Listen to Local Bands at Lincoln Square Park’s Summer Concert Series

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It’s almost time for one of the city’s most popular free events: the¬†Summer Concert Series¬†at Lincoln Square Park! This exciting showcase of local music kicks off on the first Thursday in June. All of the bands are local, and the series runs through the end of August. Highlights include: The Flat Cats (June 7) Audiences […]

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Check out These Speakeasies in Chicago

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It’s not illegal to drink alcohol (as it was in the 1920s), but speakeasies are certainly having a resurgence. It’s easy to see why: these dimly lit upscale bars provide one-of-a-kind craft cocktails and a permeating sense of exclusivity. The allure of a surreptitious bar can turn happy hour into “swanky hour.” If you’ve always […]

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Don’t Miss These Free Events Around Chicago

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It’s no secret that Chicago is brimming with exciting events. Whether you’re interested in education, arts, culture, or any combination of the above, you’ll find something just around the corner from Catalyst Apartments. But did you know that many of these events are completely free? Here are three fantastic free events around Chicago. They won’t […]

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