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TV’s Parks and Recreation Pops Up in Chicago
4 months ago

TV’s Parks and Recreation Pops Up in Chicago

TV’s Parks and Recreation Show pops-up in Chicago today in the form of a north side bar’s transformation into a themed pop-up of the iconic sitcom. NBC’s hit show may be over, but the gang from Pawnee, Indiana is not. Fans will now be able to hang out with Leslie Knoepe and the gang at [...]
June Sun Shines on Safety, Pride, Environment and More
2 years ago

June Sun Shines on Safety, Pride, Environment and More

June sun shines awareness on Safety, LGBTQ Pride, the Environment, Summerfests and more worthwhile causes and fun events. It is the month to celebrate the official onset of Summer, Fathers, Hunger and festivals galore. Here are five top June Events to know. IN THE SUNLIGHT >NATIONAL SAFETY MONTH -- Every June, the National Safety Council [...]
Iconic Playboy Bunny Man Dies at 91
2 years ago

Iconic Playboy Bunny Man Dies at 91

IN MEMORIUM: Hugh Marston Hefner (April 9, 1926 – September 27, 2017)

Iconic Playboy Bunny Man Hugh Hefner (1979)[/caption]Iconic Playboy Bunny Man Hugh Marston Hefner has died at 91. …
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Chicago Lets the Dogs Out Hailing Fallen Cops
2 years ago

Chicago Lets the Dogs Out Hailing Fallen Cops

Who Let The Dogs Out? Chicago has let the dogs out hailing its fallen cops with more than 100 fiberglass German Shepherd police dog statues. The 4 ½-foot-tall hand-painted dogs are standing guard on the famed Magnificent Mile (Michigan Avenue) and vicinity as part of the K-9s for Cops public art installation. Launched by the [...]
June Sun Brightens for Safety, LGBT, SummerFests & More
3 years ago

June Sun Brightens for Safety, LGBT, SummerFests & More

June sun brightens awareness for Safety, LGBT Pride, SummerFests, the Environment and more worthwhile causes and events. It is the month to celebrate the official onset of Summer, Fathers, Hunger and festivals galore. Here are five top June Events to know. 5 Top June Summer Events to Know June is National Safety Month (NSM)
15 Sizzling Summer Music Festivals from Panorama to Lollapalooza
3 years ago

15 Sizzling Summer Music Festivals from Panorama to Lollapalooza

15 Music Festivals to Spark Your Summer Plans Sizzling hot summer music festivals are kicking into high gear. One week and counting before the holiday weekend - the official start to summertime fun. Whether you fancy indie-pop or rock; bluegrass and country; hip-hop or electric dance music, there is a festival for you. Here are [...]
Live From Mom’s House: Eliot Lewis Born to Rock
3 years ago

Live From Mom’s House: Eliot Lewis Born to Rock

Eliot Lewis Born to Rock Multi-instrumentalist Eliot Lewis was Born to Rock. Currently on tour with Hall and Oates plus solo gigs in between, the busy rock star takes five to chat on life at mom's house and her influence on his career. Born to rock, Eliot Lewis chats about growing up in his mom's [...]
April’s Finale Showers Unity for International Jazz Day
3 years ago

April’s Finale Showers Unity for International Jazz Day

April’s finale showers unity for International Jazz Day, a fitting ending to the month of Jazz Appreciation.

Today marks the sixth annual International Jazz Day which is celebrated in a …
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This Spider’s Life is a Cabaret
3 years ago

This Spider’s Life is a Cabaret

Spider Saloff. Photo: Bistro Awards This Spider's life is a Cabaret of spirit, moxie, sultriness and all that jazz. The theme for April's Jazz Appreciation Month is women in jazz, in honor of jazz legend Ella Fitzgerald’s centennial. Here, we feature modern jazz songstress, multiple award-winner and 2017 Bistro Award-winner Spider Saloff, who has been [...]
Sweet Home for Chicago Blues?
3 years ago

Sweet Home for Chicago Blues?

Chicago Bluesman Ronnie Brooks (son of Blues legend Lonnie Brooks) and Chicago harp man Billy Branch Sweet home for Chicago Blues? Beginning to look a lot like reality. After plans and funds raised to house a Blues Museum at Chicago's historic Navy Pier fell through, the concept of a Blues museum for the city that [...]
Chicago Getting Total Satisfaction With Exhibitionism
3 years ago

Chicago Getting Total Satisfaction With Exhibitionism

Chicago is getting total satisfaction with Exhibitionism, the next stop on the Rolling Stone’s U.S. Tour of its interactive exhibit. New Yorkers have through Sunday, March 12th to experience the …
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She’s an American Girl Now and Forever
3 years ago

She’s an American Girl Now and Forever

First cousins: 22-year-old cousin #2 and five-year-old cousin #1 are American Girl's Now & Forever. She's an American Girl Now and Forever is the story of two first cousins -- ages five and 22 -- who share their recent American Girl Doll (AGD) experience with Socially Sparked News. Taking a page from the Truly Me™ collection and [...]