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Absinthe Dinner, Chablis Dinner at Cherry Circle Room: Weekday Planner

Absinthe Dinner, Chablis Dinner Absinthe Dinner, Chablis Dinner See Full Story: Absinthe Dinner at Community Tavern Absinthe gets its turn in the spotlight this week with a North Shore Distillery dinner at Community Tavern on March 2. The intoxicating spirit will be showcased across a four-course menu at the bar from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 […]

New Chicago BBQ fest premieres at Six Corners

Summer festival season gets a new entry this weekend with Portage Park’s first annual Six Corners BBQ Fest.

2011 St. Joseph’s Day Tables: Where to feast in Chicago

Chicago Roman Catholics will celebrate the Feast of St. Joseph this weekend with an array of charitable events. Here’s a list of St. Joseph’s Tables.

Top 10 places to celebrate Mardi Gras in Chicago

Call it Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday, Shrove Tuesday or Carnival … it’s the last hurrah before Lent. If you don’t observe Lent, that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate. Here are our picks for Mardi Gras events around Chicagoland.

Dine out to help the hungry

Your dining dollars can help end childhood hunger in America this week. Through Saturday, Sept. 25 scores of local eateries will donate a portion of their proceeds to anti-hunger organization Share Our Strength during the charity’s annual “Great American Dine Out.” The funds raised go to community programs across the country. Participating restaurants include: Brick […]

‘Running Wild’ kicks off ‘Silent Summer’

Step into the past this summer with W. C. Fields, Harold Lloyd, Douglas Fairbanks, Anna May Wong and other greats of the silent-film era. The Silent Film Society of Chicago’s annual “Silent Summer” film festival opens Friday, July 24, in Portage Park with “Running Wild,” a 1927 Fields comedy, and a Buster Keaton short, “My […]

Help the homeless — eat out

  Help the struggle against homelessness on the Northwest Side by eating a homeless dinner. No, we don’t mean dumpster diving, but a meal that doesn’t have a fixed home. Instead, diners will move from place to place. The three-part progressive dinner in the Six Corners neighborhood supports Hands to Help Ministries’ fight against local […]