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Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 1:43 PM

Garrett Popcorn Celebrates National Popcorn Day

Garrett Popcorn Celebrates National Popcorn Day

Chicago's Garrett Popcorn Shops is celebrating National Popcorn Day with a deal fans won't want to miss. Read »

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 1:19 PM

Hottest Spots in Chicago Area to Buy a Home in 2017: Report

Hottest Spots in Chicago Area to Buy a Home in 2017: Report

The hottest neighborhoods to live in in the Chicago area aren’t what many would expect – and that’s exactly why real estate site Redfin is predicting they will continue to grow in 2017. Read »

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 11:45 AM

Gibsons Announces New 'Modern' Steakhouse on Chicago River

Gibsons Announces New 'Modern' Steakhouse on Chicago River

Gibsons Restaurant Group announced Tuesday it is developing a new “modern steakhouse” along the Chicago River. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 1:22 PM

Blackbird Named Chicago's Best Restaurant of the Year

Blackbird Named Chicago's Best Restaurant of the Year

It's no secret that Chicago has one of the finest culinary scenes in the country, and this year a West Loop eatery has been named the best in the city. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 10:07 AM

Navy Pier Offers Free Ferris Wheel Rides Wednesday

Navy Pier Offers Free Ferris Wheel Rides Wednesday

Navy Pier is offering the chance to ride its new Centennial Wheel for free Wednesday. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 12:06 PM

'Wicked' Coming Back to Chicago in 2017

'Wicked' Coming Back to Chicago in 2017

Chances are, this is going to be popular: Broadway hit “Wicked” is returning to Chicago for a limited time this year. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 11:26 AM

Café 5 Recipe: Tandoori Skirt Steak From Vermilion’s Chef Rohini Dey

Chicago Restaurant Week returns next Friday for two weeks of dining deals across the city. Read »

Thursday, Jan 12, 2017 at 3:42 PM
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Chicago Restaurants Opening in 2017

With the start of the New Year, Chicago is welcoming new restaurants to the area.... View gallery »

Monday, Jan 9, 2017 at 5:11 PM

Wayne Brady to Join 'Hamilton' Cast in Chicago

Wayne Brady to Join 'Hamilton' Cast in Chicago

Wayne Brady is about to get his shot in "Hamilton" — in Chicago. Read »

Monday, Jan 9, 2017 at 1:58 PM

Green Day Announces First Wrigley Field Show

Green Day Announces First Wrigley Field Show

Green Day will play at Wrigley Field in Chicago for the first time this summer. Read »

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