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Thursday, Jul 5, 2018 at 10:33 AM

Everything to Know About the 2018 Taste of Chicago

Everything to Know About the 2018 Taste of Chicago

Soon after the Fourth of July celebrations are over, the Taste of Chicago party begins. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 3, 2018 at 3:27 PM

These Midwest Burgers Were Named Among the Best 101 in U.S.

It appears the best burger in the country is in Chicago. But whether you're in the city or around the Midwest you can still try some of the top-ranked burgers in the United States.View gallery »

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Monday, Jul 2, 2018 at 8:10 PM

Chicago Burger Named Best in America

Chicago Burger Named Best in America

It's simple, it's cheesy - it's the best burger in America, according to Daily Meal. Read »

Monday, Jul 2, 2018 at 6:31 PM

Uber's Dockless Bike Service Launches in Chicago

Chicagoans now have another way to catch a ride in the city – a bike ride, that is. Read »

Monday, Jul 2, 2018 at 4:01 PM

Fireworks and Events: Your Guide to 4th of July in Chicago

Looking to wish America happy birthday in style? There are plenty of ways to celebrate in Chicago and the suburbs. From fireworks displays to live music to festivals and more, there's something for everyone...View gallery »

  • July 4th Fest at Six Flags Great America
  • Grant Park Music Festival
  • 4th of July Festival in North Riverside
Friday, Jun 29, 2018 at 4:37 PM

20 Ice Cream Shops in Chicago to Help You Beat the Heat

There's no time like summer to indulge in a delicious frozen treat. If you're looking for a spot in Chicago, we've got you covered from ice cream to gelato to shaved ice and more.View gallery »

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Thursday, Jun 28, 2018 at 2:06 PM
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By Eliana Perez

Things to Do In and Around Chicago This Weekend

Enjoy free and affordable things around the city as we say goodbye to June and welcome July 2018!View gallery »

  • Eyes to the Skies
  • 2018 Millennium Park Summer Music Series
  • Chi-Soul Fest.
Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018 at 10:59 AM

Chicago Neighborhood Named Among Coolest in World by Forbes

Chicago Neighborhood Named Among Coolest in World by Forbes

A neighborhood on Chicago’s West Side has been dubbed one of the 12 coolest neighborhoods in the world, according to Forbes. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018 at 10:36 AM

Chicago Suburb Among Best Lake Beach Towns in US: Report

Chicago Suburb Among Best Lake Beach Towns in US: Report

It appears a Chicago suburb is one of the best lake beach towns in America. Read »

Monday, Jun 25, 2018 at 8:58 AM

Floats, Signs and Fans: 2018 Chicago Pride Parade in Photos

Chicago’s annual Pride Parade is one of the largest in the country, and this year's event proved that.View gallery »

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