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It's the end of the week and it's time to get out and GO. Find the best parties, community events, benefit galas and more this weekend in Boystown and beyond on GoPride.com. Pictured: DJ Ale Maes, who will be joined by fellow Chicago DJs Alex Cabot, Ethan Cole, Jesse Mercado and Andrew James, this Saturday for 4Friends at Mary's Attic.  Read more source

The Zoning and Landmarks Commission issued a final recommendation to the City Council in favor of the designation on May 2. The City Council approved the designation on July 24."I wanted to say the designation will make the Legacy Walk and the rainbow pylon streetscape the only multi-acre site in the world to be declared a landmark because of its importance to the LGBT people," said Ald. Tom Tunney (44th), who chairs that committee and in whose ward the pylons stand.Tunney was...

Bates was traveling northbound on Halsted Street early Thursday morning when his car was hit head-on by another vehicle driven by Gerrick Birt, according to CWBChicago.com.Birt, 29, of the 2600 block of S. Halsted, was charged Friday with felony DUI, causing an accident with bodily harm, two counts of misdemeanor DUI and traffic violations, including failure to have insurance and failure to carry a driver's license. Bail information was not immediately available and it's unknown if additional charges will be filed.Bates and...

Multi-platinum Grammy winner Leann Rimes and Austrian-born pop icon Betty Who are among the entertainment lineup for Sunday.Other performers slated for Sunday include Leland, Adam Barta and local favorites Boy Band Review and 16 Candles.DJs Avi Sic, Cindel, and Vlad, among others, will be serving up the beats at the Waveland DJ stage.Related: DJ Cindel spins Pride in Chicago, around the worldIn addition to the non-stop entertainment, the festival includes 60 vendors offering arts, crafts and unique merchandise tailored to the...

Related: Rainbow crosswalks arrive in Boystown just in time for PrideThe two-day street festival will feature entertainment from multi-platinum Grammy winner Leann Rimes, Brazilian sensation Pabllo Vittar and Broadway vocalist Alex Newell among others.Related: Chicago Pride Fest brings summer fun to Boystown - 2019 entertainment lineupNew this year, 103.5 KISS FM presents the first-ever Rainbow Run on Sunday. Runners in the drag race are encouraged to wear the most stylish of high heels. The winner takes home $1,000. Register for free online.Over 100,000 people are expected to...

Opening at 11 a.m. on Saturday, the two-day street festival turns North Halsted Street into one enormous Pride party with 2 entertainment stages, plus a dance music stage featuring some of Chicago's favorite DJs and drag queens. Plus a whole lot of queer and queer-friendly folks in attendance.This year's festival honors the birth of the pride movement by recognizing the 50th anniversary of Stonewall.Where's the party?One word: Boystown! Once there, follow the herd of excited revelers, or the gaggle of drag...

Hydrate Nightclub in Boystown around Pride Fest, then head to a gig next weekend in New York in conjunction with World Pride."It's an honor to be included in the roster of DJs for any city's Pride (celebration)," said Armada, who hails from the Philippines. "I am very busy, especially this month, but that's good because I am doing something right that (promotors) want me to keep coming back."Armada brought the beats with DJ GRIND to a pool party for Masterbeat...

Three stages deliver non-stop live performances featuring headliner and multi-platinum Grammy winner Leann Rimes, lighting up the stage with dance hits like "Can't Fight the Moonlight", "How Do I Live", "Love is Love is Love" and more."By far, the LGBTQ community is one of the best things that has ever happened to me," Rimes told Billboard in 2017. "I am so thankful for all the love my LGBTQ fans have shown me. I hope they feel it coming back from me full circle."Pride Fest kicks off...

"I have been in relationships with both men and women," Who wrote on Instagram in 2018. "I have been deeply, earth-shatteringly in love with both men and women. Just because I happen to be engaged to a man doesn't mean that I haven't found a home within the gay community."In 2013, Who's infectious single "Somebody Loves You" was used in a viral same-sex marriage proposal video at a Salt Lake City Home Depot. The song hit the top of Billboard's Dance/Club chart...

Sidetrack on Thursday night, June 13, with retro-priced drinks and the normal debauchery of host Dixie Lynn Cartwright."The Anniversary Party is always a great time.  People are in great spirits, (with) food, prizes and giveaways," said Sidetrack general manager Brad Balof.The low-priced drinks included $2 well cocktails/beer and $2.50 frozen drinks/other cocktails. Food was served from Chubby Wieners and The Slide Ride.Sidetrack co-owner Art Johnston gave a toast, reminding attendees that the LGBTQ+ community "has never been given anything and...

Cedric Johnson, 29, was arrested early Saturday morning near Beatnix in connection to a hammer attack of a 47-year-old man on Friday evening.CWBChicago reports Johnson, who used the name "Lamar" online, met the man at his home in the 600 block of West Aldine. Johnson reportedly struck the victim repeatedly in the head with a hammer and stole property, including the man's cellular phone.A few hours later, the victim saw Johnson near the 800 block of West Roscoe and called...

"Our staff (came) up with a great burger special that could help us celebrate Pride and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots," said Dusty Carpenter, director of operations for Another Round Hospitality Group, which oversees the popular Halsted Street eatery."This is our first time to have the LGBTQ Burger. We have run specialty food/drink items in the past that we gave a portion of the sales to a charity."A portion of the sales of the LGBTQ Burger ($15.95) will be...

Gay pride gone wrong? Gay and Bisexual men in Boystown cause havoc in the name of hectic celebration. Two dozen men took over Halsted Street in the Boystown area early Saturday morning (the first day of Pride Month). While dancing in the area may have been fine, they soon started to obstruct traffic and even climbed on some cars. While one man began twerking on cars, another yelled out, “We f***ing s**t up!” “We...

Specifically, you can share your pride on Facebook with a new Boystown-theme profile frame designed by Austin Stone.The "Proud AF" frame is inspired by the new rainbow crosswalks installed in Boystown, according to Stone."They are such a statement, and we are so lucky to have a place like Boystown to come together and socialize with other members of the LGBTQ community," he told GoPride.com.With these new Facebook profile picture frames, you can show your pride with all your friends and...

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