5 Things To Know This AM — Jun 15 2012

It's our opinion that one's summer shopping is never truly complete. Here are summer favorites (Wedges! Shades!) that won't break the bank. (Sequins & Stripes)
Say it's not so! The Chicago section of the Onion's A.V. club is closing up shop. Tear. (Gapers Block)
Billy Corgan, frontman to the Smashing Pumpkins, is the special guest on this podcast, doling out intel about the rockers' new album. (Chicago Verse United)
Pencil skirts are for more than just teachers and bankers these days—they can even be used in the perfect summer ensemble. (His and Hers)
Move over, Lollapalooza, there's a new fest in town. The Spring Awakening music festival goes down this weekend at Soldier Field, and boasts heavy-hitters Skrillex, Afrojack, and Diplo. (Chicago Reader)
Photo: Via Sequins & Stripes

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