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Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 8:36 AM

Chicago Restaurant Named Among Best in Nation -- Again

Chicago Restaurant Named Among Best in Nation -- Again

Famed Lincoln Park restaurant Alinea continues to rack up awards and accolades, once again garnering the title of one of the best restaurants in the U.S. by TripAdvisor. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 at 3:33 PM
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By Marissa Musso

5 Scary Films Playing at Northerly Island This Month

The Chicago Park District is celebrating Halloween with free screenings of popular scary movies every Friday in October. Try not to spill your free coffee, tea or hot chocolate during these five freaky...View gallery »

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Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017 at 6:40 AM

Krispy Kreme Opens in Evergreen Park With Massive Line

A new Krispy Kreme opened in southwest suburban Evergreen Park Tuesday, drawing big crowds as customers lined up in hopes of getting special treats in honor of the big opening. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 3, 2017 at 5:28 PM

Illinois Restaurants Featured on 'Best Barbecue' List

Illinois Restaurants Featured on 'Best Barbecue' List

Chicago and Murphysboro barbecue are on the map thanks to a Thrillist evaluation of the nation's best barbecue restaurants. Read »

Friday, Sep 29, 2017 at 5:43 PM
Lincoln Square Apple Fest Celebrates 30 Years This Weekend

Lincoln Square Apple Fest Celebrates 30 Years This Weekend

Lincoln Square's Apple Fest celebrates 30 years this weekend, around 20,000 people are expected to attend. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci shows us what's new this fall. Watch »

Friday, Sep 29, 2017 at 7:16 AM
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By Marissa Musso

10 Haunted Houses to Visit in Chicago Area

For some people, Halloween means an endless array of candy and dramatic costumes. But if the fall foliage and sweater weather aren’t getting you in the holiday mood, here’s a list of Chicagoland's best...View gallery »

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Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 1:57 PM
Chicago Gourmet Puts World-Class Chefs, Hottest Food Trends on Display

Chicago Gourmet Puts World-Class Chefs, Hottest Food Trends on Display

The hottest food trends will be on display as world-class chefs participate in this year's Chicago Gourmet.  Watch »

Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 6:49 PM

Chicago Suburb Named Among Best Places to Live in America

A Chicago suburb has been named one of the best places to live in America, according to a new report from Money Magazine. Read »

Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 5:50 PM

'El Grito' to Hit Harrison Park for Mexican Independence Day

'El Grito' to Hit Harrison Park for Mexican Independence Day

Chicago will once again celebrate Mexico's Independence with a massive festival that kicks off Friday on the city's Southwest Side. Read »

Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 12:52 PM

National Cuatro Festival Coming to Millennium Park

National Cuatro Festival Coming to Millennium Park

The 19th annual National Cuatro Festival will bring "El Show Big Bands de Puerto Rico" to Chicago's Millennium Park next month, organizers announced. Read »

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