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Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 7:03 PM

Taste of Chicago Unveils List of Food Vendors

The Taste of Chicago will take over Grant Park again this summer, and Mayor Rahm Emanuel has revealed the restaurants that will be participating in the event. Read »

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 12:02 PM

See Inside: New Moxy Hotel Seeks Chicago 'Fun Hunters'

Moxy, the "playful" new River North hotel (530 N. LaSalle Dr.) from Marriott, intends to be more than a spot to stash your stuff and sleep.View gallery »

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 11:30 AM

Midwest City is Top Summer Travel Destination in US: Report

Midwest City is Top Summer Travel Destination in US: Report

The top U.S. travel destination for summer 2018, according to a new a report, is within driving distance from Chicago. Read »

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 11:28 AM

These are the Top Summer Travel Destinations in US: Report

The top U.S. travel destination for summer 2018, according to a new a report, is within driving distance from Chicago.View gallery »

  • Mackinac Island, Michigan
  • Bar Harbor, Maine
  • Block Island, Rhode Island
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 8:44 PM

8 Illinois Eateries Named Among Best Brunch Spots in Country

Several Illinois restaurants have been named among the best in the country, according to a new report from OpenTable. Read »

Monday, May 7, 2018 at 10:53 PM

Full List of 2018 James Beard Award Nominees

A look at the list of nominees for the James Beard Awards, set to take place in Chicago May 7. Read »

Monday, May 7, 2018 at 11:23 AM

This is What Chicago's 'Hamilton' Exhibition Will Look Like

A new immersive exhibit inspired by the highly acclaimed musical “Hamilton” will be making its debut in Chicago this fall.View gallery »

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Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 1:29 PM

Taste of Chicago 2018 Headliners Announced

Taste of Chicago 2018 Headliners Announced

This year's Taste of Chicago will see performances by major artists and groups, including Grammy nominees, international pop stars and hip hop sensations, the festival announced Wednesday. Read »

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 7:45 AM

Chicago Chef Shares Incredible Farmers Market-Inspired Dish

Green City Market days will soon return to Chicago and city chefs are already preparing new ways to use produce sold at the market for delicious meals at home. Green City Market operates three... Read »

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 4:00 PM
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By Jonathon Sadowski

23 New Chicago Restaurant Patios And Rooftops

Take a look at some of Chicago's newest outdoor dining spaces.View gallery »

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