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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

During his recent DJ tour of Brazil, Maes was playing at parties alongside other DJs.  There were, believe it or not, 10 or 15 DJs, or more, per party."I just thought, 'Why not take this party style to Chicago?'" he said.The result: DJ Ale Maes' 4 Friends Market Days Kickoff Party on Saturday, August 3, from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. at Mary's Attic in Andersonville.Maes will be joined by fellow Chicago DJs Alex Cabot, Ethan Cole, Jesse Mercado and Andrew...

Saturday’s WNBA All-Star Game ended up as a 129-126 win for Team A’ja Wilson over Team Elena Delle Donne. The game was also a look at the next generation of the 23-year-old league. The greatest stars of this era of women’s basketball such as Diana Taurasi, Candace Parker, Maya Moore, and Sue Bird weren’t in uniform. Six first-time All-Stars, including game MVP Erica Wheeler, were on the floor. Wheeler became the first undrafted player to be the All-Star Game MVP. The...

Washington Mystics guard Natasha Cloud made her engagement to the Chicago Bandits pro fastpitch player Aleshia Ocasio public on social media on Saturday. The photos posted on Instagram show the couple in a park, beginning with them snapping a picture together. Then Cloud gets down on one knee to propose to Ocasio. View this post on Instagram to being...

Among the reserves on the roster this afternoon in Las Vegas are Courtney Vandersloot and Allie Quigley of the Chicago Sky, two out teammates who quietly married in December. They returned home to Seattle last month to celebrate six months since their wedding, as the Seattle Times reported, and two years since their engagement. Sports Illustrated revealed it was June 2017 when Vandersloot and Quiqley — or “The Vanderquigs” as they call themselves — got together for a relaxing...

Chicago is the ultimate summer city, with gorgeous beaches lining the skyline of skyscrapers, where rooftop lounges, glamorous pools, and the city’s trademark outdoor patios beckon with their breezy evenings and stunning views. But there is more to Chicago than just lounging around being glamorous—Chicago has a seriously fun side too. For locals and visitors alike, here are our Top 5 favorite ways to have a good time in Chicago: Bunches of drag brunches Chicago has several spots for a rowdy...

Goodman Theatre uncovers The Music Man The classic musical The Music Man from 1957 is being brought back to life currently at the Goodman Theatre. Based on the book by Meredith Wilson, the plot revolves around Harold Hill, a con man who poses as band organizer in a small Midwestern town. The five time Tony Award winner went on to have both movie and television adaptations. Jeremy Peter Johnson plays several characters in the production, making this his Goodman Theatre debut. His...

Oak Park native Busy Philipps returned to her roots for a Chicago Magazine celebration at Bodega on July 11. The actress graces the cover in the July/August issue of the magazine.  Philipps is known for her many television roles including Freaks and Geeks, Dawson’s Creek, ER and Cougar Town. In films many know her from White Chicks, He’s Just Not That Into You and I Feel Pretty.  Her late night talk show Busy Tonight premiered on E! in 2018 as well...

Known for his Top 40, Hip-Hop and Rap style remixes, the crazy tongue-hanging antics of DJ Brryce Fersher come in high demand. His residency at Chicago’s Scarlet Bar and both Milwaukee and Chicago's Pride Fests have made him a mainstay in the LGBTQ community and beyond. Twitter: @BrryceFersher | Instagram: /BrryceFersher Curating the popular Sunday night “Takeovers” in Boystown, Brryce has incorporated different genres and themes making the Sunday-Funday nights one of the most sought after events in Chicago. GoPride.com asked DJ Brryce to give...

Myles, 37, who identifies as two-spirit and trans masculine, underwent fertility treatments with the support of Precious, 33, a queer biracial trans woman of color."@mylesbradydavis and I are pleased to publicly announce we are expecting a BABY in the Winter of 2019," Precious shared on Twitter."Our love has brought us to this place and now after a two year journey, we are celebrating a moment of triumph and are ecstatic to grow our family #babybradydavis."Myles Brady Davis is the...

Great “pride outfits” keep popping up all over social media. Part II of our series features more free people from around the world, in different cities and interpeting the rainbow pride theme in unique ways. These two lads (above) were at The Manila Pride March in Manila, The Philippines (above), the longest-running pride event in southeast Asia. Take a look at some of the outfits that people wore to prides, and don’t forget to check back at GayCities for the final...

The parade, featuring 160 colorful entries, steps-off at noon from Montrose and Broadway and will then travel the 21-block parade route before it ends near Diversey and Sheridan in Lincoln Park.Related: Pride parade line-up for Sunday More than 1 million people are expected to move in and out of the Lakeview and Uptown neighborhoods throughout the day.Street closures will go into effect at 8 a.m. and are expected to fully reopen by 8 p.m. Public transportation is highly recommended. Metra and CTA both announced...

With the help of beautiful weather Chicago Pride Fest 2019 saw record-breaking crowds Saturday and despite occasional showers on Sunday organizer say the strong attendance continued all weekend long."This year Chicago Pride Fest saw record crowds, sponsors and vendors joining us both Saturday and Sunday. Enthusiastic crowds packed the street to celebrate and enjoy the diverse entertainment offerings," Mark Liberson told GoPride.com. "While we had periods of rain on Sunday, it didn't dampen the crowd's enthusiasm, with great crowds at all...

The vandalized flags hanging from Wicker Park Lutheran Church (image via WGN screenshot)It seems like vandalizing pride flags has become a pastime for haters. The most recent instance happened this last Sunday near 3 a.m. when a vandal was caught on camera jumping a fence at Wicker Park Lutheran Church in Chicago, Illinois to spray paint two flags hanging outside the church. The vandal spray-painted a black “X” on the transgender flag and “We love kids” on the Pride flag,...

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