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LGBT Film Series Kicks Off With 'Times of Harvey Milk'

By: Erica Demarest

"The Center on Halsted is launching a free LGBT film series this weekend with a screening of "The Times of Harvey Milk."

The 1984 documentary follows the life and death of Harvey Milk, who made history as America's first openly gay elected official. The film mixes archival footage and interviews to illustrate Milk's life and concurrent political events."

Read the full article at DNAinfo.com.


Pink Cocktails for Breast Cancer Research from Ceres' Table

By: Erica Demarest

"Two Lakeview bars want you to "drink pink" this October.

Ceres' Table and Old Crow Smokehouse are selling pink cocktails to raise money for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

At Ceres' Table, 3124 N. Broadway, you can pick up a Suzie's Coupe ($9) made with prickly pear juice, London dry gin, lime and an edible flower. One dollar of each drink sold will go to the Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation."

Read the full article at DNAinfo.com.


Survey Finds Pride Parade Should Stay in Lakeview

By: Erica Demarest

"Lakeview residents don't think the Pride Parade should move Downtown — at least according to a survey conducted by Ald. Tom Tunney's (44th) office.

The alderman asked ward residents last month to complete an online survey on the future of the LGBT parade, which drew more than a million people to Boystown this year. Roughly 3,400 people participated. Fifty-five percent said they wanted the historic celebration to stay put."

Read the full article at DNAinfo.com.


Chicago Marathon 2014 Street Closures in Lakeview East

Sunday, Oct 12th, 2014

Street closures in Lakeview:

7Sheridan Rd: Diversey Pkwy to Belmont Ave7 a.m.10:45 a.m.
8Inner Lakeshore Dr.: Belmont Ave to Addison St.7 a.m.10:45 a.m.
8Addison St.: Inner Lakeshore Dr. to Broadway St.7 a.m.10:45 a.m.
9Broadway St.: Addison St. to DIversey Pkwy.7 a.m.10:45 a.m.

DryHop Crowlers to Debut 9/25

By: Erica Demarest

"Starting Thursday, fans of DryHop Brewers will be able to take home their favorite craft beer in 32-ounce crowlers.

That's right, crowlers.

The oversized aluminum cans were first introduced by Colorado-based Oskar Blues Brewery, a craft brewer that uses exclusively cans. Each 32-ounce crowler (think: can + growler) is filled with draft beer and sealed right at the bar."

Read the full article at DNAinfo.com.


Sunday Paid Parking Reinstated Starting 9/28

Beginning September 28th, parking will no longer be free on Sundays between the hours of 10am and 8pm. LAZ Parking will begin changing signs on September 22nd to reflect this change. Paid Sunday Parking will be reinstated in several commercial areas across the City. This will not be in effect on residential streets, where the paid parking spaces are generally installed between the commercial street and the alley. Click here for a listing of meters that will be affected.


DryHop Brewers to Debut Its Oyster Beer

By: Erica Demarest

"DryHop Brewers will debut its first in-house "Brewer & Chef" collaboration this week: an oyster stout made with fresh West Coast oysters and crushed shells.

"It's an obscure, but traditional English-style beer," executive chef Joel Pillar said. "What we're trying to get is more of the brininess out of the oysters than the actual oyster flavor itself."

Pillar partnered with head brewer Brant Dubovick to craft the strong (6.7 percent alcohol by volume) stout, aptly named Oysterhead."

Read the full article at DNAinfo.com.


'Hydrate' Team Takes Over Whiskey Trust, Chloe's in Former Spin Space

By: Erica Demarest

"Two months after Whiskey Trust and Chloe's debuted in the former Spin Nightclub space, new management and a name change are in the works.

LKH Management — the team behind Boystown hotspots like Hydrate, Elixir and Replay — has taken over day-to-day operations and will rebrand the whiskey bar and dance club."

Read the full article at DNAinfo.com.


All-You-Can-Eat Tacos Coming to Lakeview on Thursday, 8/28

By: Erica Demarest

"You had us at all-you-can-eat tacos.

El Mariachi Tequila Bar, 3906 N. Broadway, is hosting a "Tiki Taco" event from 7-9 p.m. Thursday.

For $35, guests can eat as many tacos as they wantand drink two Mount Gay Rum cocktails."

Read the full article at DNAinfo.com.


3D Light Projection Show at Lakeview East Festival of the Arts

By: Erica Demarest

"Imagine theLakeview Athletic Clubcrumbling to a million pieces — then re-constructing itself seconds later.

That's what you'll see Sept. 12-14 when the Lakeview East Festival of the Artstakes over Broadway for the 10th year.

Local audiovisual company DCBolt Productions is spending each night of the festival projecting 3D lights and images onto the athletic club at 3212 N. Broadway."

Read the full article at DNAinfo.com.


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