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Do good supporting people who are blind or visually impaired with The Chicago Lighthouse

Volunteers who work with The Chicago Lighthouse may read stories to preschoolers one month and help senior citizens plant a garden the next. The organization, which has been serving the Chicagoland area for more than 112 years, supports people of all ages who are blind or visually impaired through...

What's streaming and leaving Netflix: April 2018

It’s a busy month for those who have a close, personal relationship with their Netflix accounts. Whether you’re looking forward to the next installment of David Letterman’s interview show (with Jay-Z!) or you’ve just been dying to see “The Boss Baby” turned into a TV show, April is your time. Other...

5 must-see concerts in Chicago this week: Lorde, Princess Nokia, Stella Donnelly

This week in live music includes inventive pop, ambient, electronic and modern classical and a talented rapper-activist. Thursday, March 22 Stella Donnelly The Empty Bottle 1035 N. Western Ave. 773-276-3600 Across the pond the young Stella Donnelly has inched into the spotlight with her harsh yet...

Permit Issued For Weiss Plaza Renovation

A taste of what to expect at Lawrence & Sheridan (CR&M) A renovation permit valued at $500,000 was issued yesterday by the city to the owner of Weiss Plaza at 4800 N. Sheridan, who plans to give the strip mall a much needed facelift.The CR&M Real Estate brochure gives us a peek of what to expect, shown above. Show More Summary

Grab a free cheeseburger from M Burger this week

How do you celebrate your eighth birthday? If you’re M Burger, you do it with free beef. To commemorate the eighth anniversary of its first store opening on Huron Avenue, the local burger chain will be giving away one free single cheeseburger to customers with the purchase of any other menu item,...

5 things to do this weekend in Chicago

St. Patrick’s Day festivities will take over the city this weekend, but it’s not alone: March Madness begins, Music Box celebrates Spielberg’s sci-fi and black burlesque pops up at Promontory. Dyeing to party St. Patrick’s Day might be Chicago’s favorite holiday, what with all the traditions, the...

Best Chicago happy hour deals: March 15-21

Here's where to drink on a budget this week in Chicago. Thursday, March 15 Lotties Pub (1925 Cortland St. 773-489-0738) kicks off March Madness by offering Miller/Coors stadium cups, Dos Equis, Fireball shots and appetizers for $3 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, March 16 Tack Room (1227 W. 18th...

Chicago nightlife at Estate last week

Scenes from Estate Ultra Bar in Goose Island on March 10.

Ask Anna: My boyfriend doesn't come when we have sex

Ask Anna is a sex column. Because of the nature of the topic, some columns contain language some readers may find graphic. Dear Anna, I have been in a relationship for about four months now, and I believe things are going great. We have sex almost every single time we see each other. Not just once,...

Nickelodeon SlimeFest coming to Northerly Island this summer with Zedd, Liam Payne and Flo Rida

“Slime” is not something companies build their brand on, let alone an enduring one. Well, except Nickelodeon, which has been sliming folks of all ages for nearly 40 years, and, in 2018, is finding new ways to do so. Nickelodeon’s SlimeFest will come to Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island...

'Hamilton' polka, Streisand's clone dogs 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 Hamilton Polka” “Hamilton” has inspired tributes by dozens of artists since Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical became a smash hit. The latest tribute...

Celebrate Women’s History Month with theater, cocktails and more events in Chicago

From cocktails created by some of the best female bartenders in the city to shows featuring women and queer comedians, there are plenty of ways to celebrate International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month this March. Emmy Noether trivia at Hotel EMC2 4-8 p.m. Thursday, March 8 228 E. Ontario...

5 relaxing campground getaways outside of Chicago

Vacations are about getting away, but, let’s be honest: The concept of “getting away” has become increasingly difficult, whether you’re tethered to some type of electronic handheld or caught up in the demands of your job, or both. For those struggling with shutting it down, or just anyone who needs...

Aplicativos de relacionamento LGBT: Conheça os melhores!

Atualmente a internet é usada para tudo, algumas pessoas usam para socializar, outras para trabalhar e tem até mesmo aquelas pessoas que usam a internet para buscar um relacionamento. É isso mesmo, os inúmeros aplicativos de namoro que...Show More Summary

Importância da testosterona: Saiba tudo sobre esse hormônio!

Você provavelmente já deve ter ouvido falar em testosterona e que ela é importante para os homens não é mesmo? Mas você sabe qual é a real importância da testosterona e o que ela pode fazer em seu corpo? Se a resposta da pergunta acima é não, você deve continuar … O post Importância da testosterona: Saiba tudo sobre esse hormônio! apareceu primeiro em ChicagoWeekly.

4 Story, 20 Unit Building Proposed For Vacant Lot On Agatite

839 W. Agatite, currently a vacant lot (Google) Neighbors living near 839 W. Agatite are receiving letters in the mail from an attorney representing a developer with plans for this long vacant lot next to the soon to be complete 811 Uptown development. Show More Summary

Bellydancers And Firespinners Team Up To Protect Immigrants' Rights At Uptown Underground

The cast of Raks Geek (photo by Braden Nesin) Chicago, Ill: In a time of rising animosity toward immigrants and people of color, Raks Geek, a majority Asian-American bellydance and fire performance company founded and directed by a Singaporean immigrant, is using nerd-themed art to take a stand. Show More Summary

"Third Thursdays" Kicks Off Tomorrow On Argyle

(click to enlarge) (via Ald. Osterman's 48th Ward office)Please join me tomorrow evening for Third Thursdays on Argyle. In partnership with Uptown United, Business Partners - the Chamber for Uptown, Axis Lab, First Sip Cafe, and Argyle-area...Show More Summary

George & Weezie Make Fourth Return To Weiss Rooftop

Weiss Hospital rooftop residents, George & Weezie (courtesy Weiss Hospital) They’re back! The likable lovebirds return to Weiss Memorial Hospital.It’s become a springtime tradition in Uptown. Now in their 4th year, a pair of geese – affectionately named Weezie and George – nestle atop the hospital’s parking garage. Show More Summary

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