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Designer Erin Gates On Styling Your Bookshelf

Get tips for organizing your bookshelf from Erin Gates, author of Elements of Style: Designing a Home & a Life from sister company Simon & Schuster.

11/05/2014

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Best 2014 Veterans Day Events In Chicago

When November 11 rolls around, there are several events throughout the Chicago that honor people who serve in the military.

11/03/2014

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A Hollywood-Inspired Reading List

Books form the basis of countless Hollywood films and you’ll have no shortage of big screen adaptations to choose from during this year’s Oscar season and throughout 2015.

10/27/2014

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Best Upcoming Musicals In Chicago

From such classics as “The King and I” to a revival that refocuses attention from grand spectacle to intimate stories, these upcoming musicals present memorable songs and thought-provoking messages.

10/27/2014

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Best 2014-2015 College Productions In Chicago

When it comes to catching a play, make sure to check out the wealth of theatres in the Chicago area for a performance. Here’s a guide to five performances you should see during the 2014-2015 school year.

10/20/2014

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Best Book Club Picks For Fall

A chill is in the air, and autumn is the perfect time to curl up with good book – and then discuss it with your book club, of course.

10/15/2014

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Best Dinner Theater In Chicago

Here you will find the best dinner theater in Chicago and the surrounding areas of Chicago.

10/13/2014

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Five Creepy Historical Sites In The Midwest

Looking for something spooky this Halloween? Check out the five creepiest historical sites in the midwest.

10/07/2014

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Best Halloween-Themed Shows In Chicago

Chicago has a vast entertainment scene with something for all ages when considering where to go for spooky fun or bone-chilling fright.

10/06/2014

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Best Ways To Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month In Chicago

From art exhibits to musical performances, there are plenty of ways to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in Chicago. Take a look at this list for ideas on where to celebrate.

09/29/2014

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‘David Bowie Is’ Exhibit Brings True ‘Sound and Vision’ Experience to Chicago

Ready for an immersive experience? The retrospective “David Bowie Is” opens today in Chicago, and it’s a mind-blowing examination of one of the modern musical era’s most fascinating creative minds.

09/23/2014

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Dark And Twisted Thrillers For Fans Of ‘Gone Girl’

You stayed up all night finishing Gone Girl and immediately devoured Sharp Objects and Dark Places—yet your appetite for Gillian Flynn’s brand of whip smart, deeply troubling fiction remains unsatisfied. Well, fear not because our sister company Simon & Schuster has the twists, turns, and unreliable narrators to keep you wrapped up in knots.

09/22/2014

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Best Local Bloggers In Chicago

Follow these five best bloggers for inside information and local tips on the Chicago area.

09/22/2014

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Best Improv Comedy In Chicago

They say that laughter is the best medicine, so skip the doctor’s office and take in a show instead at any of these five top comedy venues here in Chicago.

09/15/2014

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6 Must-Read Books For Dog Lovers

These books are perfect for anyone who has fallen in love with man’s best friend.

09/12/2014

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Best Art Exhibits For Kids In Chicago

No matter whether a youngster likes to read, draw, create something or enjoys photography or history, there is likely to be an art exhibit in the Chicago area that would appeal to young or older children.

09/08/2014

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2014 Chicago Fall Theater Preview

From family drama to an eerie production of a timeless classic, the Chicago area has plenty of theater productions to see. Check out the following list of the five plays you should see this fall in Chicago.

09/01/2014

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A Night At Chicago’s Lookingglass Theatre

The following guide notes an outstanding theater company that could be overlooked because its neighborhood is known for shopping.

08/25/2014

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5 Office Changes That Increase Your Success At Work

Learn how to become more successful at work with these 5 simple tips from Thalma Lobel, author of “Sensation: The New Science of Physical Intelligence.”

08/22/2014

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Best Museum Tours In Chicago

From guided tours on a Segway to a self-guided tour on your smartphone, there are plenty of ways to explore museums in the Chicago area. Check out this list of museum tours to find one that’s right for you.

08/18/2014

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People attending Pitchfork Music Festival on July 18th, 2014. (Photo Credit: Mason Johnson)

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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