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published by En Prise Entertainment, LLP

[en prise |ahn 'preez| a french chess term, said of a piece that is in a position to be taken or captured]

R.I.P.: Some examples of covers from the days of print, April 2007 - September 2008

En Prise began as an event promotion, influencer marketing and artist development company in late 2006, but soon took over the print magazine UR Chicago in early 2007. En Prise re-branded and re-vamped UR Chicago, broadened and enriched its editorial content, featured original artwork on each cover, and even improved the quality of its paper. After a year and a half of publishing through an increasingly bad recession, with paper prices going up and print advertising dollars going down, En Prise decided to turn their free publication into an online-only property rather than decrease the quality and quantity of the physical magazine.

Since late 2008, UR Chicago has continued on as a vibrant and independently-owned and operated online property with up to 10,000 unique visitors per month and an e-list of over 25,000 active, double opt-in subscribers. In addition to the site, UR has branched out into social media and is actively involved in event/brand booking, marketing, and promotion. Past and present clients include: The Art Institute of Chicago (AFTER DARK Series), Diesel, Adidas, Puma, Bushmills, Tito's Handcrafted Vodka, Vitamin Water, Goose Island, FUZE, Rockstar Games, Dub Frequency, Caesar's Entertainment, and more!

For online advertising, design, and street marketing services, GO HERE!

The UR Chicago ONLINE Staff

UR Chicago
ONLINE is a family of writers, musicians, and artists of all different types of media! These are the people that make this website possible:

Web Editor
Chess Hubbard

Copy Editor
Andrew Molloy

Film Editor
John Esther

Music Editor
Neil Miller Jr.

Staff Writers
Pawl Schwartz, Justin Tucker

Contributing Writers
Rachel Boissevain, Jenna Brandon, Daniel Cain, Andrew DeCanniere, Isabel Dieppa, Fitz Doubet, Niki Fritz, Marcie Garcia, Rannell Guese, Lenora Houseworth, Patrick Johnson, Sarah Joseph, Bri LaPelusa, Tiffany Melanis, Jeremy Meyer, Zach Partin, Gina Provenzano, Rebecca "Bonks" Rothschild, Lindsey Shaw, Justin Valmassoi, Erik Widman

The UR Chicago Events & Marketing Staff

UR Chicago books, promotes, and/or produces various events around Chicago in addition to running event marketing campaigns for clients. We also work with various other Chicago nightlife and event companies and promoters (i.e. Dead Fame, Knuckle Rumbler, do312, Scott Cramer PR, and more!) to maximize our social networking reach and expose clients to all the scenes Chicago has to offer.

Marketing & Event Honcho
Chess Hubbard

The UR Chicago Street Team of Awesome

To contact select members of our staff, GO HERE!