With less than half of registered voters showing up to the polls, Rahm Emanuel’s victory is less impressive.
Voter turnout was higher than in past municipal elections, but it was still low. There are many theories, but few answers as to why.
An institution in spite of its funky self, the 22-year-old Rhinceros Theater Festival got some rare competition last fall when the Chicago Fringe Festival made its debut.
The 10th SketchFest, touted as the nation’s largest event of its kind, features 150 performances by 129 sketch troupes comprising more than 800 artists.
Free download of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s performance of Verdi’s overture to La Forza del Destino.
Free holiday phone calls made available by Cricket Wireless
Trade $400 in receipts from purchases in Lakeview to get free ice skates.
Chicago aldermen’s offices are offering $40 weatherization vouchers.
Free open house at the Urban Art Retreat.
Free global soul music series at Maria’s Packaged Goods & Community Bar.
Free chiropractic exams and massages in exchange for donations at Atlas Chiropractic.
The annual Magnificent Mile Lights Festival features free food, performances, and giveaways.
Free networking event for Chicago entrepreneurs hosted by AnJaLee Lashay.
Free workshop at Kriser’s pet store.
Burger King offers free coffee every Friday morning in November.