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Best Places To Get Valentine’s Day Gifts In Chicago

Adding to some ideas from the Best Unique Valentines Day Gifts In Chicago, here are a few more suggestions to inspire feelings of passion and love.

01/28/2014

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Best Places For Handmade Jewelry In Chicago

When searching for a beautiful, handmade piece of jewelry or special occasion gift, these Chicago boutiques are certainly well worth exploring.

12/31/2013

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Best Chicago Theater Productions To Celebrate The Holidays

Of the many fabulous productions in Chicago this year, these holiday highlights reflect some of the season’s finest performances.

12/23/2013

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Best Places For Last-Minute Gifts In Chicago

Here is a sampling of stores with a superior and trendy selection of gift ideas for the special people in your life this Christmas holiday.

12/17/2013

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Best Places For Handmade Gifts In Chicago

With the Christmas holiday upon us, perhaps now is the best time to consider including a unique, handmade item on your shopping list.

12/03/2013

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Best Holiday Celebrations In Chicago

As the Christmas holidays draw near, we are once again reminded to keep warm and gather close to our loved ones. These events offer wonderful ways to celebrate the spirit of the season.

12/02/2013

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Ask A Chicago Chef: Best Latke Recipes For Hanukkah

With the Festival of Lights Hanukkah holiday approaching, these mouth-watering latke recipes from gourmet chefs of Kaufman’s Bakery and Delicatessen are sure to delight the palate, and would be a perfect complement to that very special dinner occasion.

11/20/2013

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Best Local Poets In Chicago

When considering the artistic merit of great poetic expression, these wonderfully talented Chicago-area writers and Illinois poet laureates represent an eclectic and versatile selection of some of the best poetry in the windy city.

11/18/2013

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Best Veterans Day Events In Chicago

For the men and women who fought to defend American freedom and the civil liberties we enjoy, these special events are in honor and appreciation of their service, and in grateful remembrance of veterans who gave their lives for our country.

11/04/2013

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Best Ways To Celebrate Black History Month 2013 In Chicago

Among the many wonderful ways to celebrate African American culture and history this month, these noteworthy events are great options to consider.

02/04/2013

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2013 Chicago Spring Theater Preview

With the spring season already on the horizon, this might be a great time to make a reservation for that much anticipated evening at the theater. These select performances come highly recommended.

01/28/2013

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Best Places For Knitting In Chicago

As the weather gets colder and snowier, this may be just the right time to take up a new hobby or learn more about knitting. The following arts and crafts stores offer lots of creative ideas.

01/21/2013

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Best Places For Guitar Lessons In Chicago

For strummers who want to develop their knowledge of repertoire and technique, chord progression or rhythm patterns, these music schools are sure to peak the interest of students at all levels.

01/14/2013

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Best Ways To Experience The Presidential Inauguration In Chicago

A prestigious institution of higher learning once graced with educational lectures from our president elect, The University of Chicago is an ideal place to visit during the 2013 inaugural ceremony. These important landmarks in Hyde Park are well worth considering at this historic time.

01/07/2013

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Best 2013 Museum Exhibitions To Look Forward To In Chicago

For all those hoping to catch a great exhibit in the new year ahead, these upcoming features are well worth considering.

12/24/2012

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Best Holiday Events And Celebrations In Chicago

With the Thanksgiving holiday already past, now is the time to really venture out and celebrate the festive season of lights. As Christmas day draws near, these recommended area attractions will bring much joy and peace to everyone in the family.

12/03/2012

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Best Holiday Books About Chicago

With the Christmas holiday only a few weeks away these festive books about Chicago would make great gifts, or could serve as delightful coffee-table decor to brighten up the season when entertaining at home.

11/19/2012

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Best Artistic Photographers In Chicago

When considering a well-qualified artistic photographer for your next wedding, architectural project, head shot or family portrait, these select few are among the best in Chicago.

11/05/2012

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2012 Chicago Holiday Theater Preview

With the festive season just around the corner, these must-see holiday shows are sure to delight children of all ages.

10/15/2012

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