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Chicago’s Priceless Things To Do This Week: September 1st-7th

Check out the priceless things to do this week in Chicago, week of September 1st-7th.

09/01/2014

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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 Upcoming Comedy Shows In Chicago

If you are wanting a night of fun and laughter, be sure to check out the best upcoming comedy shows in Chicago.

02/17/2014

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Cure For Boredom: July’s Great Events

My mom said if I don’t go outside at least five times this month she’ll ground me and I won’t be able to play any videogames. So I made a list. It’s a list of five things I want to do in July. You might like this list. Here it is.

07/03/2012

'Conan O'Brien Can't Stop'

Conan O’Brien Taping In Chicago All Week

Late-night host Conan O’Brien is coming to town, as part of the multi-venue Just for Laughs Festival.

CBS Chicago–06/11/2012

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Just For Laughs 2012 Guide

Chicagoans who suffer the chills of “second city syndrome” should feel the warm & fuzzies this June, as we become top dog on the American comedy scene. How so, you may ask? Well for the fourth year in a row, Chicago will host the largest comedy festival in the United States, a multi-venue, multi-talent laugh-fest that spans the city and pulls the country’s hottest comedians in from the comfy coasts to their faithful city of stand-up destiny, Chicago.

06/01/2012

Union janitors represented by SEIU Local 1 marched in downtown Chicago and rallied outside Chase Bank offices on Dearborn Street on Feb. 26, 2012,, ahead of contract talks with commercial building owners, the city of Chicago, and several local public school districts. (Credit: CBS)

Union Janitors March Downtown Ahead Of Contract Talks

About 3,000 union janitors occupied the plaza outside of Chase Bank in downtown Chicago Sunday afternoon, as the group prepared for contract negotiations.

WBBM Newsradio–02/26/2012

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Best Places To Grab A Post Show Drink Downtown

Unlike the city’s rock venues, most of the shows for downtown dance and theater establishments let out early enough to leave you jonesing for cocktail before moving on with the evening. We’ve singled out a few of our best choices for post-show drinks.

06/30/2011

Paul Simon

Paul Simon To Play At Chicago Theatre

Good old Rhymin’ Simon will be playing a concert tonight at the Chicago Theatre.

CBS Chicago–05/17/2011

Charlie Sheen

Sheen’s Show Fares A Little Better In Chicago

After Charlie Sheen’s disastrous debut in Detroit this weekend, he seemed to please at least some fans here as he brought his loosely formatted show to the Chicago Theatre on Sunday.

04/03/2011

Charlie Sheen

Charlie Sheen’s Chicago Stop Looming

The troubled television actor, newly fired from “Two and a Half Men,” brings his national tour to the Chicago Theatre on Sunday. It’s anybody’s guess what will happen.

04/01/2011

Charlie Sheen

Tickets Sell Out Fast For Charlie Sheen’s Show

Tickets to Charlie Sheen’s one-man show in Chicago, and another one in Detroit, sold out in just 18 minutes over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2011

Charlie Sheen

Charlie Sheen Coming To Chicago For One-Man Show

Now that Charlie Sheen has been fired from “Two and a Half Men,” the actor is going on tour – and coming to Chicago.

CBS Chicago–03/11/2011

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Best Large Music Venues In Chicago

Some things get better with age, some don’t. And while age may have taken a toll on some of these venues, each of them represents an excellent place to see one of your favorite artists.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2010