Happy World Emoji Day. As you know, this holiday used to be about the texts and spending time with family; but now it seems, World Emoji Day has just become too commercialized.
We're sending huge thanks to the residents and volunteers who did their part last weekend for the Douglas Park Beautification Initiative, the Community Job Fair, and Community Ticketing Registration.
In partnership with the Riot Fest Foundation, we're looking for volunteers to help out this summer with mulching trees, pulling weeds, planting flowers, and more.
This July, you can help the homeless, get some exercise, and win Riot Fest tickets all at the same time. A Safe Haven Foundation will launch its 8th Annual 5K Run To End Homelessness on Saturday, July 14, at scenic Montrose Harbor in Buena Park, Chicago. Proceeds will support the foundation’s mission of supporting and guiding
While Riot Fest charges less money for tickets than most major festivals, sometimes that's still too much dough for the budget-conscious festival goer to scrounge up at once. That's why we offer a service to pay off your Riot Fest tickets like Johnny Cash builds a car: one (monthly) piece at a time. We're pleased
We've heard your bellyaching, so this year’s Riot Fest lineup teaser video features much more obvious hints as to who’ll be playing in Douglas Park come September. So if you're into spoiling surprises for yourself, watch the video, make your guesses (again, it shouldn't be all that difficult), and then check back tonight at 8:00
The first wave of Riot Fest 2018's lineup will be revealed tomorrow, which is also Wednesday, May 30th. How many days is that from now? We hired some of our more famous friends to help you figure it out. If you've guessed that the fun begins one day from now, then it was money well spent. So,
The Wonder Years have released the details about their Sister Cities Pop-Up Shops coming to Chicago (1330 N Milwaukee Avenue on March 30th and 31st) and Philadelphia (1014 N Marshall Street on April 5th and 6th) What happens during shop and gallery hours? The shop and gallery are open to the public. Inside, you’ll find exclusive merchandise,
A Perfect Circle's new album is scheduled for release on April 20, and now Maynard James Keenan (or whoever runs Tool's Facebook account) has announced that Tool is actually in a recording studio, recording new music for a new Tool album. The band has “moved into a major studio” and has “been getting sonically adjusted
Virgo: After taking a four-week vacation from your air traffic controller job, you will be forced to beat the arrogant landlord of your rental property in a local sailing competition with the help of a pirate and your family.
Did you "spring forward" this weekend and lose an hour of sleep? Congratulations. You have an increased chance of dying this morning. Today is the first Monday after daylight saving time (or DST), which means you have a better chance of having a heart attack this morning than any other Monday morning all year. A study has
A judge ruled Monday that Pharma Bro and doughy-looking potato boy, Martin Shkreli, who was convicted on two counts of securities fraud, must pay $7.36 million to the federal government as part of his upcoming criminal sentence. In order to pay the $7.36 million, Shkreli, who is currently in jail awaiting his sentence, must sell his
Pisces (February 19 - March 20): Keep on pushin' love `cause your heart can't deny you'll be right on time if you keep on push in' love.
Devin is so happy to be getting some time outside! Super sweet and playful. Did really well walking past other dogs. Allowed handling all over and spent time hanging out in my lap. Devin has a lot of energy and will benefit from an adopter willing to give him the exercise he needs. Can be
The Wonder Years just announced another round of Sister Cities Pop-Up Shops. This time they'll be popping up in Chicago and Philadelphia. In a statement, the band said: We're incredibly excited to announce that we'll be bringing "Sister Cities" Pop-Up Shops to Chicago (March 30 & 31) and Philadelphia (April 5 & 6). These two day events
Dolly Parton is a saint and we will fight anyone who says different. Inspired by her father’s inability to read and write, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a book gifting program that mails free books to children, and this week Dolly Parton donated the 100 millionth book from the program to the Library of Congress. “My daddy
Shame, one of "The 15 New British Bands You Need to Know in 2018," has released a video for "Lampoon," a single off its debut album, Songs of Praise; out now on Dead Oceans. Comprised of vocalist Charlie Steen, guitarists Sean Coyle-Smith and Eddie Green, bassist Josh Finerty, and drummer Charlie Forbes, the London-based five-piece began as
Alice Bag released the video for the second song from her upcoming album, Blueprint, due out March 23 on Don Giovanni Records. An homage to the Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin classic 9 to 5, the video for '77' features Alice Bag, joined by Kathleen Hanna and Allison Wolfe, who get revenge on their boss,
Walnut A177291 • 2-year old neutered male • Available for Adoption at Chicago ACC I think I fall more in love with Walnut every time I take him outside. He is a little vocal for attention in his cage, but easy to leash up and walk outside. He's such a goofy guy. Walnut follows you around
"We are 1983," says everybody in the Detroit basement where this Misfits concert was filmed 35 years ago, and originally aired on a short-lived public access TV show.