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Pick-A-Side: What’s Your Favorite School Movie?

From “The Breakfast Club” to “Mean Girls,” what’s the best school movie? You decide!

07/29/2013

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Best Resources For Aspiring Writers In Chicago

After putting pen to paper, there’s still work to be done. From revising to publishing your work, check out a number of resources for writers in the Chicago area.

07/29/2013

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Weirdest Museums In Chicago

We do have a few museums that — while they may not be all that weird — are a bit offbeat, at least by Midwestern standards.

07/22/2013

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Best Permanent Exhibits In Chicago

Chicago has many wonderful permanent exhibits in its museums. Individuals and families can experience the cultural diversity of Chicago and also have excellent learning experiences by visiting the permanent exhibits.

07/15/2013

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Best Upcoming Educational Seminars In Chicago

Whether you want to further explore a certain topic or learn something completely new, consider checking out the following educational seminars and lectures in the Chicago area. From science to history, you’re sure to find a topic you enjoy.

07/08/2013

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Best Local Authors In Chicago

Are you looking for a new author to read while you and your family spend time at the beach this summer? If so, consider looking locally at works from authors based in the Chicago area.

07/01/2013

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Best Places To Get Your Classical Music Fix In Chicago

Think classical music is just for stuffy bores? Think again. From downtown to the suburbs, the Chicago area offers numerous ways for you to hear and discover classical music.

06/24/2013

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Best Upcoming Dance Performances In Chicago

From tap to traditional, Chicago has numerous dance performances scheduled through the early fall. Grab your friends and make a day of seeing a dance performance.

06/17/2013

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Best Photography Classes In Chicago

Here are five classes in Chicago, ranging from camera basics to shooting on location and editing, that will help you capture special moments and places.

06/10/2013

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Chicago’s Best Haunts For A Clandestine Meeting

Denise Kiernan is a journalist and writer whose work and travels have taken her from the undulating and stiletto-crippling cobblestoned streets of Rome to the soccer stadiums of Central America and the Great Wall of China. Here, she shares her best spots for a clandestine meeting.

06/07/2013

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Best Outdoor Theaters In Chicago

If the play’s the thing for you, you’ll want to catch an outdoor performance in Chicago. Check out the following list of what’s scheduled for this summer.

06/03/2013

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Best Summer Movie Events In Chicago

From film festivals to outdoor movie screenings, the Chicago area offers a wealth of opportunities to see both old favorites and new films on the big screen. Check out the following summer movie events and find an event near you.

05/27/2013

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Most Community-Centered Bookstores In Chicago

If you think independent bookstores in Chicago only sell books and magazines, think again. The following community-focused independent bookstores offer a slew of activities and events for readers of all ages.

05/20/2013

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Memorial Day Celebrations In Chicago

Memorial Day parades and ceremonies in Chicago are a chance to thank veterans and active service members.

05/13/2013

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Best Exhibits To Visit This Summer In Chicago

Don’t let the heat beat you this summer. Cool off by exploring these new Chicago museum exhibits.

05/06/2013

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Best Specialty Bookstores In Chicago

If you want to go off the beaten path in Chicago, check out the following specialty bookstores.

04/29/2013

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Best Ways To Celebrate Star Wars In Chicago

From burlesque shows to trivia nights, the Chicagoland area offers numerous opportunities for fans of the “Star Wars” films to celebrate May the Fourth.

04/22/2013

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Chicago Latino Film Festival: Get There Before It’s Over!

With such a great Latino community, it makes sense that Chicago would have a great Latino film festival. The 29th Chicago Latino Film Festival has started and features some of the best Spanish-speaking films in the world. So, you know, go check it out already!

04/17/2013

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Best May Day Celebrations In Chicago

After months of snow, ice and cold weather, it’s time to embrace the warm weather of spring. From kite flying to festivals, celebrating the arrival of spring in the Chicagoland area has never been so fun.

04/15/2013

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Best Ways To Celebrate Earth Day 2013 In Chicago

Whether you want to learn about compost or find out how you can save an endangered species, the Chicagoland area has numerous activities planned for Earth Day.

04/08/2013

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Matt Nathanson Performs Live On The 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.

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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