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2 hours ago

Portillo's Looks to Open New Location in Chicago

Portillo’s is eyeing a new location on Chicago’s Northwest Side, marking what would only be the chain’s third location in the city. Read »

3 hours ago

Chicago Chef Shares Burrata Recipe With a Twist

In this edition of "Dishing With Chicago Chefs," Chef Devon Quinn of Eden Restaurant shares her burrata recipe ahead of the James Beard Taste America event "Raising the Bar" this week. Read »

5 hours ago

Hubbard Inn Dresses Up as Hogwarts for Halloween

Hubbard Inn Dresses Up as Hogwarts for Halloween

A Chicago tavern is offering a peek into the Wizarding World this Halloween, dressing up as Hogwarts for the holiday. Read »

Thursday, Oct 18, 2018 at 10:59 AM

Hotel Offers Haunting H.H. Holmes Pop-Up Suite for Halloween

Talk about nightmares!View gallery »

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Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 at 1:06 PM

Chicago Halloween Parade to March on State Street For First Time

Chicago's Arts in the Dark Halloween parade takes its fourth-annual, lit-up spectacle to State Street for the first time with more than 90 groups celebrating artistry.View gallery »

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Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 at 12:02 PM
Al's Beef Owner Invites Chicago to Get 80-Cent B-Day Beefs

Al's Beef Owner Invites Chicago to Get 80-Cent B-Day Beefs

Al's Beef owner Chris Pacelli wants to invite you -- and all Chicagoans -- out this Thursday to get an iconic beef sandwich for 80 cents, in honor of the institution's 80th anniversary. Watch »

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 at 12:06 PM

Al's Beef Celebrating 80th Anniversary With 80-Cent Sandwiches

Al’s Beef is celebrating its 80th anniversary with a special deal for fans of its coveted sandwiches. Read »

Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 3:42 PM

Navy Pier Offers Speed Dating on Centennial Wheel

Navy Pier Offers Speed Dating on Centennial Wheel

Looking for love? Navy Pier wants to help. The lakefront attraction will host a speed dating event, called "Spinning with Singles", on Wednesday in honor of Sweetest Day. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018 at 9:07 AM

Stunning 'Ice Castles' Coming to Lake Geneva This Winter

The stunning, internally-lit life-size castles, made by hand each winter by a Utah-based sculptor and his team, are slated to open in Lake Geneva at the end of December.View gallery »

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Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 at 12:32 PM
How to See Inside Chicago's Architectural Gems This Weekend

How to See Inside Chicago's Architectural Gems This Weekend

You can see Chicago like never before this weekend. For two days, you can get inside 200 different locations to see the architectural wonders of the Windy City, and it's free! NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz tells us... Watch »

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