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Friday, Sep 6, 2019 at 1:05 PM

'Chicago Today' Premieres on NBC 5 Friday

“Chicago Today,” a new lifestyle and entertainment show “featuring top places to eat, play and relax” is set to launch on WMAQ-TV next month. Read »

Thursday, Aug 29, 2019 at 10:30 AM

New Record-Breaking Water Coaster Coming to Six Flags

Six Flags Great America is surging into the record books with a new ride. Read »

Monday, Aug 26, 2019 at 9:22 AM

World's Largest Bounce House Coming to Chicago Next Month

The biggest bounce house in the world is back! Read »

Friday, Sep 6, 2019 at 1:04 PM

'Chicago Today': New Lifestyle Show Set to Launch on NBC 5

'Chicago Today': New Lifestyle Show Set to Launch on NBC 5

“Chicago Today,” a new lifestyle and entertainment show “featuring top places to eat, play and relax” is set to launch on WMAQ-TV next month. Read »

Friday, Aug 23, 2019 at 6:35 AM

Shedd Is Free for Illinoisans on Many September Days

You won't have to fish between couch cushions for money to get into Chicago's Shedd Aquarium. The Chicago Sun-Times reports that admission to the aquarium will be free for Illinois residents on every Monday... Read »

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 at 5:08 PM

Naperville Plans New Fest to Replace Christkindlmarket

Naperville may no longer have its own version of the Christkindlmarket but it’s getting a new holiday event in its place. Read »

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 at 2:48 PM

Chicago Bar to Transform for 'Parks and Rec'-Themed Pop-Up

Chicago Bar to Transform for 'Parks and Rec'-Themed Pop-Up

If you’re looking to treat yo self, next week might be just what you need. Read »

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 10:03 AM

Chicago Air and Water Show Takes Flight: What to Know

All eyes will be on the skies this weekend in Chicago as the Air and Water Show returns. This years’ 61st annual show will take place from 10 a.m.–3 p.m. on Aug. 17–18, remaining the oldest free air and... Read »

Thursday, Aug 15, 2019 at 3:15 PM

Things to Do Around Chicago This Weekend: Aug. 16-18

Things to Do Around Chicago This Weekend: Aug. 16-18

Don't forget to participate during Clear the Shelters 2019 and find the perfect pet for you and your family! Read »

Thursday, Aug 15, 2019 at 11:55 AM

Hamachi Crudo Recipe With Sepia, Proxi Chef Andrew Zimmerman

Andrew Zimmerman, executive chef of Sepia and Proxi, stopped by Cafe 5 to showcase his Hamachi Crudo recipe with grapefruit, coconut, red curry rice and green chili. Read »

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