Fall

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Best Fall Family Getaways In Chicago

Chicago might be known for its summer festivals but fall can be just as exciting for family fun. Check out the great fall family getaways in Chicago and make the most of the changing season.

11/02/2012

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Fall In Lake Geneva

Planning a weekend getaway? Located 80 miles from Chicagoland, Lake Geneva, WI, provides a perfect escape for Chicagoans trying to avoid expensive plane fare or hours in the car. Though Lake Geneva, is known for its waterfront, beaches, festivals and resorts, that doesn’t mean it’s only a warm weather town. Many places feature seasonal activities and ways to see the beautiful fall color changes at the lake.

11/01/2012

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Fall Fashion Guide

The mother of two little boys, I often feel like I’m lucky if I sneak in a shower where I can wash my hair without having to stop part way through to referee a game of light sabering. That said, keeping up with fashion and being fashionable (when simply keeping up with bathing is a task) doesn’t always come super easy when little ones are under foot. (Also, what do you mean the Princess Leia hair buns aren’t in style?)

10/16/2012

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Best Brewpubs Serving Seasonal Beer In The Chicago Area

As fall descends on Chicago, grab a dark seasonal beer to keep you warm at these Chicago-area brewpubs.

10/10/2012

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Top Places To See Autumn Leaves Near Chicago

It is easy to miss the changing of the leaves as the fall season generally flies by, however if you really want to enjoy them, there are several places around Chicago to do so.

10/07/2012

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Best Darn Apple Cider Around Chicago

Nothing screams fall like apples! And when the weather starts to get a bit chilly, nothing warms us up like a hot cup of apple cider. Whether you find you need a mug while you’re out apple picking in the suburbs or just stopping to get one in the city, these places are offering up some of the best.

10/04/2012

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Before The Fall Ends, Prep Your Home For Winter

Use the fall to take preventative steps to ensure your house will weather the winter.

10/03/2012

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Best Hot Drinks In Chicago

Cozy up with a loved one and warm up with some fabulous hot drinks, both alcoholic and not, around the city.

09/26/2012

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How To Make Sure Your Furnace Works As Temperatures Drop

How to detect furnace issues this fall.

WBBM Newsradio–09/24/2012

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Best Fall Family Activities In Naperville

Finding new and exciting things to do with the family can be difficult. Naperville shows you that activities don’t have to be far away or cost a lot of money. There is a little bit of relaxation, exploration and learning for everyone.

09/21/2012

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Five Fall Reads For Chicagoans

Well, it’s just about time to hang the bike up and bust out the thick coats. You don’t have to cram into the morning CTA sardine can yet, but now’s as good a time as any to figure out what you’ll be reading in lieu of dodging cars on State Street. Because we’re so prepared, we’ve found a couple of books that have come out, a couple of comics that have been collected, and even a poetry collection or two to whet your word appetite. Enjoy these homemade tales of life, love, and horse-related spam-bots as a means of distracting yourself from your fellow transit-riders’ armpits!

09/14/2012

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Report: Sox’ Danks Denies He’s To Blame For Fall That Left Friend Disabled

A published report says White Sox pitcher John Danks is denying claims by a high school friend, who fell 10 feet from a rooftop deck at the condo where Danks was living and became a paraplegic.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2012

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Girl, 13, Falls Through Skylight Of NW Side Business

The 13-year-old girl was on the roof of a business in the 5500 block of West Montrose Avenue when she fell through the skylight.

09/13/2012

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Best Ingredients For A Natural Medicine Cabinet

As Chicago welcomes autumn’s crisp air, a season plump with pumpkins, ripe with fresh apples, shorter days and the return of school, we also begrudgingly play host to cold and flu season from frost until spring thaw…

09/05/2012

CBS 2 producer Carol Thompson noticed the burning bush in her yard was already changing colors in mid-August, well before the start of fall. Experts say it's a sign of drought damage, not an early fall. (Credit: Carol Thompson, CBS 2)

Leaves Already Changing Color A Sign Of Drought, Not Early Fall

Have you seen them yet? Some trees and shrubs in the Chicago area have been changing colors, a month before the official start of autumn. We got to wondering if this is an early sign of fall, or a sign of trouble.

CBS 2–08/21/2012

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Aurora Olympic Gymnast Anna Li Disappointed After Being Sidelined By Fall

Aurora gymnast Anna Li, whose 2012 Olympic hopes came to a close this week when she fell in practice, tells WBBM Newsradio the emotional part is worse than the physical pain.

WBBM Newsradio–07/27/2012

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10-Month-Old Boy Survives 3-Story Fall In Gary

A 10-month-old boy from Gary, Ind., is lucky to be alive. Somehow he survived a 35-foot fall after a window screen came loose in his family’s third-floor apartment.

07/18/2012

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Boy, 12, Falls From Third Story Balcony In Gurnee

A 12-year-old Gurnee boy was little sore Tuesday morning after a three-story fall.

CBS Chicago–07/10/2012

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Woman Injured After Falling On Third Rail At Howard ‘L’ Terminal

A woman fell and touched the electrified third rail at the Howard CTA Red Line terminal Sunday night.

CBS Chicago–07/09/2012

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Boy, 16, Dies After Fall At Empty Ravenswood Hospital Building

A 16-year-old boy who snuck into the old Ravenswood Hospital building on the North Side and fell two stories through a hole in the floor died Monday.

CBS Chicago–07/02/2012

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