March 21, 2012 |
The Streeterville burger joint invites you - yes, you - to its two-year birthday bash, where any menu purchase gets you any burger on the menu for free. Not in Streeterville? Swing by the 100 W. Randolph St., 5 W. Ontario St. or 835 N. Michigan Ave. locations and snag the same deal 11 a.m.-7 p.m. March 21. M Burger 161 E. Huron St. 312-254-8500
September 6, 2012 |
Calling all Chicago fashionistas! Interested in checking out fashion shows, getting makeovers, and sipping bubbly? Then, you'll enjoy Thursday's Fashion's Night Out in Chicago, which coincides with the start of New York Fashion Week. It also marks the finale of the Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival presented by Mastercard. "Fashion's Night Out has really become a fun celebration of fall fashion and shopping," said Erica Strama, festival chair and senior manager of marketing for The Shops at North Bridge.
March 20, 2013 |
EAT OPENING DAY American Junkie 15 W. Illinois St. 312-239-0995 Mainline some Americana at this new two-story restaurant and bar, which features American-made furniture, a retractable roof, 32 taps, nearly 40 large TVs, live music and a menu by chef Kendal Duque (formerly of Sepia and City Tavern) with options such as a lobster and bone marrow appetizer ($19) and a hanger steak sandwich ($13). 4:30 p.m.-2 a.m. DRINK WINE WEDNESDAY … A CELEBRATION OF THE GRAPE Toni Patisserie & Cafe 65 E. Washington St....
February 16, 2012 |
Not long after Rock 'n' Vote 2011, finalists appeared at the North Coast Music Festival (Pyro Fighter) and the Taste of Chicago (Yeah Dude, Briar Rabbit). And none of those local bands even won our annual contest. Think your local band deserves more exposure too? Great; for the ninth year running, we're putting on a show to help showcase Chicago bands our readers should know about. You can be an all-female rap trio, five dudes who play guitars and keyboards without a drummer, and anything in between.
June 4, 2012 |
It's been awhile since anyone in Chicago has had a reason to dance in the Bears' end zone, but on June 5 USA Network will be checking out your moves as part of the "Necessary Roughness" Show Us Your End Zone Dance Competition. Participants must perform their best end zone dance moves for a chance to win $25,000. The six finalists chosen by USA Network's judges will have their end-zone dances featured in a promo spot airing on USA in July, and one winner will dance away with a grand prize of $25,000.
August 22, 2012 |
Suburban Mediterranean eatery Naf Naf Grill plans to add a fourth location downtown this September to will cater to the Loop lunch crowd with additional grab-and-go items. Naf Naf, which has locations in Naperville, Aurora and Niles, is currently renovating its new space at 309 W. Washington St., previously inhabited by Billy Goat Tavern. (The original Billy Goat, at 430 N. Michigan Ave., is still open.) According to Naf Naf manager Sabina Kastanova, the Loop location's to-be-determined menu will include some notable Naf Naf favorites, such as the eatery's...