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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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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

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5 Kid-Friendly Halloween Movies To Watch This October

Don’t leave the kids out of all your Halloween fun. Here are five fun Halloween flicks that the whole family can enjoy together.

10/03/2014

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Classic Halloween Villain Costumes For Kids

Let your kids plot world domination this Halloween with these classic villain costumes.

10/03/2014

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Best 2014 Halloween Events For Kids In Chicago

Halloween in Chicago isn’t just for the pub crawls. Take advantage of the family-friendly activities offered in and around the city, and make their holiday extra special.

10/03/2014

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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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Ask A Chicago Expert: Easy Crafts To Do With Your Kids

Candice Blansett-Cummins is founder of the the Wishcraft Workshop, Wishcraft Works, Web Candy in Chicago and writer of the Grow Artists blog. Candice presents five quick, affordable, totally adorable back-to-school crafts from the crafty at Wishcraft Workshop.

09/26/2014

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6 Tips For Owning A Dog In Urban Areas

These 6 tips will benefit any dog owner living in the big city! These do’s and don’ts are important to consider for any dog lover.

09/23/2014

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Best CrossFit Gyms In Chicago

CrossFit is an outstanding method to obtain a whole body workout. There are CrossFit gyms steadily opening up in all areas of the Windy City, but here you will find the best CrossFit gyms in Chicago.

09/19/2014

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Best Fall Sports Leagues For Kids In Chicago

Whether your child wants to play soccer, basketball or dodgeball, there’s a fall sports league in Chicago for him or her. Check out the following list of the best fall sports leagues for kids in the Chicago area.

09/12/2014

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Best Places For Baby Clothes In Chicago

Baby apparel is just one of the many perks in becoming a new parent. Chicago children’s boutiques put a unique twist on baby apparel, whether you’re looking for a specialty item or an all-natural piece made from organic sources.

09/05/2014

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Best Batting Cages In Chicago

Who says batting practice needs to happen on the baseball diamond? With these five batting cages in the Chicago area, you can practice at your own pace.

08/29/2014

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Best Labor Day Events In Chicago

Labor Day in Chicago is filled with events for adults and children alike. Check out the many activities offered in the Chicago area, and make the most out of the holiday this year.

08/22/2014

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Best Things To Do Labor Day Weekend In Chicago

End summer on the right note with these fun-filled activities in the Chicago area. Grab your family and friends for a fun-filled last hurrah for summer.

08/15/2014

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5 Fun Ways To Turn Your Backyard Into A Water Park For Kids

Beat the heat and the doldrums with water fun in your own backyard.

08/11/2014