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Thursday, Aug 31, 2017 at 2:23 PM

4 Midwest Colleges Named Among Most Beautiful Campuses in US

Four Midwest colleges have been named among the most beautiful in the country, according to a new report. Click through to see photos.View gallery »

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Thursday, Aug 31, 2017 at 5:22 PM

Six Flags Great America Announces 'Most Intense' Coaster Yet

Six Flags Great America will soon debut one of its “most intense attractions” yet.View gallery »

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Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017 at 11:24 AM

A Look at the Field Museum's New Biggest Dinosaur

Big changes are coming to Chicago's Field Museum -- literally.View gallery »

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Thursday, Aug 31, 2017 at 7:54 AM

Field Museum to House Biggest Dinosaur Ever Discovered

Big changes are coming to Chicago's Field Museum -- literally. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 29, 2017 at 12:48 PM

Cafe 5: How to Create Flavorful Summer Cocktails

In this segment of "Cafe 5," mixologist Egor Polonskiy from Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits shows us how to use garden fresh ingredients to create flavorful summer cocktails. Read »

Monday, Aug 21, 2017 at 3:44 PM

2017 Eclipse Excitement Across Midwest

From Chicago to Carbondale, thousands of people are heading outside in hopes of catching a glimpse of the total solar eclipse - and some are going all out.View gallery »

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Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 5:21 PM
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By Summer Diab

Dog-Friendly Restaurants and Bars in Chicago

See the restaurants and bars that are dog-friendly.View gallery »

  • <b>Miss Ricky's</b>
  • <b>Begyle Brewing</b>
  • <b>Siena Tavern</b>
Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 10:56 AM

Where You Can Still Find Eclipse Glasses in Chicago Area

If you're hoping to watch the solar eclipse as it happens Monday, you're going to need a pair of specialty glasses (or a few other contraptions). But the glasses are going fast. Read »

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 1:08 PM

Cafe 5: The Lunatic Burger

In this segment of "Dishing With Chicago Chefs," Chef Jessica Nowicki shares with us her recipe for the delicious Lunatic Burger. Read »

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 9:36 AM
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By Elyssa Kaufman

Eclipse Viewing Events in the Chicago Area

Check out the solar eclipse viewing events hosted throughout the city.View gallery »

  • <b>Adler Planetarium’s Eclipse Fest</b>
  • <b>Chicago Botanic Garden Eclipse Viewing</b>
  • <b>360 Chicago Solar Eclipse Dance Party</b>

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