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Observing Epiphany With A Plunge In The Lake

Brrrr! No matter how long you live in Uptown, there's always something new to learn.Thanks to reader Bill Biederman, who was there to record it, we discovered that it's a religious rite in the Russian Orthodox Church to take a plunge into water on Epiphany, which is celebrated by Orthodox Christians on January 19th. Show More Summary

Don't Get Conned By The Armani Jacket Scam

The international "Armani Jacket Scam" has come to Uptown, according to a reader. He or she says, "Please warn Uptown residents about this individual driving around the neighborhood pretending he is lost asking for directions to the airport. Show More Summary

Marmita Fitness: Saiba como comer bem e saudável!

Existem vários métodos que ajudam a emagrecer ou a manter o corpo atual, porém todos já sabemos que é a alimentação que influencia diretamente na perda e ganho de peso, e é por isso que quem deseja emagrecer deve ficar atento ao que come. Quem não pode almoçar em casa … The post Marmita Fitness: Saiba como comer bem e saudável! appeared first on ChicagoWeekly.

Chance The Rapper Visited Uptown Last Night

Guess who showed up at the Pedersen-McCormick Boys and Girls Club on Friday night? Chance the Rapper made an unannounced appearance to help distribute winter clothing to club members. He stayed for a couple of hours giving autographs,...Show More Summary

'Shining'-themed pop-up bar begins this weekend at Rookery in Ukrainian Village

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy, per Stephen King’s classic novel-turned-classic-film by Stanley Kubrick. But there will be plenty of play for Jack during the next four Saturdays at The Rookery, where a “Shining”-themed pop-up bar — dubbed Room 237 — will take over the upstairs floor...

No-fee adoptions for adult pets at 2 PAWS shelters for one day only this weekend

Last week, Chicago Animal Care and Control reached its capacity of 300 dogs, forcing the service to consider euthanizing animals. In light of the brimming load, PAWS Chicago will waive all adoption fees for adult dogs and cats for one day only — tomorrow, Jan. 20 — for the “Help Us Save More” event...

Women's March Chicago 2018: If you go

What to know if you plan on attending Women's March Chicago on January 20.

NHL shut out of Olympics, Steak 'n Shake in Chicago and more conversation starters for your weekend

Quick! Think of something interesting to say at dinner Friday night. If nothing’s coming to you, here are your conversation starters for the weekend. The digit: 0 That’s how many NHL players will be at the Winter Olympics in a few weeks, barring any last-minute surprises. The professional hockey...

Chicago date idea: Poetry reading then cocktails at Regards to Edith

Rather than putting a ton of effort into an outing and then only hitting one spot, why not extend the adventure? This week, we’re pairing a visit to the Chicago Artists Coalition with drinks and bites at Regards to Edith. Main attraction: Chicago Artists Coalition 217 N. Carpenter St. 312-491-8888...

Estradiol: Saiba para que serve esse hormônio na gravidez!

As mulheres são praticamente controladas pelos hormônios e por isso eles devem sempre estar em perfeito estado para que tudo ocorra da maneira correta no organismo delas. O Estradiol é um dos importantes hormônios que a mulher possui no corpo, sendo que é ele quem regula até mesmo a gravidez. Show More Summary

Warm up with these 16 winter brunches in Chicago

It takes a lot of motivation to leave the house when temperatures are in the negatives. Luckily, these 16 bars and restaurants provide just that, serving up hot plates of French toast and biscuits and gravy to warm you up — while offering the booze you'll need to face the trip home. Avondale Tap...

City Announces Start Date (2019) And Staging Area (Parking Lot) For Complete Rebuild of the Lawrence Red Line Station

It's a sign of things to come! The City of Chicago has announced that it will lease the parking lot it owns at 1130 West Lawrence to the CTA for use as a staging area for the reconstruction of the Lawrence Red Line station beginningShow More Summary

5 things to do in Chicago this weekend

Go to Shedd for free, make your own adult toy, enjoy a winter beer fest or party before and after "BLKS" at Steppenwolf this weekend. Free day at Shedd On certain dates throughout the year, different Chicago museums open their doors for free to Illinois residents with a valid state ID card for...

Best Chicago happy hour deals: Jan. 18-24

Here's where to drink on a budget this week in Chicago. Thursday, Jan. 18 Learn how to make mezcal and tea-infused cocktails and drink your work for $14 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Staytion Market & Bar (1 W. Wacker Drive 312-372-7200). Friday, Jan. 19 Fizz Eatery & Soda Fountain (7958 W. Belmont Ave....

City Council Approves Cappleman-Sponsored Program To House Homeless

One of the measures approved by the City Council on Wednesday will provide the chronically homeless with case management/wraparound services and access to housing. Here is the news release that the city issued Wednesday afternoon: "CITY...Show More Summary

Happy Anniversary, La Patisserie P!

From Ald. Osterman's newsletter:"Please join me in congratulating La Patisserie P, 1050 W. Argyle, on celebrating 35 years in business this month. La Patisserie P has been a staple on Argyle St, anchoring the eastern end of the district. Show More Summary

Chicago's first Culver's within city limits to open Tuesday in Bronzeville

The arrival of the first Culver’s restaurant in Chicago has been a highly anticipated event for Midwestern fast-food lovers. In fact, within the last year, a pair of sites in Bronzeville and Portage Park found themselves in a race for the title of “Chicago’s first Culver’s.” Now, that race is over,...

Black Playwrights Festival At BET

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10 Chicago spots mixing up hot cocktails to fight the winter chill

A strong drink can warm you from the inside out, but when the city turns into Chiberia, it's nice to sip something that can also heat up your numb fingers. These 10 spots will help you get through the worst of winter by offering hot cocktails that take you from chilled to cozy. Bassment 353 W....

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