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Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 6:06 PM
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By Kelly Kane

National Margarita Day Deals in Chicago

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Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 12:17 PM
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By LIsa Balde

10 Places to Eat Outside During Unusually Warm Winter

Following four days of record-breaking warmth, Chicago is forecast to see another...View gallery »

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 5:09 AM

Alabama, John Mellencamp to Perform at Illinois State Fair

Alabama, John Mellencamp to Perform at Illinois State Fair

The legendary country group Alabama and classic rock star John Mellencamp will be among the performers at this year's Illinois State Fair. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017 at 12:54 PM

Semifinalists for James Beard Awards Announced

Semifinalists for James Beard Awards Announced

The James Beard Awards on Wednesday named the semifinalists for the 2017 Restaurant and Chef Awards. A number of Illinois and Chicago restaurants, chefs and bars were named on the list. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 at 5:12 PM
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By McKayla Braid

10 Things to Do With Your Friends This Valentine’s Day

Whether you're celebrating Valentine's Day, Galentine's Day or just another...View gallery »

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 at 11:01 AM

Ohio Hotel Named Most Romantic in US

An Ohio hotel has been named the most romantic in the country by Tripadvisor.View gallery »

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 at 7:44 AM

Ride Navy Pier's Ferris Wheel Free on Valentine's Day

Ride Navy Pier's Ferris Wheel Free on Valentine's Day

Flowers, chocolates and romantic dinners all cost money, but on Valentine's Day a ride on the Ferris wheel at Chicago's Navy Pier is free. Read »

Monday, Feb 13, 2017 at 6:32 PM

Lady Gaga's Wrigley Field Concert Sells Out

Lady Gaga's Wrigley Field Concert Sells Out

Fresh from performing at the Grammy Awards, and just a week after her Super Bowl halftime show, tickets to the first leg of Gaga's upcoming tour sold out instantly on Monday. Read »

Monday, Feb 13, 2017 at 2:46 PM
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By McKayla Braid

Summer Concerts at Wrigley Field

When the Cubs aren't rocking the Friendly Confines this summer, there are plenty...View gallery »

Monday, Feb 13, 2017 at 11:21 AM

Metallica Coming to Chicago This Summer

Metallica Coming to Chicago This Summer

Metallica’s major mystery announcement has been revealed – and Chicago fans will be excited. Read »

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