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Best Baseball Bars In Chicago

Chicago is a baseball city with fierce fans on the side of either the Sox or the Cubs. Regardless of who you’re rooting for, there is a baseball bar in Chicago that will suit your tastes.

03/19/2015

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The Beach Boys And Kool And The Gang Coming To Chicago’s Montrose Beach

Two legendary acts are coming to Montrose Beach this summer, playing a live show on the sand — a rare occurrence in Chicago.

03/18/2015

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Best Bakeries In Chicago For Passover Desserts

Keep kosher with delicious Passover desserts from these bakeries in and around Chicago.

03/18/2015

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Top Places To Buy April Fools’ Day Gag Gifts In Chicago

For the truly scatological and sophomoric, rifle through any of these local shops for a “laff” riot.

03/17/2015

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Best 2015 Spring Theater Productions In Chicago

This spring, step outside and check out a live theatre performance in Chicago.

03/16/2015

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Best National Parks And Sites Near Chicago

When warm weather coincides with vacation days, the open road beckons. These are some choice destinations doable from Chicago.

03/14/2015

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Ask An Expert: Spring Break Staycation Activities For Kids In Chicago

With spring break on the horizon, you might be wondering what to do with your kid. Our experts give their tips for a fun and memorable spring break in Chicago.

03/13/2015

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Chicago Children Can Try To Opt Out Of The PARCC Standardized Test … If They Dare

At at least one school, children were intimidated and shamed into agreeing to take the highly criticized PARCC standardized test.

03/12/2015

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Best Bars For March Madness In Chicago

Watch the games during March Madness at these Chicago bars.

03/12/2015

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Best Places To Get An Irish Coffee In Chicago

Warm up at these five restaurants/pubs with the best Irish coffees in Chicago.

03/11/2015

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Halal Guys, NY’s Iconic Street Meat Purveyors, Coming To Chicago

The New York meat invasion continues, with news that Halal Guys plans to open five locations in the Chicago area.

03/10/2015

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High School Education Rates By County

On average, 86 percent of American adults hold a high school diploma, but how does the Chicago area compare?

03/10/2015

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Ask An Expert: Hottest Trends In Chicago This Spring

The owner of BECLOTHESMINDED zeroes in on the hot trends as Chicago’s chill eases.

03/10/2015

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2 Investigators: City, State Assumed The Other Was Inspecting Hospital Kitchens

CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports on the disconnect between two levels of government.

03/09/2015

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Worst Pick-Up Line Ever, Chicago

If a woman doesn’t seem to want to dance with you, showing her your rad switchblade probably won’t win her over.

03/09/2015

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Chicago Murder Rate Compared With Foreign Countries

Much as been reported about Chicago’s murder problem.

03/09/2015

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Best Parades And Celebrations On St. Patrick’s Day In Chicago

This St. Patrick’s Day, head outside and celebrate with thousands at one of many events in Chicago and the suburbs. From parades to dyeing the Chicago River green, there are plenty of fun events on the schedule.

03/09/2015

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Poll: Emanuel, Garcia Remain Locked In Tight Race For Mayor

Eighteen percent were undecided in the one-question poll.

03/08/2015

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Five Reasons To Visit Chicago For Spring Break

Here are five of the best reasons to turn spring break into a Chicago vacation or staycation.

03/07/2015

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Corruption In Illinois Didn’t Start With Chicago, But Chicago Started With Fraud

A new book about Illinois politics shows its not-so-proud tradition of corruption dates back further than you might have guessed.

03/06/2015

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