Get Ready for Glamorama, Where Fashion and Music Unite

It’s officially August and that means Chicago’s largest fashion event, Macy’s Glamorama, is right around the corner.

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Chicago’s Music Preview: August

Photo courtesy of A. Alexander.

Most of the music world will focus its attention on Lollapalooza this weekend in Grant Park. But don’t sleep on August, it’s a great month for concerts in Chicago. Don’t believe us? Check out our August preview.

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The Good Life: RM Champagne Salon

As someone who recently started paying their own cell phone bill, I’m declaring myself a grownup. Officially. And since nothing says adulthood quite like catching a buzz on a weekday, I ventured to the West Loop’s much ballyhooed RM Champagne Salon. Opening this Sunday!

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Feed Your Olympic Appetite at these British Gastropubs

Edgy & Angry | Blokes & Birds | Photo courtesy of Tammy Green

Edgy & Angry at Blokes & Birds

Cheering Team U.S.A. to victory is hard work and requires a great deal of fuel. Fortunately, it’s easy to find British cuisine in Chicago that meets Olympic standards.

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August Chicago Theatre Outlook: The Shortlist


The cast of Steppenwolf’s “Three Sisters”

For various life-related reasons, I’ve pretty much checked out of the theatre loop for the past several weeks. So, when I started looking at what shows were out there and where to get back into the game, I was completely blown away by the volume and diversity of productions playing across the city. And I thought: if this is how I — a Chicago theatre addict who just checked out of the scene for a month — feels, imagine how a normal, or even casual, theatre goer feels. Where to start?

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Top Seven Chicago Must-dos with Teens or Tweens

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Heading into town with your favorite teen or tween? Here are seven must-dos for your Windy City bucket list:

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Take it to “The Coast” Labor Day Weekend

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Three years into North Coast Music Festival—held in West Loop’s Union Park—and this three day fest continues to foster its reputation as one of the most eclectic major music festivals that Chicago has to offer. With a little something for everyone in the way of genre, this year’s lineup is one of the most diverse and most impressive to date.

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