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November 19, 2009

Free Appetizers @ Gibsons

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Gibsons in Rosemont is catering to the after work crowd and doling out free appetizers. It's all part of their complimentary appetizer buffet created by Chef Marco DiBenedetto which includes Filet Sliders, Pigs in a Blanket and BBQ Shrimp. It runs from 4:00 to 6:00 Monday - Friday, so show up and eat... It's FREE.

October 21, 2009

Cirque Du Free T-Shirts!

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Vampire movies are all the rage these days, or so we have been told by the tweens who won't leave us alone. So Metromix TV is getting in on the action by giving you exclusive, limited edition T's from the new movie Cirque Du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant. Pretty cool we know. All you need to do is enter here and tell us why you want to win.

For the effort we'll toss in a copy of the book as well. It's a win, win for all you aspiring vampires. We're only picking six winners, so enter now and make sure to check out the movie when it opens nationwide on Friday.

Check the trailer after the jump.

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October 19, 2009

Angels Invade Michigan Ave.

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The Victoria Secret Angels will descend on Michigan Avenue on Wednesday. Marisa Miller (above), Miranda Kerr, Doutzen Kroes will all be on hand to open the newest Victoria's Secret store @ 734 North Michigan Ave. Stop by to check them out in person and go all paparazzi on them while they are here.

October 13, 2009

Free Massages are Bliss

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BlackBerry addicts rejoice, the W Chicago - City Center is offering free hand and arm massages. Apparently we are so TXT obsessed people are getting arm and hand cramps, nevertheless it's still a free massage. Head over to Bliss inside the W every Wednesday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., relax and tell them Metromix TV sent you.

Scariest Movies of All Time!

With the release and almost "cult" like success of Paranormal Activity, we thought it would be fitting to dig through the archives for a little horror. We came up with WGN Reporter and former Metromix TV personality Marcus Leshock's story on the scariest movies ever... Enjoy.



October 9, 2009

Free Popcorn @ Garrett's This Week

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Tourists will have yet another spot to grab Garrett's Popcorn this Thursday. The Chicagoland staple is celebrating 60 years with a new store @ 625 N. Michigan Avenue.

Here's what they have planned for the day:

• 10 a.m. - 12:00: FREE small bags of Garrett Popcorn’s Chicago Mix;
• If rain, Garrett branded ponchos for customers in line, while supplies last;
• “Scratch and Win” cards for FREE one gallon tins,and more...

We know it's touristy but it's free and delicious, you'll find us in line come Thursday.

September 24, 2009

The Scariest Movie Ever?

UPDATE: Check out Marcus Leshock's Coverage of last nights screening.

We bumped into WGN TV's Marcus Leshock today and he was giddy. When we asked him why he couldn't stop talking about the new horror film "Paranormal Activity". According to the trailer some are saying it's the scariest movie ever made. Right. They didn't see "Major League III: Back to the Minors".

The reason we're blogging about it is you aren't going to be able to see it anywhere unless you request Paramount to put it in your city. There's a select group of cities getting the privilege, including one screening tonight @ the Music Box. Good luck and happy nightmares.

September 15, 2009

Green Man!!!

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Just ran into Green Man on Michigan Avenue and that can only mean one thing... Sunny Funnies! Yes kids, my favorite TV show "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" returns to FX this Thursday for Season 5 of hilarity/debauchery. Set your DVRs.

September 11, 2009

VIRAL VIDEO: Budweiser's Backdoor...

I normally shun the pre-limed version of chips, beer, etc... but this commercial is funny enough to make we want to "get it in the can."

Man-B-Que Recipe of the Week: Brined Pork Chops

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Time to taste the "other white meat!" This week, Man-B-Que's Tom "Death Chef" Rubeo shows us how to grill up scrumptious, brined pork chops. Mmmm....

Read on for the recipe and tune in next week for more deliciousness from these meat-loving manly men...

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