5 Things To Know This AM — Jul 12 2012

It's no secret that each neighborhood in Chicago has it's own er, eccentricities, so it was only a matter of time before someone made a blog that pokes fun of the ridiculousness. (Slightly Insulting Chicago Posters)
Fiona McEntee of River North's brand-new blowout salon Blowtique shows us how to achieve that sultry Brigitte Bardot look. We promise, it's easier than it looks! (Glossed & Found)
Word on the street (literally) is that Michigan Avenue is set to be bombarded with Times Square-esque flashing signs. What do you think about the already hectic thoroughfare becoming even more visually cluttered? (Chicago Magazine)
Calling all ladies who love meat! Hit up the first-ever Grills Gone Wild event to get your fill of all your BBQ faves — no vegetarians allowed. (Cheeky Chicago)
In anticipation of their Taste of Chicago show tonight, check out the new video for Flashing Lights from Kids These Days. (Chicago Verse United)
Photo: Via Slightly Insulting Chicago Posters

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