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New Pride Parade Rules to be Tested as Community Celebrates Supreme Court Ruling

New Pride Parade Rules to be Tested as Community Celebrates Supreme Court Ruling

Against the backdrop of the U.S. Supreme Court’s historic decision Friday that the Constitution guarantees same-sex couples the right to marry, the 46th Annual Chicago Pride Parade will kick off this weekend in the Lakeview neighborhood and residents can expect an especially raucous and prideful celebration. Justice Anthony Kennedy, typically the court’s swing vote, broke […]

Media and Law Enforcement Gather for Panel on Fraud

After undergoing surgery a few years ago, Jennifer Leach received a call claiming she overpaid her hospital bill and was eligible to receive compensation. It ended up being a scam and Leach said she is grateful she was able to recognize it as such. “I almost fell for it,” she said. Now Leach, who is […]

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The 44th Walk & Roll Chicago Attracts Thousands Despite Weather

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The 44th Walk & Roll Chicago Attracts Thousands Despite Weather

Despite the rain, wind and cold, 2,500 people turned out to Soldier Field last week to participate in the American Cancer Society’s 44th Walk & Roll Chicago, which this year raised nearly half a million dollars for cancer research. The event hosted 229 teams and included a 5k walk or run, 10K skate and a […]

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Vinyl Collectors Flock to CHIRP Record Fair

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Vinyl Collectors Flock to CHIRP Record Fair

Music and intense scuffling filled the Plumbers Hall at 1340 W. Washington Ave. in West Town on Saturday, April 11. The hall was taken over by vinyl music lovers of all ages for the 13th annual CHIRP Radio Record Fair, hosted by CHIRP radio, the local indie music station. The fair offered more than just […]

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Improv Festival Celebrates Diversity

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Improv Festival Celebrates Diversity

The 18th Annual Chicago Improv Festival, being held this month, will bring a dose of diversity to the art form, which is traditionally better known for its famous male performers. The festival has focused on bringing more diversity into improv since its third year, when founder Jonathan Pitts coordinated with troupes from other countries to […]

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Vinyl Lovers Cued Up for Record Store Day

Saturday April 18th is Record Store Day in Chicago and around the world. Find a record store near you, and check out the deals and performers. Record Breakers opens at 8 a.m. and features live bands. All CDs are half-price. “Record Store Day was conceived in 2007 at a gathering of independent record store owners […]

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“Mancow” Muller and Reporter Meilin Jin Just for Fun

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“Mancow” Muller and Reporter Meilin Jin Just for Fun

Erich “Mancow” Muller, is a radio and television personality who is the former host of Mancow’s Morning Madhouse, a syndicated radio show based in Chicago. Recently, Mancow  made an announcement that he is returning the Chicago’s 97.9FM “The Loop” radio station He talks about his fun trip to China and his most memorable things during […]

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