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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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Best Attractions For Art Lovers In Chicago

Assuming every local and out-of-towner is familiar with the venerated Art Institute of Chicago and its treasures, here are a handful of other choice spots to eat your art out.

05/31/2014

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Best Cheap Activities To Do With Kids In Chicago

Are you looking for free or nearly-free activities to do with your kids in the Chicago area this summer? Then check out what’s available in the Windy City and suburbs.

05/23/2014

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Best Volunteer Opportunities For Art Lovers In Chicago

The art-related organizations listed here depend on their volunteers to aid in their success. Here you will find the five best volunteer opportunities for art lovers in Chicago.

05/12/2014

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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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Weirdest Museums In Chicago

We do have a few museums that — while they may not be all that weird — are a bit offbeat, at least by Midwestern standards.

07/22/2013

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Best Free Art Activities In Chicago

From antiques made in ancient Greece to Pablo Picasso’s works from the last century, Chicago has numerous venues and tours with free admission. Check out the following list to get you started.

11/26/2012

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Best Places For Black Friday Shopping Deals In Chicago

For many shoppers, shopping on Black Friday is synonymous with crowds. To find great Black Friday deals in Chicago, consider shopping off the beaten path at the following independent stores.

11/06/2012

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Elsa Muñoz’s Claro Y Obscuro

In Claro y Obscuro, running through November 27 at the National Museum of Mexican Art in Pilsen, Chicago-based artist Elsa Muñoz presents a world caught in media res…

10/17/2011

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Guide To Celebrating Mexican Independence Day

¡Viva México! It’s time again to celebrate Hidalgo y Costilla’s cry for independence, which allowed him to single-handedly start the Mexican War for Independence just over two hundred years ago. What does this mean to you? Great historical stories, amazing Mexican food right here in Chicago, and a great parade…

09/08/2011

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Guide To: Family Fun In Pilsen

Chicago’s lower West side community of Pilsen has a strong Hispanic and artistic presence and is known as an affordable place to raise a family. It’s a great neighborhood to wander around and explore, with loads of public art and storefront galleries…

07/08/2011

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Chicago’s Best Hidden Art And Cultural Gems

Chicago has plenty to offer beyond the Magnificent Mile and State Street. Join us as we take you off of the beaten path to Chicago’s best cultural gems.

CBS Chicago–10/04/2010