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Best Valentine’s Day Dates For Parents In Chicago

Line up a babysitter and have some fun with your significant other on Valentine’s Day with these five date night ideas in Chicago.

02/07/2014

Ice skaters show off their skills (or lack of) at Millennium Park's McCormick Tribune Ice Rink on Friday, November 30th. (Credit: Mason Johnson / CBS)

Best Ice Skating In Chicago

Ice skating can be a great way to have fun during winter without having to do the full-on snowman building or tobogganing. Chicago has a number of rinks to choose from, both indoor and outdoor, so you won’t let winter drag you down this year.

12/27/2013

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Best Ways To Take Advantage Of The Last Of The Winter In Chicago

Most of us wish there was a seasonal fast-forward button for the winter temperatures, but like it or not, there are a few things that are fun to experience during the colder days, especially when you know spring is just around the corner. Take advantage of the last days of winter with a few fun winter activities.

03/02/2013

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Winter WonderLoop: Affordable Family Fun

There is no shortage of fun, free things to do this holiday season in the Chicago loop! Chicago Loop Alliance’s (CLA) fourth annual Winter WonderLoop will surprise and delight pedestrians in downtown Chicago this winter with “Random Acts of Holidays” from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on each Saturday from Dec. 1-22, 2012. Specific details on these free, family-friendly experiences around the Loop will be announced each morning…

12/06/2012

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Best Holiday Events And Celebrations In Chicago

With the Thanksgiving holiday already past, now is the time to really venture out and celebrate the festive season of lights. As Christmas day draws near, these recommended area attractions will bring much joy and peace to everyone in the family.

12/03/2012

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Best Places For Outdoor Winter Activities In Chicago

Once you’ve pushed yourself to brave the lower temperatures, you’ll find that Chicago does have some fun winter activities to offer.

12/01/2012

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Best Places To Go Ice Skating In Chicago

Ice skating is not only a great way to exercise, it’s a fun activity. Whether it’s your first time on the ice or you’re a seasoned skater, an ice rink is a great place for an outing with friends, a first date or a family event.

11/10/2012

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As Sun Shines, Temperatures Warm, Outdoor Skating Ends

While the return of the sun and gradually warming temperatures mean that spring really is on its way to the Chicago area, it also means ice skating enthusiasts will have to wait until the onset of next winter to take part in this activity outdoors.

03/10/2012

Ice Skating Rinks

Get Your Skate On: Chicago’s Best Ice Skating Rinks

Whether you are as graceful as Michelle Kwan or a total disaster on skates, ice skating is a time-honored Chicago winter tradition. Plus, it is a ton of fun. Seriously, it is. Your kids will think so too.

11/30/2010

Best Family-Friendly Acivities in Millennium Park

Best Family-Friendly Activities In Millennium Park

Millennium Park is my absolute favorite destination for Chicago families – in any season. During the summer months, families can splash around in the Crown Fountain, enjoy a free outdoor concert, or take advantage of […]

10/05/2010