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Thursday, Mar 5, 2015 at 03:25 PM CST

Soldier Field to Allow Tailgating for Grateful Dead Fans

Looks like this town has a little heart—Grateful Dead fans in Chicago may not be able to camp at Soldier Field for the band’s “Fare Thee Well” tour, but they’ll at least be able to walk down Shakedown Street. »

Which Ravinia Festival Act Most Excites You?

Which Ravinia Festival Act Most Excites You?

Event promoters were out Thursday with their calendar for the summer festival season. »

Oakland Mayor Woos George Lucas for Museum

Oakland Mayor Woos George Lucas for Museum

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf hopes that George Lucas will consider bringing his museum to the East Bay if plans in Chicago don't work out. »

IHOP Celebrates National Pancake Day

IHOP Celebrates National Pancake Day

Enjoy a free short stack of pancakes and help a worthy cause. »

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Popular San Francisco Bakery Reports Recipe Book Stolen

Binders containing hundreds of sweet recipes mysteriously disappeared overnight from Mr. Holmes Bakeshop, a three-month-old start-up in San Francisco's Tenderloin that's growing in popularity. »

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Ravinia Releases 2015 Summer Schedule

There seems to be something for every music lover on the Ravinia Festival calendar, released Thursday. »

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Last-Minute Spring Break Getaway Ideas

Travel expert Colleen Kelly has destination suggestions that may not be top-of-mind when you're thinking about Spring Break. »

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Grateful Dead Fans Petition for More Shows

Grateful Dead fans say the band’s three farewell shows in Chicago aren’t enough to say goodbye and celebrate 50 years of music. »

Madonna to Hit Chicago on New Tour

Madonna to Hit Chicago on New Tour

Madonna on Sunday announced dates for her 35-city "Rebel Heart" Tour, including a Sept. 28 stop at the United Center in Chicago. »

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Go Inside Chicago's New Loews Hotel

The new Streeterville hotel is inspired by a poem. NBC Chicago's LeeAnn Trotter reports. »

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