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Best Easter Egg Hunts In Chicago

Celebrate Easter with the kiddos at one of these Easter egg events throughout Chicagoland. Here’s a round up of a few egg hunts and happenings this weekend.

04/17/2014

A Grant Park art installation called "Borders" which was hit by taggers. (Credit: Mike Krauser)

Teen Charged With Defacing Statues In Grant Park

The boy faces multiple charges, including felony criminal damage to property, for allegedly tagging 18 of 26 life-sized human statues in the “Borders” art installation in Grant Park.

04/08/2014

A Grant Park art installation called "Borders" which was hit by taggers. (Credit: Mike Krauser)

Taggers Deface Statues In Grant Park Art Installation

Vandals struck overnight in Grant Park, defacing a popular art installation of human figures in the park near the corner of Michigan and Jackson.

04/05/2014

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Best Parks In Chicago

Experience all that the Windy City has to offer and plan a visit to the best parks in Chicago.

03/29/2014

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Runners To Kick Off Spring At Shamrock Shuffle

Runners are coming out of hibernation this weekend for the traditional kickoff to running season in Chicago.

03/26/2014

Eminem accepts the Best Hip Hop award onstage during the MTV EMA's 2013 at the Ziggo Dome on November 10, 2013 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images for MTV)

Eminem, Outkast To Headline Lollapalooza

Festival founder Perry Farrell announced the lineup of more than 130 acts on Wednesday. Lorde, Kings of Leon, the Arctic Monkeys and Calvin Harris will also play the festival, to be held Aug. 1-3.

03/26/2014

Two concert-goers pose by the namesake sign at Chicago's Lollapalooza festival. (Lisa Fielding/CBS)

3-Day Lollapalooza Passes Sell Out

Lollapalooza is proving as popular as ever, as three-day passes sold out Tuesday in less than an hour.

03/25/2014

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Best Literary Landmarks In Chicago

These Chicago sites serve as literary landmarks often recognized in the pages of a great book.

01/18/2014

CBS 2 Is Stepping Out For Diabetes On Sept. 28 & 29

Some of your favorite CBS 2 meteorologists, reporters, and anchors will be stepping out for Diabetes this weekend, at two walks to raise money for the American Diabetes Association.

09/26/2013

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The Remains Of Lolla: Big Cleanup In Grant Park

The party is over and the cleanup is on. Lollapalooza 2013 is history.

08/05/2013

Scattered showers and thunderstorms on Friday left puddles of water in Grant Park, just hours before the start of Lollapalooza. Muddy conditions have been a problem at the festival the previous two years, causing major damage to the park. (Credit: CBS)

Rain Leaves Muddy Mess For Start Of Lollapalooza

Rain was a problem for the three-day music festival for the previous two years, causing major damage to the grass at Grant Park.

08/02/2013

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Best Fall Concerts In Chicago

Enjoy the change in season with some of the top performers in music, right here in Chicago.

08/01/2013

A Red-winged Blackbird swoops onto the head of Saul from Brazil as he reads a warning sign about birds protecting their nests at Grant Park. (Credit: Cher Ames)

When Animals Attack: Red-Winged Blackbirds Protect Nests At Grant Park

It’s not quite a scene out of Hitchcock’s “The Birds,” but if you’re visiting Grant Park anytime soon, make sure to keep your eye out for some aggressive birds that are protecting their nests, or you could find out the hard way just how protective they can be.

07/26/2013

Fans are evacuated from Grant park due to an approaching storm during 2012 Lollapalooza at Grant Park on August 4, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

Authorities Brace For Ecstasy OD’s At Lollapalooza

Experts say the problem drugs are Ecstasy, a combination amphetamine and hallucinogen, and its sister drug, “Molly.” CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

07/25/2013

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Two Hit, Seriously Injured By Taste Of Chicago Vehicle

A Taste of Chicago vehicle on Friday evening struck two people, seriously injuring them, fire officials said.

07/12/2013

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Taste Of Chicago Kicks Off In Grant Park

The 33rd annual Taste of Chicago got off to a hot and muggy start on Wednesday, but city officials were hoping some new attractions would help the summer festival become profitable again.

07/10/2013

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Best Upcoming Races With A Competitive Edge In Chicago

Are you ready for a challenge? These five Chicago races will push you to your limits and let you earn bragging rights after you’ve crossed the finish line.

06/29/2013

Jonathan Toews carries the Stanley Cup on a bus in the Blackhawks' Stanley Cup victory parade to Grant Park. (Credit: CBS)

Blackhawks Fans Pack Downtown For Victory Parade, Rally

Hundreds of thousands of Blackhawks fans have crowded city streets downtown and packed into Grant Park for the team’s Stanley Cup victory parade and rally.

06/28/2013

The Chicago Blackhawks celebrate with the fans.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

It Pays To Be A Blackhawks Fan This Weekend

There’s plenty for Blackhawks fans to celebrate lately. Their second Stanley Cup in four years. Patrick Kane being named the playoff MVP. A victory parade through downtown and a rally at Grant Park on Friday.

06/27/2013

Fernando Jones’ Blues Kids of America perform at the Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park on the opening night of the 2013 Chicago Blues Festival. (Credit: CBS)

Blues Fest Kicks Off At Millennium Park, Moves To Grant Park

Blues fans filled the Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park on Thursday for the first night of the 30th Annual Chicago Blues Festival.

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