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A Chicago organization transformed Couch Place Alley located between Randolph Street and Lake Street in the Chicago Loop into a pop-up party with interactive art and installations Aug. 24. The transformation was a part of …

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Back-to-school season is upon us, but a summery atmosphere lingers in the Rogers Park neighborhood thanks to Loyola’s Summer on the Plaza program, which features a farmers market and live, outdoor entertainment four days a …

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While Chicago is often seen as culturally divided, there’s one city-sponsored art form uniting multiple communities: dance. The city of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) is in its 21st year of …

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Navy Pier’s Independence Day Fireworks and Celebration lit the sky over Lake Michigan for the 241st anniversary of the United States’ independence. The 15 minute-long pyrotechnics display blasted off at 9:30 p.m., but the crackling …

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On June 10, Lisa Trifone rerouted her downtown walking tour to avoid areas being used for the filming of “Rampage,” an action movie starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Her group was unphased by the detours; …

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Attention, foodies: late-night food spot Midnight Mac and Cheeserie is back as of May 26. The specialty restaurant sold out during its opening weekend and closed for the rest of the week to re-stock. The …

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It’s the end of the school year and while students are away for summer, a number of establishments in Rogers Park and Edgewater in their first year of operation are open for business. Tekkeez Tech …

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The Violet Hour, a cocktail bar in Wicker Park, lends its front exterior wall to the creative licenses of artists from near and far. This month, two Chicago artists have transformed the wall — into …