On September 9th, 1969 the Cubs were poised to win the National League Pennant when the infamous black cat walked behind Ron Santo in the on deck circle. In the last quarter of the season the Cubs lost an amazing 17 1/2 games in the standings to ultimately lose the pennant to the Mets. And,…
Fun & Honor- two unforgettable qualities of Billy Goat’s character and the two guiding principals of the Sad Sack Amvets. Their organization is still serving veterans today, working to provide scholarships for nurses. Check out their website: http://amvetsnationalsadsack.com/
During the second weekend in September at Division and Sacremento in Humboldt Park, you will find the Riot Fest and Carnival! This year Riot Fest celebrates it’s 10 anniversary. The festival features live performances from Jane’s Addiction, The Cure, Flaming Lips, Weezer and many more. Visit the Chicago section of the Riot Fest website (link…
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Come celebrate the summer’s last stand at the North Coast Music Festival. Located in Union Park at 1501 W. Randolph, The North Coast Music Festival features live performances from Bassnectar, Kid Cudi, Snoop Dogg and many more! Visit their website at http://www.northcoastfestival.com/ for all the details. The best news of all is the Billy Goat will be…
Saturday, August 23rd, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers are playing the United Center. The show starts at 7:30 pm, gate open at 6:00 pm. Be sure to leave yourself plenty of time to stop by The Billy Goat on Madison for dinner before the show and a drink to end your night.
The 56th Annual Chicago Air & Water Show takes off on Saturday, August 16th. The show runs Saturday and Sunday from 10am – 3pm. This year’s lineup includes the return of the The U.S. Navy Blue Angels and U.S. Army Parachute Team Golden Knights. The complete lineup of performers can be found here. If you’re looking…
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