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Wednesday, Aug 2, 2017 at 11:25 PM

Everything You Need to Know About Lollapalooza

Lollapalooza is about to take over Chicago's Grant Park, and whether you're going or not, there are some things you need to know about the massive music festival. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 1, 2017 at 11:34 AM

Macklemore, Lupe Fiasco Headline Chicago Anti-Violence Fest

Macklemore, Lupe Fiasco Headline Chicago Anti-Violence Fest

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Fifth Harmony, Prince Royce and Lupe Fiasco are among the headlining acts taking the stage for an anti-violence festival at Guaranteed Rate Field this fall. Read »

Monday, Jul 31, 2017 at 11:22 AM

'GoT' Fans Can Sit in Iron Throne Replica at Chicago Store

'GoT' Fans Can Sit in Iron Throne Replica at Chicago Store

It doesn't matter if your allegiance stands with the Mother of Dragons, the King of the North or the Lannisters, "Game of Thrones" fans can now take their place on the Iron Throne. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 at 2:55 PM

Chicago Eatery Among Best New Restaurants in US: Report

Chicago Eatery Among Best New Restaurants in US: Report

A new Chicago restaurant is being praised as one of the best new restaurants in America, according to a new report. Read »

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 at 5:41 PM
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By Elyssa Kaufman

6 Things to Do This Weekend in The Chicago Area: July 21-23

Check out this list of 6 events happening this weekend in the Chicago areaView gallery »

  • <b>Taste of River North</b>
  • <b>Artfest Michigan Avenue</b>
  • <b>Sheffield Music Festival and Garden Walk</b>
Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 8:32 AM
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By Elyssa Kaufman

10 Things To Know About the Upcoming Solar Eclipse

Before watching the 2017 solar eclipse, read these 10 facts to prepare!View gallery »

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Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 5:22 PM

Chicago Eateries Dominate List of America's Best Hot Dogs

It’s National Hot Dog Day! In light of the encased meat holiday, we’ve put together a list of places you can get free franks, gourmet wieners and other dog deals. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 5:23 PM

Celebrate National Hot Dog Day With These Dog Deals

It’s National Hot Dog Day! In light of the encased meat holiday, we’ve put together a list of places you can get free franks, gourmet wieners and other dog deals. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 10:16 AM

'Top Chef' Alum Shares Brown Bag Elotes Recipe

Top Chef alum Katsuji Tanabe is preparing for the opening of his new Chicago restaurant in the best way -- by sharing one of his popular recipes with NBC 5 viewers. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 8:59 AM

Free Gelato Being Dished Out at Millennium Park Tuesday

Free Gelato Being Dished Out at Millennium Park Tuesday

Once again, thousands of pints of free gelato are being handed out at Chicago's Millennium Park. Read »

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