Culture

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How To Look Like A Local When Dining Abroad

The good folks at The Restaurant Choice cooked up these handsomely designed infographics to get you through your next international dining adventure.

04/18/2014

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Guide To The Chicago Cultural Center

The Chicago Cultural Center seems to be the little unknown gem in the city that is constantly upstaged by the world-renowned museums and Millennium Park across the street. But hidden within its walls are some amazing things that make it the stunning Chicago landmark that it is.

03/14/2013

The sign for Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood. (CBS)

Bronzeville Sees Cultural Opportunity From NATO Summit

Promoters of the Bronzeville community on the city’s Near South Side say they’re hoping the NATO meeting next weekend exposes more people to their historic neighborhood.

05/15/2012

Mary Kroeck, Howard McCullom and Meghan Bestler are all alums of the After School Matters program championed by the late Maggie Daley. (CBS)

Three Faces Of After School Matters

Maggie Daley had a huge impact on the lives of thousands and thousands of teens in the city, thanks to the After School Matters program. CBS 2’s Kristyn Hartman talks with three alums.

11/25/2011

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Family Guide To The South Loop

An eclectic combination of historical and hip sets the South Loop neighborhood apart from its fellows. The once barely inhabited industrial section of the city is now densely populated with a vibrant, young community of professionals, students and families.

09/09/2011

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Guide To: Family Fun In Little Village

‘Bienvenidos’ to Little Village, a West Side neighborhood offering visitors a gateway into authentic Mexican culture with a family-friendly twist. It all begins west of California Ave. at 26th Street.

07/01/2011

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Weekend Family Fun Guide

With temperatures swinging wildly from 40 to 90 over the past week, it’s been challenging to plan for family activities – not to mention what to wear! Now that this weekend may finally start to […]

05/20/2011

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Survey Seeks ‘Culture Candidate’ For Mayor

A new survey seeks answers on who is the “culture candidate” among a dozen mayoral hopefuls, both prominent and obscure.

CBS Chicago–11/11/2010

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Chicago’s Best Hidden Art And Cultural Gems

Chicago has plenty to offer beyond the Magnificent Mile and State Street. Join us as we take you off of the beaten path to Chicago’s best cultural gems.

CBS Chicago–10/04/2010