Mia has written 10 posts for The L Stop

Halsted Market Days Music to Check Out

When I tell you that I just flipped out in excitement over the realization that Sheena Easton is playing Market Days this year, it is no exaggeration. As it turns out, this year’s music lineup features some outstanding blasts from the past along with some sensational newcomers and great cover bands. Here’s a brief glimpse […]

Chely Wright Talks About Her Upcoming Back Lot Bash Gig

The countdown to this year’s Back Lot Bash party weekend has already started and while I can’t believe June is here – I am beyond ready to get my gay outdoor festival season going!  Midsommerfest, I’m winking at you! As most of you know by now, the fantastic ladies behind Back Lot Bash know how […]

Couch to 5K Podcast Week 4

Congrats, you have made it to week 4 of the Couch to 5k program! That means you are already almost halfway through this training and you are most likely already feeling like a hotter bitch than you were before. It’s hot outside which means I might actually force myself to get up early and get […]

Couch to 5K Podcast Week 3

This weekend could not have come quickly enough amiright? Thankfully, the weather is finally starting to cooperate for premium running weather and this means it is time to get going with these podcasts so we can all get sexy (more sexy) for the summer, for Pride and mostly, for ourselves. Remember, pay attention to what […]

Couch to 5K Podcast Week 2

Oh Chicago weather, you are such a bitch. This back and forth between hot, cold and torrential downpour has got my lungs and sinuses totally screwed. I hope your bodies are in better shape than mine and that you’ll be able to celebrate Cinco de Mayo (or Cinco de Drinko, as I like to think […]

Couch to 5K Podcast Week 1

Well ladies, Spring time is here and the sun was shining so brightly this morning, I decided to dust off my gym shoes and go for the first run I’ve been on for a long time. I am no newbie to running, but I’ve never been what I would consider a “runner”. In fact, as […]

Black Girls by Chester French

Earlier today, Chester French premiered a new music video for their song, “Black Girls”, the first single from their forthcoming album. It features two hot models making out, which is, of course, ok by me in theory but I surprised myself when I too pause. The video itself is shot really well and features beautiful […]

Get a Reality Check This Thursday at Berlin

This week is packed with events and concerts, but what I’m most looking forward to is celebrating the birthday of party promoter, hostess and tastemaker, Jenae Williams. Every year she brings the party to Berlin night club and this year is no exception. Whitney Mixter of Showtime’s The Real L Word series, will be hosting the […]

Top ten Chicago lesbians to look out for in 2012

Deadline for submissions was January 20th. We are no longer accepting nominations. With 2011 safely in our rearview mirrors, the L Stop crew thought that now would be a good time to look ahead into 2012 and introduce you to some of the ladies in our very own community to look out for. While there […]

The Locals Interview

This Wednesday, December 28th, The Locals, will be rocking out Lincoln Hall along with No Love For Linus. If you’re into some heavy guitars and alternative rocking fun times, you’re not going to want to miss seeing them live. I got to chat it up with guitarist/vocalist Yvonne Doll, bassist Christy Nunes and the lone dude […]