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Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 1:41 PM

Ravinia Adds New Shows to 2019 Lineup

Ravinia has added several new shows to its 2019 lineup, just days before tickets to the coveted venue go on sale. Read »

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 11:25 AM

Summer Movie Lineup Announced for Park at Wrigley Field

Summer Movie Lineup Announced for Park at Wrigley Field

Nothing says summer like movies in the park, right? If you're ready to watch a few films under the stars, you're in luck, as Gallagher Way announced on Wednesday its full lineup of summer movies. Read »

Thursday, Apr 25, 2019 at 11:13 AM

See It: 2019 Taste of Chicago Lineup Announced

See It: 2019 Taste of Chicago Lineup Announced

The Taste of Chicago's 2019 restaurant lineup was announced Thursday, with 82 eateries slated for the "world's largest free-admission food festival." Read »

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019 at 4:55 PM

Global Fare Leads New McDonald's Menu at Chicago HQ

To mark the one-year anniversary of McDonald's global headquarters restaurant in Chicago’s West Loop, the chain shook up its rotating international menu with favorite offerings from Italy, Spain, China,...View gallery »

  • Mighty Angus Burger (002)
  • Bacon and Cheesy Deluxe Potatoes
  • Chicken McMuffin w Egg
Friday, Apr 19, 2019 at 6:58 PM

Chicago's Grassy Street Fest Returns for 4/20

Chicago is taking its "4/20" celebrations to a higher level. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019 at 12:20 PM

Ribfest Moving From Naperville to Romeoville in 2020

Naperville Ribfest has seemingly found a new home beginning in 2020. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019 at 10:43 AM

Lollapalooza Releases Full Schedule; 1-Day Tickets on Sale

Lollapalooza Releases Full Schedule; 1-Day Tickets on Sale

Want to hit Lollapalooza this year but don't feel like going all four days? You're in luck. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019 at 8:16 AM

'Sesame Street' Muppets Taking Show on the Road This Summer

'Sesame Street' Muppets Taking Show on the Road This Summer

Big Bird, Elmo and stars of "Sesame Street" are leaving their quiet neighborhood and embarking on a road trip. The nonprofit Sesame Workshop said Tuesday a selection of Muppets will take part in a 10-city... Read »

Monday, Apr 15, 2019 at 11:41 AM

Christkindlmarket Won't Return to Naperville This Year

Christkindlmarket Won't Return to Naperville This Year

Christkindlmarket will not be returning to its suburban location this holiday season. Read »

Thursday, Apr 11, 2019 at 12:08 PM

6 'Star Wars Celebration' After-Parties in Chicago

6 'Star Wars Celebration' After-Parties in Chicago

Though tickets are mostly sold out for this weekend's immersive, five-day "Star Wars Celebration" in Chicago, fans can find other ways to celebrate in the city thanks to a series of after-parties and side... Read »

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