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Best One-Person Shows In Chicago

Step away from the large stage productions and check out the following five solo performances in Chicago.

10/21/2013

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Best Neighborhoods For Trick-Or-Treating In Chicago

Are you looking for a new neighborhood to check out for trick-or-treating? Take this list of the following five Chicago neighborhoods and explore a new area this Halloween.

10/04/2013

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Best Murals In Chicago

In Chicago, murals provide a splash of color along public walkways or share a bit of history. The following five murals are definitely worth a look.

09/30/2013

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Best Places To Read Your Book With Coffee In Chicago

Whether you want a hot cup of tea or coffee while reading a new book, consider checking out the following five indie bookstores in the Chicago area.

09/23/2013

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A Guide To Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo

Want to spend a day at Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo? We give you the lowdown on what to see during your visit.

09/20/2013

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Best Local Art Enthusiasts In Chicago To Follow On Twitter

Do you want to know what’s going on in Chicago’s art scene? Then consider following these five art enthusiasts to get the scoop on new artists and upcoming exhibits in town.

09/16/2013

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Best Dog Walking Trails In Chicago

Take your four-legged friend for a quick walk along these five stunning trails in the Chicago area.

09/06/2013

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Best Ways To Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month In Chicago

Are you looking for ways to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month? From parades to films, the Chicagoland area offers plenty of ways to celebrate all month long.

09/02/2013

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Best Book Clubs In Chicago

Meet fellow bookworms by joining a book club in the Chicagoland area. Not sure where to start? Check out these five book clubs first.

08/26/2013

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Chicago Area Sees Boost In Employment In The Information Industry

The information industry, which includes motion pictures and sound recording, posts positive gains from year-ago levels.

08/19/2013

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Management Education Helps Chicago Director Better Community

Rochelle Michalek, executive director of PAWS Chicago, gives the scoop on the importance of obtaining an advanced degree.

08/19/2013

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Best Labor Day Weekend Events For Kids In Chicago

With fall just around the corner, take advantage of the last warm days of summer and head out to these family-friendly events in Chicago with your kids.

08/16/2013

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Best Chicago Businesses With Art Galleries

Do you want to discover new local art but don’t know where to go? The following Chicago restaurants and coffee shops proudly display works from local artists and are worth checking out.

08/12/2013

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Construction Employment In Chicago Sees Positive Turnaround From Year-Ago Levels

With residential and highway projects underway, the Chicago area is seeing an increase in construction employment.

08/12/2013

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Continuing Education Helps Chicago Teacher Stay Up-To-Date With Learning Styles

A suburban kindergarten teacher discusses the importance of continuing education for teachers.

08/12/2013

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Leisure & Hospitality Industry Sees Robust Growth In Chicago

The leisure and hospitality industry in Chicago is experiencing a spike of 2.3 percent from year-ago employment levels.

08/05/2013

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MBA Helps Chicago-Based Ophthalmologist Make Smart Decisions

If you want to pursue an MBA along with your medical school degree, consider getting the inside scoop from a Chicago-based ophthalmologist.

08/05/2013

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Ask A Chicago Expert: Tips For Hosting A Baby Shower

From finding the right date to serving the best food, there’s a lot to do when it comes to hosting a baby shower. We talk to two event planners in the Chicago area to get the scoop on how to plan a memorable party.

08/02/2013

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Best Resources For Aspiring Writers In Chicago

After putting pen to paper, there’s still work to be done. From revising to publishing your work, check out a number of resources for writers in the Chicago area.

07/29/2013

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Professional Sector Employment In Chicago Increases By 4.5% Year-Over-Year

Employment improved significantly in Chicago’s professional and business services sector since last year.

07/29/2013

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