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Neighborhoods With The Best Holiday Lights In Chicago

Viewing the holiday lights and decor this holiday season is a must for the family, couples and individuals looking for a low-cost way to take in the pleasures of the holiday season.

12/19/2014

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Best Places To Cut Your Own Christmas Tree In The Chicago Area

This year, select and cut your own tree for the holidays at these Christmas tree farms located within about an hour of Chicago.

12/12/2014

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Best Ways To Celebrate Hanukkah In Chicago

Take advantage of a communal celebration or an educational event in Chicago, and make the most out of your Hanukkah festivities.

12/05/2014

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Guide To West Town’s WinterFest

WinterFest When: December 6-7th Time: 12:00-6:00 Where: West Town, Halsted to California, Grand to Division http://www.westtownchicago.com   Winter is coming, and one of Chicago’s most legendary neighborhoods is embracing it with the ushering in of […]

12/02/2014

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How To Host The Perfect Gingerbread House Competition

Add a sweet competitive element to your holiday gathering.

12/01/2014

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Best Free Winter Activities For Families In Chicago

Bundle up your family and get out of the house with these free winter activities in Chicago. From ice skating to outdoor adventures, there are plenty of ways to have some fun this winter without breaking the bank.

11/28/2014

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Ask A Chicago Expert: Thanksgiving Crafts For Kids

Getting kids excited about the holidays can be pretty easy for Christmas and Halloween, but sometimes Thanksgiving can be a little tricky. Get some expert advice on crafting projects for Thanksgiving for your kids, and see how excited they will be on Turkey Day.

11/21/2014

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Best Pet-Friendly Restaurants In Chicago

You and your pooch can enjoy fine dining at these restaurants in the Chicago area.

11/14/2014

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Best Ways To Spend Thanksgiving Morning With The Family

Setting the table can wait, here are some of the best activities your family can enjoy on Thanksgiving morning.

11/10/2014

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Best Places For A Fall Marriage Proposal In Chicago

When choosing the location to pop the big question, it’s important to take the season into account. For those proposing during the fall, there are some great seasonal locations in and around the city to make the outing memorable.

11/07/2014

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Ask An Expert: Tips On Starting The College Search

The college search can be a daunting task for any student, regardless of the field they wish to enter. Martin Atkins, Department Chair at SAE Chicago, offers some tips on how to make the college search a bit easier.

10/31/2014

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5 Thanksgiving Getaways With Your Family

What are you thankful for? This year, you might find that your answer is long weekends, memorable adventures and time spent with the ones you love, so ditch the turkey in favor a quick getaway over the four-day weekend.

10/31/2014

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Wicker Park Boo-Palooza Guide

Bring the family and your pooch out to Wicker Park for a little Halloween fun. Boo-Palooza, on October 25th, will transform Wicker Park Garden on Damen Avenue in to a Halloween Festival ground.

10/24/2014

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Best Laser Tag In Chicago

Laser tag isn’t just for teens anymore. Chicago-area laser tag arenas prove that this activity can cater towards all age groups.

10/24/2014

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Best Corn Mazes In The Chicago Area

Corn mazes can be a fun way to get the kids out of the city and partake in an activity in the brisk fall weather. Take advantage of this family-friendly activity with a few venues not too far from Chicago.

10/17/2014

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Best Haunted Houses Near Chicago

Haunted houses can be a great way to partake in a Halloween activity without having to dress up for the occasion. Chicago offers an exhilarating experience for those looking for a haunted house that isn’t for the faint of heart.

10/10/2014

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Great Pie For A Greater Cause: Bang Bang Pie’s Growing Home Fundraiser

On October 12th, find out how good Bang Bang Pie is by attending their second annual Backyard Dinner, a benefit for the amazing Chicago nonprofit Growing Home.

10/07/2014

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Best Trendy Halloween Costumes Of 2014

Need some inspiration for this season’s Halloween costume? Check out these trendy Halloween costumes inspired by pop culture.

10/06/2014

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How To Make DIY Halloween Masks

Use everyday materials to design your own Halloween masks in just a few hours.

10/03/2014

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Set Up A Haunted Maze In Your Own Backyard

Your own backyard is the perfect setting for a creepy haunted maze that will give your friends a delightful fright.

10/03/2014