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Thursday, Dec 6, 2018 at 11:47 AM

Adler Planetarium Offers Free Days for Residents This Month

Adler Planetarium Offers Free Days for Residents This Month

Looking for something to do indoors as winter descends on Chicago? Read »

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018 at 11:35 AM

9 Chicago Restaurants Named to OpenTable's 'Best 100' List

9 Chicago Restaurants Named to OpenTable's 'Best 100' List

Nine Chicago restaurants were included on OpenTable's annual list of the Best 100 Restaurants of in America for 2018. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018 at 5:46 PM

See Inside Prohibition-Style Speakeasy Opening in Chicago

A Prohibition-style speakeasy will soon open in Chicago – but only for those who know the password.View gallery »

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Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018 at 12:19 PM

Chicago Chain Named Top Fast Casual Restaurant in US: Report

Chicago Chain Named Top Fast Casual Restaurant in US: Report

A Chicago chain has been named the best fast casual restaurant in the country, according to TripAdvisor. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018 at 10:21 AM

Prohibition-Style Speakeasy to Open in Chicago for NYE

Prohibition-Style Speakeasy to Open in Chicago for NYE

A Prohibition-style speakeasy will soon open in Chicago – but only for those who know the password. Read »

Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 at 12:56 PM

See Inside: Six Flags Gets Festive With New Holiday in Park

Six Flags Great America has transformed into a winter wonderland for the first time ever. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018 at 2:39 PM

Rolling Stones Add 2nd Chicago Show to 2019 Tour

Rolling Stones Add 2nd Chicago Show to 2019 Tour

The Rolling Stones are giving fans just what they want - another Chicago performance in their upcoming tour. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018 at 4:56 PM

Sneak Peek: Inside Swissotel Chicago’s Santa Suite

For the 5th year in a row, Swissotel Chicago offers a full Santa experience when visitors choose to book an overnight stay at the Santa Suite.View gallery »

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Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018 at 2:55 PM
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Things to Do This Holiday Season In and Around Chicago

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 »

  • Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light Nov.15-Jan. 6
  • Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum
  • Christkindlmarket Chicago, Naperville and Milwaukee
Wednesday, Nov 21, 2018 at 2:38 PM

Construction Begins on Massive Ice Castles in Lake Geneva

The stunning, internally-lit life-size castles, made by hand each winter by a Utah-based sculptor and his team, are slated to open in Lake Geneva at the end of December.View gallery »

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