comedic voices to Kedzie and North Ave the first Friday of every month!

Chicago Alternative Comics Expo (CAKE) @ Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted St. 11:00am – 6:00pm, All Ages

The 4th Annual Prom-A-Llama @ Chop Shop, 2033 W North Ave, 7:00pm, 21+

The Onion Comedy & Arts Festival: Helltrap Nightmare @ Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia Ave, 10:00pm, 21+

21st Century Chorale presents Touch the Universe @ Curtiss Hall Fine Arts Building 410 S. Michigan Ave, 5:00pm – 7:00pm

    Your Chicago Curated Weekend: 5/31 - 6/3 - Third Coast Review
    The weather is looking to be perfect this weekend go out and explore our wonderful city. Maybe take in a festival or two? How about a concert or a benefit show? There's just so much including readings, art exhibitions, comedy, and an alternative comic expo waitin for you!

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  • Magic Seat Sacks!

    Mrs. Vailant is asking for $339.49:
    My students need extra storage for their favorite library books. These seat sacks are ideal to save room in the tight classroom. They also allow for students to have quick access to their favorite library books!
    Cooper Dual Language Academy Comment

May 27

These nearby schools are looking for financial help on

  • Needed Tools For Learning!

    Mrs. Vailant is asking for $281.16:
    My students need essential tools that can help them get the job done!
    Cooper Dual Language Academy Comment
  • Did You Say, "Find It?"

    Mrs. Vailant is asking for $593.54:
    My students need storage to keep their journals and materials organized!
    Cooper Dual Language Academy Comment

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