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New: Two New Productions Announced in Chicago Tribune
Watch: Chicago Sinfonietta Announces 2018-2019 Season

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Favorite 4th of July Barbecue Treat

Noreen: Broccoli and Ramen Noodle Salad
Lianne: Buffalo Chicken Dip

Holly: Fourth of July Sprinkle Cake Cookies
Sarah: Prosecco Popsicles
Kathy: Chicken Kabobs
Anneliese: Buzzed Strawberry Bites
Megan: Mexican Corn on the CobKatie: Campfire Potatoes
Mary: Oven Avocado Fries
Shannon: Berry Patriotic Poke Cake
Bailey: Fruit with Dip
Michael: All American Oreos
Marissa: 4th of July Rice Krispie Treats
Mikala: Red, White & Blue Pasta Salad
Romy: Firecracker Hot Dogs
Danielle: Patriotic Whoopie Pies
Lily: Smore’s Bars

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The Lives Afloat: The Greek Refugee Crisis Through the Lens of Tasos Markou 2015-2017 Exhibit at the National Hellenic Museum!

Wow Bao, the fast-casual concept specializing in savory steamed buns, pan-seared dumplings, and rice & noodle bowls, has officially opened its late night window at its Gold Coast location. The limited late night menu will be offered Thursday from 10 p.m. to 12 a.m. and Friday – Saturday 11 p.m. to 12 a.m.

Coming soon to Arlington Heights, Hey Nonny is Chicagoland’s best intimate listening room for great live music and a lively farm-to-table Gastropub. Hey Nonny, which consists of two unique spaces: the Hey Nonny music venue and the Hey Nonny Gastropub, is set to open in September.

HopCat – Chicago is creating a new hub for craft beer in the Windy City, stocked with 130 beers on tap, including more than 30 Illinois-made craft beers always on tap. Join in the fun with free-to-play Beer and Bingo Tuesdays and Geeks Who Drink Trivia Wednesdays!

Shore Club, Chicago’s hottest lakefront destination at North Avenue Beach, in partnership with Wellness Grub, now offers a healthy grab ‘n go menu, featuring gourmet smoothies, fresh-pressed juices, wellness shots, coffee drinks, and breakfast options every day of the week.
State & Lake Chicago Tavern offers $5 select beers, $10 select wines and small bites Monday – Friday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

ROOF on theWit presents Champagne Thursdays each week, featuring The Champagne All-Stars from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

El Tapeo Modern Spanish Kitchen celebrates the bold flavors of a modern Spanish kitchen and provides the ultimate gathering place for family and friends to enjoy Spanish-inspired shareable plates, vibrant cocktails and a bold wine list designed with every palate in mind.

AIRE Chicago, one of Chicago’s hottest and most sensational rooftop decks, is open for the season, with silent DJ events on the first Saturday of July, August and September!

Randolph Street Market continues their 15th Anniversary celebration with the ultimate summer bash, “Tropical Punch” on Saturday, July 28 and Sunday, July 29 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Latinicity offers Bottomless Brunch every Sunday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.! Enjoy endless plates and bottomless brunch cocktails for $34.99.

Geja’s Cafe‘s multi-fireplace patio is now open with an all new selection of signature cocktails, wonderful drink specials, and to top it off, live Classical and Flamenco guitarists. The patio is open Thursday through Sunday.

Replay Lincoln Park offers themed trivia every Thursday at 7 p.m., with upcoming themes including It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Friends and The Office! Guests enjoy more than 60 free vintage arcade games, $4 Bells Oberon, $4 Bells Two-Hearted and $4 Founders All Day IPA!

Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park and Columbus Tap are now offering a new chef-made Picnic in the Park menu for guests and locals to enjoy summer in Millennium Park June 1 – September 3.the AlbertHotel EMC2‘s 120-seat contemporary American restaurant, has announced its new Executive Chef Larry Feldmeier and revived menu, including dishes such as Foie Gras Torchon, Charred Octopus, Colorado Lamb Shoulder and more!

Staytion Market & Bar is excited to continue its weekly mixology classes for the month of July with Leftover Booze Punch, Taste of Chicago Style Cocktails, Smokey Business and Chicago Margarita Fest. The classes are open to the public and take place every Thursday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The Lismore Hotel is one of Wisconsin’s hottest properties. Located in the heart of Eau Claire, just outside of the Twin Cities, the area’s most attractive and fun destinations are all within reach.

L27 Rooftop Lounge is Nashville’s highest rooftop lounge atop The Westin Nashville. Highlighted by sweeping views of the city’s skyline, the contemporary and refined indoor lounge is a perfect gathering place for cocktails and bites, while the outdoor terrace offers an idyllic space to unwind this summer.

Eaglewood Resort & Spa is pleased to announce their 10th Annual Sounds of Summer concert series. The free weekly concerts will feature live performances every Friday and Saturday night at 7 p.m. through Saturday, September 22.

NEWCITY, a shopping, dining, and entertainment district in Lincoln Park, 1457 N. Halsted, has announced they will host a weekly Sounds of Summer Concert Series in their picturesque outdoor plaza, free to the public from 7-9 p.m. through August 30.

Addison & Clark brings a dynamic, high-quality retail, dining and residential destination to one of America’s best-known corners. Opening Fall 2018!

Jet’s Pizza®, first opened in Michigan, is known for its Detroit-style deep dish pizza!

Paper Source, a Chicago-based premier paperie and gift retailer, has you covered with fun and trendy gift items and decorations for your summer bash!

NOW OPEN! The National Hellenic Museum introduces its newest exhibition Lives Afloat: The Greek Refugee Crisis through the Lens of Tasos Markou 2015-2017.

With 49 Chicagoland locations, Orangetheory® Fitness, hailed by The New York Times as “the best one-hour workout in the country, is a one-of-a-kind, group personal training workout that uses intervals of cardiovascular and strength training. Join today and receive a free heart rate monitor*. Check with location for more information.

Combining the perfect mix of music, mayhem and murder, comes the hit musical comedy, Murder for Two, beginning July 3 and running through August 26 at Marriott Theatre.

First Folio Theatre will present the world premiere of SHREW’D!, a new musical based on The Taming of the Shrew, July 11 through August 19.

Over eight million people have lived to tell the tale of one of the most successful – and terrifying – theatre events ever staged, and it’s coming to shock audiences in Chicago this fall. The Woman in Black – London’s long-running West End play –  will open at Chicago’s Royal George Theatre in November.

From Michael Morpurgo, the celebrated author of the international hit War Horse, comes the critically acclaimed production, Private Peaceful to Chicago’s Greenhouse Theater Center October 17 through November 11—the 100 year anniversary of the end of World War One.

Stage 773 presents the 7th Annual Chicago Women’s Funny Festival August 23 through August 26.

Chicago Sinfonietta, has officially announced the 2018-2019 season! Deeply inspired by their longstanding mission of diversity, unity and equity through varying individual and cultural perspectives, the season is aptly themed “Variations on a Dream.” Single-concert tickets on sale now!