Americans should want to celebrate the 4th of July and at least give some sign of wanting the celebrations that have been cut from municipalities’ budgets.
Wednesday’s heat and humidity didn’t stop the 4th of July parade in Hoffman Estates, where four towns were coming together to celebrate the nation’s birthday.
July 1 can only mean one thing on busy Central Street in Evanston — it’s time to bring out the lawn chairs, duct tape, blankets and beach towels.
While the drought has forced some suburbs to cancel fireworks this year, Sunday’s storms have halted the parade and the fireworks in Wheaton.
BBQ, fireworks, white pants and a new bottle of sunscreen. All signs Memorial Day weekend and summer have arrived. Here’s a list of 5 free things to do this weekend in celebration of Memorial Day. That’s right, free. You have no excuse to not come out of winter/NATO hibernation.
Northwest suburban Rolling Meadows is trying to put together a 4th of July parade — on the cheap.
A public feud among Greektown organizers over allegations of missing money has sponsors backing off from the community’s biggest event of the year.
Think you know everything there is to do on Saint Patrick’s Day in Chicago? Think again! Don’t worry, we’ll give you all the info you need and more…
Crawl out of your hole (preferably dressed) and hit the town! March is comin’ up and there are things to do. Cool things to do. So get out there and do them. Here are the best events for March, you’re welcome.
What would the holidays be without traditional, extravagant light displays and winter festivals? In addition to exploring the lights in your neighborhood, create wonderful family memories by venturing out to these long-time favorites.
Thanksgiving weekend in Chicago has more to offer than turkey and fixings. Just say no to the craziness that is Black Friday shopping and try something new this long weekend. Usher in the holiday season by taking part in these fun and festive Thanksgiving happenings.
¡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…
Labor Day is a day to honor the American worker, but at a time when the national unemployment rate is over 9 percent, this year’s holiday has a bit of a different feel.
His lifeless body fell to the ground during a Fourth of July parade. Doctors say he was dead, but on Tuesday the Bartlett resident was breathing and talking about what happened.
Chicagoans were celebrating Independence Day on a bit more modest scale on Monday. It’s a day for family, fireworks, and fun; and for many, that means heading out for a parade.
An ongoing construction project means there will be no Memorial Day parade in Downers Grove this year.
Following a wreath-laying ceremony in Daley Plaza, thousands marched in, and thousands more watched this year’s Memorial Day weekend parade down State Street.
Thousands of people lined Columbus Drive for Chicago’s annual Polish Constitution Day parade.
A group of Chicago aldermen wants to honor the military for killing Osama bin Laden this week.
Chicago area Vietnam veterans gathered today to talk about their plans for June of next year – as they mark 25 years since the city honored Vietnam veterans with a parade.