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Lake Effekt: Bringing Bright Color to the Streets.

By on June 23, 2017

Submitted by: Donna Lind

The world is your canvas – in Miller Beach, that is certainly the case. Last Saturday, Miller held its annual Lake Effekt public art and street festival along Lake Street.

The Urban Dictionary defines street art as “any art developed in public places – that is, in…


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Cocktails, Jazz, Gatsby….and the Gardens.

By on June 22, 2017

Dig the Dunes is gearing up for it’s next big event with “The Cocktail Concept”. After an extremely successful Bootleggin’ at Barker Mansion last spring, it’s time for their next event!

The Cocktail Concept’s approach is to find a local landmark, create a theme, and add some good old fashioned…


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Tracking Down the Perfect Escape.

By on June 21, 2017

Submitted by: Matt Cunningham
Photo by: Stephen Lehman

Many Chicago folks may not be privy to the fact that there’s a nearby gateway to peace, serenity and adventure—at least for the weekend—that doesn’t require the onslaught of highway traffic—of course, most of us here know about the South Shore Line.

Maybe, you’re…

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