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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.

12 hours ago

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Year After Year, These Chicago Neighborhoods Continue To See The Most Homicides

Over the span of seven years, the same neighborhoods continued to log more homicides than the rest of the city.

11/26/2014

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Best Bistros In Chicago

A bistro is a comfortable, neighborhood eatery that serves unfussy food that should be moderately priced – think steak with fries, a perfectly roasted chicken and a hearty bean stew. Chicago has a number of standouts from which to choose.

11/26/2014

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Where To Buy Your Next Holiday Party Outfit In Chicago

The holiday season is just around the corner. Do you have an outfit that’ll shine this year? Check out this guide to where to pick up a new holiday party outfit in Chicago.

11/25/2014

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In Wake Of Ferguson Decision, Chicago Protesters Take To The Streets

After news broke there would be no indictment, the protesters moved through the streets, including Lake Shore Drive. The marchers were monitored by dozens of police officers.

11/24/2014

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Chicago’s Priceless Things To Do This Week: November 24th – 30th

Check out the Priceless Things To Do this week in Chicago, week of November 24th-30th.

11/24/2014

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Best Winter 2014-15 Art Events In Chicago

Bundle up and head out the door to explore these winter art exhibits in Chicago. From David Bowie to holiday decorations, Chicago has plenty of exhibits to see.

11/24/2014

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Guide To Visiting Chicago For The Holidays

Take in one of these holiday options and kick out the Ebenezer attitude while upping the rose on your cheeks and the lilt in your winter step.

11/22/2014

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Red Cross Shares Top Safety Tips for Thanksgiving

On November 25, CBS Chicago and the Red Cross of Greater Chicago will hold the third annual CBS Chicago Cares Telethon. To donate, visit cbschicago.com/redcross. You can also donate by calling 855.350.2900 or texting REDCROSS to 90999 (Phone lines will be […]

11/21/2014

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Ask A Chicago Expert: Thanksgiving Crafts For Kids

Getting kids excited about the holidays can be pretty easy for Christmas and Halloween, but sometimes Thanksgiving can be a little tricky. Get some expert advice on crafting projects for Thanksgiving for your kids, and see how excited they will be on Turkey Day.

11/21/2014

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Legal Challenge To Red-Light Cameras Runs Out Of Gas At Illinois High Court

Five justices who heard the case couldn’t garner the four votes required to render a ruling. That means the case is dismissed and a ruling by Illinois’ 1st District Appellate Court deeming the law constitutional stands.

11/20/2014

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Best Hookah Bars In Chicago

Relax with friends at these five hookah bars in Chicago.

11/20/2014

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The Chicago Neighborhoods That Didn’t See A Drop In Homicides

The sizable drop in homicides in 2013 is great… as long as you don’t live in one of the neighborhoods that saw an increase.

11/19/2014

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Best Restaurants Open On Thanksgiving In Chicago

Keep your kitchen clean and enjoy a Thanksgiving meal out in one of Chicago’s best restaurants.

11/19/2014

The Best Things About Thanksgiving

Best Local Chicago Businesses To Shop On Black Friday 2014

Skip the mall and head out to these independent stores in the Chicago area on Black Friday this year.

11/18/2014

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United Center Will Host 2016 NCAA Tournament’s Midwest Regional

March madness is returning to Chicago.

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Chicago Businesses Are Enhanced By Understanding Customer Behavior

Shemiah Williams discusses how she was able to use her psychology degree to create a more productive experience in business.

11/17/2014

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Chicago’s Priceless Things To Do This Week: November 17th – 23rd

Check out the Priceless Things To Do this week in Chicago, week of November 17th-23rd.

11/17/2014

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The Best Thanksgiving Events In Chicago

Think lights, camera opportunities and action amidst nature when looking for something to do Thanksgiving Day before gobbling down turkey or during the weekends before and after Thanksgiving instead of bucking the shopping crowds.

11/17/2014

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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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