|COVID-19 Chicago's stay-at-home advisory extended
Chicago's stay-at-home advisory has been extended for another 12 days (from Jan. 10), ABC7Chicago.com reported. Residents are advised to only leave their home to go to work or school, or for essential needs; examples include requiring ...
|Lighthouse Foundation to host Black Queer Pride: Winter Edition|
--From a press release - Lighthouse Foundation will host Chicago's Virtual Black Queer Pride: Winter Edition with three days of programming by eleven local Black Queer artists. The virtual event will take begin on Facebook live, Friday, ...
|Cyndi Lauper's 'Home for the Holidays' event Dec. 11
Award-winning singer, icon and advocate Cyndi Lauper announced that her 10th annual Home for the Holidays benefit concert will premiere on Friday, Dec. 11, exclusively on her TikTok at 8 p.m. ET, with an additional stream ...
|WINDY CITY TIMES 2020 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE|
Even as crazy as this year has been, there have been some constants—such as the observations of holidays (although they have been a lot more virtual). Among said observations is holiday shopping, and Windy City Times ...
|Hell in a Handbag to present Rip Nelson Holiday Quarantine Special|
CHICAGO (November 12, 2020) — Hell in a Handbag Productions celebrates the holidays with the return of America's favorite funnyman, Rip Nelson (Ed Jones*), in the star-studded world premiere of ...
|Andersonville Farmers Market extended through November
The Andersonville Farmers Market (AFM) will remain open four additional weeks—at a new day and time. The extension will take place Nov. 1, 8, 15 and 22, 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the shared street space on Catalpa ...
|Open House Chicago extended to Nov. 1
The Chicago Architecture Center (CAC) is extending its 10th annual Open House Chicago festival (OHC) through Sunday, Nov. 1. Attendees have seven more days to follow 25 trails for self-guided ...
|SAVOR Fulton Market Kitchen|
Over the years, Fulton Market Kitchen (311 N. Sangamon St.; FultonMarketKitchen.com)which is, naturally, in the Fulton Market Districthas intrigued and even dazzled patrons, thanks to the combination of inviting food ...
|City passes ordinance recognizing nonbinary Chicagoans|
Chicago City Council passed a new ordinance Oct. 7 ensuring that non-binary Chicagoans will not be marginalized in City rules and forms. The new rules take effect within 60 days. The measure, introduced this past spring ...
|Windy City Times: Quite the ride|
The information superhighway… That old synonym for the internet (conjuring up days of AOL Instant Messenger and really loud modems) served as my entry into Windy City Timesway back in 1995. Two friends suggested that I ...
|NCLR condemns rush to replace Justice Ginsburg|
--From a press release - SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Today, President Donald Trump announced the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to replace Justice Ginsburg, only days after Justice Ginsburg's death and before her burial at Arlington National Cemetery next week. After ...
|Community reacts to Boystown name change|
Northalsted Business Alliance (NBA) announced Sept. 23 that it would discontinue utilizing the term "Boystown" in its marketing of the area. NBA's decision came shortly after a survey answered by 7,890 respondents found that, while 58% ...
|PASSAGES Computer programmer/Chi-Town Squares member Bill Klein passes away|
Longtime Chi-Town Squares member and COBOL computer programmer William "Bill" Michael Klein died Sept. 5 due to health complications after he fell down in his home a few days prior. He was 70. Klein was born ...
|MOMBIAN True stories, trans tales and more in new picture books|
New books can be a delightful relief in these days of quarantine. Here are some of the many new LGBTQ-inclusive picture books that just came out last month. (See Mombian.com for even more.) The Fighting Infantryman, ...
|'Under the Stars with Handbag' drive-in fest through Sept. 19|
Hell in a Handbag Productions is hosting "Under the Stars with Handbag: A Drive-In Festival," which is running Fridays and Saturdays through Sept. 19 at The Red Box Workshop, 4242 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., at 7:30 ...