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Five Reasons To Visit Chicago In 2015

Have you been looking for an excuse to visit Chicago, but just can’t seem to justify the trip? Among the several amazing features the city possesses from the food, sightseeing and arts perspective, here are a few more for your list to give you that excuse you’ve been waiting for.

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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 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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10 Beers To Try At Your Next Football Watch Party

Nothing goes better with football than an ice cold beer. Chad Polenz, author of The Handbook Of Porter’s & Stouts, has 10 beers to try at your next watch party.

12/17/2014

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Best Places For New Year’s Day Brunch 2015 In Chicago

Start the new year off right with New Year’s Eve brunch at these five restaurants.

12/17/2014

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Ask An Expert: DIY Gift Ideas

Chicago-based creative consultant and author, Jourdan Fairchild, says you can make interesting, cool DIY gifts for family and friends.

12/16/2014

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Chicago’s Priceless Things To Do This Week: December 15th – 21st

Check out the Priceless Things To Do this week in Chicago, week of December 15th-21st.

12/15/2014

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Best Holiday Markets In Chicago

What is a person to do when there are so many presents to get and so little time left?

12/15/2014

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Best Places To Rent Outdoor Gear In The Chicago Area

For Chicagoans looking to try out a little adventure, here are a few places you can check out.

12/13/2014

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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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Gift Guides: The Best Subscription-Based Gift Ideas

Whether you procrastinated gift shopping or have simply exhausted your list of gift ideas, here are some of the best subscription-based services to give as gifts to friends, family and loved ones this holiday season.

12/11/2014

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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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2014’s Best New Restaurants In Chicago

Looking to try something new? Check out the best new restaurants of 2014.

12/10/2014

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Dominique DeVito’s Bacon-Wrapped Meatloaf Recipe

Dominique DeVito shares her recipe for bacon-wrapped meatloaf from her book “Low-Card Slow Cooking,” out now from Cider Press Mill.

12/09/2014

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Best Places For Stocking Stuffers In Chicago

Sweet little items from any of these Chicago spots will get you a nod of appreciation for being thoughtful and stylish.

12/09/2014

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Five Little Known Facts About “A Christmas Carol”

Carlo DeVito, author of “Inventing Scrooge” from sister company Simon & Schuster, shares five little known facts about Charles Dicken’s “A Christmas Carol.”

12/08/2014

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Best Local Organizations For Holiday Donations In Chicago

Check out this list for five holiday gift ideas where money and items do a lot of good.

12/08/2014

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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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Chicago-Themed Gift Baskets For The Holidays

By Lauren LaRoche Wulf   To make holiday shopping a little less stressful, here is a round up of a few Chicago themed gift ideas for everyone on your list. From local holiday brews, baked […]

12/05/2014

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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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