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Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 9:36 AM
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By Elyssa Kaufman

Eclipse Viewing Events in the Chicago Area

Check out the solar eclipse viewing events hosted throughout the city.View gallery »

  • <b>Adler Planetarium’s Eclipse Fest</b>
  • <b>Chicago Botanic Garden Eclipse Viewing</b>
  • <b>360 Chicago Solar Eclipse Dance Party</b>
Sunday, Aug 13, 2017 at 9:20 PM

Free Broadway Concert to be Held at Millennium Park

Free Broadway Concert to be Held at Millennium Park

For Chicago residents looking for a taste of Broadway in the Windy City, a concert at Millennium Park this week will certainly have you covered. Read »

Friday, Aug 11, 2017 at 11:20 AM

Free Gelato Pints Return to Millennium Park Next Week

Free Gelato Pints Return to Millennium Park Next Week

Heads up, dessert lovers: You have one last chance to get a free pint of gelato at Millennium Park this summer. Read »

Thursday, Aug 10, 2017 at 5:27 PM

Benihana Reveals Opening Date for New Chicago Restaurant

Benihana Reveals Opening Date for New Chicago Restaurant

Benihana returns to Chicago’s downtown area on Aug. 23 with the opening of its new ground-floor restaurant in the John Hancock Center. Read »

Friday, Aug 11, 2017 at 12:17 PM
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By Elyssa Kaufman

10 Things to Do This Weekend in the Chicago Area: Aug. 11-13

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  • <b>Chicago Hot Dog Festival</b>
  • <b>Bud Billiken Parade</b>
  • <b>Reggae Fest</b>
Thursday, Aug 10, 2017 at 5:36 PM

Bon Appetit Picks Best Chicago-Style Hot Dog

Bon Appetit Picks Best Chicago-Style Hot Dog

A writer for Bon Appetit magazine ate 14 hot dogs in Chicago in one day to determine his favorite three. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017 at 11:32 AM

Bon Appetit Names Chicago 'Restaurant City of the Year'

Chicago just added another line in its already impressive resume: Restaurant City of the Year, as named by Bon Appetit magazine. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017 at 11:47 AM

Cafe 5: A New Take on a Ballpark Favorite

In this segment of "Dishing With Chicago Chefs," Chef Bill Kim of Urbanbelly and bellyQ shares with us how to make his incredible Belly Dog. Read »

Monday, Aug 7, 2017 at 3:32 PM
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By Elyssa Kaufman

Images Released of New Floating Chicago Museum

Check out Chicago's upcoming "Floating Museum" for an interactive viewing experience.View gallery »

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Thursday, Aug 3, 2017 at 6:38 PM
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By Elyssa Kaufman

8 Things to Do This Weekend in the Chicago Area: Aug. 3-6

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  • <b>Jeff Fest</b>
  • <b>Morgan Park House & Soul Music Festival</b>
  • <b>Lollapalooza</b>

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