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Lolla 2013 Recap: Day Three

Lolla 2013 Recap: Day Three

Gene tackles Lolla’s best and busiest day, highlighting a few local bands and a huge closing set by The Cure.

Lolla 2013 Recap: Day Two

Lolla 2013 Recap: Day Two

Day 2 of Lolla 2013 featured a surprise headlining set by Olympic snowboarder Shaun White’s band Bad Things. Read on for more!

Lolla 2013 Recap: Day One

Lolla 2013 Recap: Day One

A rundown of the opening day of Lolla 2013 featuring words on The Killers, Nine Inch Nails and more!

Top Chicago Plumbers and Contractors

When it comes to plumbing, when the going gets tough, the tough call the plumber. You want to make sure that the person coming into your home is professionally trained, knows how to fix your problem, and will be sure to clean up any resulting mess.

The Best BBQ Joints in Chicago

Are you in the mood for some great smoked barbeque? You don’t have to head for Memphis for authentic barbeque – some of the tastiest sauces, unique flavors and fun atmosphere for barbeque are located in the heart of Chicago!

5 Kickass…Chicago Brunches

After a Saturday night out, there’s no better way than brunch to cure that Sunday hangover. Whoever came up with the option […]

Au Cheval (Restaurant, West Loop)

Location: 800 W. Randolph St. Phone: (312) 929-4580 Website: http://aucheval.tumblr.com/ Cuisine: Diner Reservations: Not Taken Walking into Au Cheval on a Friday […]

Lolla 2012 Recap: Day Three

Lolla 2012 Recap: Day Three

This year’s Lolla review wraps up with Day 3 highlights as well as a Food Recap and a Best of the Fest spotlight.

Lolla 2012 Recap: Day Two

Lolla 2012 Recap: Day Two

Lolla Day Two: Mother Earth kicks up a big storm, so does Franz Ferdinand!

Lolla 2012 Recap: Day One

Lolla 2012 Recap: Day One

Gene and Andrew tag-team Lolla again. This year there was no easing into the festival. Go!

Required Reading: Chicago Stories: 40 Dramatic Fictions

Required Reading: Chicago Stories: 40 Dramatic Fictions

Michael Czyzniejewski’s Chicago Stories takes us down the road of a hilarious recount of Chicago history as we’ve never seen it.

C2E2 2012: Chicago Gets Its Geek On

C2E2 2012: Chicago Gets Its Geek On

What’s got Daredevil, John Cusack, C3P0, scantily-clad women, a bubble show and great deals on graphic novels? The Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo! Check out this recap of all 3 days of C2E2!

Won Kow (Restaurant, Chinatown)

Walking down the main stretch of Wentworth Avenue in Chinatown, the large green sign for Won Kow is recognizable from blocks away.

Lure (Bar, Chinatown)

Lure calls itself an Izakaya Pub, which is actually a traditional Japanese pub that is centered around small, affordable plates and generally everyday food (think dim-sum or tapas).