I think it’s almost time for another meet-up! My thoughts: Somewhere outside June 13th (if this doesn’t work for you, suggest another date that will) What do you think? Any ideas for location?
University of Chicago - "Men In Power": A Student... →
Gay Marriage ban upheld (fuck you cali)
micek: Protest rally in Chicago tonight at 7pm http://chicagoist.com/2009/05/26/chicagoans_to_rally_against_prop_8.php
Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me! Live at Millennium Park →
Thursday, June 11, 2009 @ 6:30 p.m. and it’s free.
Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act →
Sen. Bill Haine (D-Alton) said Sunday that he wants a floor vote on his medical marijuana bill today. The bill has come under intense fire from the usual suspects, including law enforcement officials. But supporters say that Haine is very close to the 30 votes he needs for passage. The trouble, as always with bills like this, is finding those last members who are willing to be the ones who put the...
What should we tag Windy City Tumbls with?
Since the directory opened up the tags, I figure we should probably get this little group a little more publicity hehe. Any suggestions? What I have so far… 1. Chicago 2. ??? 3. ??? (4. Profit)
16th Annual Chicago Cares Serve-a-thon →
Volunteer with me at the Chicago Cares Serve-a-thon! It will make a difference for 30,000 Chicago students. Help Chicago Cares paint, plant, clean, organize and build at 40 schools across our city. My friend found a code to waive the $30 registration fee. When you register, join the Windy City Cats team and enter code NP09. This is actually a University of Arizona’s alumni team. But they only had...
Chicago Summer Festivals →
Because we only get sun for 3 [4, if we’re lucky] months out of the year, we throw a festival every week during the summer.
I need your help.
Artists, musicians, actors, singers, filmmakers, crafty people! If you live in the Chicago area or know someone who would be interested in volunteering @ the Boys & Girls Club of Chicago (my work) this summer, let me know. The kids are ages 6-11. They work well with outsiders and it would be really rewarding. You could come once, or once a week? Anything helps! If you have any ideas,...
Newest Bus Tracker features: email and text alerts... →
Starting Monday, May 18, CTA riders can get estimated times for bus arrivals at preferred stops via scheduled email or text message. And by the summer, the CTA will test-pilot “on-the-go” two-way texting for riders to get arrival times for the next four buses at a specific stop.
CTA Tattler: Bus Tracker rollout: Fini →
It took about a year, but give the CTA credit — they finished putting almost 150 bus routes on Bus Tracker, starting next Monday, May 18.
Minority youngsters dying weekly on Chicago's... →
nate-the-great: northwestern: dharrison: CHICAGO, Illinois (CNN) — The Rev. Michael Pfleger has ordered the American flag at St. Sabina Church hung upside-down — a historic sign of distress — to symbolize the growing death toll among the city’s youngsters. So far this school year, 36 children and teens have been murdered — more than one a week — and Pfleger is among a chorus of weary...
Consumer Power - Carrotmob →
Let’s get rolling locally! Click here for Chicago activity
is it iced coffee weather? →
Scare your friends and neighbors! →
Free admission to museums, thanks Target
Chicago Children’s Museum - Target Free First Mondays Free admission for kids 15 and under. First Monday of every month, 10 a.m.–8 p.m. 700 East Grand Avenue, Navy Pier Chicago Children’s Museum at Navy Pier Chicago IL, 60611 312-527-1000 Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago - Target Free Tuesdays Free every Tuesday 220 East Chicago Avenue Chicago IL, 60611 312-280-2660 Congo...
Our Potholes Are Awful →
Chicago is second, actually, behind the potholes of Harare, Zimbabwe. Third World Country vs. Daley Administration…
Beer + Liquor = Bierbrand →
Can’t get enough beer? Do you find that it just doesn’t work fast enough? The product for you is Bierbrand… distilled beer with 40% alcohol! Made in Chicago at Koval Distillery, this product is either genius or tragedy… Koval makes a variety of liquors, and The Reader calls them the only craft microdistillery in town.
Dubious Honor - Chicago's Most Prolific... →
VS. Nevermind that, who is the most prolific Tumblrer?