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Best Chicago Marathon (Or Any Marathon) Advice

The upcoming October 11th Bank of America Chicago Marathon is NOT to be trifled with, and you need to be prepared.

05/12/2015

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Best Running And Hiking Trails In The Suburbs

Some runners have no problem lacing up their shoes and hitting the concrete, no matter where they are. Others, present company included, sometimes need some incentive… Like a beautiful running trail.

05/12/2015

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Best Summer Half Marathons In Chicago

The benefits of running are numerous. Some do it purely for physical health, while some find it helps with mental health, too. Others simply find running fun, enjoying the rush that comes with the challenge.

05/11/2015

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Guide To The Chicago Small Business Expo

By Lauren LaRoche Small Business Expo April 9, 2015 Time: 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration: Free thesmallbusinessexpo.com Small Business Expo brings together thousands of business owners and decision-makers to network, attend business critical workshops, […]

03/26/2015

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Chicago Marathon Guide: Where To Carb Up, Cheer And Catch All The Action

Happy marathon weekend, Chicago. Whether you’re a marathon supporter or participant, there’s no shortage of happenings this weekend to help you carb up, celebrate and cheer on runners. Here’s a round up of restaurants and bars with viewing parties and pre and post-race specials.

10/10/2014

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Air & Water Show Bar/Restaurant Specials

If the sand isn’t your scene, there are a few bars and restaurants catering especially to Air & Water Show spectators this weekend. With special menus and prime locations along Lake Michigan at Navy Pier and North Avenue Beach, you’ll have a spectacular view for the show.

08/13/2014

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Best Road Trip Apps

Some of the best smartphone apps can complement your travel experience.

06/23/2014

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Guide To The K-HITS ‘Summer In The City’ Concert On The Beach With Boston And The Doobie Brothers

Summer Concert on the Beach Montrose Beach 200 Montrose Drive Chicago, Il KHITSChicago.com 5 PM — Gates Open 5:15 PM — Pat Simmons Jr. 5:50 PM — Million Dollar Quartet 6:30 PM — The Doobie […]

06/18/2014

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Memorial Day Weekend Event Round Up

It’s finally Memorial Day weekend and that means patio and BBQ season! Here is a list of a few events around town to help you kick off summer in the city.

05/21/2014

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Kick Off Golf Season With E.S.P.’s Spring Golf Guide

The arrival of golf season allows us once again to hit the links with some friends, get some exercise and take in the sunshine. To help get things started, E.S.P. presents their spring golf guide.

04/24/2014

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Spring Festival & Market Guide

With the winter we’ve had here in Chicago, we have a lot to look forward to this spring. The kick off of festival/market season is just one of many! Here’s a round up of a few festivals starting April-May around town.

04/16/2014

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Guide To Chicago For The Holidays

Are you headed to Chicago for the holidays and need to know where to eat and what to do? This guide will get you started and help you have a memorable experience in the Windy City.

12/21/2013

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Best Bed & Breakfasts In Chicago

Rest and relaxation are imperative for optimum health. If a getaway is necessary to unwind, a short stay in one of Chicago’s best bed and breakfasts is in store.

11/30/2013

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Best Tourist Attractions In Chicago Worth The Hype

Chicago is one of those wonderful cities where it’s just about impossible to be bored. Here are a few of the tourist attractions that are worth the hype they generate.

11/23/2013

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Guide For Thanksgiving Weekend Visitors To Cleveland

Keep Thanksgiving weekend visitors busy and entertained by having an agenda. Show them the best of Cleveland and leave a long-lasting memory of this great town.

11/16/2013

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Guide For Thanksgiving Weekend Visitors To Chicago

Visitors to Chicago on Thanksgiving weekend will find many activities and things to do related to the holidays and especially appropriate for families.

11/16/2013

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Best Places To Go On A Luxurious Weekend In Chicago

Give yourself a mini pamper session right here in Chicago by visiting one or more of these luxurious spots to treat yourself. You deserve it!

11/09/2013

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Guide To Chicagoween’s Franken Plaza

Franken Plaza takes over Daley Plaza this weekend in celebration of Halloween. Part of the City of Chicago’s, “Chicagoween Celebration,” Daley Plaza transforms into a haunted world of family-fun, October 25-27th. The three-day festival features performances by Midnight Circus, The Annual Monster Bash, free hayrides, trick-or-treating, crafts and more.

10/25/2013

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Guide To Chicago’s Oktoberfest Events

The worldwide celebration of beer, brats and our German and Bavarian ancestors comes home for a month long celebration across the city. Get out your steins and pretzels! Here are just a few of the many Oktoberfest events happening this month.

09/26/2013

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September Festival Round-Up

As summer winds down in the city, there are still a number of festivals to check out this September. From art, food and music, there are plenty of fests to keep you entertained before fall.

09/12/2013

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