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Best Places To Cut Your Own Christmas Tree In The Chicago Area

This year, select and cut your own tree for the holidays at these Christmas tree farms located within about an hour of Chicago.

12/12/2014

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Best 2014 Holiday Events In Chicago

This holiday season, consider catching a live ballet performance or seeing a number of Christmas trees by checking out these holiday events in Chicago.

12/01/2014

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Best Free Winter Activities For Families In Chicago

Bundle up your family and get out of the house with these free winter activities in Chicago. From ice skating to outdoor adventures, there are plenty of ways to have some fun this winter without breaking the bank.

11/28/2014

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Where To Buy Your Next Holiday Party Outfit In Chicago

The holiday season is just around the corner. Do you have an outfit that’ll shine this year? Check out this guide to where to pick up a new holiday party outfit in Chicago.

11/25/2014

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Disabled American Veterans Organization Giving Back To Those Who Serve Our Country

Through the Disabled American Veterans organization, veterans can find programs for financial, physical and emotional needs.

11/24/2014

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Best Winter 2014-15 Art Events In Chicago

Bundle up and head out the door to explore these winter art exhibits in Chicago. From David Bowie to holiday decorations, Chicago has plenty of exhibits to see.

11/24/2014

The Best Things About Thanksgiving

Best Local Chicago Businesses To Shop On Black Friday 2014

Skip the mall and head out to these independent stores in the Chicago area on Black Friday this year.

11/18/2014

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Best Pet-Friendly Restaurants In Chicago

You and your pooch can enjoy fine dining at these restaurants in the Chicago area.

11/14/2014

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Texas A&M Among Several Universities Leading The Way To Educate Veterans

Colleges and universities are offering more services and resources for veterans. Check out what these four universities have to offer for those who have served in the military.

10/23/2014

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Non-Profit Organizations Giving Back To Those Who Serve Our Country

Many non-profit organizations are providing resources, support and advocacy for veterans. Find out how these non-profits are supporting veterans in the U.S.

10/23/2014

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Best Piano Bars In Chicago

From the heart of Chicago to the suburbs, there are plenty of places to enjoy a drink while listening to a song or two at a piano bar. You just need to know where to go.

10/23/2014

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Best 2014-2015 College Productions In Chicago

When it comes to catching a play, make sure to check out the wealth of theatres in the Chicago area for a performance. Here’s a guide to five performances you should see during the 2014-2015 school year.

10/20/2014

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Best Ways To Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month In Chicago

From art exhibits to musical performances, there are plenty of ways to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in Chicago. Take a look at this list for ideas on where to celebrate.

09/29/2014

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Ask A Chicago Expert: Fall Beers To Try

This weekend, wow your guests by offering a selection of beer that’s perfect for fall. Christopher Quinn, co-owner of The Beer Temple in Chicago, gives his tips for beer to try.

09/25/2014

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Best Places To Celebrate Oktoberfest In The Chicago Area

From the city to the suburbs, the Chicago area has plenty of places for you and your friends to celebrate Oktoberfest. Keep the following five celebrations in mind when planning what to do this season.

09/18/2014

White Sox Days At Brookfield Zoo

Best Fall Sports Leagues For Kids In Chicago

Whether your child wants to play soccer, basketball or dodgeball, there’s a fall sports league in Chicago for him or her. Check out the following list of the best fall sports leagues for kids in the Chicago area.

09/12/2014

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2014 Chicago Fall Theater Preview

From family drama to an eerie production of a timeless classic, the Chicago area has plenty of theater productions to see. Check out the following list of the five plays you should see this fall in Chicago.

09/01/2014

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Best Batting Cages In Chicago

Who says batting practice needs to happen on the baseball diamond? With these five batting cages in the Chicago area, you can practice at your own pace.

08/29/2014

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Best Museum Tours In Chicago

From guided tours on a Segway to a self-guided tour on your smartphone, there are plenty of ways to explore museums in the Chicago area. Check out this list of museum tours to find one that’s right for you.

08/18/2014

Chicago Jazz Festival

Best Things To Do Labor Day Weekend In Chicago

End summer on the right note with these fun-filled activities in the Chicago area. Grab your family and friends for a fun-filled last hurrah for summer.

08/15/2014

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