Trending Stories: Pride In The Park returns; Sidetrack's North Bar opens; Aaron Schock comes out gay; and Bernie rallies Chicago

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March 8, 2020

At ChicagoPride.com, Sunday means that it's time to look back at the week in gay news - in and out of Chicago - as covered by the GoPride.com News Staff. The top local and national stories of interest as ranked by popularity on the network from March 1 - 7, 2020.

Pictured: Pride In The Park 2019, via Steven Koch for GoPride.com 

 

At ChicagoPride.com, Sunday means that it's time to look back at the week in gay news - in and out of Chicago - as covered by the GoPride.com News Staff. The top local and national stories of interest as ranked by popularity on the network from March 1 - 7, 2020.

Pictured: Pride In The Park 2019, via Steven Koch for GoPride.com 

 

Anthony Meade has spent the past 12 years photographing Chicago's LGBT nightlife scene, and with a Flickr account that carries more than 500,000 images, he truly is documenting the communities' history.

The 2 1/2-year renovation project of the former Cherry Lounge at Sidetrack was capped off with a grand opening party Thursday, Feb.

Robbie Baldwin has spent his whole career in the food and beverage industry, from a bar back to an operations manager.

With just over a week remaining until the Illinois presidential primary, Sen. Berne Sanders held a rally at Chicago's Grant Park on Saturday afternoon.

Former Illinois Representative Aaron Schock, who has repeatedly denied rumors about his sexuality, on Thursday came out as gay in an Instagram post and on his website.

Paul Cannella, the owner of Scarlet Bar, confirmed Monday afternoon that the popular Boystown bar has "some minor repairs (needed), but we'll be open as normal" following a small fire on Sunday night, March 1.

Pete Buttigieg - the first openly gay candidate to run for president - is dropping out of the presidential race on Sunday, according to multiple reports.

Lady Gaga will hit the road this summer with The Chromatica Ball Tour, a special 6-city worldwide limited run of exclusive performances that includes Chicago's Wrigley Field.

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest LGBT rights advocate, on Monday praised Pete Buttigieg's historic campaign.

 

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