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  • Business of show
    Even public relations cannot save 'Unfinished Business'
    It is looking like another slow weekend at the box office. Vince Vaughn opens his "Unfinished Business" and that may be the accurate term when it plays out.However, "Chappie" could take hold with certain demographics and make...
  • "My Morphing Life" star Jason David Frank and fans
    Wizard World launches CONtv and brings a fan focus to Chicago
    Wizard World, the hosts of the world's largest network of comic conventions, launched their new network, CONtv on March 3, 2015. CONtv has cult classics, fan favorites, and fan focused original programming.The CONtv lineup includes classic...
  • St. Patty's parade, a Chicago tradition
    St. Patty's parade, a Chicago tradition
    This years St. Patrick's Day Parade is scheduled for Saturday, March 14, it will start at 9:30 am when the Chicago River is transformed to a bright shade of Emerald Green. The dyeing ceremony takes place at the intersection of Columbus Drive...
  • More awards
    MTV nominations remind us that awards go on
    When the MTV Movie Awards nominations were announced today (March 4), one may think we have had enough. In truth, likely people have, but award season really never ends.The Oscars cap off a long award season for movies, but during that span, the...
  • St. Patrick's Day celebrations at Chicago restaurants
    Chicago restaurants celebrate St. Patrick's Day
    Chicago has many time honored traditions. Around the St. Patrick’s Day holiday, Chicago celebrates the Irish in everyone. When the Chicago River goes green, the Irish inspired celebrations begin. Many of the city’s best restaurants and...
  • Homan Square police facility
    Secret police torture prison exposed in Chicago
    In what can easily be the most major scandal in recent American history, short of the Snowden Leaks, a secret torture and interrogation facility was exposed in Homan Square, West Side of Chicago. At least six victims came forward and told The...
  • Thompson Chicago Golden Egg in the Gold Coast
    Thompson Chicago hosts second annual Golden Egg in the Gold Coast
    A jewel in the Gold Coast, the Thompson Chicago is hosting its second annual Golden Egg in the Gold Coast event. Over the Easter holiday, guests at the Thompson Chicago have a chance to win complementary offerings and experiences in the hotel...
  • Steam, Bliss open LFL season on Saturday, April 11
    Steam, Bliss open LFL season Saturday, April 11 at the Arena at Gwinnett Center
    The Atlanta Steam will play host to the two-time defending Legends (formerly Lingerie) Football League champion Chicago Bliss on Saturday, April 11 when the teams that met in the Legends Cup to end last season will meet to open the 2015 LFLUSA...
  • St. Patrick's Day celebration at Mrs. Murphy & Sons
    Celebrate Irish traditions at Mrs. Murphy & Sons
    Chicago has many St. Patrick’s Day traditions. From dying the river green to the St. Patrick’s Day parade, Chicago delights in celebrating Irish culture. This year, Mrs. Murphy & Sons is taking the St. Patrick’s Day...
  • Far South Side neighborhood of Pullman designated Chicago's first national monument
    Chicago neighborhood profiles: Pullman
    Chicago is once again making national headlines, although not for its epically horrendous winter weather or the recent controversy of the mayoral election. Instead, the Far South Side neighborhood of Pullman, America’s first company town...
  • Labriola Ristorante & Café in Chicago, IL has it all going on!
    Labriola Ristorante & Café in Chicago, IL has it all going on!
    My impression after visiting Labriola Ristorante &Café is to use the term that I do not say often: “it’s got it all going on!” I say that about very few eating establishments and what I am referring to when I state an eating...
  • Google Logo Hangs in the Google Chicago Office
    Google Adwords: How Does It Work?
    The ShiftPresents:Google Adwords: What Is It? How Does It Work? Should I Be Using It To Promote My Business or Nonprofit?This is one of a series ofeventshosted by The Shift.Google Adwords is a great solution for small businesses to increase...
  • Flat win
    'Focus' falls flat but wins
    The movie box office surely took a break this weekend. Whether that is award season fatigue or simply a normal breather could both be true.As moviegoers perhaps seek out a movie that won an Oscar, the bounce is not going to be a big one. Winning...
  • St. Patrick's Day
    Celebrating St. Pat's Chicago
    Amazingly St. Patrick was born in Wales in 385 AD, actually adescendantof Britain. Holding to theinspiredbelief thatweall areIrish on St Pat's Day !!! His spirit is what we celebrate, due to this remarkable mans journey and passionate life.At...
  • What to do in Chicago this weekend: Winter tales, ice skating and more
    What to do in Chicago this weekend: Winter tales, ice skating and more
    The last of the cold winter weather will hopefully leave Chicago soon. But instead of waiting inside for spring to start, consider bundling up your family and heading to the city and suburbs for an assortment of activities. From getting in one...