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Tuesday 25 September 2018
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Category: The Big City Blog

The Big City Blog: The foodie paradise that is Chicago Gourmet runs Sept. 26-30

Chicago Gourmet has celebrity chefs headlining cooking demonstrations, an incredible lineup of food, wine, spirits and beer tastings, as...

The Big City Blog: “Tootsie,” the beloved hit movie, returns as a comedy musical at the Cadillac Palace Theatre

A beloved comedy from the silver screen has been revived as a musical and is in Chicago for a pre-Broadway run through Oct. 14.

The Big City Blog: The 60th annual Chicago Air and Water Show is Aug. 18-19 at North Avenue Beach

The Big City Blog: The 60th annual Chicago Air and Water Show is Aug. 18-19 at North Avenue Beach

The Big City Blog: A quick guide to surviving the craziness of Lollapalooza

Lollapalooza after-shows at dozens of venues around the city are a great late-night option to catch your favorite band or discover some new...

Finally: One fan’s long, excruciating wait to experience the phenomenon that is “Hamilton”

This is when the idea that I would never see this show started to pop into my head. Maybe, if I were lucky, I would get to see a really bad...

The Big City Blog: Advice on how to make the most of the Chicago Pride Fest and Pride Parade

We asked three locals who are longtime attendees of Chicago’s much-celebrated Pride Fest (June 16-17) and Pride Parade (June 24) for...

The Big City Blog: “Dirty Dancing — The Classic Story on Stage” returns to Chicago May 29-June 3

Exploding with heart-pounding music and “big, bold dance numbers that explode with excitement,” this worldwide smash is based on one of...

The Big City Blog: North Coast Music Festival lineup, ROOF on TheWit’s Monday Movie Series, Shore Club expansion and more

With classic films like Pretty Woman and newer favorites like Black Panther beginning every Monday at 8:30 p.m., as well as complimentary...

The Big City Blog: Illinois Craft Beer Week is back — bigger and better than ever — May 18-25

Illinois Craft Beer Week is the highly anticipated celebration featuring various festivals and hundreds of events at breweries, bars and...

The Big City Blog: The new Parlay at Joy District, Randolph Street Market, Mamby on the Beach lineup, Mercadito’s Mixology Academy and Blue Man discounts

Parlay at Joy District is now open at 112 W. Hubbard, expanding past the Joy District rooftop and second-floor nightclub to feature this...