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Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 at 9:43 AM

Complete Guide to the Chicago Air & Water Show

Experiencing the Chicago Air & Water show is more than just looking up into the sky. Read »

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 4:11 PM

7 Midwest Colleges Named Among Most Beautiful Campuses in US

Four Midwest colleges have been named among the most beautiful in the country, according to a new report. Click through to see photos.View gallery »

  • University of Chicago
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Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 12:51 PM

Cafe 5: Chicago Chef Showcases Beef Short Ribs Recipe

In this segment of Cafe 5, Chef Takashi Yagihashi, Executive Chef of Take Home Takashi, Tabo Noodles, and Slurping Turtle, showcases his Beef Short Ribs. Read »

Friday, Aug 3, 2018 at 11:52 AM

Cafe 5: Chef Mark Sparacino's Orecchiette Tartufate Recipe

Cafe 5: Chef Mark Sparacino's Orecchiette Tartufate Recipe

Monday marks the beginning of Restaurant Week by River North (RWxRN), a week-long event highlighting culinary offerings of the popular Chicago neighborhood. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 31, 2018 at 5:02 PM

A Look Inside 'The Office' Pop-Up Bar in Chicago

Take a peek inside Chicago's new "The Office"-themed pop-up bar.View gallery »

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Saturday, Jul 28, 2018 at 11:13 AM

Foo Fighters' Hilarious List of Prohibited Items at Wrigley

Foo Fighters' Hilarious List of Prohibited Items at Wrigley

If you want to see the Foo Fighters perform at Wrigley Field this weekend you’ll have to leave your leg warmers, derogatory press clippings of Shania Twain and pirated VHS tapes of “Land of the Lost,” the... Read »

Thursday, Jul 26, 2018 at 5:40 PM
By Eliana Perez

Things to Do in Chicago This Weekend: July 27-29

There's no shortage of summer events happening in the Chicago area this weekend.View gallery »

  • Fiesta del Sol
  • Newberry Library Book Fair
  • Wicker Park Fest
Friday, Jul 27, 2018 at 12:25 PM

Chicago Restaurant Named One of the Best in the Country

A Chicago restaurant has just been named one of the best new restaurants in America, according to a report. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 25, 2018 at 4:46 PM

29Rooms: A Peek Inside Immersive Art Exhibit in Chicago

An immersive new art installation aims to bring style, culture and creativity to life -- all in just 29 rooms.View gallery »

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Tuesday, Jul 24, 2018 at 4:53 PM

A Look at the 'Stranger Things' Corn Maze in Northwest Indiana

The largest corn maze in northwest Indiana just got a little… stranger.View gallery »

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