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Best Places To Go Fishing Near Chicago

Tired of fishing in the same spot every time? Shake it up a bit and check out these five hotspots for reeling in a big one.

05/25/2013

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New York’s Best Bagels… In Chicago

As a self-proclaimed bagel aficionado and carboholic, I’ve tried many bagels in Chicago, searching for the most authentic New York-style bagel/deli. New York Bagel & Bialy on Chicago’s north side is the best of the best. Low prices, fast service and fresh, boiled bagels are among the many reasons this gem is packed with locals and bagel lovers every weekend morning. To help convince you, here are my top 5 reasons why you should put it on your must-try list!

04/01/2013

Shedd Aquarium

See What’s New At The Shedd

As one of Chicago’s top cultural attractions, the Shedd sees daily visitors from Chicago and all over the world. Whether you were there 5 years ago or 5 months ago, there’s always something new to see and explore.

03/20/2013

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Coolest Lent-Friendly Bars In Chicago

For those of you participating in Lent (or those of you who just enjoy a good fish fry!) — this article is for you. Here are a few Lenten menus, fish fry specials and seafood options to try out this Easter season.

02/27/2013

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Genetically Modified Salmon May Surface Soon In The Marketplace

Do consumers have the right to know whether the salmon they’re buying at the supermarket has been genetically engineered? CBS 2′s Marissa Bailey reports.

02/11/2013

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Heat, Drought Create Havoc On Area Rivers

Extreme heat and low water levels in area rivers are creating a dangerous combination.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2012

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2012 Guide To The Shedd Aquarium

Be one of the two million guests this year that visits the Shedd Aquarium, a national historic landmark. The aquarium, situated on the beautiful Lake Michigan lakefront, houses more than 32,500 animals. Spend a day learning about all sorts of animals that live in locations ranging from the Pacific Northwest to a Philippine coral reef.

03/28/2012

Fishing

Study Links Eating Fish To Reduced Alzheimer’s Risk

There is a good reason to put fish on the menu, according to research presented at the Chicago meeting of the Radiological Society of North America.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2011

Asian Carp

Plant Turns Asian Carp Into Fillets, Fertilizer

Workers along the Illinois River have found a new use for the invasive Asian carp.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2011

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Guide To Fishing Around Chicago

Winter, spring, summer or fall, you can find people fishing in Chicago. Though it’s far from the mind of most urban-dwellers, Chicago is one of the most popular fishing destinations for anglers world-wide. Although summer […]

09/03/2011

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Best Seafood In Chicago

The Midwest isn’t near an ocean, but Chicagoans still demand good seafood.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2010