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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, Nov 27, 2018 at 4:56 PM

Sneak Peek: Inside Swissotel Chicago’s Santa Suite

For the 5th year in a row, Swissotel Chicago offers a full Santa experience when visitors choose to book an overnight stay at the Santa Suite.View gallery »

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Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018 at 2:55 PM
By Jazmin Marcos

Things to Do This Holiday Season In and Around Chicago

Chicago and its suburbs are spreading holiday cheer across the area. Beginning in November, gather your friends and family and check out these festive events to get you into the holiday spirit.View gallery »

  • Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light Nov.15-Jan. 6
  • Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum
  • Christkindlmarket Chicago, Naperville and Milwaukee
Wednesday, Nov 21, 2018 at 1:46 PM
By Lizzie LeBow

Things to Eat, Drink and Buy at Chicago's Christkindlmarket

There's no shortage of things to eat and drink as you explore holiday gift ideas at the Christkindlmarket in Chicago.View gallery »

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Monday, Nov 19, 2018 at 11:01 AM

Chicago-Area Restaurants Open for Thanksgiving Dinner

There's no need to slave over your Turkey Day meal thanks to these Chicago-area restaurants.View gallery »

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Monday, Nov 12, 2018 at 11:53 AM

See Inside the 'Friends' Pop-Up Bar in Chicago

Sit inside Rachel and Monica's apartment or cozy up in Central Perk while hearing the sounds of Smelly Cat. Replay Lincoln Park's “Friends”-themed pop-up bar has fans of the hit show buzzing.View gallery »

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Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018 at 11:06 AM

10 Haunted Houses to Visit in Chicago Area

For some people, Halloween means an endless array of candy and dramatic costumes. But if the fall foliage and sweater weather aren’t enough to get you in the holiday mood, here’s a list of spooky haunted...View gallery »

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Tuesday, Jul 31, 2018 at 5:02 PM

A Look Inside 'The Office' Pop-Up Bar in Chicago

Take a peek inside Chicago's new "The Office"-themed pop-up bar.View gallery »

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Wednesday, Jul 25, 2018 at 4:46 PM

29Rooms: A Peek Inside Immersive Art Exhibit in Chicago

An immersive new art installation aims to bring style, culture and creativity to life -- all in just 29 rooms.View gallery »

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Thursday, Jul 19, 2018 at 11:16 AM

50 Best Restaurants Named by Chicago Magazine

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 »

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  • Lula Cafe

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