December 26, 2012 |
Every year I dread New Year's Eve--the crazy cover charges, the pressure, the indecision, etc. I want this year to be different, and I don't want to end it alone. Isn't this the biggest party night of the year? Aren't people happy the world didn't end on 12.21 and want to get laid? How can I skew the odds in my favor?--Screw Year's Eve New Year's Eve is definitely THE date for hookups, with odds higher than Valentine's Day, Halloween and Arbor Day combined (but not Groundhog Day. Bill Murray's sexual prowess has ruined the standard for everyone!
February 9, 2012 |
Forget the old "buy 10 sandwiches, get one free" business model. A new loyalty program in Chicago is offering customers quirky rewards such as an arm wrestling match at a restaurant or a date with a baker at a cupcake spot. It's all part of Belly, a digital loyalty rewards program for more than 500 businesses in the Chicago area launched in August by Logan LaHive, who teamed up with Lightbank, the investment fund behind Groupon. Looking to expand into other cities across the country, Belly helps businesses replace the "buy 10, get...
January 16, 2012 |
From Noon until Midnight, the Chicago Tattooing and Piercing Company at 1017 W. Belmont gave away the body art to mark the occasion, and celebrate the life of the influential sailor who learned the trade in Chicago. By 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Dale Grande said his shop had already inked 35-customers, a one-day record for one of the oldest tattoo shops in the city that came on an appropriate date: The 101 s t birthday of tattoo artist Norman "Sailor Jerry" Collins. From noon until midnight, the Chicago Tattooing and Piercing Company at 1017 W. Belmont Ave. gave...