Spring in to action and sign up for the 5th Annual Strike Out ALS 5k at U.S. Cellular Field this summer on July 15th.
Registration is now open and for a limited time runners will save $5 on their registration fee!
Early Bird Registration: Save $5 on your registration fee until April 7th
A brand new course with entertainment at each mile
Post-Race party on the Bacardi in the Park apron outside U.S. Cellular Field
Emceed by Lin Brehmer of 93XRT
Fundraising incentives from the Chicago White Sox
Sponsored by 670 The Score
Over 650 runners attended the 2013 Strike Out ALS 5k and raised over $60,000! Join us this year for the 5th anniversary of the race as we aim to break records.
Don’t lose out on the Early Bird Registration fee – Sign Up NOW!
Chicago Young Professionals to Get Ideas for Living Healthier While Supporting Better Cancer Treatments and Cures
Young professionals looking to work healthy habits into their busy lives will gather for food, fun and swag at Gateway to Wellness, a first-of-its-kind event produced by The Gateway for Cancer Research Associates Board. Guests will mix and mingle, sample local cuisine and get new ideas for making healthy lifestyle choices from local wellness experts — all while supporting Gateway’s cause of finding better cancer treatments and cures.
Event website: DemandCures.org/GatewayWellnessEvent
When: Saturday, April 5, 2014 6-9 p.m.
Where: Catalyst Ranch 656 W. Randolph St., #3W, Chicago, IL 60661 CatalystRanch.com
Catalyst Ranch is a vibrant, unique space in Chicago’s West Loop. It is located in the Haymarket Building, two blocks west and one block south of the Clinton Green Line station, directly east of the Kennedy Expressway.
Who: Hosted by The Gateway for Cancer Research Associates Board
Featuring local providers of food / drink, products and services that promote a healthy mind, body and soul. Guests include Chicago-area young professionals interested in healthy life choices and fighting cancer
Price: $60 per person – includes swag, passed hors d’oeuvres, open bar, live DJ, raffle and silent auction.
Make-A-Wish Wish Ball 2014:
Saturday, May 3, 2014
6:00 PM Cocktails, 7:30 PM Seated Dinner
Tickets: $600/person, $6,000/table or $12,000/premium table
Soldier Field- 1410 Museum Campus Drive, Chicago, IL 60605
For more information, please visit www.illinois.wish.org or 312.602.WISH
Make-A-Wish Illinois announces that Emmy-winning comedian Seth Meyers will appear as the special guest entertainer for Wish Ball on Saturday evening May 3, 2014 at Soldier Field. Meyers is known for his work on “Saturday Night Live” and recently launched “Late Night with Seth Meyers” seen on NBC weeknights at 11:35 p.m.central time. › Continue reading
Every once in a while, hopefully more often than not, we all have an extraordinary experience with a business. Whether it’s our first time there, or our 1,000th time, it’s great to acknowledge these great experiences. Well, we just had a wonderful first visit to Delightful Pastries, in Old Town. After a tweet from Scott Kleinberg popped up in our feed showing a delicious looking paczki, we were on the hunt to try one. For those that don’t know, a paczki is a Polish doughnut. Deep fried dough filled with a sweet filling. They look amazing.
We arrived at Delightful Pastries and were greeted by employees who were so helpful and accommodating that I felt obligated to let everyone that I could reach, know what a great place this is. The staff there didn’t know that we had a blog and twitter account. All they knew was that we wanted to try a paczki! The young woman behind the counter, I unfortunately didn’t get her name, was so helpful with explaining what the pastry was, the different flavors and how I could special order some. She even offered samples, which I can never turn down! It was a great experience, the paczkis I tried were so tasty and this was an experience that I hope you all will get to have.
If you find yourself near one of their 3 locations, please stop in and check them out. You won’t be disappointed.
5927 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago, IL 60630 (773) 545-7215
1710 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60614 (312) 255-0724
131 N Clinton St, Chicago, IL 60661 (312) 234-9644
The first batch of Illinois Firearm Concealed Carry licenses are about to mailed out. How do you feel about concealed carry? [Poll]
Over the course of 30 years, the lives of Kayleen and Doug intersect at the most bizarre intervals, leading the two childhood friends to compare scars and the physical calamities that keep drawing them together.
What: Gruesome Playground Injuries
Where: Underground Laboratory Theatre, located in the Mundelein Center for the Fine and Performing Arts at 1020 West Sheridan Road.
When: MAR 28 – 29 | 7:30 PM
Cost: $5 – 10 Book your seat today!
Well, not really. It’s currently 4 degrees out. BUT, the release of this schedule does mean that warmer times are right around the corner. There are quite a few good shows on the lineup, so start planning your summer now.
Head on over to Blackfinn Ameripub to watch the Superbowl and mingle as a Bears Superfan Family.
This event will support Figfilm’s project “Bear Down; The Documentary” which chronicles family bonds and Bears Superfans.
Free appetizers and great drink prices. Minimum $5 donation at the door.
Join Planet Fitness Franchisees, today, December 11, 2013 at 11 AM as they honor Make-A-Wish child Joseph with a check presentation at the Planet Fitness located at 3120 N. Pulaski Road in downtown Chicago.
Planet Fitness is donating $100,000 to Make-A-Wish America this holiday season to help make more children’s wishes come true. Part of the national donation will help grant local wishes in Illinois and throughout the country.
Earlier this week on December 9, Planet Fitness announced a “Holiday Challenge for Wishes” and is encouraging its members and supporters to make an additional donation to Make-A-Wish. Now through December 31, anyone can text DONATE to 80088 to give $10 to Make-A-Wish*. For supporters who prefer to make a donation online, visit: www.wish.org/planetfitness.
From Atmosphere Casting of Chicago‘s Facebook page:
Its that time again…”SHAMELESS” is back in town for 5 days of filming, starting on Mon. Nov 11th.
We will have at least 2 big extras days….a tailgate party at Soldier Field and a flash mob at UIC. Those dates are TBD. We will also have a grade school scene that will need lots of minors….we will be posting up a separate availability form just for minors., so be watching for that if you have kids with a permits.
Please fill out the form and leave your availability for the shoot.