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Friday, Jan 19, 2018 at 8:27 AM

Several Summerfest Headliners Announced for 2018

Several Summerfest Headliners Announced for 2018

Multiple headliners have already been announced for Summerfest's big 2018 event. Read »

Sunday, Dec 31, 2017 at 6:21 PM

Chicago Restaurant Named Best Place to Get Engaged in Ill.

Chicago Restaurant Named Best Place to Get Engaged in Ill.

Getting engaged is traditionally a magical moment for couples (most of the time), and where the big moment happens can play a big role. Read »

Friday, Dec 22, 2017 at 12:56 PM

These Were the Most-Visited Restaurants in Chicago for 2017: Report

TripAdvisor released a list of the "20 most visited restaurants by travelers and locals in Chicago during 2017," based on its mobile location database, and it appears there are some favorites among both...View gallery »

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  • Wildberry Pancakes and Cafe
  • Chicago French Market
Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017 at 1:26 PM
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By Marissa Musso

See Inside: Chicago Bar Hangs 45,000 Holiday Lights

They're serving up food, drinks and whole lot of holiday cheer at one downtown Chicago saloon this winter.View gallery »

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Monday, Dec 4, 2017 at 2:32 PM

Alpine Valley to Reopen After Season Without Shows

Alpine Valley to Reopen After Season Without Shows

Alpine Valley Music Theatre is bringing back the music. Read »

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 6:05 AM
Holiday Festivities Kick Off in Chicago

Holiday Festivities Kick Off in Chicago

Holiday events and festivities begin in Chicago! Lauren Petty reports.  Watch »

Thursday, Nov 30, 2017 at 9:14 AM
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By Marissa Musso

Your Guide to Holiday Events Across Chicago Area

Chicago and its suburbs are spreading holiday cheer across the area. Beginning in November, gather your friends and family and check out these festive events to get you into the holiday spirit.View gallery »

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  • CATW 2009 @ The Museum of Science and Industry
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Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017 at 11:20 AM

Reservations Needed for 'It's a Wonderful Life'-Themed Bar

Reservations Needed for 'It's a Wonderful Life'-Themed Bar

If you want attend the "It's a Wonderful"-themed pop-up bar in Berwyn, you'll need to make a reservation -- and soon. Read »

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 8:49 PM

'It's a Wonderful Life'-Themed Pop-Up Bar Coming to Berwyn

This holiday season you’ll not only be able to watch the Christmas classic “It’s a Wonderful Life,” you’ll be able to visit it. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018 at 12:01 PM

Steven Tyler to Play 2018 Naperville Ribfest

Steven Tyler to Play 2018 Naperville Ribfest

Steven Tyler will have fans singing and dreaming with him at next year's Naperville Ribfest, organizers announced. Read »

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