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Holiday spirit, get some

Holiday spirit, get some

As it happens on most holidays, Lincoln Park has gradually become a ghost town. It’s no wonder the ugly sweaters start coming out the weekend after Thanksgiving, because this week and next are darrrk, socially, in our little corner of the world. Our resident DePaul’ians have long since fled the scene and anyone who’s not…

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KC Chocolatier: Just in time for the holidays

KC Chocolatier: Just in time for the holidays

Just what I need in time for the holidays—more chocolate. KC Chocolatier opened last Thursday in Lincoln Park just east of Diversey and Clark. I was hoping for a warm, cozy shop run by a mysterious woman who would make unique chocolates that no one would be able to resist. At first Lincoln Park residents…

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Chicago's Champagne Week 2011

Chicago’s Champagne Week 2011

I haven’t gotten official approval from Rahm yet, but I’m just going to go ahead and name this week the City of Chicago’s Champagne Week 2011. Why hasn’t anyone thought of this before? This week kicks off two champagne events, one of which I know will change your life (cough, Binny’s, cough). Binny’s Champagne Grand…

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Thanksgiving away from home. remixed.

Thanksgiving away from home. remixed.

  “Oh, there’s nooo place like hooome for the holidays!” That’s a great song, but what if you’re a student who can’t get home for Thanksgiving? Jack’s Bar and Grill and 404 Wine Bar extend their warm and welcoming establishments during the holiday for those stuck in their dorm rooms, modest apartments, or hell, just…

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