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Thursday, April 26

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How to Obtain a Food Truck License @ City Hall

If you want to join the hard-working fray of food truck operators, attend this information session that will teach you the ins and outs of obtaining the Mobile Food Dispenser (MFD) or Mobile Food Preparer (MFP) licenses. Event runs 3-4pm today at City Hall, 121 North LaSalle Street, Room 805.

IgniteChicago @ 1871

See a dozen people make their way through 20 slides in five minutes each at IgniteChicago tonight at 6:30pm, 1871, 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, 12th floor. Speakers include Annie Nayak, Brian Fulton, Bud Rodecker, Constance Kresge, Julie Ostrow, Karen Beattie, Kathryn Thies, Keidra Chaney, Nicole Renee Vasquez, Patrick Bachler, Trushitha Naria and Vince Cabansag. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door.

Fuck Buttons @ Bottom Lounge

Fuck Buttons bring their NSFW name and multilayered EDM sound to the Bottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake St., tonight, with Quadratic opening. Tickets are $15. Doors open at 8, show's at 9pm. 17+



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