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  1. Midwest Pals
    I'm a life-long Chicago resident. Just wondering how many FV there might be that have either lived here or want to live here.
  2. Freebies
    Slugger memberships – Free! Sluggers receive: Official Membership Certificate Official Welcome Postcard from AL Rookie of the Year finalist Gordon Beckham White Sox Shoelaces - New for 2010! White Sox Temporary Tattoos White Sox Kids Club Poster Two ticket coupons redeemable for Upper...
  3. Midwest Pals
    Hey, anybody else on here live in the Chicago-land area?
  4. General Chat
    I am based in Chicagoland and stumbled upon the Dave Ramsey Show when I bought my iPod and started hearing his podcasts. The message that Dave Ramsey dispenses on his show, FPU and TMM is consistent with my beliefs. I have been brought up with conservative values with respect to personal finance...
  5. Kitchen Basics
    Char-Dog Chicago Salad Yield: 4 entrée salads 1 pound hot dogs (beef franks preferred for Chicago hot dog tradition) 2 cups chilled iceberg, sliced into strips 8 ounces chilled shredded cabbage or purchased slaw mix 1/3 cup chopped white onion 2 Tablespoons yellow mustard 1 Tablespoon...
  6. Vacations and Travel
    We got back in from Chicago last night. We had a wonderful time!!!! Thank-you all for all your input. The drive went much faster than expected and we had very little trouble traveling from Lisle to Chicago by car on Sat. or Sun. We had planned on doing the train but by the time we got in on...
  7. Vacations and Travel
    I'm headed to Chicago for an extended weekend. Neither my DH or I have ever been before. I actually booked a hotel in Lisle but we plan on doing downtown I guess. Anything I need to be aware of (think parking kinds of stuff) or that I don't want to miss??? I tried to get tickets to the...
  8. Find Your Kith
    How do we not already have this kith??!! What a great day! On September 20th at home playing the Cardinals! Woo-hoo!!! I can't wait until October!!
  9. Freebies
    Uptown Goes Green Event--Saturday, April 26, 2008 UNC e-News, April 16, 2008 You're invited to join your Uptown neighbors for an Earth-friendly event. Come and learn how you can live a more eco-friendly life 365 days a year. Various speakers will share practical, hands-on tips on how to go...
  10. Freebies
    Organic drinks, massage, and more at Bucktown paint store On Tuesday, April 22, Colori http://colorichicago.com/ in Bucktown will serve free beer, organic wine, organic vodka cocktails, and food from Kitchen Witches and Rockstar Dogs. There will also be complimentary chair massages and gift...
  11. Freebies
    http://chicago.going.com/santino RSVP NOW! * Free admission before 12:00AM with RSVP. * Must be over 21 to RSVP Editors' Take Project Runway finalist, Tim Gunn impersonator and songwriter of the tune "Blow You Kisses," Santino Rice spends the evening designing jewelry at Le Passage. RSVP on...
  12. News you can use
    Airport Check-in: United spoils preferred Chicago fliers United Airlines this month plans to open a check-in lobby at Chicago O'Hare for its best customers. </img>
  13. Midwest Pals
    I just wanted to share that the Museum of Science and Industry has FREE general Admission now through January 31st. I was thinking of taking the kids on MLK Jr, Day since they are out of school. So I checked their website to see what the admissions prices were and found out that they are...
  14. Vacations and Travel
    We are tentatively planning a road trip to Chicago area this summer. (driving from CO) If you know of some "must see!" items on the way there or within Chicago I would love to hear them. Yes, I could google until my heart desires but it is always more fun to hear personal experiences. :sun:
  15. Freebies
    http://www.necaibewchicago.com/contact/calendar The NECA Chicago / IBEW Local 134 Calendar 2008 Keep track of 2008 with inspiring views of Chicago's ever-changing skyline, along with monthly insights on the city's premier projects and a schedule of relevant IBEW Local 134 and ECA Chicago...
  16. Freebies
    http://www.chicagoreader.com/features/stories/freeshit/070727/ 1575 N. Milwaukee 773-227-7990 Every Wednesday night the Debonair Social Club in Wicker Park gives away food to anyone with a table reservation. From 8 to 10 PM you can have dinner on the house—appetizers and entrees from the menu...
  17. Freebies
    Get an appointment for free cocktails and salon services before you hit the clubs at Club Jenn (1939 N Lincoln), a temporary lounge space for ladies, open July 21-22 and July 27-28. To reserve a spot, email [email protected]
  18. Freebies
    http://www.metrarail.com/Special_Promotions/summer_sale_07.html Metra has a free summer fun kit that includes: FREE Coupons - Super savings on some of Chicago’s most popular attractions, including two-for-one admissions, discounts to museums, tours, and other great city venues. FREE Travel...
  19. Freebies
    Join Allure for a can’t miss day of summer makeovers and music. Get expert skin care and hair tips, manicures, product giveaways, a must-have gift bag, and more! Saturday, June 16 (rain or shine) 12 – 5 P.M. North Avenue Beach Chicago, IL http://www.allureaccess.com/0706/event3.cfm
  20. Freebies
    May 17, 2007 That's when Ethel's Chocolate Lounge will give away 10,000 free four-piece boxes of gourmet chocolate as part of it's first-ever Customer Appreciation Day, according to a news release. There are 10 Ethel's lounges in Chicagoland http://www.ethelschocolate.com/
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