Category: Chicagoland

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

Howard Brown highlights health outcomes in Community Impact Report

Howard Brown

CHICAGO — Howard Brown Health has published its first Community Impact Report, highlighting patient and community outcomes resulting from its integrated healthcare delivery system. The progress report uses infographics and text to illustrate how Howard Brown’s individualized approach to healthcare improves the lives of patients, supports the communities of LGBTQ people and allies, and improves…

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…