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Friday, Apr 7, 2017 at 11:43 AM
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By McKayla Braid

70 Chicago Festivals to Attend This Summer

From music to food, Chicago has some of the most diverse offerings of summer festivals. Take a look through to see when your favorites are coming and make plans to try new festivals too.View gallery »

  • Chicago Kids and Kites Festival
  • Greek & Mediterranean Wine Festival
  • Randolph Street Market Festival
Friday, May 19, 2017 at 12:28 PM

15 Things to Do Memorial Day Weekend 2017

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

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Monday, May 22, 2017 at 10:38 AM

Chicago Named Best Restaurant City in America: Report

Chicago has been dubbed the best restaurant city in America by Conde Nast Traveler. These are the restaurants the report recommends visiting in the latest foodie city.View gallery »

  • Giant
  • The Duck Inn
  • Monteverde
Saturday, Aug 26, 2017 at 2:55 PM

10 Places to Eat Outside This Weekend

Planning to spend some quality time outside? Here are a few al fresco dining and drinking ideas in Chicago.View gallery »

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Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 7:37 PM
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By Jacquelyn Schlabach

2017 Chicago Farmers Market Schedule

Farmers market season is just around the corner and we've got your guide to all things fresh in Chicago.View gallery »

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Monday, May 1, 2017 at 10:51 PM

Chicago Rooftop Bar Named Among Top 10 in U.S.

One of the best rooftop bars in the country can be found in Chicago, according to Condé Nast Traveler. Read »

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 11:41 AM

Taste of Chicago's Full Lineup Revealed

Taste of Chicago's Full Lineup Revealed

The Taste of Chicago has announced its full musical lineup just days before tickets for performances at the iconic Chicago food fest go on sale. Read »

Monday, May 15, 2017 at 8:30 PM

See Chicago's Cloud Gate 'Bean' Through the Years

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 12:07 PM

Lollapalooza Unveils 2017 Festival Schedule

Lollapalooza Unveils 2017 Festival Schedule

It's time for Lollapalooza ticket holders to start making the hard decisions. Will you see MUSE on the Grant Park stage at 8:45 p.m. on Thursday or Lorde at the same time a few stages away? Read »

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 7:52 AM

How To Get Free Häagen-Dazs Ice Cream Today

How To Get Free Häagen-Dazs Ice Cream Today

Here's the scoop. On Tuesday, May 9, Häagen-Dazs is giving away free cones in participating stores around the country from 4 to 8 p.m. local time. Read »

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