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Best Tourist Attractions In Chicago Worth The Hype

Chicago is one of those wonderful cities where it’s just about impossible to be bored. Here are a few of the tourist attractions that are worth the hype they generate.

11/23/2013

Millennium Park

Budget Watchdog Surprised To Learn Daley Borrowed Millions To Run Millennium Park

The Daley administration took out nearly $30 million in loans to run the park, from the year after it opened, until the former mayor left office.

11/05/2013

Chicago Fashion Shows Don’t Just Focus On Women

This weekend’s all about fashion in Chicago as Millennium Park and the Chicago Cultural Center are taking part in fashion week.

10/19/2013

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What To Do With One Day In Chicago

These attractions will get you started on a Chicago tour done right.

10/05/2013

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Best Places To Eat Before The Show In Chicago

These eateries, near Chicago’s biggest music venues, are playing your song.

09/25/2013

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Fans Line Up To Get Glimpse Of Stanley Cup At Millennium Park

Lots of fans converged on Millennium Park on Wednesday for a chance to get their picture with the Stanley Cup.

09/18/2013

A signature feature of Millennium Park, Crown Fountain, was missing its faces this week. (CBS)

Fountain Fail: Giant Face Projections Missing From Millenium Park

Software technicians worked all day Thursday and Friday to try to get everything to run the way Spanish artist Jaume Plensa intended.

09/06/2013

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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 Summer Vacation Activities In Chicago

Summer’s here, and now is the best time to get out and explore what’s available in the Chicago area. From forest preserves to farmers’ markets, check out what there is to do.

07/12/2013

A new movie screen at the Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park shows the musical "Chicago." (Credit: Regine Schlesinger)

Millennium Park To Raise Curtain On New Movie Screen

First, Millennium Park had The Bean. Now it also has “the screen.”

06/18/2013

Fernando Jones’ Blues Kids of America perform at the Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park on the opening night of the 2013 Chicago Blues Festival. (Credit: CBS)

Blues Fest Kicks Off At Millennium Park, Moves To Grant Park

Blues fans filled the Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park on Thursday for the first night of the 30th Annual Chicago Blues Festival.

WBBM Newsradio–06/07/2013

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Best Free Summer Music Events In Chicago

A great concert doesn’t have to cost a dime. Treat your ears by attending free music concerts this summer in and around Chicago.

05/23/2013

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Best Budget Fitness Classes In Chicago

Check out these suggestions to find an affordable fitness option in Chicago that intrigues you.

05/18/2013

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Gospel Music Festival Announces Choir Battle, Headliners For 2013

The city’s Gospel Music Festival will have a new wrinkle when it gets underway in late June.

WBBM Newsradio–04/17/2013

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Best Outdoor Concerts To Look Forward To This Summer In Chicago

From a spring concert set among an historic home to a summer-long festival, Chicago is the place to be for music lovers. Check out the following performances the next time you’re in the mood to hear a live concert.

04/11/2013

Millennium Park's McCormick Tribune Ice Rink (Credit: Mason Johnson)

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

Buddy Guy

Chicago Fetes Buddy Guy With Blues Concert

The city of Chicago sent bluesman Buddy Guy off in style to the Kennedy Center Awards–as Mayor Emanuel and a select group of bluesmen staged a 45-minute concert on the stage of Millennium Park’s Pritzker Pavilion.

11/28/2012

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