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Best Upcoming Art Exhibits In Chicago

From monsters to political works, the Chicago area has an abundance of art exhibits that are sure to delight and intrigue.

08/04/2014

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Chicago’s Most Interesting Churches

No matter what religion you profess, if you like art and architecture, you should tour some of the churches in your city or in towns you visit.

07/28/2014

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How To Get Involved In Chicago’s Theater Community

There’s nothing wrong with going to a theater to enjoy a classic or new play, but if you wish you could do something more active than applaud, you’re in luck.

07/21/2014

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8 Sports You Didn’t Know Were Sports

People have lots of imagination and even more free time. Here are 8 sports you didn’t even know were sports.

07/16/2014

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Best Free Concerts In Chicago

Whether you like jazz, classical music or other musical genres, there are plenty of ways to catch a free concert in the Chicago area.

07/14/2014

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Best Upcoming Children’s Shows In Chicago

Shake things up a bit this summer and catch a play with your child. From Shakespeare to Dr. Seuss, the Chicago area offers plenty of children’s shows for the entire family to enjoy.

07/07/2014

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Best Meditation Centers In The Chicago Area

Whether you need a guided meditation class or just a place for contemplation, consider checking out the following five mediation centers in the Chicago area.

06/30/2014

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Six Hot Beach Reads For Summer

Summer is time for breaking out your bathing suits and hitting the beach. Whether you’re craving a thriller or tearjerker, our sister company Simon & Schuster has a book for every afternoon spent in the sun. Throw one of these page-turners in your beach bag and prepare to lose yourself.

06/23/2014

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Best Local Bookstores In Chicago

From used bookstores to finding just the right place to get children’s books, the Chicago area has plenty of independent bookstores to visit.

06/23/2014

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Best Summer Movies For Kids

Instead of panicking and sending your kids to nearest summer camp you can find, why not enjoy a few summer blockbusters?

06/16/2014

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Best Upcoming Summer Charity Events In Chicago

There is no better feeling than giving back to others and these upcoming summer charity events in Chicago are a great way to give back to the community.

06/16/2014

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Creative 4th of July Parade Float Ideas

Fourth of July parades take place all across the country and signify not only our collective patriotism, but also local pride. Homemade floats abound and are as unique and individual as the spirit that carved out our country.

06/16/2014

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DIY July 4th Crafts For Your Backyard Party

Craft projects can be enjoyed by guests of all ages at your Independence Day cookout.

06/16/2014

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Best New Books For Summer Reading 2014

Whether you’re picnicking in the park, laying out at the beach, or grilling in your backyard, there’s something about summer’s steaming hot days that make you yearn for a great story. Our sister company Simon & Schuster has got you covered with six smart, entertaining, page turners that will keep you reading all summer long. Watch out – you just might be tempted to devour these in one sitting!

06/16/2014

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Chicago Street Festival Guide: June

Festival season is in full swing. Here’s a roundup of music, art and street festivals taking place in June throughout the city.

06/12/2014

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Historic Walking Tours Of Chicago

Sometimes it’s fun to cobble together a walking tour of diverse places that capture the heart of the big city.

06/09/2014

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Best Outdoor Summer Volunteer Opportunities

Give back to your community while having fun when you volunteer with these outdoor volunteer opportunities.

06/09/2014

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Best Summer 2014 Craft Fairs In Chicago

Find new artwork for your home while enjoying food, music and more at these five Chicago-area craft fairs.

06/02/2014

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Best Advice Books For The Recent Grad

Finding the perfect gift for a recent graduate, be from college or high school, can be tricky. Why not give a little advice mixed in with life lessons they can learn from, with these books from our sister company Simon & Schuster.

05/29/2014

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Best Museums For Dates In Chicago

Taking in a museum on a date gives you talking points beyond the trite astrological sign and six degrees of school or city separation.

05/26/2014

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Biggest Celebrity Sports Fans

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The People Of Pitchfork Music Festival

People attending Pitchfork Music Festival on July 18th, 2014.

The badass British songstress Kate Nash stopped by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Performance Stage on Friday, November 2nd to jam and give a quick chat.

Kate Nash Live At CBS Radio’s Blue Cross Blue Shield Performance Stage

The badass British songstress Kate Nash stopped by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Performance Stage on Friday, November 2nd to jam and give a quick chat.

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Esquire Dubs Scarlett Johansson ‘Sexiest Woman Alive’

For the second time, Esquire named Scarlett Johansson the ‘Sexiest Woman Alive.’

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