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Wednesday, Jul 3, 2019 at 4:48 PM

Where to Watch 4th of July Fireworks In and Around Chicago

Independence Day is here. Not sure where to watch a great fireworks show? We've got you covered! Read »

Friday, Jun 21, 2019 at 2:15 PM

Cafe 5: How to Make Strawberry Cheesecake Popcorn

In this segment of Cafe 5, Chef Johnny Anderes of Bar Biscay shares his recipe for sausage stuffed peppers in honor of Chicago Gourmet's ticket launch happening this week. Read »

Friday, Jun 21, 2019 at 9:42 AM

No Plans This Weekend? Here's a Guide of Things to Do

No Plans This Weekend? Here's a Guide of Things to Do

As summer officially begins, that means plenty of things to do in and around Chicago. No plans yet? We've got you covered. Read »

Thursday, Jun 20, 2019 at 2:08 PM
Ravenswood on Tap Set for Chicago This Weekend

Ravenswood on Tap Set for Chicago This Weekend

Festival season is the perfect way to explore Chicago's diverse neighborhoods. This weekend, take a stroll through Ravenswood while enjoying food and craft beer. Alex Maragos has the details.  Watch »

Thursday, Jun 20, 2019 at 11:06 AM

Chicago Cruise Named Best Experience in US: TripAdvisor

Chicago Cruise Named Best Experience in US: TripAdvisor

One of the most visited attractions in the world can be found floating on Chicago’s river. Read »

Saturday, Jun 29, 2019 at 9:13 AM

Everything to Know About Pride in Chicago for 2019

From a new downtown festival to a colorful parade and more, thousands are preparing to celebrate Pride and recognize 50 years since Stonewall. Read »

Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 at 1:27 PM

Wayfair Opening Pop-Up 'Inspiration Shop' in Woodfield Mall

Wayfair Opening Pop-Up 'Inspiration Shop' in Woodfield Mall

Wayfair is stepping out of the internet and into Chicago's northwest suburbs this summer. The online home goods purveyor announced it will open a Wayfair Decor & Inspiration Shop at Woodfield Mall, offering... Read »

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019 at 4:32 PM
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Chicago Festivals to Attend This Summer

From music to food, Chicago has some of the most diverse offerings of summer festivals. Take a look through to see when your favorites are coming and make plans to try new festivals, too.View gallery »

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  • Grant Park Music Festival
  • Millennium Park Summer Music Series
Monday, Jun 10, 2019 at 5:09 PM

36th Annual Blues Fest Honors Chicago-Born Music Genre in Style

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Monday, Jun 10, 2019 at 4:40 PM
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By Casey Mitchell

Louis Vuitton Opens Bright Orange Pop-Up Shop in Chicago

Louis Vuitton knows how to make an electric entrance in Chicago. The luxury brand painted its new West Loop pop-up store neon orange, an homage to its menswear artistic director Virgil Abloh and his...View gallery »

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