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Monday, May 28, 2018 at 10:57 AM

Grilling Tips, Epic Burger Recipe From Iconic Chicago Chef

Need an idea to spice things up on the grill this summer? Chef Paul Fehribach, the co-owner of popular Chicago restaurant Big Jones, has your answer. Read »

Monday, May 28, 2018 at 9:39 AM

Parades, Events Around Chicago, the Suburbs on Memorial Day

Parades and Memorial Day events are slated to take place across the Chicago area Monday. Read »

Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 2:53 PM

Tips for Entertaining Kids on Road Trips

The dreaded "are we there yet" could be coming to a vehicle near you, but one suburban dad is putting the brakes on boredom, sharing some tips for surviving road trips with kids.View gallery »

  • 1. Car Games
  • 2. Screen Time
  • 3. Normally Forbidden Snacks
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 10:51 AM

Chefs Elliot and Merges to Host Chicago Gourmet's Grand Cru

Who needs wine and cheese when you can have wine and food from some of Chicago’s top chefs? Read »

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 9:02 AM
See What It's Like to Ride Six Flags' Newest Coaster

See What It's Like to Ride Six Flags' Newest Coaster

Take a ride on Six Flags Great America's newest ride, the Mardi Gras Hangover, dubbed the world's largest loop coaster.  Watch »

Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 12:58 PM

15 Things to Do In and Around Chicago Memorial Day Weekend

There's no shortage of things to do for Memorial Day weekend in and around Chicago! But if you're in need of ideas, we've got you covered.View gallery »

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Friday, Jun 1, 2018 at 3:39 PM

June 1-3: Things to Do in Chicago This Weekend

From music to booze to food to art, there's no shortage of things to do in Chicago this weekend.View gallery »

  • Chicago Gospel Music Festival
  • Chicago Ale Fest
  • Taste of Mexico
Monday, May 21, 2018 at 11:49 AM

New Shedd Exhibit Aims to Show 'Underwater Beauty'

A new exhibit at the Shedd Aquarium aims to bring viewers closer to what really lies beneath ocean waters, hoping to "inspire the notion of beauty worth saving."View gallery »

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Friday, May 18, 2018 at 3:59 PM

See Woodfield Mall's New Multimillion-Dollar Dining Pavilion

Woodfield Mall on Friday opened its new multimillion-dollar dining pavilion, boasting an 820-seat dining area and more than a dozen fast-casual eateries, all surrounded by natural light from...View gallery »

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 7:03 PM

Taste of Chicago Unveils List of Food Vendors

The Taste of Chicago will take over Grant Park again this summer, and Mayor Rahm Emanuel has revealed the restaurants that will be participating in the event. Read »

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