| Sep 3, 2013
| 8:38 PM
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...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 4:29 PM
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...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 9:58 AM
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...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 9:34 AM
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...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 8:07 PM
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....
| May 30, 2013
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...
| May 20, 2013
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...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 2:56 PM
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...
| Apr 16, 2013
"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...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 10:42 AM
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...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 12:39 PM
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...