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Ask A Chicago Expert: Tips For Throwing The Perfect Super Bowl PartyPlan your best Super Bowl party yet with these five tips from founder of Liven It Up Events, Anthony Navarro.
Steamy Romances To Keep You Warm This Valentine's DayWinter has finally descended and chilly temperatures are here to stay for Valentine's Day.
Ask A Chicago Expert: How To Keep Your New Year's Weight Loss ResolutionIt is possible to keep the New Year's resolution weight loss going with a few simple tips. Chicago fitness expert Shari DiOrio shares the five best tips for managing weight loss.
Best Hobby Shops In ChicagoIf you need suggestions on how to beat winter doldrums, check out a hobby shop for ideas. Chicago has several stores lined with model kits, different size train sets, paints, drawing books and art tools that will be great remedies to cabin fever
Best Ways To Commemorate MLK Jr. Day In ChicagoHonor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. this year by visiting museums or volunteering through these organizations in the Chicago area.
Best Places To Rent Musical Instruments In ChicagoWhere in Chicago can you rent a mandolin, a guitar or a saxophone? With this list, you can find just the musical instruments you need.

Shopping & Style

Best Sports Memorabilia Stores In ChicagoThese shops will keep you stocked with stuff to help remind you of your admiration of athletes and their teams.
4 Budget-Friendly Valentine's Gifts You Can CreateGet creative this Valentine's Day with the gifts you give your loved ones. Here are some crafty and meaningful budget-friendly Valentine's gift ideas.
Best Places To Buy Headphones In ChicagoListen to music in comfort and style by picking up a set of headphones from these retailers in the Chicago area.
5 Practical Gift Ideas For Valentine's DaySelect gifts that can be put to good use long after the holiday is over.
Best Places For Office Wear In ChicagoFrom business casual to dressing for success, here are some of the best place for office wear in Chicago.
Best Places For Cell Phone Accessories In ChicagoCell phone accessories make cell phone use more pleasurable. Here are the 3 best places for cell phone accessories in Chicago.

Food & Drink

What's In Your Wine? You Might Be SurprisedEver hear of Velcorin? CBS 2's Marissa Bailey explains.
Ask A Chicago Expert: Best Recipes For Super Bowl SundayGet ready for Super Bowl Sunday with these crowd-pleasing recipes from experts in the Chicago area.
Best Fruitcake In ChicagoWith the plethora of bakeries in and around Chicago, truly good fruit cake does exist. While its a rare find, you can't go wrong at these five wonderful bakeries.
Valentine's Day Cocktails You Can Make Year RoundLiven up your Valentine's Day with these cocktail ideas.
Best All You Can Eat Buffets In ChicagoBuffets are a great way to enjoy a variety of foods. Here you will find the five best all you can eat buffets in Chicago.
Best Artisan Cheese Shops In ChicagoSatisfy your taste for delicious artisan cheeses with a stop at these cheese shops in Chicago.

Nightlife & Music

Best Mardi Gras Parties In ChicagoIf you can't actually be in New Orleans for Mardi Gras, it's still possible to party in Chicago too -- "Fat-Tuesday" style.
Best Bars To Watch Super Bowl 50 In ChicagoCheer (or commiserate) with other football fans by watching Super Bowl 50 in these five bars in the Chicago area.
Ask A Chicago Expert: Tips For Brewing Your Own BeerBefore you start brewing your first batch of homemade beer, take a look at these tips from two experts in the Chicago area.
Best Places For Port Wine In ChicagoStrong, sweet and very, very red -- what's not to love about port wine? Here's where to enjoy it in Chicago!
Best Up-And-Coming Chicago Bands To Check Out In 2016These Chicago area-based musicians all had big moments in 2015. How many have you heard of?
Best Bars In Chicago That Opened In 2015Everyone has their favorite watering-hole, but if you're looking for something new here are a few of the best bars in Chicago that opened their doors in 2015.

Family & Pets

Best Mommy & Me Classes In ChicagoMommy and Me classes are an excellent way for Mom and child to spend quality time together while engaging in some type of learning experience. Here are the 5 best Mommy & Me classes in Chicago.
Ask A Chicago Expert: Five Ways To Lower Your Energy BillChicago gets hit with the whole range of weather -- both hot and cold, and everything in between -- so we've talked to an expert to find out ways that you can lower your energy bill.
Turn Valentine's Day Into A Family AffairThe day for love and romance should never be limited to couples. Here are some ideas for turning the love-filled holiday into a fun family affair.
Best Driver's Ed Courses In ChicagoHit the road with these driver's ed courses in Chicago.
Best Pet Shops For Reptile Owners In ChicagoThe American Pet Products Association's 2015-2016 Pet Owners Survey showed that there are 9.3 million reptile owners in 4.9 million households. So, you are not alone in a fascination of reptiles.
Best Pet Shops For Bird Owners In ChicagoWhether you have a parrot, a chicken or want to feed the wild birds in your yard, you won't have to look far for bird supply shops in the Chicago area.

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