Spring is in the air and it’s election time! This week watch election results at Sidetrack. On Sunday celebrate our trans community at Center on Halsted with performance & a thrifting fashion show. Queer Eye: The Musical Parody at Playground Theater, Glow Dance Party at The North End, Simpsons trivia night at Lark, and final days of bike sale at Kozy’s.
Chicago Pride Fest | June 22-23
The 19th annual Chicago Pride Fest®, June 22-23, 2019, is a legendary two-day street festival held the weekend leading up to the Chicago Pride Parade, celebrating LGBTQ+ life, culture and community. This year marks a milestone as we honor the 50th anniversary of Stonewall and the birth of the Pride movement.
This year features multi-platinum Grammy winner Leann Rimes, Brazilian sensation Pabllo Vittar & Broadway newcomer Alex Newell, and more artists to be announced soon! Click above for more info.
Center On Halsted
Sunday 3/31 | 1:30-4:30 pm
The annual International Transgender Day of Visibility is dedicated to celebrating trans folx and raising awareness of discrimination faced by trans people worldwide.
This year, Center on Halsted observes #TDOV with an exciting array of performance art featuring community members and a thrifting fashion show with help from Howard Brown Health and The Phluid Project.
Join us for an afternoon of celebration and awareness. Free! (Donations welcome)
Howard Brown Health
Our latest quarterly newsletter Health Centered is out now. Learn about our 2019 theme, drop-in at the Broadway Youth Center, and all of the hot happenings at Howard Brown Health. Click above for PDF or pick up a copy at any of our clinic locations or Brown Elephant retail stores.
The North End
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Lucky Horseshoe Lounge
3/29 Fifth Friday $5 well+drafts, $4.50 FAT TIRE bottles, $4.50 SOUTHERN COMFORT
Saturday 3/30 $6 FIREBALL or JAGERMEISTER, $5.50 DOMESTIC PINTS and bottles.
Sunday 3/31 $5 BLOODY MARY made with Cucumber Vodka, $4 MILLER LITE bottle or 16oz draft.
Cocktails Remixed at Progress Bar
Join us on Saturday, 4/13, 6-9pm for a little Southern Hospitality at Progress Bar!
We’re crafting the perfect experience to launch your Saturday night with CocktailsRemixed: The Dirty South Edition. You’ll sip your first cocktail on us, then stay on the floor and dance to the sounds of OutKast, Lil Wayne, T-Pain and many more. Last but not least, if that’s not enough, your favorite bartenders at Progress will be serving up Cocktail specials all night long!
Introducing TENS a brand new Amateur Drag Competition starting Monday, 4/15 hosted by Elektra Del Rio! A 10 week competition featuring guest judges, weekly challenges, prizes, lip sync for your life battles & audience choice eliminations.
To apply: email photos, social handles & bio to [email protected] also include why you would be a great fit to the Splash family if you win.
Kit Kat Lounge & Supper Club
DS Tequila Co
Panino’s Giving Heart Fund ❤️ for Center On Halsted. We’re sharing our dough with Center on Halsted by donating 20% of sales every Tuesday through Feb 2020!
Drew’s On Halsted
From Broadway World:
The Chicago Diner
Back on the specials menu starting today! Orange Chicken Stir-fry—breaded chicken-style seitan, broccoli, carrots, and orange sauce over steamy jasmine rice, garnished with sesame seeds.
BOGO National Empanada Day At Fajita Factory April 8th
Enjoy 2 for the price of 1 empanadas for National Empanada Day!
Whether you like savory or sweet, our empanadas have been getting rave reviews 🙂 Swing on by on Monday, April 8th and scarf a few down! Open at 5pm daily.
*BOGO offer is dine in only.
Have us cater your next event or meeting (773) 648-6000. We accommodate large to small events. We hope to see you soon!
El Mariachi Tequila Bar
Join us for dinner and enjoy our $5 House Margaritas every Monday and Wednesday. Well deserved!
Stop in and try a breakfast bagel!
Revolucion Mexican Steakhouse
Looking for cool new cocktail rimmer to taste? Check out this article from El Restaurante about what mixologist Miguel Vallin of Revolucion Mexican Steakhouse in Chicago is doing with innovative ingredients like dried fruit peels and chamoy.
Boystown, Chicago we are OPEN for business 7 days a week from 8AM-10PM at Halsted & Buckingham! A vast selection of CBD flower, oils, lotions, creams, edibles, tea, coffee, dabs, cartridges and much more! Ask their knowledgeable and friendly staff any questions you may have to help you find the Natural Releaf you’re looking for!
The Leigh Gallery
Now’s the time for freshening up your home for the summer get-togethers and social activities. New, original artwork always perks up any room with fun splashes of color and new indoor scenery!
Come by and see what’s new this month.
Remember to add artwork to your workspace; it always promotes productivity!
Chicago Male Salon
Open 7 days a week with exceptional service that works for any schedule. Call to book your perfect time today! 773.281.6005
color LAB is a space solely dedicated to learning & perfecting techniques and creating trends & style in hair color. Create gorgeous gleaming healthy hair of any hue at colorLAB!
Ricci Kapricci Salon
Ricci Kapricci is Italian for rich, curly hair that can sometimes be difficult, it symbolizes our daily mission of ensuring our clients’ happiness through professionalism, experience, and customer service that’s second to none.
Double Trip Press
Double Trip Press is a premium letterpress studio located in the heart of Boystown, dedicated to the highest quality letterpress printing, custom design and typography.
Men’s Room Chicago
“Darkroom”, a special Sunday Funday Fashion Show at Sidetrack on March 31, from 1-4pm. Join us for an afternoon of giveaways, fashion, music, and fabulous brunch-inspired cocktails from Crystal Head Vodka.
Shop the Men’s Room Chicago Pop-Up shop and party with our host, Circuit MOM Productions‘ Matthew Harvat, for an afternoon of hot guys and fashion. No Cover. 21+
Pride Arts Center
Off-Broadway hit AFTERGLOW opens March 27
A frank exploration of the relationship and love story between three men as they come to terms with the dynamics of intimacy, trust and commitment.
A musical inspired by a film documentary telling the true story of several transgender friends in rural Georgia. Performances 2/28 – 3/31 at The Broadway Pride Arts Center.
Queer Eye: The Musical Parody playing now thru April 27. Follow your favorite Fab Five as they help an Average Joe find his full potential through self-love, comedy, and song!
Trickery: The Miracles Show
Chicago’s most entertaining magic show! Affordable, amazing, hilarious, BYOB, intimate, and HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. Thursday – Sunday Showtimes. Click above for tickets.
David Jay Collins
Boystown LGBTQ author’s books featured at Men’s Room Chicago. Gaybash set in Boystown and Summerdale horror novel.