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Best Family-Friendly Labor Day Events In Chicago

Celebrate the end of summer in style with these family-friendly Labor Day events in Chicago and the suburbs.

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Best Free Summer Concerts In Chicago

Summer in Chicago is a beautiful and fleeting season! Everyone is looking for more ways to enjoy the weather and get outdoors, preferably without breaking the bank. Here are several options for free concerts in Chicago that you can enjoy throughout the season with little strain on your wallet.


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Best Spring Festivals In Chicago

Shake off the cold weather for good with spring festivals in Chicago. Music, culture, art and more are all on the schedule this spring.


Taste Of Lincoln

Heavy Traffic Expected During Busy Summer Weekend in Chicago

The West Loop, Wrigleyville, Lincoln Park and Lakeview are expected to be hopping with festivals.



Chicago’s Best Of 2013

As 2014 draws closer, it’s time to look back on 2013’s high points in Chicago. Join us in celebrating 2013’s successes by checking out our top five posts in Chicago below.


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REWIND: Jason Aldean Remembers ‘1994,’ And Sheryl Crow Takes It ‘Easy’

What was it about Jason Aldean’s new single “1994” that had him falling out of his chair laughing when he first heard it? Check out this week’s Radio.com Rewind to find out. Plus, Sheryl Crow talks about what a delicate U.S. economy and […]


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Getaway Guide: One-Tank Trip To Long Grove

The historic village of Long Grove in southern Lake County is well known for its shops, galleries and restaurants housed in buildings from the 1880s. Several festivals each year bring thousands for food, music and fun.


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4th Of July Fests & Fireworks In The Suburbs

You can’t have a Fourth of July without fireworks. Fortunately, Navy Pier isn’t the only place to go to watch them. Many of the Chicago suburbs are also hosting their own displays, many accompanied by food fests and as they say, “fun for the whole family.” (Except that 13-year-old who thinks everything is uncool, including fireworks.)


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Summer Heat Kicks In This Weekend

Temperatures will peak into the low-90s on Saturday and Sunday, with no rain expected.


Festivals For Everyone

Chicago has great Farmers Markets through the fall, but the city also has a festival for almost everyone from May through September.


Food On Counter

Food Vendor Temporarily Banned From Festivals After Probe

A Logan Square-based food vendor is being probed by the city Health Department, after the Chicago Tribune reported watching the vendor’s workers preparing food under dubious sanitary conditions.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2011

Taste Of Chicago

Major Cuts To Taste, Other Fests A Possibility, City Says

Big-time cuts could be coming to Taste of Chicago and six other lakefront music festivals.