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Great America's newest roller coaster takes first riders for a spin
The Joker, the newest ride at Six Flags Great America, adds a new twist to the happy combination of ripping speed and sheer terror that only roller coasters provide: spinning. Lots of spinning.
Jack Casady, left, and Jorma Kaukonen, who make up the duo Hot Tuna, will perform on Sunday, Aug. 6, at the Arcada.
Hot Tuna, Saliva heading to Arcada Theatre
The male and female winners of a Nathan’s Famous hot dog eating contest qualifier at 3 p.m. Saturday, July 1, at Ribfest in Naperville will qualify for a seat in the national finals, Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Championships in Coney Island, New York.
Naperville's Ribfest to host qualifier for Nathan's hot dog eating contest
Rockabilly band The Reverend Horton Heat will perform June 30 at Lisle’s Eyes to the Skies festival.
Eyes to the Skies releases musical lineup
                                                                                                                                                                                                   
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