Street Fests Overdrive: June 2012 Edition

So you don’t have hundreds of dollars to spend just to stand outside day drinking, binge eating and listening to live music simultaneously??? No problem! There are plenty of killer street fests this summer where you can have fun without breaking the bank.

Check out our picks for must-attend street fests in June!

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Cheap Things To Do This Weekend, June 8-10

We’re sorry, but this weekend = Prometheus weekend. Everything else is secondary. But we’ll be nice and give you some suggestions of what to do with the rest of your free time. Continue reading

Corn And Black Bean BBQ Pizza

Until recently, the idea of making my own pizza seemed scary and complex. That was, until I discovered Trader Joe’s ready to bake pizza dough. Less than $2 a package, this delicious crust is easy to work with and goes well with almost any topping. For a summery twist on this American staple food, I switched out the tomato sauce for BBQ, and topped it with fresh avocado slices. This is a simple recipe that will be sure to impress your guests!

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Cheap Things To Do This Weekend, June 1-3

Aerial View of Last Year’s Do-Division Festival

Big events are happening all over town, and by the looks of it, it’s a meat-eaters versus vegetarian weekend. Did we mention that street festival season is in full swing? Continue reading

Wes Anderson Inspired Art Show Opening In Pilsen

If you’re like us, then you’ve been patiently awaiting the arrival of Wes Anderson’s new film Moonrise Kingdom for some time now. Celebrate the film’s opening weekend by heading to Gallery 27 in Pilsen for their inaugural art show Futura, featuring works inspired by the films of Mr. Anderson.  Continue reading