Belt Out Your Favorite Tunes at Mom’s Place

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Get ready to belt out your best version of “Love Shack” or “Black Velvet.” Mom’s Place, a new pub near Mondial River West Apartments, hosts some lively karaoke nights every Tuesday. The fun starts at 9:30 pm, complete with a wireless microphone and stage lights to make you feel like a real performer. Mom’s Place has a […]

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Check Out The Chicago Bourbon & Barbecue Festival

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The weekend after Labor Day brings the inaugural Chicago Bourbon & Barbecue Festival to Roscoe Village. It will offer country flair with barrel-aged Southern bourbon, finger-licking good barbecue, and two stages of live music. Highlights include: Bourbon Tasting  The event’s main attraction is the Bourbon Tasting Pavilion. For forty dollars visitors can taste twelve samples, and the […]

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3 Unique Restaurants Nearby

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Chicago is home to a variety of eateries including those that offer a unique experience: El Ideas Known as the most unlikely of Michelin-starred restaurants, El Ideas strives to make fine dining fun instead of pretentious and stuffy. Located inside an unmarked building in the Douglas Park neighborhood, the restaurant features an uncommon atmosphere where no walls […]

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