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Taste of River North Offers Best of Hood’, July 19-21

For those who didn’t quite get their fill at Taste of Chicago, I’m urging you to check out this weekend’s classed-up Taste of River North. This annual foodie fest gives discerning palates and weary art shoppers a gratifying taste of the best of everything River North has to offer in a beautiful riverfront green park setting. Hosted by River North Residents Association and presented by East Bank Club, ToRN reflects the characteristics of its neighborhood: spectacular food, world-class art and top-notch entertainment.
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Purely Fashion is Purely Genius

It all started with a pair of red shoes. What if a business could take a simple pair of mass produced shoes and turn that into knowledge, into a way to track a customer’s desires? These are the questions that Jeremiah Green, CEO and founder of Purely Fashion asked on a shopping trip he took on Michigan Avenue. Jeremiah noticed a huge problem in retail, which is that once a customer leaves a store empty handed, the retailer loses all the data on that person. What if that could be changed? Enter Purely Fashion.
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8th Annual Gaming for Green Fundraiser to Benefit Chicago Gateway Green

One of my favorite events of the summer is this Thursday, July 11th! This marks the 8th annual Gaming for Green fundraiser, a poker and casino night benefiting Chicago Gateway Green, the organization dedicated to greening and beautifying Chicago & behind the biggest charity of the summer Green Tie Ball!
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Vital Bridges Presents Vital Nights: Summer Kickoff benefitting HIV/AIDS Center

Hey Chicago, it's Kendall again! Let me just tell you that there is nothing better in the summer than relaxing with a nice cocktail. Actually, what's even better than that is relaxing...in the summer...with a nice cocktail...and having it benefit a GREAT CAUSE, especially one that benefits HIV/AIDS!
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Wavefront Music Festival Returns to Montrose Beach

Don't miss Wavefront Music Festival, Chicago's first and only EDM festival on the beach, featuring the world's best electronic music artists right here in the home of house music! House comes home on July 6, showcasing a stage dedicated to Chicago's heritage as the birthplace of house music, featuring Chicago legends Frankie Knuckles, Jamie Principle, Derrick Carter, Mark Farina, and much more.