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Where To Celebrate National Sandwich Month

Move over Labor Day, there’s another summer holiday in town – National Sandwich Month. Throughout the month of August these local Chicago restaurants are paying homage to the all American sandwich.

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Air & Water Show Bar/Restaurant Specials

If the sand isn’t your scene, there are a few bars and restaurants catering especially to Air & Water Show spectators this weekend. With special menus and prime locations along Lake Michigan at Navy Pier and North Avenue Beach, you’ll have a spectacular view for the show.

08/13/2014

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How To Celebrate National Grilling Month

Though the 4th of July is a pretty big deal in the United States, let’s not forget another important American holiday – National Grilling Month. Also, celebrated in July, National Grilling Month is a month long celebration of all things, charcoal, meat and BBQ. You can pay homage to the charcoal flames at any of the local happenings below. Move over 4th of July, Grilling Month is on.

07/25/2014

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National Hot Dog Day Celebrations

It may not have fancy Hallmark cards but National Hot Dog Day is being celebrated in Chicago throughout July. In case you’d like to buy your family a hot dog present, the actual holiday is July 23rd. Celebrate the American icon and delicious Chicago staple at any of the local restaurants below. Happy Hot Dog Day!

07/22/2014

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Chicago Street Festival Guide: June

Festival season is in full swing. Here’s a roundup of music, art and street festivals taking place in June throughout the city.

06/12/2014

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Memorial Day Weekend Event Round Up

It’s finally Memorial Day weekend and that means patio and BBQ season! Here is a list of a few events around town to help you kick off summer in the city.

05/21/2014

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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

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Best Tax Day Specials In Chicago

Tax Day (April 15th) can be known to many as the best of times or the worst of times. Whether you’re celebrating a big refund or crying about the money you just mailed away – the Chicago establishments below are giving you some much needed tax day relief.

04/14/2014

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The Field Museum Unlocks The Wonders Of The 1893 World’s Fair

Imagine a city a buzz with construction, tourists and wonders of the world being put on display for thousands. Grand structures teleport you to far away places and open your eyes to a world much bigger than the Windy City. You can get a sense of the excitement that was felt during the 1983 Word’s Fair with the amazing exhibit at the Field Museum. Opening the Vaults: Wonders of the 1893 World’s Fair is currently at The Field Museum through September 7, 2014.

03/24/2014

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Where To Eat St. Paddy’s Day Week

Ring in St. Patrick’s Day with the festive menus below. From traditional Irish pubs to taco joints, everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day. This list features some great spots for brunch on parade day and special dinner menus featuring everything from Guinness to corned beef (of course).

03/11/2014

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How To Celebrate Fat Tuesday In Chicago

It’s Mardi Gras time and hopefully that means the Polar Vortex is coming to an end. To celebrate Fat Tuesday in Chicago, here are a few local bars to ring in the occasion!

03/03/2014

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Best Sochi Olympics Viewing Parties In Chicago

If you couldn’t make it to Sochi for the 2014 Winter Olympics, you’re in luck. The Chicago bars below will be hosting viewing parties to make you feel a part of all the Olympic action.

02/06/2014

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Libations & Happenings To Keep You Warm

This winter has been a tough one. Here’s a roundup of a few events and ideas to get you through it! Fight cabin fever with everything from shopping to brews and tiki inspired cocktails.

01/21/2014

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Where To Recover From New Year’s Eve Debauchery

Here are a few great places to watch some football, cure your New Year’s hangover and eat your heart out one last time before the resolution guilt kicks in. Also, in case you need a reason to have one last cocktail before hitting the gym and vegetables, New Year’s Day is National Bloody Mary Day. Happy New Year!

12/30/2013

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Ugliest Parties In Town: 2013 Ugly Sweater Parties & Beer Crawls

A list of the best ugly sweater parties and bar crawls across Chicago!

12/13/2013

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A Guide To Chicago’s Holiday Markets

Holiday markets are once again popping up throughout Chicago. With vintage items, handmade gifts, antiques and new treasures, there’s always something to cross off your list. Here are a few markets coming up to get your holiday shopping started.

11/25/2013

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How To Have A Chicago Thanksgiving To-Go

If you’re in need of a little help this Thanksgiving, turn to some of these Chicago restaurants for Thanksgiving meals to go.

11/18/2013

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Guide To Chicagoween’s Franken Plaza

Franken Plaza takes over Daley Plaza this weekend in celebration of Halloween. Part of the City of Chicago’s, “Chicagoween Celebration,” Daley Plaza transforms into a haunted world of family-fun, October 25-27th. The three-day festival features performances by Midnight Circus, The Annual Monster Bash, free hayrides, trick-or-treating, crafts and more.

10/25/2013

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Guide To Chicago’s Oktoberfest Events

The worldwide celebration of beer, brats and our German and Bavarian ancestors comes home for a month long celebration across the city. Get out your steins and pretzels! Here are just a few of the many Oktoberfest events happening this month.

09/26/2013

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Chicago Gourmet Festival Guide

Chicago Gourmet is an annual festival devoted to the best of our city’s food and wine community. Guests can enjoy Chicago’s finest restaurants, chefs, wine, spirit makers and breweries. Located in Millennium Park, this weekend long fest is packed with something for every foodie in town.

09/23/2013

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