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|Molson Coors to host Tap Into Change program kickoff at Roscoe's|
-- From a press release - With Pride Month right around the corner, Molson Coors is celebrating the return of its Tap Into Change Program, a program in which proceeds of sales from Molson Coors products at select locations are donated to ...
|Leather business 64TEN to name street after Ed Negron on May 30|
On May 25-30, leather shop 64TEN, 6410 N. Clark St., will mark its 21st anniversary.
The celebrations will coincide with the International Mr. Leather (IML)/Memorial Day holiday weekend. ...
|Gov. Pritzker signs legislation addressing rise in organized retail thefts|
-- From a press release - CHICAGO — On May 13, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker joined Attorney General Kwame Raoul, lawmakers, advocates and law-enforcement officials to sign legislation designed to combat a nationwide rise in coordinated retail thefts. "This new law represents ...
|Chicago Bears release schedule; Yankees pound White Sox|
After alternating home and road games throughout the entire 2021 season for the first time in franchise history, the Chicago Bears have a more conventional schedule in 2022, according to a press release. It features three ...
|Plaque unveiled in NYC to honor headquarters of NAACP, other progressive groups|
On May 11, Village Preservation and The New School were joined by historians David Levering Lewis, Amy Aronson, Brian McGrath and Stephen Brier for the unveiling of a plaque marking 70 Fifth Ave. as the historic ...
|Deadline for Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame nominations is May 31|
The deadline to nominate individuals, businesses, organizations, and allies to the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame is on May 31 at midnight. Nominations may be made online at www.chicagolgbthalloffame.org/nominate. The goal is to honor people and ...
|Grindr going public in $2.1-billion deal|
The people behind the LGBTQ+ dating app Grindr said the company would go public through a merger with a blank-check acquisition firma deal that values it at $2.1 billion and features Tiga Investments CEO Raymond Zage ...
|'LGBT Milwalkee' project earns first round of funding|
-- From a press release. LGBT Milwaukee history video below - Milwaukee, WI. - Thanks to generous financial support, the LGBT MILWALKEE project has achieved its first round of fundraising goals and will launch a local walking tour app on Thursday, June 1. "To date, we've received ...
|Mayor names Bally's at Tribune Publishing Center for Chicago's sole casino license |
-- From a press release - CHICAGO Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot announced May 5 that the City has selected Bally's Corporation to be the recipient of its sole casino license and the developer to create a world-class casino-resort and entertainment experience in ...
|MUSIC Madonna curating, releasing dance-music compilation 'Finally Enough Love'|
Madonna made history once again when she topped the Dance Club Songs chart for the 50th time, making her the first and only recording artist to have 50 number-one hits on any Billboard chart. To celebrate ...
|Two Whole Foods stores to close; Lightfoot, Hunter respond|
Whole Foods is closing two Chicago storesincluding one it opened on the South Side six years ago amid promises to end the food desert in that area, Block Club Chicago reported. The Englewood spot and a ...
|Annual LGBTQ+ networking event 'Out of the Office' to take place June 1|
The annual LGBTQ+ networking event Out of the Office will take place Wed., June 1, 4:30-7 p.m., at The Godfrey Hotel Chicago's rooftop lounge, I|O, 127 W. Huron St., to kick off Pride Month. The event ...
|Reader owner steps down; paper can now go nonprofit route|
Chicago Reader co-owner Len Goodman and three board members stepped down April 26 amid protests from employees, freeing the embattled alternative newspaper to transition to a nonprofit organization, The Chicago Tribune reported. The Reader has been ...
|Exxon Mobil's plan to ban Pride flag triggers employee pushback|
Exxon Mobil Corp. plans to prohibit the LGBTQ+ Pride flag from being flown outside its offices during Pride month in June, prompting backlash from Houston-based employees, Time Magazine reported. The company updated company guidance on what ...
|The Andersonville Wine Walk returns for its 16th year on May 15|
-- From a press release - CHICAGO (April 21, 2022) — The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce (ACC), in partnership with In Fine Spirits, is pleased to welcome back its annual Andersonville Wine Walk, an afternoon of ...