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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.

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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Best Places For Holiday Cocktails In Chicago

Get in the holiday spirit with these cocktails in Chicago.

12/04/2014

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Ask A Chicago Expert: Christmas Cookie Recipes

Get into the Christmas spirit with these cookie recipes from Chef Dobra Bielinski of Delightful Pastries in Chicago.

12/03/2014

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Best Local Stores For Gift Baskets In Chicago

The gift basket — that venerable option that’s neither too intimate nor overly formal. Fill it with fine soap, scrumptious sweets or even precious little items for the precious little newborn and you’ll be remembered as creative and kind.

12/02/2014

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Best 2014 Holiday Events In Chicago

This holiday season, consider catching a live ballet performance or seeing a number of Christmas trees by checking out these holiday events in Chicago.

12/01/2014

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Best Places For Winter Outdoor Adventures Near Chicago

In the Chicago area, there are local and nearby hills, trails and ponds to enjoy winter sports including these five really good destinations.

11/29/2014

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Best Free Winter Activities For Families In Chicago

Bundle up your family and get out of the house with these free winter activities in Chicago. From ice skating to outdoor adventures, there are plenty of ways to have some fun this winter without breaking the bank.

11/28/2014

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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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