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Chicago Comedians Stand Up for Women's Reproductive Rights

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Oct 7, 2014
On October 12, some of Chicago's most passionate comedians are literally standing up for Women's Rights. "Yes, And Filibuster" is an evening of comedy, music and dance, the proceeds for which will be donated to the Planned Parenthood Action Fund.

Chicago's Silver Fork Gets LGBT'ers Cooking

By Matthew Wexler | Thursday Oct 2, 2014
There's a new wave of culinary talent breaking into the Chicago restaurant scene. But instead of the usual streams flowing in from the Windy City's Le Cordon Bleu, the latest star chefs owe their success to the Center on Halsted.

Chicago: Sleep, Eat & Drink Art

By Matthew Wexler | Tuesday Sep 30, 2014
Chicago's 227 square miles may seem daunting, but when you start to explore the unique neighborhoods block by block, you'll discover that "nice" should never be underestimated.

Second to None: Chicago's Theater Scene Reaches New Heights

By Matthew Wexler | Monday Sep 29, 2014
Pack your bags and head to the Windy City for a smorgasbord of theatrical invention that unassumingly rivals its East Coast counterpart.

Second to None: Chicago's Art and Culture Scene

By Matthew Wexler | Friday Sep 26, 2014
Saddled with the erroneous moniker "The Second City," Chicago's art and theater scenes guarantee that a stay in Chi-Town will be a first-class experience

Women's Words Fest Includes a Week of Lesbian-Themed Entertainment

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Sep 18, 2014
Chicago's Women's Words Fest will now include a week of lesbian-themed entertainment, including a film festival, staged readings, dance, prose and plays, all at the Chicago Public House Theater.

Ring Them Bells! Naper Settlement's Charming Wedding Venue

By Matthew Wexler | Wednesday Aug 27, 2014
Looking to get hitched in a charming venue that offers modern amenities, local history and nearby hotels, dining and nightlife? Look no further than Naperville Settlement's Century Memorial Chapel.

Native Americans Connect to Past Through Gardens

Monday Aug 18, 2014
The American Indian Center in Chicago, Il. is one of a few organizations across the country to plant gardens and help visitors retain a sense of history and cultural heritage.

Some White Sox Fans Angered Over LGBT Event

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Aug 6, 2014
Some fans of the Chicago White Sox took to social media websites this week, expressing their outrage that the baseball team will host a LGBT-friendly event called "LGBT Pride Night: Out at the Sox."

LezFest Chicago Motivates Community for Women's Words Weekend

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jul 23, 2014
On July 28, Pride Films and Plays presents "LezFest: A One Night Fling," a celebration in words, songs, music and theater at Mary's Attic. Join PFP for an evening all about ladies who love ladies who are artists.

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