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What To Do During A Holiday Staycation In Chicago

If you’re choosing to relax at home in Chicago this holiday season, here are a few fun things you can check out in your very own city. You may not have had time to do them otherwise!

12/06/2014

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Honey From Lurie Garden Bees Ready For Harvest

Lurie Garden has been providing honey as well as an urban oasis in Millennium Park and now’s harvest time, reports WBBM’s John Cody.

10/13/2014

Jackie Robinson West coach Darold Butler addresses the crowd at Millennium Park, at a rally to celebrate the team's national title in the Little League World Series. (Credit: CBS)

Jackie Robinson West Players To Chicago: “Thank You, We Love You”

The Jackie Robinson West Little League team was the toast of the town on Wednesday, as thousands of fans lined South Side streets and packed into Millennium Park to salute the national championship players and coaches who were the darlings of the Little League World Series.

08/27/2014

The Jackie Robinson West All-Stars, from Chicago, celebrate following their 7-5 win over Las Vegas during the United States championship game of the Little League World Series at Lamade Stadium on Aug. 23, 2014 in South Williamsport, Pa.  (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Chicago Going All Out To Honor Jackie Robinson West

On Wednesday, the national champion Jackie Robinson West All-Stars will be the toast of the town, as the city hosts two rallies and a parade through the South Side to celebrate the team’s success in the Little League World Series.

CBS Chicago–08/27/2014

The Jackie Robinson West All-Stars, from Chicago, celebrate following their 7-5 win over Las Vegas during the United States championship game of the Little League World Series at Lamade Stadium on Aug. 23, 2014 in South Williamsport, Pa.  (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

City Sets Parade Route, Rally Locations For Jackie Robinson West

The Jackie Robinson West All-Stars captured the hearts of Chicago.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2014

Former Chicago mayor Richard Daley leaves Northwestern Memorial Hospital, after treatment for an undisclosed illness in early February. (Credit: CBS)

Judge Wants Proof Of Daley’s Medical Hardship To Avoid Park Grill Testimony

Cook County Judge Moshe Jacobius said Daley will have to provide more information showing he’s too ill to testify. His lawyers have said he’s not well enough after the stroke-like episode he suffered in January.

07/08/2014

Former Mayor Richard Daley speaks publicly for the first time about the death of his wife, Maggie, and about life after leaving City Hall, during a reception at the law office where he is of counsel. (Credit: CBS)

Daley Seeks To Avoid Park Grill Testimony Due To “Medical Hardship”

Citing an unspecificed “medical hardship,” lawyers for former Mayor Richard M. Daley have asked a Cook County judge to excuse him from testifying at a trial where the Emanuel administration is seeking to break a long-term lease for the Park Grill restaurant at Millennium Park, signed under Daley.

07/03/2014

Scenes Of Summer: Millennium Park

Millennium Park Named One Of Best In World By Trip Advisor

By John Dodge CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago’s status as a global city got another boost as Millennium Park was named to Trip Advisor’s list of world’s best parks. The popular travel website collected review data […]

06/23/2014

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Guide To A Long Weekend In Chicago

Here are a few of the most fun places to stay and eat and things to see while you plan your long weekend in the Windy City.

06/21/2014

Scenes Of Summer: Millennium Park

Your Chicago: Millennium Park

It almost needs no introduction, but time flies: Millennium Park is 10 years old. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson pays a visit to the popular attraction.

06/06/2014

Daley Plaza

Panorama Chicago: Sweeping Views Of Cityscapes

Editor’s Note: This is an occasional feature exploring Chicago through panoramic photographs. These pictures were taken with an iPhone 5s “pano” feature. If you would like to contribute to the series, please tweet @cbschicago, using […]

05/21/2014

Harold Ramis (Photo by Francois Durand/Getty Images)

Free Millennium Park Movies On Tuesdays In Summer

The Summer Film Series at Millennium Park will kick off with a screening of “Ghostbusters” and a tribute to the late Harold Ramis.

05/09/2014

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Best Free Tours In Chicago

Here are five free tours that you can enjoy in Chicago without breaking the bank.

04/19/2014

A hot air balloon from an Airheads marketing campaign got stuck on a lamppost in Millennium Park. (Photo supplied to CBS)

Hot Air Balloon Stuck At Millennium Park

The Airheads balloon has been floating around Chicago and passing out samples of candy downtown, as part of a marketing campaign.

04/04/2014

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Best Parks In Chicago

Experience all that the Windy City has to offer and plan a visit to the best parks in Chicago.

03/29/2014

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Runners To Kick Off Spring At Shamrock Shuffle

Runners are coming out of hibernation this weekend for the traditional kickoff to running season in Chicago.

03/26/2014

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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

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Best Places To Stay Fit During Your Stay In Chicago

Here are a few of the best ways visitors can squeeze in a workout in Chicago.

01/11/2014

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 Places To Go Caroling In Chicago

Caroling seems to have dwindled in the popularity category when it comes to favorite holiday activities. However, it’s never too late to start up a new annual tradition, whether it’s solo or with the family.

12/13/2013

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