Category: Chicagoland

News and events from the Chicago metropolitan area and the North Shore.

School Supply Drive for CPS

CHICAGO — School is about to start back up for kids all around the city and we want to help them get supplies! There are tons of kids all over the city who need a little help for the school year, and teachers often end up supplying these out of pocket. The local GLLA and…

Chicago Rubbermen celebrate 11 years

CHICAGO — The Chicago Rubbermen celebrated their 11th anniversary with a party at Touche in Chicago. The Chicago Rubbermen are a social club for men from the Chicago area and beyond into rubber gear fetish including latex, industrial rubber, neoprene “wetsuits”, waders, rubber boots, and gas masks. They are one of the largest in the country and…

Chicago BearCity 3 Premiere Weekend!

CHICAGO — BearCity 3 is coming to Chicago for an unforgettable weekend. Join them on Friday at 9pm for the Weekend Kick-Off at SOFO Tap 4923 N. Clark St. Then Saturday, the screening at 9:15pm at the Landmark Century Centre Theatre, followed immediately by a Q&A with the filmmakers and cast. Followed by a After-Party at Touché…

Great Lakes Drummer coming to Chicago on Sept. 9

Great Lakes Drummer Drummerboy Bootblack

CHICAGO — The Great Lakes Drummer, Drummer Boy, and Drummer Boot Black 2016 contest will be at Touchè in Chicago. Applications can be picked up at Touchè. You must live in the Great Lakes area (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin) to compete. The winner will go on to compete at Drummer North…

Northalsted Market Days this weekend

Northalsted Market Days

CHICAGO — Celebrating its 35th anniversary this year, Northalsted Market Days is set to be the biggest and best it has ever been! This years Northhalsted Market Days will take place the weekend of August 13th & 14th, 2016, when a crowd of more than 180,000 people from across the country will converge on Halsted…

Pup Vegas wins Imperial Windy City Court Puppy 2017

CHICAGO — Pup Vegas won the first Imperial Windy City Court Puppy contest on Saturday, July 30, at Chicago’s Jackhammer bar. This was the first year for the contest. The previous titleholder, Pup Vino, was appointed to the title and later went on to win Mr. Midwest Leather 2016. Vegas will go on to the…