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Category: The Big City Blog

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...

The Big City Blog: We’ve got plenty of suggestions on how to do it up right for St. Patrick’s Day in Chicago

Going green: We've got suggestions on how to do it up right for St. Patrick's Day in Chicago

The Big City Blog: The Museum of Contemporary Art, Carnivale and Second City — how I spent a chilly day in Chicago

Instead of grabbing a bite at some common eatery, go explore your culinary boundaries at one of Chicago’s most eccentric restaurants:...

The Big City Blog: A South Floridian’s take on a few of Chicago cuisine staples

“What’s Portillo’s?” I asked aloud. Gasps and screams filled the room. It seemed as though I had committed some irreparable sin.

The Big City Blog: It’s time for the 110th edition of the Chicago Auto Show

We’re talking more than one million square feet of exhibit space, where visitors will find more than 1000 vehicles from 36 different...

The Big City Blog: Five Chicago rock concerts this music lover can’t wait to see in 2018

After seeing pop-punk band Can’t Swim open for Have Mercy at Subterranean a few months ago, it won’t surprise me to see them blow up on...