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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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Wednesday, Nov 21, 2018 at 1:46 PM
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By Lizzie LeBow

Things to Eat, Drink and Buy at Chicago's Christkindlmarket

There's no shortage of things to eat and drink as you explore holiday gift ideas at the Christkindlmarket in Chicago.View gallery »

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Monday, Nov 19, 2018 at 2:20 PM

Rolling Stones Coming to Soldier Field in 2019 Tour

You can’t always get what you want – but sometimes you do. Read »

Friday, Nov 16, 2018 at 6:03 PM

Chicago's 2018 Christmas Tree to Light Up Friday

The newly chosen 60-foot Norway Spruce from Elmhurst marks Chicago's 105th tree, according to a press release Tuesday. Read »

Monday, Nov 19, 2018 at 11:01 AM

Chicago-Area Restaurants Open for Thanksgiving Dinner

There's no need to slave over your Turkey Day meal thanks to these Chicago-area restaurants.View gallery »

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Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 at 11:47 AM

Christkindlmarket Opens Friday in Chicago

Chicago's Christkindlmarket will kick off the holiday celebrations in the city Friday. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 at 11:19 AM

Lincoln Park Zoo's Popular ZooLights to Begin Next Week

Lincoln Park Zoo's Popular ZooLights to Begin Next Week

Lincoln Park Zoo's highly-anticipated holiday tradition will soon begin in Chicago. Read »

Monday, Nov 12, 2018 at 1:45 PM

I'll Be There for You: Couple Weds at 'Friends' Pop-Up in Chicago

I'll Be There for You: Couple Weds at 'Friends' Pop-Up in Chicago

One Chicago couple said their "I'll be there for yous" in a special ceremony at a "Friends"-themed pop-up bar in Lincoln Park over the weekend. Read »

Monday, Nov 12, 2018 at 11:53 AM

See Inside the 'Friends' Pop-Up Bar in Chicago

Sit inside Rachel and Monica's apartment or cozy up in Central Perk while hearing the sounds of Smelly Cat. Replay Lincoln Park's “Friends”-themed pop-up bar has fans of the hit show buzzing.View gallery »

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Thursday, Nov 8, 2018 at 2:28 PM

'Friends' Pop-Up Coming to Chicago Bar

'Friends' Pop-Up Coming to Chicago Bar

They’ll be there for you at a bar in Chicago’s Lincoln Park. Read »

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