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Toys 'R' Us Opening Adventure Playland in Chicago

Toys 'R' Us Opening Adventure Playland in Chicago

A massive indoor Toys “R” Us playland is opening in Chicago this week, bringing “larger-than-life” toys and themed playrooms for both kids and adults. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019 at 2:04 PM

Portillo's Pop-Up Shop Brings French Fry Room, Scratch-N-Sniff Wallpaper to Woodfield Mall

Portillo's Pop-Up Shop Brings French Fry Room, Scratch-N-Sniff Wallpaper to Woodfield Mall

Attention, Portillo's lovers: Mark your calendars for a "bun-believable" pop-up shop coming soon to Woodfield Mall. Read »

2 hours ago

Chicago Chain Named Among Best Fast-Casual Restaurants in U.S.

A Chicago-based restaurant chain made TripAdvisor's 2019 list of the best fast casual restaurants in the country, the travel site announced Tuesday. Read »

Friday, Oct 18, 2019 at 10:32 AM
DIY Chic Pumpkin Centerpieces

DIY Chic Pumpkin Centerpieces

Revel Decor’s Tori Terzakis shows us how to take pumpkins and make them into a modern centerpiece for the fall. Watch »

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 at 4:45 AM

6 Illinois Restaurants Named Among Best in US for Date Night

6 Illinois Restaurants Named Among Best in US for Date Night

If you’re looking for a good spot to go on a date, there are a few Chicago-area restaurants you might want to check out. Read »

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 4:25 PM
Insider Information from 'Chicago Med' Stars

Insider Information from 'Chicago Med' Stars

"Chicago Med" Stars Torrey DeVitto & Nick Gehlfuss tell us how they deal with their messy love triangle. Watch »

Friday, Oct 4, 2019 at 4:31 PM
Where You Can Do Yoga With Bunnies in Chicago

Where You Can Do Yoga With Bunnies in Chicago

Want to stretch it out and cuddle it out with a furry friend? Introducing bunny yoga. Watch as "Chicago Today" host Matt Rodrigues and NBC 5's Siafa Lewis gave it a try.  Watch »

Friday, Oct 4, 2019 at 12:38 PM
How to Make a Sparkling Rose Margarita

How to Make a Sparkling Rose Margarita

Barrio's mixologist Adolfo Calderón shows us how to make this special Sparkling Rosé Margarita. It is being offered only during the month of October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Watch »

Thursday, Oct 3, 2019 at 12:50 PM

'Beetlejuice' Pop-Up Bar Coming to Chicago

'Beetlejuice' Pop-Up Bar Coming to Chicago

"The House of Beetle" opens Oct. 17 to kick off the Halloween spirit in Chicago and celebrate the 1989 Tim Burton movie, "Beetlejuice." Read »

Thursday, Oct 3, 2019 at 11:47 AM

Haunted House Guide: Where to Get Scared in Chicago Area

Haunted House Guide: Where to Get Scared in Chicago Area

A guide to some of the horrifying haunted houses in the Chicago area this year. Read »

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