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Go, See, Do: Our picks for Boystown events this week

SUNDAY Madonna-rama @ Midnight @ Berlin If you’re a Madonna fan living in Chicago and haven’t been to a Madonna-rama night (the first Sundays of the month at Berlin), you’re really missing out. The name says it all. All Madonna, all night–from her classic “Like a Virgin” days to her remixed “Hard Candy” hits. This…

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Boystown Biz Spot: Phoebe’s Cupcakes

*BizSpot is RedEye’s unbiased look into new, interesting and noteworthy businesses in the ‘hood. (John Lendman/ RedEye) Phoebe’s Cupcakes 3327 N. Broadway 773-868-4000 Mon-Thur. 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Fri-Sat. 8 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sun. 8 a.m.-8 p.m. There’s not exactly a shortage of coffee shops in Boystown, and a specialty cupcake shop hardly seems practical in this…

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Fagënhag captures noteworthy looks from Pride 2010

Pride is an excuse to get the brightest, gaudiest, skimpiest clothes from your closet and combine them into one attention-grabbing look. While some may choose the “clever slogan shirt” and a pair-of-shorts look, others brought out the big guns. The people we found elevated their everyday style, or decided to be walking rainbows. 

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Pride is an excuse to get the brightest, gaudiest, skimpiest clothes from your closet and combine them into one attention-grabbing look. While some may choose the “clever slogan shirt” and a pair-of-shorts look, others brought out the big guns. The people we found elevated their everyday style, or decided to be walking rainbows. 

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Overheard at Pride 2010

I consider myself to be a natural eavesdropper. Sometimes I hear way more than I’d like, but in any case, I’m always entertained. I decided due to my inability to stop listening in on other people’s conversations that I’d capture some of what I heard while out for Pride weekend. Here are a few of…

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Neighborhood Fail: Multiple arrests at Pride

The police get the report first; RedEye is not far behind. SIX ARRESTED June 27, between noon and 4 p.m. Police arrested six people during the Pride Parade who were accused of assaulting anti-gay protesters with plastic bottles and beer cans at Diversey Parkway and Pine Grove Avenue. Police also cited an activist for directing the construction…

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