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Best Middle Eastern Food In Chicago

For fresh and delicious Middle Eastern cuisine, head to these restaurants in and around Chicago.

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Chicago Bliss, The Local Lingerie Football Team, Are Getting A Reality TV Show

The Oxygen network is debuting a new show called “Pretty. Strong.” It’s based on eight members of Chicago’s Legends Football League team, the Chicago Bliss.

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Best Ways To Celebrate Rosh Hashanah In Chicago

Rosh Hashanah is celebrated by prayer, religious study, the sounding of a ram’s horn called a shofar and food that includes sweet dishes for a sweet year. The holiday is particularly a time for family dinners where apples are traditionally dipped into honey and challah (twisted egg bread) and cakes are often made with honey.

08/31/2015

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Best Travel Agencies In Chicago

Unless travelers already have a specific destination in mind, they likely don’t know about equal or even better destinations that would fit their time and budget. Voila, enter the travel agency.

08/29/2015

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Ask A Chicago Expert: School Lunches To Prepare In 10 Minutes Or Less

Writer and nutritionist Vicki Shanta Retelny says you can put exciting, easy-to-prepare and healthy items in that lunchbox.

08/28/2015

A vacant home is seen in the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans February 5, 2013. The Ninth Ward suffered the worst damage from Hurricane Katrina that occured in 2005 after multiple breaches in the levees of at least four canals. As of March 2009, hundreds of houses have been rebuilt, and dozens of new homes have been constructed.  AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY        (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

The Chicago-Katrina Connection: Ten Years Later

It was 10 years ago when Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans and displaced thousands of families, many of whom came to Chicago because that was where help was offered.

08/28/2015

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Chicago’s Ban On Plastic Bags Undermined By Loophole, Critic Says

Some large retailers can simply hand out “reusable” bags — thicker than the old plastic bags — which customers may or may not remember to bring back. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

08/27/2015

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Best Brewery Tours In Chicago

Even if you think you know the kind of beer you like, taking a brewery tour can show you why you like it and how it compares to other beer brands. You also hear a bit of beer history and what makes a good beer.

08/27/2015

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Best Bagels In Chicago

Looking for a great bagel? Try one of this fantastic locales.

08/26/2015

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Best Places To Buy Shoes For Kids In Chicago

Kids grown into and out of shoes within the blink of an eye, so here are some of the places to shop for kids shoes in Chicago without breaking the bank.

08/25/2015

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Best Free Labor Day Events In Chicago

It may be the last hurrah of summer, but that’s no reason why you can’t enjoy Labor Day weekend just as thoroughly as the rest of the summer — and for free!

08/24/2015

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Chicago Personal Care Aide Opportunities Are At An All-Time High

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor predicts employment of personal care aides to grow 49 percent from 2012 to 2022, which is much faster than the average growth rate for most occupations.

08/24/2015

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Best Helicopter Tours In Chicago

There are many ways to view the beautiful city of Chicago, but one of the best ways to see the city is from the sky.

08/22/2015

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Your Chicago: Blues Heaven

The grounds of the old Chess Records is home to the Willie Dixon Foundation. And in the garden right outside they are keeping the beautiful music alive. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.

08/21/2015

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Opinion: 1977 Tourism Video Will Restore Your Faith In Chicago — I Dare You To Disagree

“Chicago is all yours to discover, to explore — it’s whatever you want it to be. A quiet giant ablaze in light and color.”

08/21/2015

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Best Weekend Activities For Seniors In Chicago

Chicago has something for everyone regardless of age or activity level. Here are a few activities seniors and their entire families might enjoy during a weekend around town.

08/21/2015

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A 48 Hour Guide To Chicago

A practical travel guide for the best lodging, dining, transportation and attractions in Chicago, especially for travelers who have just 48 hours to visit America’s third largest city.

08/21/2015

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Cinema Chain Starts Inspecting Bags As Safety Measure

CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole purchased a ticket at a multiplex Thursday. Cinema staff, not security guards, were checking bags of anyone attending showings.

08/20/2015

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Best Bars In Chicago To Watch The NFL’s Opening Games

It’s that time again! Not long to wait until football season is in full swing. Now, where’s the best place in Chicago to celebrate the season’s beginnings and kick back and watch the opening games? Here are a few of our favorites.

08/20/2015

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Best Mexican Restaurants In Chicago

Experience the best of the best Mexican cuisine with these five restaurants.

08/19/2015

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