Around (Chi) Town: August Recap

From raging at Lolla to primping at Glam, August was a hot one.

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Lady Gaga jumps into the crowd during the performance of Semi Precious Weapons at Lollapalooza at Grant Park on August 6, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Roger Kisby/Getty Images)
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Belvedere launched its Pink Grapefruit flavor with a swanky bash on Market Bar's rooftop.
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Hundreds of boats, inflatables and jet skis lined up for one of the best bashes of the summer, Chicago Scene's magazine's boat party.
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Clipse, one of the East Coast's hottest rap duos ripped up the mic at The Shrine, along with special guest Twista.
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Are you ready for some (lingerie) football? Training camp kicked off for the Chicago Bliss.
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Amstel Light brought a Dutch vibe to Chicago with its summer event series, Amsterdam Live at Metro.
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Several Playboy Playmates were in the house for the Midsummer Lingerie Ball at Enclave.
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Lollapalooza took over Chicago for three days this month, with plenty of Lady Gaga shenanigans ....
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... a kick-off party hosted by celebrity blogger Perez Hilton, ....
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... high fashion ...
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.... pretty ladies ....
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.... and more after-parties than you could count.
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Relive all the madness in our Lollapalooza feature page.
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Cafe magazine hosted its annual All in White party.
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Hundreds of players and spectators came out for Chicago Gateway Green's "Gaming for Green" Texas Hold 'Em charity tournament at Galleria Marchetti.
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Moet introduced Nectar Imperial Rosé to Chicago at an exclusive bash at Lumen Lounge.
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Factio Magazine hosted the Islands Of the World Fashion Tour 2010.
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DJ Jazzy Jeff took over the 1s and 2s at Beauty Bar.
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The fashionable set flocked to the Peggy Notebart Natural Museum for a show featuring the latest styles from Spanish fashion house Custo-Barcelona.
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Doré Lounge hit the River North nightlife scene.
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Macy's Glamorama held on to its crown as the biggest baddest fashion extravaganza of the year.
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Brody Jenner of MTV's the Hills had a huge birthday celebration at Enclave nightclub.
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The only bar with an retractable roof, Benchmark, debuted in Old Town.
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NBC Chicago and Trump International joined forces for the Mid-Summer Soiree along the newly-landscaped Riverwalk.
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Rod Blagojevich attracted a large, curiuos crowd at Chicago Comic Con.
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Thousands wound their way through the streets for City Chase 2010.
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Dwyane Wade brought the "heat" with a number of charitable events and parties.
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We caught up with Rihanna at her United Center concert after-party at Vision nightclub.
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Local production and rental/staging firm Sound Investment threw a 10th anniversary bash at the Chicago Illuminating Company.
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There were plenty of good eats to be had at Taste of the Gold Coast.
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Lots of pretty gals were in the house when Ed Swiderski hosted his first public event minus his ex, Jillian Harris.
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BigTop JoJo and His Towering Show of Wonder held a month-long residency at Excalibur nightclub.
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Wicker Park's Moonshine hosted the Mo' Rockin' Fashion Fest.
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