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Best Luxury Hotels In Chicago

Sleeping in luxury is easy when visiting Chicago. These best luxury hotels offer exceptional service, surroundings and sleeping accommodations for individuals, couples and families.

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Ask A Chicago Expert: After-School Activity Ideas

After-school activities can be a great way to help your child continue to learn outside of the classroom. Liz Kuhn at Mercy Home for Boys and Girls offers some insight into how to keep your child active after school.

01/30/2015

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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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What You Need To Know In Entertainment – February 2015

February may be the peak of the winter blues with plenty of snow and lovesick couples to go around, but the month also has something else to offer that should cheer even the most sour spirits up.

01/28/2015

Best Chili In Chicago

Ask A Chicago Chef: Your Best Chili Recipe

Warm up with these three chili recipes from local restaurant chefs.

01/28/2015

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Best Places For Waxing In Chicago

For either sex, waxing can be fraught with pain, breakouts and ingrown hair unless you visit any of the Chicago-area pros on this list.

01/27/2015

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Best Art Walks In Chicago

Art, creativity and inspiration can be found throughout Chicago. A great way to experience the art of Chicago is by taking a walking tour.

01/26/2015

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Best Spring 2015 Races In Chicago

Once you get bitten by the bug, you just have to run and spring in when the runners bloom once again in Chicago. Here are the races on which to set your sights.

01/24/2015

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Best Kids’ Martial Arts Classes In Chicago

From kickboxing to karate, these martial arts classes in Chicago offer plenty of ways for your child to learn discipline, respect and have fun.

01/23/2015

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America’s Best Desert Vacations

Here’s a look at five of the best desert vacations in America to escape the winter’s cold.

01/23/2015

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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 Mussels In Chicago

A pot of mussels doesn’t belong to just one cuisine or culture. Try out these tasty mussel dishes at five restaurants around the city.

01/21/2015

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Best Mountain Towns In The USA

America has a wealth of outstanding mountain towns. Here is a look at five of the best.

01/21/2015

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Best Massages In Chicago

The hands of a gifted massage therapist in a serene setting executing therapeutic kneading and pressure – well, you don’t have to die to go to heaven. Here are some of the best to try around Chicago.

01/20/2015

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Best Books Based In Chicago

For a deeper sense of what the city was and how it influenced writers, turn to books about its people and politics, its underbelly and neighborhoods, its architecture and historic events.

01/19/2015

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Best Hotel Pools In Chicago

Several Chicago hotels with pools, spas and fitness centers are near museums, shops and theaters. However, when it’s the pool that makes the difference, consider the five listed here that have great views or ambiance.

01/17/2015

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Five Ways To Be Disaster Ready In Chicago

While snow storms may get all the attention in Chicago’s weather news, tornadoes are not uncommon in and around the city. Be prepared for tornado season by planning and strategizing to ensure your family is ready in case of an emergency.

01/16/2015

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5 Gin Cocktail Recipes For Your Next Party

Matt Teacher, the author of “The Spirit Of Gin” (available now), shares five festive gin based cocktail recipes for your winter 2015 celebrations!

01/16/2015

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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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Best Lasagna In Chicago

Can there be anything as satisfying and comforting as a luscious brick of lasagna? Here are some of the most transcendent slabs of stratified nourishment around Chicago.

01/14/2015

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