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App for Free Parking in Chicago ? Don’t Fe...

Hack Free Parking in Chicago

If you are among the minority that own a vehicle of your own in Chicago? then you know the struggles of finding parking, even more so when it comes to free parking in Chicago. Valets and meters can add up very, very quickly? especially if you happen to find yourself in the heart of the…

Sampling the Spirit of Italy at Quartino ? High ...

Spirit of Italy at Quartino

The Spirit of Italy is a group of Italian liquor producers made up of Amaro Lucano, Cocchi, Luxardo, Distillerie Moccia, Distilleria Nardini, Pallini, Toschi and Distilleria Varnelli. They feature a diverse selection of high quality Italian liquors, some of which have been made by these families for more than 200 years. Recently Quartino hosted six…

Elgin Police Crash a Car Meet ? Opinion from a C...

Elgin Police patrol car Ford Taurus

A video has surfaced very recently ofSergeant Ericson of the Elgin Police department interacting with a group of young automotive enthusiasts in the parking lot of a Taco Bell. (Video Below) This video of the interaction has been gaining a lot of traction over the last day. It's not because people are outraged? it is…

Riot Fest 2015 ? the Good, the Bad & the Mu...

Riot Fest Chicago 2015

Riot Fest is perhaps the oddest duck of the major Chicago summer music festivals. It feels something like a combination of Pitchfork, early 90s Lollapalooza, Warped Tour, and the Gathering of the Juggalos? thanks to its diverse, often random, lineup and collection of stuff: circus attractions, carnival rides, and mini golf. What makes it really…

Mixed Greens Is Reinventing Fast Food in Chicago

Mixed Greens Fast Food Good Food

While America may have exported the bulk of its manufacturing jobs overseas, more and more restaurants are adopting the assembly line model such as Chipotle. One of the more recent additions is Mixed Greens, fast food restaurant focusing on organic and healthy salads, Panini sandwiches, and pizzas. They have a location in the Loop at…

Top 10 Chicago Vegetarian Restaurants ? Eliminat...

Green Zebra vegetarian restaurant dishes in Chicago

Chicago vegetarian restaurants offermany forms of cuisine? from takes on meat dishes to full blown Mexicanfood and so much more in-between. Being a vegetarian doesn't mean sacrificing flavor and only eating celery? which seems to be a common misconception. In fact, many vegetarian dishes can be made in a form to satisfy even the most…

Eastman Egg Company is the Breakfast You Really ...

Coffee and breakfast sandwich at Eastman Egg Company in CHicago

An egg sandwich at brunch can be a wonderful thing; however, when you?re in the rush before work it always seems like your only option is to run into McDonalds or Starbucks. Eastman Egg Company is out to change that. They started with the idea that you can get an amazing breakfast that?s fast and…

Chicago Trivia Nights & Locations ? Your Gu...

Chicago Trivia Guide Bar & Restaurants 7 Days a Week

I have a soft spot for live trivia. It's something that my brother and I try to do on a weekly basis- sometimes as teammates, sometimes foes to see who has to buy the round. With busy schedules, it doesn't always line up on the same day every week. Fortunately, every night in Chicago trivia…

Rosebud Celebrates 40 Year Anniversary at Carmin...

Rosebud Celebrates 40 Year Anniversary at Carmine?s

In 1975, following two years of success running a Loop luncheonette, Alex Dana took over a Little Italy Men?s Supper Club, reopening as Bocciola della Rosa. Soon rechristened in English as Rosebud, the restaurant became incredibly popular with locals, visiting celebrities, and even reportedly the Chicago Mafia on the strength of its authentic Italian food…

Chicago Fitness & Nutrition Guide: How to m...

Chicago Fitness & Nutrition Guide- How to maximize health and minimize effort in the city facebook photo collage

  Alarm clock rings. Snooze. Run out the door to catch the CTA. Grab Dunkin? Doughnuts on the way. Work. Potbelly?s Lunch Break. Work. Dinner. Sleep. Repeat. That may not be the most efficientChicago fitness and nutrition routine, but it seems to be the most common. Are you looking to get your health on track,…

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