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Chicago’s Priceless Things To Do This Week: November 10th – 16th

Check out the Priceless Things To Do this week in Chicago, week of November 10th-16th.

11/10/2014

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For Those Who Care More About Beer Than The Cubs: ‘There’s A Beer For That’

I don’t begrudge the Cubs good fortune. They deserve their new coach… or manager… or whatever this John Maddon guy is. I do prefer beer over baseball though. Here are some good food pairings for your favorite Chicago beers.

11/03/2014

Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery lost power during the severe storms that hit the Chicago area on June 30, and was in danger of losing four fermenting vats of beer while waiting to get electricity back. (Credit: Dean Armstrong)

Brewery Gets Power Back, Beer Supply Saved

Cheers went up at a far south suburban brewery Thursday morning, when the lights finally came back on, more than three days after severe storms knocked out the power.

07/03/2014

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Perfect Pair: Best Craft Beers To Serve At Your Summer BBQ

Try some variety with your next barbecue, and seek out some specialty craft beers instead of the regular brews. These craft beers pair exceptionally well with your carefully grilled meats.

05/12/2014

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Welcome To Chicago, The Beer Belly Of America

Chicago, once the Hog Butcher For The World, has evolved into the Beer Belly Of America.

05/07/2014

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Honesty Bars: The Bars Where You Pay Whatever You Want

If you’ve ever stayed at a boutique hotel abroad, odds are you’ve come across a “Seriously, where on earth did the bartender go — oh wait, there is no bartender?” honesty bar.

03/26/2014

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The 5 Countries With The Most Expensive Beer In The World

Check out the 5 countries with the most expensive beer in the world.

01/29/2014

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15 Of The World’s Oldest Bars (The Beer’s Fresh, Though)

Visiting local restaurants and bars is one of the best parts about traveling. Check out any of these old bars – most of which are older than America.

01/22/2014

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Where’s The Cheapest Beer In The World?

Find out where you can find the cheapest beer in the world here.

01/02/2014

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The Best US Airports For Beer Snobs

Check out the Best US Airports for beer snobs.

12/18/2013

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Must-Hit NY Beercation Breweries

Renowned more for its Riesling than its rye, New York’s grape-growing Finger Lakes region — think Western Upstate, between Ithaca, Rochester, and Syracuse — is actually one of the country’s most underrated beer destinations. Home to 36 craft breweries and 19 brewpubs (the largest concentration of beermakers in the state, despite what you might think!), it’s the perfect spot for a weekend beercation.

12/13/2013

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City Moves To Let Cubs Sell Beer In Wrigley Field Plaza

The Cubs would be allowed to sell beer and wine from kiosks at an open-air plaza adjacent to a renovated Wrigley Field — and fans would be allowed to bring drinks in plastic cups to the plaza — in the latest in a string of concessions to the team.

11/27/2013

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The Best Beer Hotels Abroad

Check out the best beer hotels from around the world.

11/22/2013

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America’s Seven Best Beercations

You love beer. You love vacations. So it’s only natural you’ll like this rundown of America’s seven hottest travel destinations with a hopping beer scene.

11/01/2013

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5 Halloween Themed Cocktails

Warm up to these Halloween inspired cocktails!

10/07/2013

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Chicago’s Goose Island & Other Midwestern Beers Make ’20 Best Beers In The World’ List

The foremost beer experts helped make a list of the 20 best beers not in a single city, or state, or even country, but in the world. And Chicago’s Goose Island was on it!

09/19/2013

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Pick-A-Side: What Is Your Favorite Tailgate Food?

From guacamole and chips to spicy buffalo wings, what’s the best tailgate food?

09/09/2013

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Cops: Driver Had Open Alcohol In Car While Dropping Off Child At School

A driver allegedly caught with alcohol in his car while dropping off a high school student Friday in west suburban Riverside had previously used a fake name to continue driving despite his prior DUI convictions, police claim.

09/03/2013

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Plainfield Beer Fest First To Feature Home Brew Under New State Law

The Midwest Brewers Fest in Plainfield this Saturday will be the first event at which, under a recent change in Illinois law, homebrewers will be allowed to offer samples of their beers.

08/23/2013

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Man Charged With Shooting Co-Workers Over Beer

A man charged with murdering one man and critically wounding another in a shooting over beer at a Hermosa neighborhood party was ordered held without bond.

08/20/2013

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