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2012 Officially in the Books

1 Jan

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A message from the authors of P.O.D…

Well with 2012 officially in the books, we wanted to take a second to thank all of our readers. It’s amazing how a simple idea from Alberto, developed into something we all have devoted ourselves to. With our first 2/3 year officially over, we’ve accomplished feats we never imagined possible. We’ve Continue reading

Red Bull Flugtag Chicago 2012

7 Sep

Red Bull Flugtag is set to make a splash in the Windy City this summer! For those of you wondering what the heck the Red Bull Flugtag is, let’s describe it as an event of epic proportions that you don’t wanna miss. Different teams create

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Bear Down!! Matt Forte signs 4yr. $32 Million contract

16 Jul

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With the deadline for potential franchise tagged players, to be signed to long term deals approaching early Monday morning; the Chicago Bears signed RB Matt Forte to a 4 yr. $32 million contract extension. Now, the question on most Bears fans minds is why it actually took so long. Matte Forte is deserving of every Continue reading

Pitchfork Music Festival 2012

11 Jul

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JULY 13 – 15
The Pitchfork Music Festival is a three day long concert. There’s gonna be over 40 bands and rappers performing on 3 different stages. Come check it out. It doesn’t really matter if you’re into Hip-Hop, Alternative, or Indie, you’ll find something for your musical taste. Continue reading

Wavefront Music Fest @ Montrose Beach. June 30-July 1st

27 Jun

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Chi-Town!! Saturday and Sunday it’s going down on Montrose Beach. Wavefront music fest is one of the best live sets of DJ’s from all around the world, bringing you the hottest electronic music. If you are a Continue reading

Chicago Summerfest and Green Music Fest June 23rd-24th

22 Jun

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Ok readers, so summer time is finally here!! What better way to celebrate than to head up to, or down to, one of the most vibrant neighborhoods in the city. Lincoln Park will be host to the Chicago Summerfest 2012. Come out and enjoy food and live music. There will be vendors and various other attractions there I’m sure.

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Looking for something to do in Chicago today music lovers?

21 Jun

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Make Music Chicago festival is going on in a neighborhood near you for the second year in a row. This is a city wide event where people of all walks of life, age, and taste come together to make music in various public locations. There are also a few performances by groups and artists taking Continue reading

Chicago NATO summit 2012. Military or no military? War or no war?

21 May

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   Ok so I’m a little, let’s just say, perplexed by the activities this weekend and today involving the NATO Summit. Although I can understand and appreciate where anti-war/world peace protestors are coming from, unfortunately I believe that we live in a world where war and militaries have become a necessity. As much as people don’t agree with war, what would our country be without a military to defend us? Become masters of practicing world peace? Continue reading

Restaurant Review: Barrio Urban Taqueria

17 Mar

This is a Mexican restaurant with a little twist and class to it. The owner and operator Dorian is actually a friend of my cousin’s from school, so needless to say we were treated very well. Continue reading

Bar Review: Crocodile

17 Mar



So this lounge/bar Crocodile is, let’s just start off by saying, the shit!! It’s located on the 1500 N. block of Milwaukee, just steps away from the famous 6 corners of Wicker Park. Continue reading