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Guide To Taylor Swift At Soldier Field

The biggest concert of the summer is almost here! Taylor Swift’s Red Tour is coming to Chicago’s Soldier Field on August 10th along with Ed Sheeran, Casey James and Austin Mahone.

08/08/2013

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Guide To Lollapalooza 2013

Lollapalooza isn’t just something you can ignore (even if you wanted to). With an eclectic mix of bands, big and small, Lollapalooza brings us back year after year. The Cure, Mumford and Sons, Wavves, Matt and Kim and a bunch of bands we’re not cool enough to have ever heard of all make Lollapalooza worthwhile.

08/01/2013

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Guide To Wicker Park Fest

With something for everyone, Wicker Park Fest is packed full of music, food and family activities. It’s a great way to explore the neighborhood and the variety of shops, restaurants and fashion unique to the area. Your $5 donation benefits Burr Elementary School and the Wicker Park/Bucktown Chamber Of Commerce. Check it out this weekend, July 27-28th.

07/26/2013

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Guide To Taste Of River North

The Taste Of River North kicks off July 19-21st in Ward Park. The festival features music, fun for kids and some of the best food in the city.

07/16/2013

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See What’s New At The Adler Planetarium

Did you know that America’s first planetarium is right here in our own backyard? Max Adler, a Chicago business leader, founded the planetarium in 1930. And since then, the center has been a recognized leader in science education…

03/27/2013

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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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2012 Guide To The Museum Of Science And Industry

This might be my most favorite museum in Chicago. It doesn’t have the stiffness of the Field Museum and everything is hands-on. The museum has done a lot of improvements in the past couple of years to take it beyond the ‘80s style exhibits into more, flashy 21st century displays. If you haven’t been in awhile, it might be time to make a visit back to the largest science center in the Western Hemisphere to enjoy what they have to offer.

03/20/2012

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Cocktail Of The Month: Ceres’ Table’s Eggnog

The seriously good Italian-influenced menu at Ceres’ Table is worth a trip to Ravenswood (for the pumpkin ravioli alone!), and the cocktail menu is stacked with well-made drinks. One of their winter drinks, Ceres’ Holiday Eggnog, is a treat even after the holidays are over…

01/04/2012

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Tips On Best After Christmas Sale Shopping

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… after holiday sales have begun! Starting the day after Christmas, you can find that most stores holiday merchandise has marked down to nearly 50% off the original pricing…

01/03/2012

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Last Chance: See ‘Crime Unseen’ At MoCP

The images in “Crime Unseen,” the Museum of Contemporary Photography’s latest show, are lurid, dark, and incredibly captivating. Each of the photographers takes pictures of crime scenes, well after the crime has occurred…

01/02/2012

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Guide To Elmhurst In Fair Or Foul Weather

Elmhurst, Chi-town’s suburban cousin to the West, is a fun place for day tripping year round. Here’s a list of all the things you can do in Elmhurst year-round, no matter what type of weather Mother Nature offers up!

12/17/2011

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Family Fun Weekend Guide

The end of May showers will hopefully lead to some June flowers, but just because spring is running a little late doesn’t mean you have to hide indoors. We’ve some picks to get you out of the house this weekend, rain or shine.

06/03/2011

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Father’s Day Gift Buying Guide

Father’s Day…when families around the nation show appreciation for all their Dads’ hard work and love with the PERFECT Father’s Day gift. No pressure right?

If your Dad doesn’t need another tie or tool belt and you’re finding it impossible to locate the perfect gift for the father who has everything, rest assured, we can HELP!

You know your Dad the best, so just take a minute to figure out what “type” of Dad you have and these gifts should be the perfect fit.

06/01/2011

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Weekend Family Fun Guide

When said together, they’re three of the most beautiful words in the English language: Three Day Weekend! Memorial Day is on Monday, and whether you observe the holiday in some way or just enjoy your extra time off, there are plenty of activities taking place around town.

05/27/2011

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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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An Insider’s Guide To The Chicago Children’s Museum

The Chicago Children’s Museum (CCM) is a fabulous resource for Chicago families. This popular spot offers hands-on learning and family fun for kids of various ages. Here is what you need to know before you take your kiddos for a visit.

01/03/2011

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Museum Of Contemporary Art Go-To Guide

Located just off the Magnificent Mile, the Museum of Contemporary Art, MCA, is home to some of the most beautiful exhibitions of our time, from paintings and sculptures, to photography, film and performances.

12/12/2010

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Local’s Guide To The Field Museum

Looking to refresh your knowledge on what you learned in history class? Or maybe it’s time to give your kids a real life perspective on how large dinosaurs really were. Head on over to the Field Museum where you can view Sue who is 67 million years old and the largest and most complete T-Rex ever found.

12/08/2010

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Locals Guide to the Museum of Science and Industry

There aren’t many museums in the city where things feel larger than life. If you have children who love being hands on, then you need to take them to the largest science center in the Western Hemisphere.

12/05/2010

A Guide To Winter Trends

A Guide To Winter Trends

Chicago’s Winter never looked so good! Nothing is worse than trying to look great in 15-degree weather. So, what’s a girl to do?

12/02/2010

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