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Best Jazz Bands In Chicago

For some of the best smooth jazz sounds in the city, check out these five bands.

01/29/2015

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Best Country Bars In Chicago

Put on your country boots before heading to the five best country bars in Chicago.

01/22/2015

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Best Cocktail Happy Hours In Chicago

Illinois may not allow happy hours in the traditional sense, but these five bars/restaurants have some of the best cocktail specials in town.

01/15/2015

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DeKalb Mayor Opposes Idea To Allow Underage People Into Bars

The Student Association of Northern Illinois University is considering asking DeKalb officials to allow underage people to go into bars to be with some of their older friends, even if they’re not allowed to drink alcohol, reports WBBM’s Bernie Tafoya.

01/12/2015

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Best Bars To Watch Basketball In Chicago

There’s pretty much a sports bar on every corner in every neighborhood of Chicago. But if you’re looking to catch a basketball game, or watch a few at one time, then these five bars are sure to have you covered.

01/08/2015

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Ask A Chicago Expert: Your Best Hot Winter Drink

Stay inside and keep warm with these hot winter drink recipes.

01/01/2015

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2014’s Best New Cocktail Bars In Chicago

Today’s mixologists practically create art with their alcoholic alchemy. Here are the newest Chicago spots to sip the most interesting intoxicants.

12/25/2014

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Best 2015 New Year’s Eve Parties In Chicago

Celebrate the new year at the hottest parties in Chicago.

12/18/2014

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Best Up-And-Coming Chicago Bands Of 2014

These up-and-comers in Chicago are on a short list of the most excellent contenders for “best” 2014 style.

12/11/2014

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Best Places For Holiday Cocktails In Chicago

Get in the holiday spirit with these cocktails in Chicago.

12/04/2014

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Best 2014 Holiday Concerts In Chicago

Here are a mittenful of Chicago holiday concerts that are sure to take away the bah humbug from your seasonal attitude.

11/27/2014

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Best Hookah Bars In Chicago

Relax with friends at these five hookah bars in Chicago.

11/20/2014

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Best Bars For Craft Beer Aficionados In Chicago

Craft beer is the way to lift off in this town and you can sample brews from around the region and nation in these spots with killer craft beer lists.

11/13/2014

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Best Places For Adult Music Classes In Chicago

It’s never too late to learn a new instrument. Check out these five places for adult music classes in Chicago.

11/06/2014

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Best Bars To Get Local Beer In Chicago

Whether you’re checking out Chicago on a trip or just enjoy savoring your local beverages, here are five of the best places in the city to get local beers.

10/30/2014

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Best Piano Bars In Chicago

From the heart of Chicago to the suburbs, there are plenty of places to enjoy a drink while listening to a song or two at a piano bar. You just need to know where to go.

10/23/2014

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Best Places For Sangria In Chicago

If you’re a sangria fan, check out these favorites, good for making you feel like it’s summer regardless of what the crazy Chicago weather is doing at any point in the year.

10/16/2014

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Best Bars To Watch Thursday Night Football in Chicago

Cheer on your favorite football teams for Thursday night football at these five bars around Chicago.

10/09/2014

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Chicago’s Priceless Things To Do This Week: October 6th-12th

Check out the Priceless Things To Do this week in Chicago, week of October 6th- 12th.

10/06/2014

Redmoon Theater (1463 W. Hubbard, www.redmoon.org) has been transforming the physical and cultural landscapes of Chicago since 1990. They've taken art to new heights and to the streets. On October 27, 2012, the spectacle was brought indoors with Boneshaker 2012, a Day of the Dead-inspired party that was much more merry than macabre. The event featured original Redmoon concepts such as DJ Mobile Unit 2.0, DJ FIRE, Skeleton drummers, and even a Punk Bird Choir. Guests dressed in their finest DIY costumes (think "Binders Full of Women") and store-bought garb (Greek gods and royalty--talk about the .000001%). Partygoers who made it to the witching hour were treated to a pancake breakfast provided by Baby Cakes. (Writing: Danette Chavez / Photo Credit: Christina Noël Photography)

Best 2014 Halloween Parties For Adults In Chicago

Halloween isn’t just for children, especially when there are so many options in and around Chicago. Throw on your best costume and show that candy isn’t the only draw for this ultra fun holiday.

10/02/2014

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