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8-bit memories on Sunday help Chicago Loot Drop help kids

8-bit memories on Sunday help Chicago Loot Drop help kids

Too early from holiday decorations? The time is always to right to help the kids and the Chicago Loot Drop and have a ton of old-school fun, in the vein of Excitebike, Gyromite and Metroid. You can do all that at 7 p.m. on Sunday at Reggie’s Rock Club. I know. Not in Lincoln Park,…

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What are the "proceeds" that go to charity?

What are the “proceeds” that go to charity?

You’ve seen it before. ALL PROCEEDS GO TO CHARITY in bold lettering on an event flyer, corporate promotion or email solicitation from a well-meaning friend. They make the claim that if you buy this sick wristband, eat at this buzzy restaurant or attend this “really-fun-you-should-go” event “all proceeds will go to charity.” What’s unclear in this claim is whether…

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Recreate this year’s beauty trends from Macy’s Glamorama

Recreate this year’s beauty trends from Macy’s Glamorama

If you know me and my obsession with all things beauty related, I guess it comes as no surprise when I say that Glamorama is one of my absolute favorite fashion events of the year.  Sure, the designer clothes, A-list celebrities and after party play a huge role in my choice, but it’s more about…

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Eat ice cream for charity

Eat ice cream for charity

Yes please. Visit our Lincoln Park Dairy Queen today, buy a Blizzard, and all proceeds will benefit Children’s Miracle Network. It’s an easy way to participate in our community and you get to eat ice cream at the same time. My affiliation? I love ice cream. And DQ may or may not still have my picture…

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If you send me another nonprofit happy hour invite I will fight you

If you send me another nonprofit happy hour invite I will fight you

They mean well.  Your friends, family and coworkers who invite you to their nonprofit happy hours for the various causes with which they’re affiliated.  Whether you’re a partier (it’s gonna be a blast), a bleeding heart (think of the puppies!) a dude (there’ll be hot chicks) or a chick (there’ll be hot dudes), there’s always…

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