Old Saint Pat’s Block Party
By: Murphy Sharp Who: Old Saint Pat’s Church Community What: The World’s Largest Block Party Celebration When: June 23 & 24, 2pm – 10:30pm Where: Old Saint Pat’s Church, 700 W Adams Street Why: Summer block parties are no longer a thing of the past at Saint Pat’s! Come... Read more
Evanston Artisan Summer Fest
By: Meka Al-Taqi Brown Who: Evanston Chamber Artisan Summer Fest/Remix Chicago What: An art festival that has a variety vendors, all displaying something to capture ones’ eye. Remix Chicago joins the Summer Artisan Fest this year by bringing vendors who create their own art from recycled objects, making each... Read more
Kids In Danger

Kids In Danger Hot

FeatureRadar June 26, 2017 0

By: Marri Gragnani Kids In Danger was founded back in 1998 by two University of Chicago professors whose son, Danny, was killed in a recalled portable crib at childcare. No one at the childcare or Danny’s parents knew that the crib had been recalled and four other children before... Read more
Windy City LakeShake
By: Murphy Sharp & Jessica Buettner Who: Windy City LakeShake What: A country music festival that will feature performances from some of country’s biggest stars. There will also be a bunch of food and drink vendors available for the attendees to enjoy as well as other fun activities to... Read more
Hinsdale Humane Society Helps Animal’s Find Homes
By: Marri Gragnani The Hinsdale Humane Society is a non-profit organization known for adopting out animals as well as caring for and returning lost and found animals to their owners. However, aside from being able to adopt a dog, puppy, cat or kitten, the Hinsdale Humane Society also has... Read more
Building a Brighter Future with Inspiration Corporation
By: Meka Al-Taqi Brown Help is all around us if we just search for it. There are certainly plenty of places in the Chicagoland area to assist. This is where Inspiration Corporation comes into the picture. Inspiration Corporation is a non-profit organization that provides the homeless and those who... Read more
Reading on Wheels

Reading on Wheels

Radar June 19, 2017 0

By: Marri Gragnani Big Rig Books is a non-profit literacy organization on wheels. Big Rig Books travels to underserved communities in the Chicagoland area in the spring, summer, and fall and November to April, they travel to south Florida and service there. This non-profit’s first event was in January... Read more
Chicagoans Become Inspired at the Gold Coast Art Fair
By: Jessica Buettner & Murphy Sharp Who: Gold Coast Art Fair What: A two day art festival where artists from across the country come to Chicago to showcase some of their art pieces that they have been working on. There will also live music, food vendors and art demonstrations... Read more
Father’s Day Tradition at Oakley Street Festa Pasta Vino
By: Marri Gragnani & Murphy Sharp Who: People of the “Little Tuscany” community and surrounding areas What: Oakley St. Festa Pasta Vino Where: 24th and Oakley St. When: June 16th, 17th, 18th Why: Oakley. St. Festa Pasta has been a Father’s Day tradition for 25 years Read more
The Maine Event

The Maine Event

Food June 19, 2017 0

Three days before Luke’s Lobster officially opened in the Loop, on LaSalle across from City Hall, folks were already wandering in, hungry and impatient, for a taste of real Maine lobster rolls. I met the Vice President of the company, Ben Conniff, on that day back in May of... Read more

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