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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 »

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 2:20 PM

New Report Names the One Food You Must Try in Every State

One thing many people do when they’re visiting a new place is taste the food that area is most known for.View gallery »

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Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018 at 11:53 AM

Navy Pier Offers Free Ferris Wheel Rides For Halloween

Navy Pier Offers Free Ferris Wheel Rides For Halloween

Navy Pier's Centennial Wheel gets into the Halloween spirit on Wednesday with its own special costume and free rides. Read »

Friday, Oct 26, 2018 at 1:54 PM

Inside the Chicago Tavern Turned Into Hogwarts for Halloween

A Chicago tavern is offering a peek into the Wizarding World this Halloween, dressing up as Hogwarts for the holiday.View gallery »

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Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018 at 2:02 PM

Portillo's Looks to Open New Location in Chicago

Portillo’s is eyeing a new location on Chicago’s Northwest Side, marking what would only be the chain’s third location in the city. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018 at 12:51 PM

Chicago Chef Shares Burrata Recipe With a Twist

In this edition of "Dishing With Chicago Chefs," Chef Devon Quinn of Eden Restaurant shares her burrata recipe ahead of the James Beard Taste America event "Raising the Bar" this week. Read »

Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018 at 11:16 AM

Hubbard Inn Dresses Up as Hogwarts for Halloween

Hubbard Inn Dresses Up as Hogwarts for Halloween

A Chicago tavern is offering a peek into the Wizarding World this Halloween, dressing up as Hogwarts for the holiday. Read »

Thursday, Oct 18, 2018 at 10:59 AM

Hotel Offers Haunting H.H. Holmes Pop-Up Suite for Halloween

Talk about nightmares!View gallery »

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Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 at 1:06 PM

Chicago Halloween Parade to March on State Street For First Time

Chicago's Arts in the Dark Halloween parade takes its fourth-annual, lit-up spectacle to State Street for the first time with more than 90 groups celebrating artistry.View gallery »

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Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 at 12:02 PM
Al's Beef Owner Invites Chicago to Get 80-Cent B-Day Beefs

Al's Beef Owner Invites Chicago to Get 80-Cent B-Day Beefs

Al's Beef owner Chris Pacelli wants to invite you -- and all Chicagoans -- out this Thursday to get an iconic beef sandwich for 80 cents, in honor of the institution's 80th anniversary. Watch »

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