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Monday, Jul 2, 2018 at 8:10 PM

Chicago Burger Named Best in America

Chicago Burger Named Best in America

It's simple, it's cheesy - it's the best burger in America, according to Daily Meal. Read »

Monday, Jul 2, 2018 at 6:31 PM

Uber's Dockless Bike Service Launches in Chicago

Chicagoans now have another way to catch a ride in the city – a bike ride, that is. Read »

Monday, Jul 2, 2018 at 4:01 PM

Fireworks and Events: Your Guide to 4th of July in Chicago

Looking to wish America happy birthday in style? There are plenty of ways to celebrate in Chicago and the suburbs. From fireworks displays to live music to festivals and more, there's something for everyone...View gallery »

  • July 4th Fest at Six Flags Great America
  • Grant Park Music Festival
  • 4th of July Festival in North Riverside
Friday, Jun 29, 2018 at 4:37 PM

20 Ice Cream Shops in Chicago to Help You Beat the Heat

There's no time like summer to indulge in a delicious frozen treat. If you're looking for a spot in Chicago, we've got you covered from ice cream to gelato to shaved ice and more.View gallery »

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  • Black Dog Gelato
Thursday, Jun 28, 2018 at 2:06 PM
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Things to Do In and Around Chicago This Weekend

Enjoy free and affordable things around the city as we say goodbye to June and welcome July 2018!View gallery »

  • Eyes to the Skies
  • 2018 Millennium Park Summer Music Series
  • Chi-Soul Fest.
Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018 at 10:59 AM

Chicago Neighborhood Named Among Coolest in World by Forbes

Chicago Neighborhood Named Among Coolest in World by Forbes

A neighborhood on Chicago’s West Side has been dubbed one of the 12 coolest neighborhoods in the world, according to Forbes. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018 at 10:36 AM

Chicago Suburb Among Best Lake Beach Towns in US: Report

Chicago Suburb Among Best Lake Beach Towns in US: Report

It appears a Chicago suburb is one of the best lake beach towns in America. Read »

Monday, Jun 25, 2018 at 8:58 AM

Floats, Signs and Fans: 2018 Chicago Pride Parade in Photos

Chicago’s annual Pride Parade is one of the largest in the country, and this year's event proved that.View gallery »

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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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