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Best Camera Shops In Chicago

If you’re a serious photographer in Chicago, whether by trade or just on the side, you’ll undoubtedly need a go to shop for camera essentials. Chicago has no shortage of photography stores, but each one offers something different. Here are a few of the best.

05/19/2015

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Burglar Steals Bees From Urban Farm

The McKinley Park Community Garden lost a little of its color this month. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

05/18/2015

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Ask Chicago Experts: How To Take Better Pictures With Your Phone

From selfies to group photos, here’s what you need to know so you can take a great picture with your phone.

05/18/2015

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Best Memorial Day Getaways Near Chicago

Pack up your car and hit the road for these five must-see destinations that are within a four-hour drive of the Chicago area.

05/16/2015

Suzy Q is a Beagle mix at Cache Creek Animal Rescue in Joliet which is facing possible eviction just days before Christmas. (Credit: Cache Creek Animal Rescue)

Ask A Chicago Expert: How To Keep Your Pet Cool This Summer

Taking care of your pets during the summer months in Chicago is extremely important. Marcia Coburn, President of Red Door Animal Shelter, offers her expertise in how to keep your pets cool in the warmer months.

05/15/2015

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Alderman: Suburban Commuters Who Work In Chicago Should Pay $200 Fee

One alderman is pushing the idea as a way to plug a city budget hole. CBS 2’s Jeremy Ross reports.

05/14/2015

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2 Investigators: Will Disaster Strike Before Rail-Car Upgrades?

The Chicagoland area is the No. 1 corridor in the nation for the transport of hazardous materials like crude oil, ethanol and other flammable chemicals. And that leaves a lot of people worrying about the worst-case scenario, CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.

05/14/2015

Jeni's Ice Cream at a Chicago grocery outlet. (CBS)

Jeni’s Ice Cream Shops To Reopen In Chicago Following Recall

Ohio-based Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, which has two stores in Chicago, says it has restarted production after a massive recall triggered by the discovery of listeria in some pints.

05/14/2015

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Best Breweries Near Chicago

When you want a day trip for a change of scenery and great craft beer, head to any of these nearby breweries so that your pint runneth over with pleasure.

05/14/2015

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Best Places For Graduation Brunch In Chicago

Graduation is a big deal whether you’re graduating from high school or college. You’ve put in the years of hard work and now you want to celebrate with the friends and family who have supported you along the way. Here are a few brunch places that are great for groups who want some good food to go with their jubilation.

05/13/2015

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Best Running And Hiking Trails In The Suburbs

Some runners have no problem lacing up their shoes and hitting the concrete, no matter where they are. Others, present company included, sometimes need some incentive… Like a beautiful running trail.

05/12/2015

People attending Pitchfork Music Festival on July 18th, 2014. (Photo Credit: Mason Johnson)

Best Music Festivals Near Chicago

From big-name music festivals held in Chicago, to festivals just a short car ride away, you won’t long for more options when it comes to live musical performances this summer.

05/12/2015

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Best Family-Friendly Museum Exhibits In Chicago

This summer, take a look at these current and upcoming family-friendly museum exhibits in Chicago. From history to puppets, there’s something for everyone.

05/12/2015

Runners jog past the Cortland Street bridge over the North Branch of the Chicago River. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Best Summer Half Marathons In Chicago

The benefits of running are numerous. Some do it purely for physical health, while some find it helps with mental health, too. Others simply find running fun, enjoying the rush that comes with the challenge.

05/11/2015

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Best Upcoming Museum Exhibits In Chicago

One exhibit leaps into late spring with amphibians from all over the world and another will have visitors wanting a personal robot.

05/11/2015

Aaron Schock speaks with guests during the GRAMMYs on the Hill awards at The Liaison Capitol Hill Hotel on April 14, 2010 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Chicago Is Schocked — Schocked — To Find Former Congressman Here

Aaron Schock has been keeping a low profile since leaving Congress amid controversy earlier this year. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports he surfaced in the Windy City this week.

05/07/2015

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Opinion: Defensive Gun Use Doesn’t Make Up For Accidental Injuries, Homicides

No, friend, I’m not worried about an Uber driver who knows how to responsibly use a firearm — I’m worried about everyone else.

05/05/2015

Chef Thierry Rautureau, Chef Rick Bayless, and guest attend the 2015 James Beard Foundation Awards Welcome Reception Hosted At Soho House Chicago In Partnership With Choose Chicago, The Illinois Restaurant Association And CS Magazine at Soho House Chicago on May 3, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jeff Schear/Getty Images for Soho House Chicago).

Chicago Hosts The Super Bowl Of Food Award Ceremonies

Chicago became the scene Monday of the highly coveted James Beard Awards.

05/04/2015

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Best Ways To Celebrate National Teacher Day In Chicago

There are many activities and celebrations happening in Chicago on May 5, 2015. Here you will find some of the best ways to celebrate National Teacher Day in Chicago.

05/04/2015

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Best Cinco De Mayo Events Near Chicago

Cinco de Mayo marks a battle the Mexican army won in Puebla against the French, May 5, 1862. Anyone can join in the celebration so check out these events.

05/02/2015

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