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5th Floor and 7th Floor

29 Palms- The Collectors Oasis 556

Acme Toy 531-533

Adonis Leathercrafters 400, 439

AIDS Foundation of Chicago Grace Suite, 4th floor

Alt Kilt 536

Andre Whips/Ms-V 537

Atomic Jock 496-497

Balls and Chains 233

Barcode Berlin 292-293

BDG Sales, LLC 520-525, 548

Bear Ink 494-495 Casual Clothing 526 Casual Clothing 527

Bootleg Life 483

BootWerks/Leatherwerks Part of Leatherwerks

Bound & Gagged 244

Boy Butter 234

BURLYSHIRTS/Shane Ruff Studios 259, 287

C-3 Casual Clothing/ 528 421-424

Chicago Dragons Rugby Football Club 458

Chicago Hellfire Club 264

City of Chicago Department of Health 456

CJ's Leather 231-232, 257-258

Dancing Painter 255

Dr. Clockwork's Home for Electrical and Medical Oddities 504

Dungeon Beds 212-213, 216-217

E7 Gear 488-489, 510-511

Eagle Leathers 516

Exotic-Erotics 220-221

Fetiche Armada 427-429

Folsom Street East 417

Folsom Street Events 245

Fort Troff 401-409, 430-436

Gear Essentials 218-219

Got Kilt 518

GuySpy 486

Hands for Hire Chair Massage 540

Hardpoints@Greycat Workshop 534-535

Howard Brown Health Center 418

I.D. Lube 425

Industrial Disease 484 223

Jams Jewels 515

Jewelry by Ponce 200

Killerbob Graphics 273

KJ Canes 282

Le Chateau Exotique & LCE Ltd 464-469

Leather Archives & Museum 206-211

Leather Bonding Co. 554-555

Leather Masters 490-492, 507-509

Leather Werks 419-420, 459-460, 541-547

Lockergear 278-279

Lucom USA 224

M4M411.COM 222

Man2Man Leather 485

Manhunt 538-539

Marvelous Mayhem 441-443

Master Series 280-281

Mid America Fists In Action 277

MIR-Mr. International Rubber 215


Mr. Friendly 478

Mr. Hyde's Custom Leather 444

Mr. S. Leather 237-243, 246-252, 244

Nasty Pig 266-272

Northbound Leather 201-205

NYJox 229

Obscure Belts 226

Off Ramp Leathers 230

OraSure Technologies 457

Orbitz 463

Oxballs 502-503

Paddle Werks/Leather Werks Part of Leatherwerks

PASD and CARAS 517

Passional Boutique 549-550

PJUR USA 415-416

Priape 260-263, 283-286

Puppy Grillz 461

Rainbow Rope/Kinky Medical 551-553

Raw Candles 505 297-300

Rough Trade 498-501

Rubio Leather 450-455

Semmerling & Schaefer Mask Studios 513

Sheets of San Francisco 557-558

SLS Specialty 294-296

Sold Out Clothing 462

Square Peg Toys 253-254

Steamworks 214

Steve Leather 529-530

Stompers Boots 440, 479

The Kink Shop 481-482

The Leather Journal 477

The Leather Man, Inc. 410-414

The Stockroom 446-449, 470-473

The Writers Booth & Bears 426

Timoteo L.L.C. 235-236

TLS Rubber Gear 274-276

Toolworks Chicago 480, 519

Tribal Son 227

Tropicana Las Vegas 226

Twin Cities Leather 475-476

Unzicker Design 225

Utilikilts 265

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Pride Journey: Iceland 2022-03-21
- The only way to describe Iceland is ... magical. It truly is. Iceland is like no other place I've visited in the world. It's topography, climate, people, culture, history, and nightlife blended together make Iceland a ...

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PASSAGES Jeffrey Wayne ("Jef") Morgan 2022-01-11
- Jeffrey Wayne "Jef" Morgan, of Chicago's West Rogers Park neighborhood, passed away unexpectedly from a heart attack while shoveling snow on Jan. 2. He was 58. Jef was the well-loved manager at Little Jim's on ...

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'Andersonville Homecoming' Sept. 24-26; line-up, vendors, safety protocols announced 2021-09-15
--From a press release - CHICAGO (Sept. 15, 2021) The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce (ACC) is pleased to announce the full entertainment line-up and vendors for Andersonville Homecoming--a three-night, two-day outdoor festival featuring ...

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Next OUTspoken show Sept. 7 2021-08-24
- An OUTspoken Storytelling Night taking place Tuesday, Sept. 7, will offer tales told by six people who will relate their stories of fun and fortune from a LGBTQ+ perspective. The entertainment will start at 7 p.m. ...

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Taste of River North cancelled 2021-07-29
- On July 29, the River North Residents Association, along with theMART and Duff Entertainment, announced the cancellation of the 2021 edition of Taste of River North. The event was slated to take place Aug. 20-21 at ...

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OUTspoken storytelling to host six takes from LGBTQ+ perspective 2021-07-26
--From a press release - The month of August is hot - but OUTspoken at the Sidetrack will be even hotter on Aug. 3 when six storytellers will tell tales of fun and fortune from a LGBTQ+ perspective! The program will start at 7:00 pm at ...

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LGBTQIA+ tavern to open in Uptown this fall 2021-07-14
- 2Bears Tavern Group—which owns and operates Andersonville's The SoFo Tap and Meeting House Tavern as well as Rogers Park's Jackhammer—is opening 2Bears Tavern Uptown in the former Nick's on Wilson space at 1140 W. Wilson Ave. ...

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Pride Parade coordinator provides latest on the 'likely scenario' for event 2021-05-08
- Tim Frye, the coordinator of the 2021 Pride Parade, told Windy City Times that the assessment of this year's event has not changed over the last few weeks. The official statement/assessment at this point is: "We ...

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OUTspoken Storytelling to host tales from LGBTQ perspectives Nov. 10 2020-11-01
--From a press release - Another exciting OUTspoken Storytelling Night will offer the perspective of four Chicagoans telling life's stories from their LGBTQ+ viewpoint or that of their close friends and relatives, Tuesday, Nov. 10, starting at 7 p.m. on Zoom. ...

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Arts in the Dark Halloween Parade, this year a drive-through 2020-10-26
--From a Chicago Park District press release - CHICAGO: LUMA8, in collaboration with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), the Chicago Park District and Presenting Sponsor, the Blommer Chocolate Company, is pleased to announce Arts in the Dark - an UPSIDE ...

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Nightlines 1990-2001, Nightspots 2001-2015 2020-09-30
- Throughout the 1990s, Nightlines focused on the LGBTQ entertainment scene, from the bars to the stage and everything in between. With the new millennium came a significant format change as Nightspots focused in on the bar ...

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PASSAGES Former Northalsted bartender Eric Sangster dies at 37 2020-09-27
- Northalsted bartender Eric Sangster died Sept. 17 unexpectedly at the age of 37. At the time of this article's publication, Sangster's cause of death is unknown. Sangster was born June 4, 1983, on a Jacksonville, North ...

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PASSAGES Gay business owner/nightlife figure Bob Yeaworth dies 2020-09-20
- Gay business owner and promoter Robert "Bob" Yeaworth died Sept. 14 from complications due to his ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig's disease) diagnosis. He was 64. Yeaworth was born Sept. 17, 1955 in Cincinnati, Ohio, ...

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PASSAGES Medusa's owner Dave Shelton passes away 2020-08-19
- Dave Shelton, a.k.a. Dave "Medusa" Shelton—so named for his trademark frizzy locks— "just was different," recalled his good friend of 45 years, Richard Cooke. Shelton was the proprietor of the iconic nightspot Medusa's on Sheffield in ...

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Gerber/Hart fall benefit Sept. 12-13 2020-08-08
- The Gerber/Hart Library and Archives fall benefit—"Saving LGBTQ History: Archives in a Time of Activism"—will take place Sept. 12-13 at the venue, 6500 N. Clark St. On those days, there will be a series of 90-minute ...


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