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Chicago-Themed Gift Baskets For The Holidays

By Lauren LaRoche Wulf   To make holiday shopping a little less stressful, here is a round up of a few Chicago themed gift ideas for everyone on your list. From local holiday brews, baked […]

12/05/2014

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Guide To West Town’s WinterFest

WinterFest When: December 6-7th Time: 12:00-6:00 Where: West Town, Halsted to California, Grand to Division http://www.westtownchicago.com   Winter is coming, and one of Chicago’s most legendary neighborhoods is embracing it with the ushering in of […]

12/02/2014

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Wicker Park Boo-Palooza Guide

Bring the family and your pooch out to Wicker Park for a little Halloween fun. Boo-Palooza, on October 25th, will transform Wicker Park Garden on Damen Avenue in to a Halloween Festival ground.

10/24/2014

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Chicago Menus That Are Showing Their Support For Breast Cancer Awareness

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, these Chicago establishments have special menus, events and fundraising activities throughout the month of October. Get out there and support a great cause! Franklin Tap-Pumpkin Beer Festival 325 […]

10/17/2014

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Chicago Marathon Guide: Where To Carb Up, Cheer And Catch All The Action

Happy marathon weekend, Chicago. Whether you’re a marathon supporter or participant, there’s no shortage of happenings this weekend to help you carb up, celebrate and cheer on runners. Here’s a round up of restaurants and bars with viewing parties and pre and post-race specials.

10/10/2014

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A Guide To Chicago’s OctoberFeast

The 6th Annual River North Business Association kicks off OctoberFeast October 7th. OctoberFeast is a unique tasting tour, leading groups of 50 or less to visit five of the participating restaurants in the River North neighborhood. There are five different routes for participants to explore.

10/06/2014

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National Cheeseburger Day Specials

To celebrate National Cheeseburger Day, skip the cards and flowers and get yourself to one of the restaurants below. To help you out, here’s a round up of a few participating Chicago restaurants with specials […]

09/18/2014

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Oktoberfest Celebrations In Chicago

Grab your lederhosen and das boots! Oktoberfest celebrations have taken over the city. If you’re feeling festive, check out the parties and events below.

09/11/2014

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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.

08/19/2014

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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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