Arts & Culture

Best Historical Tours In ChicagoGet to know Chicago through these historical tours.
Best Photography Classes In ChicagoTake your visual trip via these exemplary photography classes.
Best Outdoor Art In ChicagoThose examples are a mere sampling of Chicago's terrific Public Art program. On the east side of the downtown, that is east of the "Loop" formed by the "L," you walk around art in Grant and Millennium Parks. Out in the neighborhoods, you find viaducts and embankments covered with murals.
How To Discover Your Passion In 5 Easy StepsFeeling stuck? Break through the boredom and discover your true passion with these tips from Angela Duckworth, author of ""Grit: The Power Of Passion And Perseverance."
Top Summer Conventions Held In ChicagoEscape the heat by checking out a convention or two in the Chicago area. From pets to holiday decorations, there's something for just about every interest on the calendar.
Best Zoo Exhibits In ChicagoSpend a full filled day checking out these zoo exhibits in Chicago.

Shopping & Style

Best Places For Outdoor Furniture In ChicagoAt these Chicagoland stores, choose copper fire pits, chairs with hundreds of fabric options and chaises so cushy you never want to get out of them.
7 Best July 4th Summer Wedding TrendsStart planning your July 4th summer wedding with these trendy ideas.
Best Places To Buy Beach Hats In ChicagoKeep the baseball cap at home and sport a new beach hat by checking out these independent retailers in the Chicago area.
Best Places To Buy Water Shoes In ChicagoWhether for boating, kayaking, paddle boarding, canoeing, sailing or simply hanging out by the pool, don't forget your water shoes this summer!
Tech Gifts Dad Has To Have For Father's DaySpoil your dad this Father's Day with some of this year's best tech gifts.
7 Books That Will Make Great Father's Day GiftsThis Father’s Day, whether your dad’s a fan of thrillers, sports, or history, these books are sure to show just how much he means to you!

Food & Drink

Best Chicken Fried Steak In ChicagoSatisfy your chicken fried steak craving with these five restaurants.
Best Craft Beers In Chicago For Your 4th Of July Backyard BBQGrab some of Chicago's best craft beers for your BBQ this 4th of July.
July 4th Desserts Full Of Red, White & BlueStart crafting your July 4th dessert spread with these red, white, and blue recipes.
Twelve of Rick Bayless' Chef Friends Want to Make You a TacoLet’s taco ‘bout tacos. In September, Bon Appétit presents Chicago Gourmet returns to Millennium Park and there’s a new, one-night-only fiesta in town: The Tao of Tacos. Dreamed up by award-winning Mexican food connoisseur (aka the taco expert of all experts) and Chicago Gourmet Host Chef, Rick Bayless, the event will showcase diverse tacos from leading chefs in a range of cuisines. Think Mediterranean, Japanese, Mexican, Spanish, Italian, Chinese and more…because who ever met a taco they didn’t like?
Ask A Chicago Expert: Best Cocktails To Serve For 4th Of JulyCraft a delicious cocktail this 4th of July with some help with local beverage directors and bartenders.
5 Father's Day Themed Gift Basket IdeasCraft the perfect Father's Day gift by putting together a themed gift basket with some of your dad's favorite things.

Nightlife & Music

Best Bars For Ladies Night Out In ChicagoWith so many places to go in the Chicago area, the challenge is narrowing down the choices. Different venues appeal to different ages and style.
Best 4th Of July Concerts In ChicagoVery often the 4th of July concludes with "oohs and ahhs" offered up as fireworks light up the sky. However, before many firework shows there is usually live entertainment by bands playing patriotic melodies or popular, contemporary music.
Best 4th Of July Parties In ChicagoSee a few fireworks shows, eat your fill of barbecue and even squeeze in a bit of history when you take a look at these Fourth of July parties and events in Chicago and the suburbs for 2016.
Best Places To Drink A Daiquiri In ChicagoSummer is almost here in Chicago, and few things taste as much like fun in the sun as daiquiris do.
Best Bars With Lawn Games In ChicagoWhat could be more fun than going out for a drink with friends this summer? Going out for a drink with friends and playing some awesome lawn games with them, too!
Best Places To Go Dancing In ChicagoThere are an abundance of quality places to go dancing in Chicago. Here are the 5 best places to go dancing in Chicago.

Family & Pets

Best 4th Of July 2016 Fireworks Displays In ChicagoThere is nothing better than seeing a fabulous fireworks display on the 4th of July. Chicago offers some of the top fireworks shows. Here are the five best 4th of July 2016 Fireworks displays in Chicago.
Best July Fourth Party Decorations & SuppliesThere are lots of ways to decorate for the Fourth of July on a budget. Here are seven ideas to spark your inner decorator.
Top Summer Volunteer Opportunities For Families In ChicagoLook into any of these summer volunteering opportunities and don't be surprised if Junior shows glimmers of compassion and kindness all year long.
5 Outdoor Lawn Games To Get Dad For Father's DayWondering what to get for Father's Day? Outdoor and lawn games are also a great way to find dad something he'll use, as well as a fun way to spend time together as a family.
Best Summer Day Camps In ChicagoKeep your kids entertained -- and educated -- when school is out with some of these fabulous summer days camps in Chicago.
Best Ways To Celebrate Father's Day In ChicagoChow down on barbecue, take a ride on Lake Michigan or try different types of beer when you check out these dad-friendly activities for Father's Day in Chicago and the suburbs.

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