Third Annual Chicago Restaurant Week going on now until Sunday

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Chicago Restaurant Week is an amazing time when over 170 Chicagoland restaurants offer special discounted menus. Restaurants of all different cuisines, locations, and prices are featured. Check out the website for a full list of restaurants and their special menus.

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Weekly Metro, Smart Bar & Double Door Concert Announcements (For the week of 2/22)

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Time for the weekly concert announcements! Who are you excited to see? › Continue reading

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Join Rockit Wrigleyville for 50% off wine, free wine tasting & food pairings (Every Mon.)

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This weekly event, every Monday, began back in January and has been a big hit so far.  The social networking world is abuzz with the half off wine specials and free wine tasting (brought right to your table!).  If you’re looking for a way to unwind after work, head over to Rockit Wrigleyville for some great wine, food and service.

Rockit Wrigleyville
3700 N. Clark St. [google map]

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[Last Minute] A fun wine tasting through Italy, right in your own backyard tonight!

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Join Drinks Over Dearborn for a wonderfully fun wine tasting through Italy, right in your own backyard! Italian wine guide Filippo Bartolotta will guide you through 12 different gorgeous wines from his home country, with some fabulous food items thrown in to make it a night you will not soon forget! › Continue reading

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Weekly Metro, Smart Bar & Double Door Concert Announcements (For the week of 2/15)

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Time for the weekly concert announcements! Who are you excited to see? › Continue reading

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[OffTopic] Funny email forwards: You gotta love this doctor!

Parents are the best at forwarding emails.  My Dad just sent me this one and I’ll admit, I laughed.  There are valid points here! › Continue reading

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It’s Friday… finally! Tons of things going on this weekend. Here are our picks

–The 2010 Vancouver Olympics start tonight!  Opening ceremony is at 7:30pm.  Though I love Summer Olympics,  the Winter Olympics are so much better!  Check out the official Olympics website for info or head over to the NBC website– So much coverage there.

–The Chicago Auto Show opens its doors to the public today!  Sure to be packed with people and vehicles but won’t disappoint.  For further details head to the Chicago Auto Show website.

–Registration for Humana Race to Taste Opens today online! Is this a sign that Winter is almost over? Hope so! More info

Vaudezilla is at it again, tonight at Skokie Theatre.  Don’t miss this fun burlesque show! More info

— The Art Institute of Chicago is still free!  The whole month! If you haven’t at least seen the Modern Wing, don’t miss the opportunity to skip out on paying admission. More info

— Are you a Frankie Knuckles fan? Michael Serafini? Celebrate with your Valentine at Smart Bar’s Valentine’s Soiree on Saturday, February 13 featuring Frankie Knuckles and Michael Serafini. More info

–This event has been the most viewed post on our site for quite some time. It’s going to be a crazy time. Screw Cupid Pub Crawl (Sat. 2/13, 8pm).  It starts at the Wrightwood Tap and keeps going, and going, and going… More info

–Into art AND fashion?  This event is just for you! Screen Printing Workshop: The Chicago Urban Art Society (Saturdays, 1/9-2/27). More info

–Celebrate the Chinese New Year on Sunday, 2/14! It’s free. There’s a parade. It will be fun! More Info

–Awesome music for a worthy cause. Need your music fix on Sunday? Rock and Raise for Darfur at Metro On Sunday February 14. More info

So…. What do you have planned?

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Time Out Chicago’s Dining and Libation Society presents Butcher Block & Brew (2/25 6:30pm)

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Time Out Chicago’s Dining and Libation Society presents Butcher Block and
Brew at The Bristol (2152 N Damen Avenue) on Thursday, February 25th at
6:30pm. Complete with a nine course meal and beer pairings by Goose
Island, guests will also experience a tutorial on the butchering process
led by Chef Chris Pandel. Tickets are $95. More information:
http://www.dlschicago.com/

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Head to ESPN Zone and show your support of local Olympian Shani Davis (2/17 5:30pm)

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ESPN ZONE HOSTS OFFICIAL VIEWING PARTY FOR LOCAL OLYMPIAN SHANI DAVIS
Coaches, colleagues and friends gather to cheer on Chicago speed skating star

ESPN Zone will host a watch party for Chicago product Shani Davis on Wednesday, February 17, as he competes in the 1,000-meter speed skating race at 6 p.m. The 27-year-old is scheduled to compete in four races in Vancouver, and is favored to win the 1,000m and 1,500m.

Shani’s former coach and legend in the sport, Sanders “Sam” Hicks, will be in attendance, along with current Evanston Speed Skating Club (ESSC) coach Jim Nubani. Hicks founded ESSC in 1966 and is a member of the National Speed Skating Hall of Fame. Both coaches will be available for media interviews and will be joined by dozens of Davis’ supporters from the ESSC and Chicagoland. › Continue reading

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Sweet! Is Winter almost over? Registration for Humana Race to Taste Opens February 12!

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Photo From: www.chicagoracetotaste.us

Registration for Humana Race to Taste Opens February 12!
18th Annual Race to Taste 5K Run/2-Mile Walk
Sunday, June 27 in Grant Park

Ready, set, race … your way to the Taste of Chicago. Humana Race to Taste 5K Run/2-Mile Walk is a Taste of Chicago tradition and is set for Sunday, June 27. Run/walk through Chicago’s beautiful Grant Park and lakefront, and stay for activities and great food at Taste of Chicago.

Registration for this annual event is available on-line beginning Friday, February 12 at www.chicagoracetotaste.us and is $35 per participant. There is no race day registration. The 5K Run/2-mile Walk will begin at 8:00 am at the corner of Balbo and Columbus and will be timed on d-chip. All participants will receive a commemorative NIKE Dri-FIT t-shirt in both men’s and women’s sizes. Also receive a complimentary strip of Taste tickets to enjoy the entire festival! › Continue reading

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