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Best Budget Attractions In Chicago

Chicago’s sights and sounds are fun, interesting and add up to a memorable vacation, but trying to take in everything can wear out the shoes and wallet. Here are some budget options.

11/15/2014

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Chicago’s Priceless Things To Do This Week: October 6th-12th

Check out the Priceless Things To Do this week in Chicago, week of October 6th- 12th.

10/06/2014

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Best Art Exhibits For Kids In Chicago

No matter whether a youngster likes to read, draw, create something or enjoys photography or history, there is likely to be an art exhibit in the Chicago area that would appeal to young or older children.

09/08/2014

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Historic Walking Tours Of Chicago

Sometimes it’s fun to cobble together a walking tour of diverse places that capture the heart of the big city.

06/09/2014

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Best Spring Art Festivals In Chicago

Plan out your spring accordingly to attend these best spring art festivals in Chicago.

02/03/2014

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Best Upcoming Educational Seminars In Chicago

Whether you want to further explore a certain topic or learn something completely new, consider checking out the following educational seminars and lectures in the Chicago area. From science to history, you’re sure to find a topic you enjoy.

07/08/2013

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Best Places To Get Your Classical Music Fix In Chicago

Think classical music is just for stuffy bores? Think again. From downtown to the suburbs, the Chicago area offers numerous ways for you to hear and discover classical music.

06/24/2013

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Guide To The Chicago Cultural Center

The Chicago Cultural Center seems to be the little unknown gem in the city that is constantly upstaged by the world-renowned museums and Millennium Park across the street. But hidden within its walls are some amazing things that make it the stunning Chicago landmark that it is.

03/14/2013

Mark Gonka, a lead keeper for the Chicago Zoological Society offers a heart-shaped ice treat to Tapeko, one of Brookfield Zoo’s bottlenose dolphins, for Valentine’s Day... (Credit: Jim Schulz/Chicago Zoological Society)

Best Places To Entertain Grandparents On A Budget In Chicago

Chicago can be a vibrant city for people of all ages. Make sure to make the most of what Chicago has to offer for the older generation by taking advantage of the many discounts and venues that cater towards seniors.

02/28/2013

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Best Free Art Activities In Chicago

From antiques made in ancient Greece to Pablo Picasso’s works from the last century, Chicago has numerous venues and tours with free admission. Check out the following list to get you started.

11/26/2012

The International Museum of Surgical Science in the Gold Coast neighborhood was originally a mansion, designed as a replica of an 18th century French chateau on the grounds of Versailles. (Credit: CBS)

Open House Tour Offers Behind The Scenes Peek At Chicago Architecture

A citywide architecture event this weekend will offer a peek inside spaces that are normally off-limits on most guided tours.

CBS 2–10/10/2012

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Best Fall Festivals In Chicago

Get out to enjoy one of these great festivals happening throughout the upcoming months. You will walk away from each with a smile on your face.

09/03/2012

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Best Upcoming Classical Music Performances In Chicago

From opera to harp, Chicago offers a variety of classical music performances that you’ll definitely want to see.

08/20/2012

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Best Photography Galleries In Chicago

When looking for quality photographic galleries with artwork that allows imaginations to roam, these great Chicago locales come highly recommended.

05/07/2012

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Chicago Cultural Center Guide

At the corner of Washington Street and Michigan Avenue, across from Millennium Park, stands the 115-year-old former central library building that now serves as Chicago’s cultural epicenter. The Chicago Cultural Center is a local treasure, beckoning passers-by to stop in and experience the bouquet of cultural bounty flourishing within its impressively-crafted walls…

02/27/2012

Former Mayor Richard M. Daley and his family stand by his wife Maggie Daley's casket at a public wake at the Chicago Cultural Center on Nov. 27, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Chicagoans Pay Respects To Former First Lady Maggie Daley

Chicago will say its final farewell to beloved former first lady Maggie Daley at her funeral downtown on Monday.

CBS Chicago–11/27/2011

Purple bunting adorns the entrance to the Chicago Cultural Center in honor of Maggie Daley, who died Thursday. (CBS)

Maggie Daley Championed The Historic Building That Will Host Her Visitation

It’s appropriate that Maggie Daley’s visitation will be held this weekend at the Chicago Cultural Center, the beneficiary of her preservation efforts.

11/25/2011

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Public Memorials Set For Maggie Daley

A public wake will be held on Sunday for Chicago’s former first lady, Maggie Daley, who died Thursday after a nearly decade-long battle with cancer.

CBS Chicago–11/25/2011

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Gold Star Mothers Honored After Losing Children In Combat

Ten Illinois women whose children were killed in combat were honored with Gold Star banners for their losses over the weekend at the Chicago Cultural Center.

CBS Chicago–09/26/2011

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33rd Annual Jazz Festival Underway In Chicago

Underway now through Sunday is Chicago’s Labor Day tradition of the Jazz Festival, which has been expanded this year beyond music to include spoken word performances.

WBBM Newsradio–09/01/2011

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