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Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 9:02 AM
See What It's Like to Ride Six Flags' Newest Coaster

See What It's Like to Ride Six Flags' Newest Coaster

Take a ride on Six Flags Great America's newest ride, the Mardi Gras Hangover, dubbed the world's largest loop coaster.  Watch »

Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 12:58 PM

15 Things to Do In and Around Chicago Memorial Day Weekend

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

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Friday, Jun 1, 2018 at 3:39 PM

June 1-3: Things to Do in Chicago This Weekend

From music to booze to food to art, there's no shortage of things to do in Chicago this weekend.View gallery »

  • Chicago Gospel Music Festival
  • Chicago Ale Fest
  • Taste of Mexico
Monday, May 21, 2018 at 11:49 AM

New Shedd Exhibit Aims to Show 'Underwater Beauty'

A new exhibit at the Shedd Aquarium aims to bring viewers closer to what really lies beneath ocean waters, hoping to "inspire the notion of beauty worth saving."View gallery »

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Friday, May 18, 2018 at 3:59 PM

See Woodfield Mall's New Multimillion-Dollar Dining Pavilion

Woodfield Mall on Friday opened its new multimillion-dollar dining pavilion, boasting an 820-seat dining area and more than a dozen fast-casual eateries, all surrounded by natural light from...View gallery »

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 7:03 PM

Taste of Chicago Unveils List of Food Vendors

The Taste of Chicago will take over Grant Park again this summer, and Mayor Rahm Emanuel has revealed the restaurants that will be participating in the event. Read »

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 12:02 PM

See Inside: New Moxy Hotel Seeks Chicago 'Fun Hunters'

Moxy, the "playful" new River North hotel (530 N. LaSalle Dr.) from Marriott, intends to be more than a spot to stash your stuff and sleep.View gallery »

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 11:30 AM

Midwest City is Top Summer Travel Destination in US: Report

Midwest City is Top Summer Travel Destination in US: Report

The top U.S. travel destination for summer 2018, according to a new a report, is within driving distance from Chicago. Read »

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 11:28 AM

These are the Top Summer Travel Destinations in US: Report

The top U.S. travel destination for summer 2018, according to a new a report, is within driving distance from Chicago.View gallery »

  • Mackinac Island, Michigan
  • Bar Harbor, Maine
  • Block Island, Rhode Island
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 8:44 PM

8 Illinois Eateries Named Among Best Brunch Spots in Country

Several Illinois restaurants have been named among the best in the country, according to a new report from OpenTable. Read »

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