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Ask An Expert: Hottest Summer Trends In Chicago

According to Courtney Pohlman, a Macy’s By Appointment, the key to dressing for summer 2015 is to mix both fashion and comfort for an overall trendy look.

18 hours ago

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Quick And Easy Recipe For Sautéed Dates

Want a summer dish that’s easy to make as it is elegant? Whip up these sautéed dates with olive oil and sea salt from Molly Wizenberg, author of “Delancey.”

19 hours ago

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Best Free Summer Concerts In Chicago

Summer in Chicago is a beautiful and fleeting season! Everyone is looking for more ways to enjoy the weather and get outdoors, preferably without breaking the bank. Here are several options for free concerts in Chicago that you can enjoy throughout the season with little strain on your wallet.

05/25/2015

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Best Lake House Getaways Near Chicago

Heading for a lake house getaway near Chicago is a great way to recharge the batteries and bond with the family, the best lake houses are just a short drive from Chicago.

05/23/2015

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How To Make Pork Roll Mac ‘N Cheese

Love pork rolls? Love mac n’ cheese? Susan Sprague Yeske, contributor to “The Pork Roll Cookbook, shares her simple recipe for pork roll mac n’ cheese.

05/23/2015

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Ask A Chicago Expert: Your Best Homemade Dog Treat Recipe

Make your own one-ingredient dog treat using this recipe from a Chicago expert.

05/22/2015

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Top Sporting Events To Attend In 2015

A look at five of the best upcoming major sporting events in America.

05/22/2015

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Best Beer Gardens In Chicago

Enjoy the summer with the best beer gardens in all of Chicago.

05/21/2015

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Best Burgers In Chicago

Searching for a top-notch burger? Look no further than these five hot spots.

05/20/2015

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Best Camera Shops In Chicago

If you’re a serious photographer in Chicago, whether by trade or just on the side, you’ll undoubtedly need a go to shop for camera essentials. Chicago has no shortage of photography stores, but each one offers something different. Here are a few of the best.

05/19/2015

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Ask Chicago Experts: How To Take Better Pictures With Your Phone

From selfies to group photos, here’s what you need to know so you can take a great picture with your phone.

05/18/2015

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Best Memorial Day Getaways Near Chicago

Pack up your car and hit the road for these five must-see destinations that are within a four-hour drive of the Chicago area.

05/16/2015

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Ask A Chicago Expert: How To Keep Your Pet Cool This Summer

Taking care of your pets during the summer months in Chicago is extremely important. Marcia Coburn, President of Red Door Animal Shelter, offers her expertise in how to keep your pets cool in the warmer months.

05/15/2015

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Best Breweries Near Chicago

When you want a day trip for a change of scenery and great craft beer, head to any of these nearby breweries so that your pint runneth over with pleasure.

05/14/2015

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Best Places For Graduation Brunch In Chicago

Graduation is a big deal whether you’re graduating from high school or college. You’ve put in the years of hard work and now you want to celebrate with the friends and family who have supported you along the way. Here are a few brunch places that are great for groups who want some good food to go with their jubilation.

05/13/2015

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Top Fishing Destinations In The US

A look at five of the best fishing destinations in America.

05/13/2015

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Best Music Festivals Near Chicago

From big-name music festivals held in Chicago, to festivals just a short car ride away, you won’t long for more options when it comes to live musical performances this summer.

05/12/2015

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Best Family-Friendly Museum Exhibits In Chicago

This summer, take a look at these current and upcoming family-friendly museum exhibits in Chicago. From history to puppets, there’s something for everyone.

05/12/2015

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America’s Top 5 Must-Visit Aquariums

Want to explore the ocean’s depths while staying on dry land? Visit 5 of the most must-visit aquariums in the U.S. according to Sy Montgomery, author of, “The Soul Of An Octopus: A Surprising Exploration Into The Wonder Of Consciousness.”

05/12/2015

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Best Upcoming Museum Exhibits In Chicago

One exhibit leaps into late spring with amphibians from all over the world and another will have visitors wanting a personal robot.

05/11/2015

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