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New-club-to-open-in-Berwyn-in-former-gay-clubs-space-

New club to open in Berwyn in former gay club's space - Angel's Palace, located at 6319 W. Roosevelt Rd. in Berwyn, is set for its "royal grand opening" in February 2018. The new venue hosted an invite-only exclusive sneak peek at the space this past weekend, Sat., January 13 and Sun., January 14. This new bar occupies the space left by Antronio's, which was opened in 2012 by owner Jose Antonio ...


Last-Night-at-Mans-Country-Jan-16-2018

Last Night at Man's Country Jan. 16, 2018 - Ron Ehemann, partner of the late entrepreneur Chuck Renslow, welcomed a few final guests to Man's Country men's bathhouse in Chicago, Jan. 16, 2018. The property was sold to a developer after Renslow died in the summer of 2017. The new owners will develop a four-story condo and retail space called The Renslow, and plan to have black leather walls ...


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NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS Sidetrack - New Year's Eve at Sidetrack/ Photos by Jed Dulanas ...


Mans-Country-closes-with-historic-Loose-Ends-party

Man's Country closes with historic Loose Ends party - 44 years after its opening, Chicago bathhouse Man's Country closed its doors permanently on January 1, but not before one last huge blowout New Year's Eve party. The party, fittingly named Loose Ends, was the second of its kind ( the first go-round happened in late November ). In opposition to the men-only vibe prevalent over the four-plus decades of ...


NIGHTLIFE-PHOTOS-Sidetrack-on-New-Years-Day

NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS Sidetrack on New Year's Day - Having funsie in their One-One-Onesies, Monday, January 1. Photos by Jerry Nunn ...


What-are-YOU-doing-New-Years-Eve

What are YOU doing New Year's Eve? - Should you find yourself at a loose end, here are our suggestions for the best bars and parties to ring in '18. —Sidetrack: New Year's Eve Party with The Legacy Project $30 general admission ticket includes guaranteed entry, party favors and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. $30 advance at www.sidetrackchicago.com. 3349 N. Halsted St. —Loose Ends: The Man's Country ...


NIGHTLIFE-PHOTOS-Vogue-for-Tots-11-at-Berlin

NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS Vogue for Tots 11 at Berlin - Slaying ( for ) the children for over a decade! Thursday, December 14. Photos by Kater Jayne Photography ( http://katerjayne.com ) ...


NIGHTLIFE-PHOTOS-Customer-Holiday-Party-at-Sidetrack-

NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS Customer Holiday Party at Sidetrack - Ho-ho-ho for this annual benefit for Vital Bridges. Photos by Jerry Nunn ...


Leather-Archives-has-new-director

Leather Archives has new director - The Leather Archives & Museum, 6418 N. Greenview Ave., has announced that Gary Wasdin will assume the role of executive director on Jan. 2, 2018. Wasdin will succeed Rick Storer, who was with the organization for 15 years. Wasdin was one of three finalists for the position. ( Christina Court had been named interim executive director after Storer's departure. ) ...


Full-Kit-Gear-to-remain-after-sale-of-Mans-Country-complex

Full Kit Gear to remain after sale of Man's Country complex - From a press release - With the announced closure of Man's Country and the pending sale of the two buildings at 5015-5023 N. Clark St., there have been rumors regarding the future of Full Kit Gear. Full Kit Gear released a statement that said it has a very long lease and anticipates being at 5021-23 N. Clark St. for many years to come. Having Full ...


Club-Krave-turns-10

Club Krave turns 10 - This Saturday, Dec. 16, celebrate a decade of decadence on the South Side at the 10th anniversary party of Club Krave, 13126 S. Western Ave. in Blue Island. Lindsey Devereaux headlines a stunning show, featuring Sassy Trade, Brandi Wyne, Serina DeVine, Theresa Dawn and many more. Win tickets to see RuPaul's Christmas Queens. 2008 Photo of Tina Roberts, Lindsey Devereaux ...


Deck-the-Balls-fundraiser-at-Touche-Over-600-raised-for-Vital-Bridges

Deck the Balls fundraiser at Touche, Over $600 raised for Vital Bridges - Chicago Leather Club, The Clubs of Chicago and Touche joined forces at the fourth annual Deck the Balls event. Five "human trees" stepped up in this grassroots type of fundraiser to bring some holiday cash to Lori Cannon and the clients at Vital Bridges Northside Grocery Center. "It seemed to be fitting to be hosting this event in conjunction with ...


Vogue-for-Tots-at-Berlin-Nightclub

Vogue for Tots at Berlin Nightclub - From a press release - Chicago - Stardust collective announces the 11th Annual Vogue for Tots at Berlin Nightclub, 954 W. Belmont, on Thursday, Dec. 14, 10 p.m.-4 a.m. Bringing together iconic members of the ballroom, drag and queer community, Vogue For Tots continues the gift of giving with a toy drive benefiting Chance The Rapper's SocialWorks Chicago via the WGN Toy Drive, and additionally ...


Sidetracks-OUTspoken-Series-Decembers-featured-storytellers

Sidetrack's OUTspoken! Series: December's featured storytellers - The December edition of OUTspoken! LGBTQ storyteller series takes place Tuesday, Dec. 5, at Sidetrack, 3349 N. Halsted St. Doors open at 6 pm, stories begin at 7. See www.outspokenchicago.com for more info. —William Gordon managed public libraries in Washington State, Idaho, Minnesota and Maryland and was then selected to be the Executive Director of The American Library Association, ...


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NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS Black Wednesday at @mosphere - Pre-turkey tippling. Photos by Kirk Williamson ...


World-AIDS-Day-street-fest-Nov-30

World AIDS Day street fest Nov. 30 - The inaugural "World AIDS Day benefit: STAND UP FOR RED Indoor Street Fest" will be presented by Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS/Chicago ( DIFFA/Chicago ) on Thursday, Nov. 30, 5:30-9:30 p.m. at Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted St. The event will showcase DIFFA's Excellence In Care Award grantees, AIDS Chicago Foundation PrEP4LOVE, as well as have a special interactive ...


World-AIDS-Day-events-in-Chicagoland

World AIDS Day events in Chicagoland - Below is a list of some of the local World AIDS Day-related events that are slated to take place on or around the official date ( Friday, Dec. 1 ): —South Suburban College will hold its "World AIDS Day: HIV and Hepatitis C Awareness Workshop" on Wed., Nov. 29, 1-2 p.m. in the MB Financial Suite of the main campus. ...


Breeches-and-Leather-Uniform-Fan-Club-BLUF-celebrates-20-years-at-Touche-

Breeches and Leather Uniform Fan Club (BLUF) celebrates 20 years at Touche - From a press release - Chicago, Illinois November 24, 2017: The breeches and leather uniform fan club of Chicago celebrated BLUF club's 20 year anniversary on Saturday November 18, 2017. The anniversary marked a milestone for the international community of men who are into leather uniforms. BLUF started as an internet club in October 1997 in Montreal, Canada by Leon with a few friends. Today ...


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NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS NSFW, Sofo Tap - Take a picture. It'll last longer. Photos by Kirk Williamson ...


NIGHTLIFE-PHOTOS-Loose-Ends-Mans-Country

NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS Loose Ends @ Man's Country - A historic night at the baths with DJ Harry Cross, Toyota Corona, Lucy Stoole and more. Saturday, November 18. Photos by Kirk Williamson ...


NIGHTLIFE-PHOTOS-Berlin

NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS Berlin - It's hard to beat the talent at Duro, Thursday, Nov. 9. Photos by Kirk Williamson ...


NIGHTLIFE-PHOTOS-Sidetrack

NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS Sidetrack - Threesome, anyone? Photos by Jed Dulanas ...


NIGHTLIFE-PHOTOS-Marys-Attic

NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS Mary's Attic - Bob's your hot uncle at the English Tea Dance, Sunday, Nov. 5 at Mary's Attic, ...


Touches-40th-Anniversary

Touche's 40th Anniversary - Photos from the kickoff night of Touche's special 40th anniversary weekend, Wed., November 1. The evening includes door prizes, entertainment, a special buffet and drink specials from Bud Light and Smirnoff at 1977 prices. Photos by Kirk Williamson ...


NIGHTLIFE-PHOTOS-Katy-Perry-performs-with-Noah-Cyrus

NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS Katy Perry performs with Noah Cyrus - Fireworks at the Katy Perry concert with Noah Cyrus! Photos by Jerry Nunn ...


Halloween-haunts-Halsted-Street

Halloween haunts Halsted Street - The Northhalsted Business Alliance presented its 21st annual Halloween parade on Oct. 31, as always. The overall theme this year was "Haunted Halsted." Festivalgoers lined up in front of barricades starting at Belmont Avenue, down Halsted Street, north to Addison Street. Locals signed up for a costume competition that included four categories. Best Theme was won by Darren Stephens for ...


NIGHTLIFE-PHOTOS-Sidetrack

NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS Sidetrack - Pre-Halloweenies. Photos by Jed Dulanas ...


-Mr-Chicago-Leather-Jan-26-28

Mr. Chicago Leather Jan. 26-28 - From a press release - Plans for the Mr. Chicago Leather 2018 Contest weekend, Jan. 26-28, 2018 are underway. The contest will be the highlight of a full weekend of events including a welcoming cocktail party, Fetish Flea Market, Kink U, MCL Brunch and roast of Mr Chicago Leather 2017 Gerald "Daddy G" Cernak. Joining him on the judging panel will be International Mr. Leather ...


XFINITY-LGBTQ-releases-The-Ultimate-Queer-Horror-Collection-for-Gay-Christmas

XFINITY LGBTQ releases The Ultimate Queer Horror Collection for "Gay Christmas" - From a press release - In advance of Halloween, lovingly known in our community as "Gay Christmas," I wanted to share some exciting news. XFINITY LGBTQ Film and TV Collection has released The Ultimate Queer Horror Collection, perhaps the most complete collection of queer horror ever compiled with over 100 LGBTQ-related horror titles and featuring a slew of unique curations Announced in a post on ...


NIGHTLIFE-PHOTOS-Sidetrack

NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS Sidetrack - Were you lucky enough to have been at their Friday the 13th party? Photos by Jerry Nunn ...


American-Brotherhood-Weekend-names-titleholders-presents-900-to-Vital-Bridges

American Brotherhood Weekend names titleholders, presents $900 to Vital Bridges - From a press release - Chicago, IL - October 8, 2017. The producers of American Brotherhood Weekend pleased to announce the winners of their 2017 contest, held October 6-8 in Chicago, Illinois. The 2017 American Leatherman title was awarded to Rod McCoy, who hails from the great state of Maryland. Rod held the title of Leatherman of Color 2011, and is a Full Brother of ...


NIGHTLIFE-PHOTOS-Roscoes

NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS Roscoe's - RPDR's "Final Five" from season 9, Friday, Oct. 6. Photos by Jerry Nunn ...


NIGHTLIFE-PHOTOS-Big-Chicks

NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS Big Chick's - Big Chick's photos by Jerry Nunn ...


OUTspoken-LGBTQ-storyteller-series-at-Sidetrack-Oct-3-

OUTspoken! LGBTQ storyteller series at Sidetrack Oct. 3 - The October edition of OUTspoken! LGBTQ storyteller series takes place Tuesday, Oct. 3, at Sidetrack, 3349 N. Halsted St. Doors open at 6 pm, stories begin at 7. See www.outspokenchicago.com for more info . —Megan Brennan is a Chicago-based comedian who loves a good denim vest and a long denim skirt. She is a producer of The Kiki: A ...


F-U-Hate-fundraiser-for-LGBTQ-immigrant-Childrens-Rights-Oct-1

F U Hate fundraiser for LGBTQ, immigrant Children's Rights Oct. 1 - From a press release - CHICAGO ( September 22, 2017 ) — Links Taproom — an All-American craft beer and sausage focused neighborhood bar located at 1559 N Milwaukee Ave in Wicker Park — will host a massive fundraising "F U Hate" event for LGBTQ+ & immigrant children's rights charities on Sunday, October 1. For the event, 100 percent of all craft beer, liquor, wine, ...


LGBTQ-Job-Fair-Friday-Sept-29-at-Center-on-Halsted-

LGBTQ Job Fair Friday, Sept. 29 at Center on Halsted - More than 75 major corporations, small businesses, government agencies and nonprofits are expected for the third annual Windy City Times WERQ! LGBTQ job fair Friday, Sept. 29, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted, Chicago. In 2016, more than 500 people attended the Job Fair. The event includes two workshops. The first will be at 10 a.m. ...


New-gay-bar-Hardwood-holds-grand-opening-party-

New gay bar Hardwood holds grand opening party - Photos from the grand opening party of Hardwood, Forest Park's new gay bar, Saturday, Sept. 16 by Jerry Nunn ...


Green-Tie-Ball-features-DJ-White-Shadow-Taylor-Kinney

Green Tie Ball features DJ White Shadow, Taylor Kinney - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - The Green Tie Ball, one of the longest running charity events in Chicago, returned Sept. 15 at Artifact Events on Ravenswood. This year's theme, "Devil in the Green City," focused on a 1893 setting and guests were encouraged to dress for the occasion. A breezy outdoor area featured Don Julio Tequila and, in every corner of the venue, booths of ...


Andersonville-Arts-Week-to-include-70-businesses-150-artists-along-Clark-Oct-10-15

Andersonville Arts Week to include 70 businesses, 150+ artists along Clark Oct. 10-15 - From a press release - CHICAGO ( September 18, 2017 ) — In its 15th year, the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce ( ACC ) will expand Andersonville Arts Week to a week-long celebration October 10 — 15, with over 70 local shops, restaurants, and businesses set to host more than 150 artists. This year's event will focus on nine specific genres of art: visual, theatre, ...


Touches-sixth-annual-Club-Rush-Party

Touche's sixth annual Club Rush Party - Touché, 6412 N. Clark St., proudly announces the sixth annual Leather Club Rush Party, 10 pm, Friday, September 15. Besides being home to the Leather Archives & Museum and International Mr. Leather, Chicago boasts over 15 local leather/fetish clubs, some for play and others strictly social. This Club Rush Party allows those interested in the club scene to meet members ...


Get-Out-Out-In-the-Park-at-Six-Flags

Get 'Out'!, Out In the Park at Six Flags - There were thrills and chills at Out In the Park at Six Flags on Saturday, Sept. 9. This annual private night at the park to celebrate diversity was held to benefit Howard Brown Health. Photos by Jerry Nunn ...


Miss-Continental-2017-Shantell-DMarco

Miss Continental 2017 Shantell D'Marco - Congratulations to the new Miss Continental 2017 Shantell D'Marco. D'Marco ascended to the crown Monday, Sept. 4, at the Vic Theatre. She joins the new Mr. Continental 2018 Ramon Ventura, chosen Saturday, Sept. 2, at the Park West. Photos by Jack Neilsen ...


Pizza-with-a-Purpose-to-benefit-victims-of-Hurricane-Harvey

Pizza with a Purpose to benefit victims of Hurricane Harvey - From a press release - August 29th, 2017 — Members of the United States Pizza Team are rallying together to help those in need in the path of Hurricane Harvey. This natural disaster has exceeded all predictions of strength and ferocity, and has displaced tens of thousands of U.S. citizens from their homes. The U.S. Pizza Team wants to help those suffering in this time ...


CONCERT-REVIEW-Gaga-breaks-glass-ceiling-at-Wrigley-Field

CONCERT REVIEW Gaga breaks glass ceiling at Wrigley Field - Even when Lady Gaga releases mediocre music, she knows how to sell it live. Part of the fun is showing up to see how she will do just that. Whether playing one song for Windy City Gay Idol's talent competition in 2008 or selling out mega-stadiums in 2017, Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta—who broke the glass ceiling Aug. 25 by becoming ...


Sidetracks-OUTspoken-Series-Septembers-featured-storytellers

Sidetrack's OUTspoken! Series: September's featured storytellers - The September edition of OUTspoken! LGBTQ storyteller series takes place Tuesday, Sept. 5, at Sidetrack, 3349 N. Halsted St. Doors open at 6 pm, stories begin at 7. September's featured storytellers: Jenn Henry, Courtnay O'Connell, Adam Ross, Danayan, Sade, Kaelan Strouse, Rohan Zhou-Lee. See www.outspokenchicago.com for more info. ...


Old-Town-Pour-House-opens-game-room

Old Town Pour House opens game room - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Old Town Pour House ( 1419 N. Wells St.; OldTownPourHouse.com ) is now offering a twist on a typical happy hour or night out with its newly opened game room. Tucked in the basement of the spacious Old Town bar, visitors will find a full bar and seating area featuring a variety of games including giant versions of Jenga and ...


South-Side-beach-party-entertains-raises-awareness

South Side beach party entertains, raises awareness - Fahrenheit Chicago-Pride South on the Lake kicked off an all-day gathering at Oakwood Beach on Aug. 27. Equality Illinois and AIDS Foundation on Chicago hosted the South Side beach party. Vendor booths surrounded the lakeshore area, offering services from health screenings to voter registration. Signatures for members of Congress in protest of President Trump's ban on transgender service members were ...


LCHJs-Bienvenidos-event-at-Sidetrack

LCHJ's !Bienvenidos! event at Sidetrack - Legal Council For Health Justice ( LCHJ ) held their annual travel-themed fundraising event Thu., Aug. 17, at Sidetrack, 3359 N. Halsted St. This year's event was titled !Bienvenidos! and featured eats and treats from BombÃ"n Cafe and live music from The Guillermo Paolisso Quartet. Attendees participated in a silent auction during the event. All proceeds from the auction and ...


Legal-Council-for-Health-Justice-to-host-Bienvenidos-at-Sidetrack

Legal Council for Health Justice to host Bienvenidos at Sidetrack - Legal Council for Health Justice will host its annual summer benefit at Sidetrack on Thursday, Aug. 17, at 6 p.m. This year's event is called Bienvenidos! and will celebrate the diverse, vibrant and welcoming country of Mexico. Bienvenidos! will feature Mexican cuisine by Bombon Cafe, cocktails by Sidetrack, live entertainment, an extensive silent auction and the popular Grand Raffle. Over ...


Country-Dances-30th-Anniversary-at-The-Call

Country Dance's 30th Anniversary at The Call - Chicago's Original Country Dance, hosted by David Boyer, will be celebrating its roots and 30 years of country dance parties across Chicago with a special dance party beginning at 4 pm on Sunday, August 20, at The Call, 1547 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. Alcala's Western Wear, 1733 W. Chicago Ave., will offer door prizes ranging from T-shirts to a $50 ...


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SIDETRACK Camp Sidetrack - Getting wood at Camp Sidetrack during Market Days. Photos by Jerry Nunn ...


Northalsted-Market-Days-shines-on-Halsted

Northalsted Market Days shines on Halsted - Northalsted Market Days is the largest outdoor street festival in the Midwest with national talent, unique vendors, arts, crafts, food and drink each year in Boystown. Photos by Jerry Nunn https://www.northalsted.com/marketdays . ...


DIFFAs-White-Party-on-Aug-23-

DIFFA's White Party on Aug. 23 - The Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS/Chicago ( DIFFA/Chicago ) Auxiliary Board is hosting its third annual White Party—"Under the Midsummer's Sky"—on Wed., Aug. 23, at Exhibit on Superior residential tower, 165 W. Superior St. Venue tours with the bKL Architecture team will take place 5-6 p.m., with the White Party on the roof deck at 6-9 p.m. The building's in-house ...


TPAN-30th-anniversary-event-Sept-28

TPAN 30th-anniversary event Sept. 28 - Test Positive Aware Network ( TPAN ) will commemorate its 30th anniversary with a celebration event on Thursday, Sept. 28. "TPAN 30 Years of Hope" will be held at Moonlight Studios, 1446 W. Kinzie St. The event will begin with a VIP reception at 6-7 p.m., allowing supporters to meet and greet with TPAN's founding members. The general reception will ...


NIGHTLIFE-PHOTOS-Berlin

NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS Berlin - 8th annual Lollapalooza Sideshow party, Thu., August 3. Photos by Kirk Williamson ...


NIGHTLIFE-PHOTOS-Lollapalooza

NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS Lollapalooza - Chicago's annual music ( and fashion ) festival in Grant Park, August 3-6. Photos by Jerry Nunn ...


NIGHTLIFE-PICS-Sidetrack

NIGHTLIFE PICS Sidetrack - Castmembers from Aladdin's Club Agrabah: A Cabaret Event, July 31 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Photos by Jerry Nunn ...


NIGHTLIFE-PICS-Marys-Attic

NIGHTLIFE PICS Mary's Attic - We're a little fuzzy on the new Hairy Mary's party with DJ Moose. Photos by Jerry Nunn ...


DIFFA-Chicago-auxiliary-board-to-host-White-Party-at-luxury-high-rise

DIFFA/Chicago auxiliary board to host White Party at luxury high-rise - Back again, The Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS/Chicago ( DIFFA/Chicago ) Auxiliary Board is gearing up to host its third annual White Party entitled — Under the Midsummer's Sky — on Wednesday, Aug. 23 at Exhibit on Superior residential tower, located at 165 W. Superior St., Chicago. Built by Magellan Development Group and MAC Management, the building offers an ideal ...


AFC-anniversary-party-Aug-5-

AFC anniversary party Aug. 5 - The LGBT group Asians & Friends Chicago ( AFC ) will hold its anniversary party Saturday, Aug. 5, at Halsted Hot Tub, 3526 N. Halsted St. DJ Oskar will spin the music of George Michael, Prince and Cyndi Lauper until 10:30 p.m. In addition, the event is BYOB and attendees are asked to bring dishes to share. Regarding business, dues ...


NIGHTLIFE-PHOTOS-Berlin

NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS Berlin - Femme's Room w/ Gavin Russom. Photos by Jerry Nunn ...


NIGHTLIFE-PHOTOS-Sidetrack

NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS Sidetrack - Friday nights get campy. Photos by Jed Dulanas ...


NIGHTLIFE-PHOTOS-Touche

NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS Touche - Congrats to the new Mr. Midwest Rubber! Photos by Jerry Nunn ...


NIGHTLIFE-PHOTOS-Berlin

NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS Berlin - Jackie Beat your face! Photos by Jerry Nunn ...


NIGHTLIFE-PHOTOS-Phoenix-

NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS Phoenix - Taking in a hot show. Photos by Jerry Nunn ...


NIGHTLIFE-PHOTOS-Sidetrack

NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS Sidetrack - Saturday sexiness. Photos by Jed Dulanas ...


New-gay-bar-to-open-in-Forest-Park

New gay bar to open in Forest Park - A new gay bar named Hard Wood is slated to open in the Chicago suburb of Forest Park later this month, according to the Forest Park Review. Hard Wood will be at 7414 W. Madison St., replacing Chalk Craft Beer House Bar. Chalk owner Matt Mathey and David Lipka, who runs bars in nearly cities, are collaborating on the rebranding. ...


Crew-to-leave-its-current-location-

Crew to leave its current location - The LGBT sports bar Crew Bar + Grill, on July 5, announced that it will be closing its Uptown location at Lawrence Avenue and Broadway on July 15 and will be searching for a new home elsewhere on the North Side. Crew posted the news on its Facebook page. "Crew is seeking to relocate in Uptown, Andersonville, Edgewater or Rogers ...


PRIDE-17-Proud-to-Run-sports-record-participation

PRIDE '17 Proud to Run sports record participation - The 36th annual Proud to Run brought in a record 2,200 participants for the 10K run and 5K run/walk on June 24. Co-directors Ty McCarthy, Corbin Woodling and Justin Koziatek thanked the over 200 volunteers that made the event possible. "This is my favorite part of Pride," Koziatek said. Since it began in 1982, Proud to Run has donated over ...


PRIDE-17-Navy-Pier-holds-second-Pride-celebration

PRIDE '17 Navy Pier holds second Pride celebration - By Tarina Hargrays - =On June 24, thousands of people journeyed to Navy Pier's Pier Pride for a day filled with fun and entertainment along the lakefront. Guests were able to participate in activities such as Pride face painting, "Story Time with Drag Queens," fitness classes and more. The day also included live performances from poets and rappers during the event's "Prouder than a ...


PATIO-BEEF-AT-THE-SOFO-TAP

PATIO BEEF AT THE SOFO TAP - A new Andersonville Pride tradition with Moose the DJ. Photos by Kirk Williamson ...


PRIDE-17-Pride-North-returns-to-Rogers-Park

PRIDE '17 Pride North returns to Rogers Park - DJs, dancing and sunshine all helped to spread Pride rainbows across Chicago's northernmost neighborhood. The Pride North Festival, which took place along Glenwood Ave. between Morse and Lunt, drew hundreds after the parade for a party that went on well into the evening. Photos by Kirk Williamson ...


PRIDE-17-Back-Lot-Bash-thrills-A-ville

PRIDE '17 Back Lot Bash thrills A-ville - This year, the popular Andersonville Pride festival of dancing, DJs and world-class talent took place oer two weekends. Here are some images from Saturday, June 24. Photos by Kat Fitzgerald ( www.MysticImagesPhotography.com ) ...


PRIDE-17-Unofficial-Pride-gathering-at-Montrose-Harbor

PRIDE '17 Unofficial Pride gathering at Montrose Harbor - Despite the closure of the annual Pride at Montrose Festival in 2016, members of the LGBTQ community gathered for the traditional post parade celebration at Montrose Harbor. Friends and families celebrated in the cool early evening with barbecue cook outs, spontaneous dance competitions, and social networking with an emphasis on joy and frivolity. No incidents or arrests were recorded at ...


Midsommarfest-sizzles-in-June

Midsommarfest sizzles in June - On June 9-11, the 52nd annual Andersonville Midsommarfest was held in weather that had a heat index that climbed toward 90 degrees. The well-attended festival—which traditionally spans five blocks on North Clark Street—featured craft venders, live rock bands, DJs, drag acts, a glee crew, a jazz band and a wide array of food selections from local restaurants. One of the ...







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