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Best Improv Comedy In Chicago

They say that laughter is the best medicine, so skip the doctor’s office and take in a show instead at any of these five top comedy venues here in Chicago.

09/15/2014

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Best Art Exhibits For Kids In Chicago

No matter whether a youngster likes to read, draw, create something or enjoys photography or history, there is likely to be an art exhibit in the Chicago area that would appeal to young or older children.

09/08/2014

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2014 Chicago Fall Theater Preview

From family drama to an eerie production of a timeless classic, the Chicago area has plenty of theater productions to see. Check out the following list of the five plays you should see this fall in Chicago.

09/01/2014

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A Night At Chicago’s Lookingglass Theatre

The following guide notes an outstanding theater company that could be overlooked because its neighborhood is known for shopping.

08/25/2014

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Best Museum Tours In Chicago

From guided tours on a Segway to a self-guided tour on your smartphone, there are plenty of ways to explore museums in the Chicago area. Check out this list of museum tours to find one that’s right for you.

08/18/2014

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Best Science Exhibits In Chicago

The following wonderful exhibits feed the curiosity gene with some answers, more questions and stimulating thoughts about life: past, present and future.

08/11/2014

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Best Upcoming Art Exhibits In Chicago

From monsters to political works, the Chicago area has an abundance of art exhibits that are sure to delight and intrigue.

08/04/2014

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Chicago’s Most Interesting Churches

No matter what religion you profess, if you like art and architecture, you should tour some of the churches in your city or in towns you visit.

07/28/2014

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How To Get Involved In Chicago’s Theater Community

There’s nothing wrong with going to a theater to enjoy a classic or new play, but if you wish you could do something more active than applaud, you’re in luck.

07/21/2014

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Best Free Concerts In Chicago

Whether you like jazz, classical music or other musical genres, there are plenty of ways to catch a free concert in the Chicago area.

07/14/2014

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Best Upcoming Children’s Shows In Chicago

Shake things up a bit this summer and catch a play with your child. From Shakespeare to Dr. Seuss, the Chicago area offers plenty of children’s shows for the entire family to enjoy.

07/07/2014

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Best Meditation Centers In The Chicago Area

Whether you need a guided meditation class or just a place for contemplation, consider checking out the following five mediation centers in the Chicago area.

06/30/2014

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Best Local Bookstores In Chicago

From used bookstores to finding just the right place to get children’s books, the Chicago area has plenty of independent bookstores to visit.

06/23/2014

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Best Upcoming Summer Charity Events In Chicago

There is no better feeling than giving back to others and these upcoming summer charity events in Chicago are a great way to give back to the community.

06/16/2014

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Historic Walking Tours Of Chicago

Sometimes it’s fun to cobble together a walking tour of diverse places that capture the heart of the big city.

06/09/2014

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Best Summer 2014 Craft Fairs In Chicago

Find new artwork for your home while enjoying food, music and more at these five Chicago-area craft fairs.

06/02/2014

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Best Museums For Dates In Chicago

Taking in a museum on a date gives you talking points beyond the trite astrological sign and six degrees of school or city separation.

05/26/2014

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Best Children’s Bookstores In Chicago

Help your child find the right book by checking out these bookstores for children in the Chicago area.

05/19/2014

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Best Patriotic Ways To Celebrate Memorial Day

Families can preserve the sanctity of Memorial Day while maintaining hope for the future and joy in the present. No matter what state you call home, there are many ways to mark the day.

05/12/2014

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Best Volunteer Opportunities For Art Lovers In Chicago

The art-related organizations listed here depend on their volunteers to aid in their success. Here you will find the five best volunteer opportunities for art lovers in Chicago.

05/12/2014

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