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Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!

Well folks, All Hallow’s Eve has managed to fall on a Monday but like me, I’m sure the most of you were out and about celebrating throughout this weekend. I unfortunately didn’t get to celebrate in Wicker Park, as I spent my evening at a house party in Lincoln Square. This Saturday, I managed to…

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Thanks for setting us back 93 years E-Harmony: Assuming women don’t like sports

I’ve talked a few times about my love of sports. My fall Saturdays are spent yelling at the Illini and have recently been spent next to the bar at the Fifty/50 yelling at them lose three weeks in a row, recently to Penn State with a last minute missed field goal. Anyway, so my frustration when…

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Mustache discrimination: not in your imagination

Mustache discrimination: not in your imagination

There is a movement happening. And Thursday night, it’s descending on Wicker Park. Soon after the St. Louis-based American Mustache Institute dubbed Chicago the top Mustache-Friendly City in America — in part, due to its “heritage of retired Chicago Bears players who have continued to embrace a Mustached American lifestyle” — the organization has planned…

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Cool local things you should donate to

Cool local things you should donate to

We’re all pretty aware that our alderman, Joe “Proco” Moreno is probably the coolest alderman in the city. Although he’s been adorned with the title of the “hipster” alderman, Ald. Moreno used to be a punk rocker back in the day and is out to show us what he knows at Quencher’s in Bucktown, where…

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On Adele: a less than popular opinion

I know I’m representing a minority viewpoint on this statement, but it just needs to be uttered: I think Adele is annoying and whiny. Adele sister, you’re freaking 21 years old. I think you have a beautiful voice and you’re seriously talented, but you should not yet be heartbroken and writing whiny songs about loss…

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