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Monday, Dec 5, 2016 at 5:34 PM

Chicago Eateries Named Among 'Best Restaurants in America'

Chicago Eateries Named Among 'Best Restaurants in America'

Eater has named its annual list of “America’s Best Restaurants” and three Chicago eateries made the list. Read »

Monday, Dec 5, 2016 at 3:42 PM

Adler Planetarium Opens 'World's Largest Snow Globe' Exhibit

Adler Planetarium Opens 'World's Largest Snow Globe' Exhibit

The Adler Planetarium has opened a larger-than-life, immersive holiday experience. Read »

Sunday, Dec 4, 2016 at 12:21 PM
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By Kristen Torres

Concerts in Chicago to Ring in the New Year

If sit-down functions aren't your ideal way of celebrating the New Year, explore... View gallery »

Friday, Dec 2, 2016 at 5:38 PM
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By Kristen Torres

Where to Dine on New Year's Eve in Chicago

Looking for a place to dine in style this New Year's Eve? Here are some eateries... View gallery »

Saturday, Dec 3, 2016 at 4:16 PM

Navy Pier's Winter Wonderfest Opens for the Season

Navy Pier's holiday festivities kicked off Friday, as Winter WonderFest opened its doors for the 16th year. Read »

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016 at 1:59 PM

OpenTable's Best of 2016 Names 3 Chicago Restaurants

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Thursday, Dec 1, 2016 at 12:43 PM

'Experience of a Lifetime': Hotels Offer $10K NYE Package

'Experience of a Lifetime': Hotels Offer $10K NYE Package

What kind of party can $10,000 buy you for New Year’s Eve in Chicago? Read »

Monday, Nov 28, 2016 at 1:59 PM

James Taylor to Play Wrigley Field with Bonnie Raitt

James Taylor to Play Wrigley Field with Bonnie Raitt

Singer-songwriter James Taylor will be returning to perform at Wrigley Field next summer. Read »

Friday, Nov 25, 2016 at 7:37 AM

Christkindlmarket Opens in New Naperville Location Friday

Christkindlmarket Opens in New Naperville Location Friday

Christkindlmarket opens for the season in its new suburban location Friday. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016 at 4:03 PM
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By Courtney O'Callaghan

Where to Catch the Best Holiday Light Shows

With the holiday season in full swing, parks, zoos and other citywide... View gallery »

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