Around (Chi) Town: January Recap

2010 came in with a bang, from a rockin' NYE to going goo-goo for Gaga.

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1/1: Chicago brought in 2010 like only we can, with a series of New Year's Eve bashes that offered Pitbull, Playmates and plenty of socialites.
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1/8: Lady Gaga performs three sold-out concerts in Rosemont.
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1/9: It was all about Gaga this weekend, the Victor Hotel hosts a fashion show inspired by the pop superstar's many looks.
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Joe Dowling
1/8: Elvis impersonators from all over the country hit The Original Mother's to celebrate what would have been The King's 75th birthday.
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Scott Budman
1/8: Hipsters, hipsters everywhere at the Windy City Soul Club's monthly party at The Empty Bottle.
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Faith & Whiskey
1/9: Faith $ Whiskey brought the slopes to the club with its Awesomely '80s Ski Party.
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Zoo Miami
1/10: Hundreds of pantsless wonders took to the eL.
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1/14: Model Sky Nellor took over the wheels of steel at The Underground.
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1/14: Hundreds pack River North's Epic restaurant for its grand opening.
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Marcus Riley
1/18: Conan O'Brien's Chicago supporters went cuckoo for Coco.
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Natasha Hernandez
1/21: The Kraken spiced rum celebrates its launch in the Chicago market with a huge party at the Shedd Aquarium.
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Kevin Visitacion
1/21: Old school met new school when the Lyric Opera and AKIRA teamed up for a unique fashion mashup.
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Marcus Riley
1/22: Flashpoint Academy students unveiled a pilot for a new SNL-style show in conjunction with Second City actors.
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Jeff Lewis
1/23: Jersey Shore's JWOWW and Tiger Woods' alleged mistress hit Chicago nightclubs on the same night.
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Marcus Riley
1/23: Dubbed Chicago's first live dating event, The Single Mingle Show hit Spy Bar.
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1/28: Around 100 people hit Usagi Ya's Rabbit House for NBC Chicago's first Flash Mob Party.
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1/28: Carol's Pub received its Human Trophy for winning the Golden Local Debate for Best Last Call in the city.
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James Cassimus
1/30: The Windy City Rollers kicked off their season with a double-header at the UIC Pavilion.
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Nolen James
1/31: Rappers Nelly and Bow Wow hooped it up for charity at the UIC Pavilion.
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