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Someone bolted several sharp drywall screws to the bottom of slides at an Oak Lawn playground, where they could have torn the flesh of kids playing at the park. (Credit: CBS)

Best Indoor Playgrounds In Chicago

Don’t let the weather get you down with these indoor plagrounds in the Chicago area.

08/02/2014

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Good Chicago Businesses For The Busy Family

Life is busy, and family life is busier! The more people in the family, the more it seems like the schedule never sleeps. Luckily for Chicago-area families, there are services and businesses geared toward lightening the load for families and generally making life a little bit easier. (And best of all, many of them are eco-friendly and green!)

05/04/2012

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Summer Camp Scramble

Though summer seems like a distant dream during February in Chicago, summer camp registration is in full swing! Here’s a list of only a few notable summer camps in the Chicagoland area among the many, many (did I say many? Because I mean many!) camps offered. Be sure to click over to the websites to get all the details of registration, ages and dates!

02/13/2012

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Valentine’s Day With The Kids

Valentine’s Day is a wonderful time to show all the loves in your life some special attention. Here’s a list of wonderful, family friendly places to celebrate the day of love with even the smallest people in your family.

02/06/2012

The "no parking" signs warning that unauthorized vehicles will be towed at this Lincoln Park lot are not clearly visibile from the entrance, as they are only posted on utility poles at the far rear of the lot. Several mothers had their cars towed when they parked here during a playdate on Jan. 24, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Refunds Ordered For Moms Towed From Improperly Marked Lot

It’s been said it’s easier to take a steak from a bear than it is to get a refund from a Chicago towing company, but that’s exactly what a group of North Side moms achieved.

CBS 2–01/30/2012

The "no parking" signs warning that unauthorized vehicles will be towed at this Lincoln Park lot are not clearly visibile from the entrance, as they are only posted on utility poles at the far rear of the lot. Several mothers had their cars towed when they parked here during a playdate on Jan. 24, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Moms Furious After Towing Company Leaves Them Out In The Cold

A group of Lincoln Park mothers, with babies in tow, were fuming Wednesday, angry that a tow company put the hook on their cars even though the lot where they parked wasn’t clearly marked with “no parking” signs.

CBS 2–01/25/2012