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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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What To Do During A Holiday Staycation In Chicago

If you’re choosing to relax at home in Chicago this holiday season, here are a few fun things you can check out in your very own city. You may not have had time to do them otherwise!

12/06/2014

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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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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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Guide To Visiting Chicago For The Holidays

Take in one of these holiday options and kick out the Ebenezer attitude while upping the rose on your cheeks and the lilt in your winter step.

11/22/2014

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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 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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Best Places To Go With Your Family Over The Weekend In Chicago

Chicago has something for everyone. No matter what your interests are, you can probably find something to fascinate you in the windy city. Check out five of our favorite family-friendly weekend activities in Chicago.

10/25/2014

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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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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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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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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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