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Monday, Jun 25, 2018 at 11:20 AM

June 22-24: Things to Do in Chicago This Weekend

This weekend marks a major weekend for festivals in Chicago -- and there's no shortage of things to check out.View gallery »

  • Cinepocalypse
  • Ruido Fest
  • Country Lake Shake
Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 2:23 PM

See Inside the New Great Wolf Lodge Resort in Gurnee

Great Wolf Lodge made quite the splash in Illinois Thursday opening the doors to its new $65 million park.View gallery »

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Sunday, Jun 24, 2018 at 1:01 PM

Everything You Need to Know About the Chicago Pride Parade

Thousands are expected to descend on Chicago's North Side Sunday for the 49th annual Chicago Pride Parade, a culmination of the city's Pride Month festivities. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018 at 4:35 PM
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Ravinia Unveils New Dining Options for 2018 Season

If you’re heading to Ravinia for a show this summer, your dining options will have greatly expanded, as the famous concert venue has unveiled a newly renovated Dining Pavilion, featuring the all-new Lawn...View gallery »

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Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 at 1:02 PM

Latest Art Installation Along Mag Mile Has Inspiring Story

Six-feet tall and splashed with eye-catching hues, the 51 lighthouses stationed along Chicago's Mag Mile are designed to please the eye, yet target the heart.View gallery »

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Monday, Jun 18, 2018 at 12:36 PM

Best Places to Eat in Chicago Area, According to Chicago Mag

Chicago Magazine has released its 50 Best Restaurants Dining Guide, and dubbed its "very best" the city has to offer. These are the top 10 restaurants to make the cut.View gallery »

  • Alinea
  • Oriole
  • Lula Cafe
Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018 at 12:32 PM

2 Chicago Establishments Named Among Best Beer Bars in U.S.

2 Chicago Establishments Named Among Best Beer Bars in U.S.

Raise your glasses Chicago, it appears the city is home to not one but two of the best beer bars in the U.S., according to a new report. Read »

Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 at 3:24 PM

Chicago Hotel Offers Urban Glamping - For a Price

Glamping is often reserved for secluded parts of the wilderness, but in Chicago, it appears it’s for a secluded rooftop terrace.View gallery »

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Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018 at 5:15 PM

How to Get Free Ice Cream For You and a Friend Friday

How to Get Free Ice Cream For You and a Friend Friday

I scream, you scream, best friends scream for ice cream. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018 at 3:44 PM

Cafe 5: A Recipe Inspired by International Street Food

In this segment of “Café 5,” Chef Diana Davila Boldin, of Mi Tocaya Antojeria in Logan Square showcases the dish she will be making for Chicago Gourmet's first Global Street Feast. Read »

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