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The City of Big Quads: Running in Chicago

This summer, instead of holding a BBQ rib in one hand and a margarita in the other, why not burn off some of those stored up winter calories and go for a jog? Running is a great way to enjoy our coveted heated months as well as lead a healthier lifestyle.

5 Kickass… Chicago Bowling Alleys

5 Kickass… Chicago Bowling Alleys

Looking to escape the summer heat or the winter cold? Want to claim that you’re exercising while drinking pitchers of PBR? Check out this list of 5 kickass Chicago bowling alleys, grab your balls and hit the lanes!

Chicago Folk & Roots Festival

Chicago Folk & Roots Festival

Hosted by the Old Town School of Folk Music, the Chicago Folk and Roots Festival is a two-day music celebration held annually in Welles Park. This year’s festival will be July 9-10.

Working Bikes Cooperative

Working Bikes Cooperative

Working Bikes Cooperative is a non-profit organization repairing land-fill bound bicycles to sell locally and donate to impoverished countries. The organization not only reinvents ‘junk’, but also redefines the way we think of it.