Year in Review 2010: Skimpy Chicago

A year of Playboy, sexy Palins, inked up beach bums -- and more Playboy.

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January: Chicago brought in 2010 with a New Year's Eve party that was pretty much an omen for the rest of the year, in that we'd be seeing plenty of Playboy models partying in the clubs.
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January: Hundreds of pantsless wonders took to the eL or the Pantless CTA Ride.
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FEBRUARY: The Chicago Bliss couldn't get it done in the Lingerie Bowl, but at least they looked good getting there!
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FEBRUARY: Adult film star Jesse Jane brought the Mardi Gras party to Enclave.
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MARCH: 2008 Playboy Playmate of the Year Jayde Nicole celebrated her birthday in Chicago at the Bottles and Babes event.
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MARCH: A Chicago woman was a finalist for Sexiest Vegetarian Next Door.
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MARCH: Long-legged South African beauty Candice Swanepoel hit Michigan Avenue's Victoria's Secret store to introduce their newest collection-- The Nakeds.
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APRIL: February 2010 Playboy Playmate of the month, Heather Rae Young, popped through Y-Bar to pop bottles with the holiday crowd -- kind of like an adult Easter Bunny.
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APRIL: Thirty-two women were nominated to compete for the title of 2010 Loop Rock Girl.
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MAY: Lindsey S. was crowned the new 2010 Loop Rock Girl.
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MAY: The Freedom Expo provided the perfect networking opp for tattoos fiends, piercings piercing peers and lingerie models.
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MAY: The first of manyPlayboy Bunny hunts in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Playboy Clubs hit Ybar.
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MAY: The Admiral Theatre did an admirable job of trying to find a sexy Sarah Palin look-a-like.
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MAY: Victoria's Secret supermodel Miranda Kerr blew through the Windy City.
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MAY: Playboy hosted a two-day casting call at a downtown hotel looking for new "talent."
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MAY: The annual Bikini Ball proved that the two-piece isn't just for the beach or pool anymore.
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JUNE: Playboy hosted another Bunny Hunt at Bull and Bear.
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JUNE: DePaul student Nicole Suarez becames the first non-native to compete for the Miss Colombia crown.
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JUNE: We hit the beach to check out some of the local ink.
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JUNE: All those Playboy bunny hunts culminated in one huge bash at Horseshoe Casino.
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JUNE: "Mature" women from all over the country -- and the men that love them -- hit the Embassy Suites O'Hare for the Cougar Convention.
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JULY: There was lots of skin on the beach for Chicago Sport and SocialnClub's annual Volleywood bash.
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JULY: Things got steamy when thousands of sex industry professionals and the people who lust them hit Rosemont for Exxxtacy 2010.
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AUGUST: Bikinis, board shorts and unfortunately a few Speedos ruled the day at Chicago Scene magazine's annual boat party.
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AUGUST: Several Playboy Playmates were in the house for the Midsummer Lingerie Ball at Enclave.
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AUGUST: We took time out from watching bands at Lollapalooza to focus on the pretty ladies.
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SEPTEMBER: Playboy opened a new exhibit called where 33 emerging and established artists were invited to reinterpret the Bunny's image through their work.
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SEPTEMBER: The Chicago Bliss kicked off what they hope will be a championship Lingerie Football League season.
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SEPTEMBER: Victoria's Secret Angel and Chicago native Erin Heatherton signed autographs at the reopening of the Oakbrook store.
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OCTOBER: Global Adrenaline pushed the envelope with its nNaked Sushi bash at the new hot spot, Proof -- which was exactly what it sounds like.
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OCTOBER: Gorilla Tango Theatre extended it's wildly popular "Boobs and Goombas: A Super Mario Burlesque" show.
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OCTOBER: One of Chicago's favorite sons, Hugh Hefner" made a rare visit home for an official screening of a new documentary based on his life.
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NOVEMBER: The Necessary Taboos show showcased 17 cutting-edge designers who created wearable art representing socially forbidden topics.
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DECEMBER: Victoria's Secret supermodel Adriana Lima hit Woodfield Mall with a pretty fancy accessory -- the $2 million Fantasy Bra.
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