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Saddle & Cycle Club Fireworks Show To Take Place On July 4th

Our festive neighbors, the Saddle & Cycle Club, will present its annual fireworks show at dusk on Monday, July 4th. The club is located at Foster & Marine, but only its members and guests may view the show from inside the club.Luckily for us, the fireworks can be seen for miles around. Show More Summary

6 Places To See Fireworks Around Chicago On The 4th Of July

Play your cards right, and you can even see 3D fireworks. [ more › ]

New Logan Square 'All-Day Bar' Will Serve Cocktails Starting At 11 A.M. Daily

The restaurant group behind Trenchermen, Sportsman's Club and Revel Room is opening a new "all-day bar" in Logan Square: Estereo. [ more › ]

Chicago Activists Raise Funds For Oaxacan Teachers After Protesters Were Killed By Police

Last week the Chicago Teachers Union and other education activists held a solidarity rally for Oaxacan teachers at the Mexican Consulate on the Near West Side. [ more › ]

Windy City RibFest Back In Uptown July 1st-3rd, Still Time To Sign Up To Volunteer

Top local and national ribbers will again mix saucy slab offerings that are complemented with an eclectic music lineup at this 8th annual festival. This tasty happening takes place over the long Fourth of July weekend. It grows in popularity...Show More Summary

"Becoming A Man" Mentoring Program Gets Winning Marks

Photo courtesy of Youth Guidance According to the Sun-Times, a mentoring program that was enacted at Goudy Elementary School in Uptown this past school year, as well as in other parts of Chicago, is having a positive impact on youngShow More Summary

Mayor Emanuel Wants The City To Buy Chicago Public Schools Debt

Schools chief Forest Claypool has stated that schools might not open on time this fall if the state fails to pass a budget that provides funding for the district. [ more › ]

Photos: Chicago's 2016 Pride Parade Had A Moving Tribute To Orlando

The first marchers in the parade held photos of each of the Orlando shooting's 49 victims. [ more › ]

13 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Week

Get ready for the 4th of July with a boatload of events in the city this week. [ more › ]

Pride At Montrose Organizers Say Police Forced Them To Shut Down Early

Pride at Montrose, a Pride event geared towards people of color, was cut short by police intervention. [ more › ]

Three Awesome New Patios For You To Check Out This Summer

Some newer patios have joined your slate of outdoor dining options just in the last few weeks. [ more › ]

How To Tumble Back In Time, Get Spicy, And More In Old Town

Here in Chicago, it comes as no surprise that there are a million ways to get from here to there. We're a bustling and constantly on-the-go city—and you bet we're proud of it! But while math teaches us that the fastest way to get from where you are to where you're going is a straight line, can't we all agree that's a little boring? [ more › ]

Free State of Jones

Unremarked upon in Ken Burns terrific documentary about the Civil War, a group of Confederate soldiers, after surrendering at Vicksburg, were paroled, over the objections of William Tecumseh Sherman, by U.S. Grant. Grant's opinion was...Show More Summary

Photos: Chicago's 20th Annual Dyke March Was Queer AF, And It Was Glorious

Dyke March gave us the community, solidarity space to grieve and post-gender swag we needed this weekend. [ more › ]

"Pride at Montrose" Happening At The Lakefront 11am-6pm

There's another big Pride event happening in Uptown today. The old Montrose Rocks festival, which celebrates LGBT people of color, has been rebranded as "Pride At Montrose" and takes place at the lakefront and at Cricket Hill.Check out...Show More Summary

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