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Monday, Dec 31, 2018 at 9:29 PM

Ring in 2019 With NBC 5's 'New Year’s Eve Live in Chicago'

Ring in 2019 with NBC 5's "New Year’s Eve Live in Chicago"! Party with NBC 5’s Marion Brooks, Siafa Lewis and Chris Hush; KISS 103.5’s Fred; Big 10 Network’s Ally Sturm; and, returning to TV, Ji Suk Yi from The... Read »

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 at 2:15 PM

Portillo's Added to Another National 'Top Restaurants' List

Portillo's Added to Another National 'Top Restaurants' List

Portillo's is on a roll. A week after the Chicago chain was named best fast-casual restaurant chain in the country, TripAdvisor included it among the top 10 medium chains in the United States. Read »

Monday, Dec 10, 2018 at 11:50 AM

James Beard Awards to Stay in Chicago Until 2027

James Beard Awards to Stay in Chicago Until 2027

The James Beard Awards are staying in Chicago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Monday. Read »

Friday, Dec 7, 2018 at 10:39 AM

Peek Inside the Museum of Science and Industry's 'Moon Room'

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Thursday, Dec 6, 2018 at 11:47 AM

Adler Planetarium Offers Free Days for Residents This Month

Adler Planetarium Offers Free Days for Residents This Month

Looking for something to do indoors as winter descends on Chicago? Read »

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018 at 11:35 AM

9 Chicago Restaurants Named to OpenTable's 'Best 100' List

9 Chicago Restaurants Named to OpenTable's 'Best 100' List

Nine Chicago restaurants were included on OpenTable's annual list of the Best 100 Restaurants of in America for 2018. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018 at 5:46 PM

See Inside Prohibition-Style Speakeasy Opening in Chicago

A Prohibition-style speakeasy will soon open in Chicago – but only for those who know the password.View gallery »

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Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018 at 12:19 PM

Chicago Chain Named Top Fast Casual Restaurant in US: Report

Chicago Chain Named Top Fast Casual Restaurant in US: Report

A Chicago chain has been named the best fast casual restaurant in the country, according to TripAdvisor. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018 at 10:21 AM

Prohibition-Style Speakeasy to Open in Chicago for NYE

Prohibition-Style Speakeasy to Open in Chicago for NYE

A Prohibition-style speakeasy will soon open in Chicago – but only for those who know the password. Read »

Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 at 12:56 PM

See Inside: Six Flags Gets Festive With New Holiday in Park

Six Flags Great America has transformed into a winter wonderland for the first time ever. Read »

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