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  • Around Town visits the 34th Annual Pinball Expo

    34th Pinball Expo at The Westin Chicago North Shore: 601 N. Milwaukee Avenue Wheeling, IL 60090 pinballexpo.com

  • Around Town previews some Halloween looks at Make Up First

    Make Up First School for Makeup Artistry: 100 North LaSalle Street, 10th Floor Chicago, IL 60602 MakeUpFirst.com

  • Around Town checks out My Half of the Sky

    My Half of the Sky provides men and women everyday opportunities to engage the community and world in order to live a life that impacts the world for good. When you purchase an item from My Half of the Sky, your purchase is providing hope and dignity to those affected by extreme poverty, trafficking and addictions, locally and globally. My Half of the Sky: 121 W. Wesley St. Wheaton, IL 60187 MyHalfOfTheSky.org

  • Around Town checks out VU Rooftop Bar

    VU Rooftop Bar is a new 13,000 square foot concept in the South Loop located 22 stories high next to McCormick Place. The venue features dynamic spaces, stunning views, and top-notch food and drink. VU Rooftop Bar: 133 E. Cermak Chicago, IL 60616 vurooftop.com

  • Around Town visits Abbey Farms

    Abbey Farms is a unique family-friendly agri-tourism farm in Aurora, IL. It specializes in creating an environment for everyone to make their own fun both inside & outdoors. Abbey Farms began in the 1940’s as the only choice and cut Christmas tree farm in the Aurora area. The Abbey Farms of today offers seasonal enjoyment for all to partake in. From Abbey Farms produce store in the summer months, Pumpkin Daze in the Fall, Christmas trees in Winter and rustic-chic […]

  • Around Town checks out the East Atrium of the United Center

    United Center: 1901 W. Madison St. Chicago, IL. 60612 UnitedCenter.com In The East Atrium of the United Center, you can find the following: Madhouse Team Store: MadHouseTeamStore.com Social Media: @madhousestoreuc Queenie’s Supper Club: QueeniesSupperClub.com Social Media: @queeniessupperclub Mad West: UnitedCenter.com/MadWest

  • Around Town checks out the Secret Agent Supply Co. and 826CHI

    The Secret Agent Supply Co. is the storefront of 826CHI, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting students aged 6-18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write. Secret Agent Supply Co. & 826CHI: 1276 N. Milwaukee Ave. Chicago, IL 60622 secretagentsupply.com 826CHI.org

  • Around Town checks out Lincoln Square’s 31st Annual Apple Fest

    Lincoln Square’s Apple Fest: 4700 block of Lincoln Avenue (Between Lawrence and Eastwood) lincolnsquare.org Saturday, October 6th from 9AM-8PM Sunday, October 7th from 9AM-6PM

  • Greg the Vampire goes Around Town to Haunted Trails

    Haunted Trails: 7759 S. Harlem Ave. Burbank, IL 60453 HauntedTrailsBurbank.com Halloween Party: Friday, October 26th at 7PM

  • Around Town checks out Wedtoberfest

    With an evening of beer & bubbly, Wedtoberfest is an alternative wedding show that includes all the fun of a beer festival. Attendees will receive a commemorative tasting glass at the beginning of the event and tickets to enjoy beverage flights and pints from the featured breweries. They’ll also offer some other boozy drinks for those who appreciate more than just craft beer. Beyond the beer, Wedtoberfest presents some of the best wedding vendors and artisans in their town. These hand-picked small businesses show off their products […]