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Lesbian Cocktail Bar Dorothy Starts Silent Book Club To Read In Quiet Camaraderie

Readers can meet up at the Ukrainian Village bar and curl up with a book on the second Sunday of every month.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

35 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: West Town Art Walk, Moon Festival, Beer In The Woods And More

There's also the St. Helen Carnival, AIDS Run & Walk, Lincoln Park Zoo Fall Fest and an art show dedicated to Chicago-style hot dogs.


Uptown Artist Leaves Colorful Chalk Creations On Sidewalks Across The City

Local artist Andrew Rose Vickers hosts regular chalk meetups, and encourages Chicagoans of all ages, skill levels and backgrounds to get involved with the city's art scene.

Arts & Culture

Bridgeport Art Gallery Salonlb. Spotlights Local And International Artists In ‘Feminist To The Core’ Exhibit

The local exhibition gallery is also prepping for a masquerade-themed artist market opening Oct. 13.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

41 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Randolph Street Market, Beverly Art Walk, Oktoberfests And More

The 312 Block Party, Chicago Live!, SAUCED Night Market and Chicago Gourmet are also on deck.


31 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Riot Fest, Ravenswood ArtWalk, Film Festivals And More

The Englewood Jazz Festival, Mexican Independence Day Parade and Connect South Shore Arts Fest are also back this weekend.


32 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Taste Of Chicago, Printers Row Lit Fest And More

A Pilsen Malört Fest, Asian film festival, Madison Row block party and a tour of Avondale-Logan Square thrift shops are also on deck.


23 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Labor Day Parades, ARC Music Festival, Bike The Drive And More

The Chicago Jazz Festival, Taste Of Polonia, Fiesta Boricua and rescheduled Queer Fam Pride Jam are also on tap.


Meet Chicago’s Typewriter Poets Creating Verses To Go

Lisa Marie Farver and Coelti hit Chicago's streets on the weekends, hauling around 10-pound typewriters and writing poems on the spot for strangers.


24 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Lakeview Taco Fest, Taste Of Greektown And More

Celebrate the end of August with Pizza City Fest at the Salt Shed, the Thalia Hall Block party, Cultivate Festival, a Hyde Park flea market, a Humboldt Park salsa band concert and more.


31 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Air & Water Show, Ribfest, Sangria Festival And More

Chance the Rapper fans will celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Acid Rap, and the Jollof Festival, froSkate pop-ups and a Pilsen walking tour are also on deck.


22 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Bud Billiken Parade, Market Days, Printer’s Row Art Fest And More

There is no shortage of art fests, back-to-school bashes, neighborhood walking tours, concerts and more.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards

21 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Lollapalooza, Bronzeville Jazz Festival, Jeff Fest And More

Attend Chicago's only classical music street fest, do yoga at Promontory Point, enjoy an outdoor Mexican music concert and so much more.


25 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Silver Room Block Party, Wicker Park Fest And More

You can also catch a live recording of the Gayish podcast, attend a bookshop open mic, bike North Branch and Albany Park and more.


21 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Pitchfork, Tacos Y Tamales Fest And More

A vintage Barbie fashion show will thrill Barbie fans and beloved street fests like Ravenswood On Tap and Horner Brew Fest are back this weekend.


Chicago Rooftops Guide: 36 Open-Air Bars, Lounges And Restaurants To Check Out This Summer

Sip on cocktails or mocktails and bask in the sunlight at these rooftop hotspots with skyline vistas and Lake Michigan views.

Restaurants & Bars

26 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Sundays On State, Windy City Smokeout, Indian Mela Fair And More

You can also go on a neighborhood walking tour, shop at a vintage market and check out a Colombian festival.


18 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Street Fests, A Vintage Market, Limoncello Tasting, Zine Camp And More

Not sure what to do this weekend? We've got you covered.


16 Things To Do In Chicago This Weekend: Pride South Side, NASCAR Race, Lakefront Skating And More

You can also bar crawl along the Riverwalk while solving trivia, try out a Japanese Bon Odori dance class and pitch in on a queer quilting project.


Meet Chicago Radio Host Anna DeShawn, Creator Of E3 Radio And Queer News Podcast

The award-winning media personality has been telling queer stories for over a decade. Now, she's going on tour.

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