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5 Day Trips Near Chicago To Do Before The Kids Go Back To School

Pack up the car and travel for a day of fun, history and outdoor activities with your kids with these five destinations near Chicago.

08/15/2015

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Ask A Chicago Expert: Tips For House Training Your Dog

Are you planning to get a new dog? Two Chicago experts share some of their tips on how you can housetrain your new pet.

08/14/2015

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Best Boutiques For Back To School Clothes In Chicago

Help your child pick out a great ensemble for the first day of school by shopping at these boutiques in the Chicago area.

08/04/2015

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Ask A Chicago Expert: How To Find The Perfect Babysitter

What do you look for in a perfect babysitter? We talked to a Chicago area expert to get tips on what to look for.

07/31/2015

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Ask Chicago Experts: What To Pack For Your Trip To Europe

You’ll need more than your passport and a few maps for your upcoming trip to Europe. Two travel agent based in the Chicago area shared their tips for what to pack for a trip overseas.

07/28/2015

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Best Historically Significant Bars In Chicago

If you’re looking for some history with your pint of beer, then give these historically significant bars in Chicago a look.

07/09/2015

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Best Places To See Stand Up Comedy In Chicago

Unwind with friends and have a laugh or two at these standup comedy clubs in Chicago.

06/29/2015

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Best Fireworks In Chicago

What are your plans for the Fourth of July? If you’re looking for a place to watch fireworks in the Chicago area, then keep this list in mind.

06/26/2015

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Ask A Chicago Expert: Decorating Your First Apartment On A Budget

Are you ready to furnish and decorate your first apartment in Chicago? Our experts give tips on how to make your apartment comfortable without breaking your budget.

06/23/2015

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Best Go Kart Tracks In Chicago

Get behind the wheel at these go kart racing venues in the Chicago area.

06/12/2015

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Best Bars In Chicago To Celebrate Pride Month

Get your friends and keep the party going at these Chicago bars during LGBT Pride Month.

06/11/2015

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Best Places For Horseback Riding In Chicago

Grab your favorite horseback riding gear and hit the trails with these venues within about 60 miles of Chicago.

06/06/2015

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Best Skate Parks In Chicago

Skate parks can be great places to try new maneuvers without worrying about pedestrians or cars. Here’s where to go in the Chicago area the next time you want to spend some time on your skateboard or inline skates.

06/05/2015

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Best Places To Buy Swimsuits In Chicago

Get ready to make a splash at the beach by picking up a stylish new swimsuit in Chicago. Here are five shops worth a look.

06/02/2015

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Best Places To Honeymoon Near Chicago

You don’t have to go far for a romantic honeymoon. Keep this list of some of the best honeymoon spots near Chicago in mind when making your post-wedding plans.

05/30/2015

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Best Bars With A Patio In Chicago

With warm weather finally here, it’s time to get out and dine and drink alfresco. The next time you want a drink on the patio, keep these Chicago bars in mind.

05/28/2015

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Ask A Chicago Expert: Your Best Homemade Dog Treat Recipe

Make your own one-ingredient dog treat using this recipe from a Chicago expert.

05/22/2015

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Ask Chicago Experts: How To Take Better Pictures With Your Phone

From selfies to group photos, here’s what you need to know so you can take a great picture with your phone.

05/18/2015

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Best Memorial Day Getaways Near Chicago

Pack up your car and hit the road for these five must-see destinations that are within a four-hour drive of the Chicago area.

05/16/2015

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Best Music Festivals Near Chicago

From big-name music festivals held in Chicago, to festivals just a short car ride away, you won’t long for more options when it comes to live musical performances this summer.

05/12/2015

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