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[Q&A] Meet the artists bringing the house down at Mamby: Walker & Royce

Since 2015, Mamby On The Beach has been allowing Chicago’s festival-goers to relish a diverse roster of acts right from the lakefront, the awe-inspiring Chicago skyline as its backdrop. Perched quite literally atop the sands of Oakwood Beach, Mamby is known for its eclectic lineup, which this year features everything from Chicago rapper, Common, to […]

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Elon Musk’s Boring Company Wins Bid to Build High-Speed Underground Rail in Chicago

Elon Musk’s underground transportation business, The Boring Company, has won a bid to create an underground high-speed rail line from downtown Chicago to O’Hare International Airport. The company beat out at least four other developers for the project, and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is expected to make an official…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Meet the artists you can’t miss at Spring Awakening: Alison Wonderland

This year, Chicago’s Spring Awakening Music Festival, the largest dance music fest in the Midwest, will return to Addams/Medill Park with another packed, meticulously curated lineup, including Tchami, Virtual Self, Tiësto, Alison Wonderland, and more across its three-day span. Dancing Astronaut has teamed up with the fest to get to know its standout acts a little better, just before SAMF arrives to […]

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[Q&A] Meet the artists you can’t miss at Spring Awakening: Tiësto

This year, Chicago’s Spring Awakening Music Festival, the largest dance music fest in the Midwest, will return to Addams/Medill Park with another packed, meticulously curated lineup, including Tchami, Virtual Self, Tiësto, Alison Wonderland, and more across its three-day span. Dancing Astronaut has teamed up with the fest to get to know its standout acts a […]

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Chicago Police Arrest A _____ Man With A Loaded Gun And Body Armor Without Killing Him

A 21-year-old walked into a crowded train station in Chicago wearing a bullet proof vest and carrying a loaded gun. Union Station is the third-busiest train station in the United States and is what is known as a “target rich environment”. Had he opened fire, he would have been hard pressed to …Continue reading Continue […]

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Chicago Collected $264 Million In Parking Fines In 2016 And Bankrupted Thousands Of Drivers In The Process

Parking fines can saddle low-income drivers with a relentless amount of debt and a joint effort from ProPublica and Mother Jones found that thousands are actually going bankrupt in Chicago from the cities aggressive effort to collect on parking fines.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Spring Awakening Music Festival shares stacked phase one lineup

Chicago’s electronic summer staple, Spring Awakening Music Festival, will return to the Windy City’s Addams/Medill park for its seventh iteration Friday, June 8 through Sunday, June 10. The largest all-electronic music festival in the Midwest, Spring Awakening has released phase one of its 2018 lineup, a sizable roster of mainstream talent topped by Afrojack, Hardwell, […]

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American Airlines Will Start Serving Free Booze On Flights From Chicago To New York

Despite “free” and “airlines” rarely belonging in the same sentence, American Airlines will start serving free beer and wine on certain flights from Chicago to New York in April. Of course, “free” is an illusion to make us think corporations are less terrible than they really are, and we’re paying for it somehow.Read more… Continue […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Wish for Amazon’s HQ2 in Your Town

My hometown, Pittsburgh, is on Amazon’s short list of the 20 cities where they might build their second headquarters. I love that a(nother) hot tech company recognizes that our city is a great place to be, but you know what? I kind of hope we aren’t chosen.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Sexual Misconduct Is Rampant At Ford’s Chicago Plants, Say The Women Who Work There

In August, Ford announced it would pay up to $10.1 million to settle a racial- and sexual-harassment investigation at two Chicago plants. There were almost no details, but Ford said it “took appropriate action” against those violating policy. But as an extensive and damning New York Times investigation found, it…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: What Hollywood Can Learn from the 1919 World Series

The fact that this crisis reaches beyond Weinstein to infect organizations like Screen Junkies and Alamo Drafthouse makes it so unprecedented in its scale that no Hollywood scandal to come before it can be a sufficient model for how to correct things going forward. I propose that we take lessons …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Louis The Child talk tour life, Rick & Morty, and

Freddy Kennett and Robby Hauldren aren’t your average producers. Already conquering a large portion of the world on a number of tours, collaborations with multiple artists and a fanbase that grows exponentially, the two have experienced enormous growth over their years in music. Rising from bedroom producers to international success didn’t come overnight, but these two made it look […]

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Whethan talks tour life, waffles and Good Nights

Touring across North America with close friends and having full control each set is not a feat that many people can say they’ve accomplished, let alone by the age of 18. Proudly hailing from Chicago, Ethan Snoreck started off like many other aspiring producers, putting together beats and remixing songs, then uploading them to his […]

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Spring Awakening announces 2018 dates and early bird tickets

Chicago’s own React Presents has announced the 2018 dates of the seventh annual Spring Awakening Music Festival (SAMF), which will take place June 8-10. SAMF, the largest strictly electronic music festival in the Midwest, will return to Adams/Medill Park in Chicago for the third year since its departure from its original destination, Soldier Field.SAMF has […]

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Chicago Mechanics Come To An Agreement With Dealerships After Seven Weeks On Strike

After seven weeks, National Labor Relations Board claims, rusted tools, the loss of jobs and other strike ugliness, unionized Chicago-area mechanics and area dealerships came to an agreement on Sunday. Those who did not lose their jobs during strike, which is the majority, returned to work on Monday.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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