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  • Scaring up the best 2013 Halloween costumes in the city

    Scaring up the best 2013 Halloween costumes in the city
    If you've been planning your Halloween costume since the day after Halloween 2012, you're not alone. We've been literally trained since birth to anticipate dressing up and getting excited about this holiday, says Mary Hickey Panayotou, owner of...
  • 3 stabbed in 2 separate Lakeview attacks

    3 stabbed in 2 separate  Lakeview attacks
    A man was found with a stab wound to the back of his head early this morning on the North Side in the city's Lakeview neighborhood. About 2:15 a.m., police were called to the 700 block of West Sheridan Road after receiving a report of a man lying on the...
  • Your 2013 guide to street festivals

    Your 2013 guide to street festivals
    Not long ago, going to a Chicago street festival usually meant settling for '80s cover bands, greasy food and ordinary beverages. That was then. Paralleling the grass-roots evolution of the city's dining and brewing scenes, summer get-togethers have...
  • Boystown: Are you ready for your close-up?

    Boystown: Are you ready for your close-up?
    LGBTs and their straight allies will have even more reason to celebrate during Chicago Gay Pride this year as the festivities are being filmed for a 52-minute documentary that will air on France’s M6—one of the top three TV networks in the...
  • West Hollywood announces street closures for L.A. Pride Parade

    West Hollywood announces street closures for L.A. Pride Parade
    Numerous roads in the West Hollywood area will be closed Sunday for the L.A. Pride Parade and festival – one of the largest gay pride events in the country. Tens of thousands of people are expected to attend the parade, which begins at 11 a.m....
  • Vegan restaurants in Chicago

    Vegan restaurants in Chicago
    From this summer’s vegan menu at Grant Achatz’s restaurant Next to the buzz about plant-based diets, veganism is definitely having a moment. “A few years ago, people said, ‘Oh, vegan? What does that mean?” said Don...
  • LGBT comedy showcase 'Chigaygo' debuts at Laugh Factory on May 27

    LGBT comedy showcase 'Chigaygo' debuts at Laugh Factory on May 27
    When Chicago actor Scott Duff joined forces with Laugh Factory to debut an LGBT-themed showcase, he knew he wanted his first headliner to be no-holds-barred comedian Jessica Halem, who spent 12 years—1996 to 2008—at the top of the Chicago...
  • Halsted liquor says it's vodka with a cause

    Halsted liquor says it's vodka with a cause
    The owners of Halsted vodka want you to raise a glass, have fun and support LGBT causes--all at the same time. "Here's a product that the gay community likes and spends money on," said Jennifer Schulze, one of the owners of the Chicago-based and...
  • 2013 outdoor dining and drinking preview

    2013 outdoor dining and drinking preview
    "Do you remember when it was 80 degrees in March last year?" Yup, that might be the most common complaint muttered by coat-clad Chicagoans this spring. Sure, summer didn't come early this year as it did last, but that hasn't stopped dozens of...
  • Circuit nightclub permanently closing

    Circuit nightclub permanently closing
    NOV. 20 UPDATE: Though Circuit partner Mike Macharello has moved the club’s weekly parties to other venues such as Evergreen (809 W. Evergreen Ave. ) and House (1675 N. Elston Ave.) since the closing, he told RedEye that he still has hope for...
  • Rumors unconfirmed about Abbey opening Boystown spot

    Rumors unconfirmed about Abbey opening Boystown spot
    Rumblings that The Abbey, a standout gay bar from West Hollywood, might be opening a second location in Chicago haven't gotten past the "rumor" stage, as it turns out. "We're always on the lookout for a second location," said Widran Quesada, spokesman...