Best Ways To Spend Thanksgiving Morning With The FamilySetting the table can wait, here are some of the best activities your family can enjoy on Thanksgiving morning.
Creative 4th of July Parade Float IdeasFourth of July parades take place all across the country and signify not only our collective patriotism, but also local pride. Homemade floats abound and are as unique and individual as the spirit that carved out our country.
Pols Get Early Jump On 2014 Campaign At July 4th CelebrationsThere was more to this 4th of July than celebrating the country's independence. For candidates looking ahead to the governor’s race next year, it also was a chance to get out and meet voters.
Chicago Area Celebrates Nation's Independence With Parades, PicnicsDunton Avenue in Arlington Heights was awash in red, white, and blue; as families lined the street to cheer veterans, bands, and – sometimes – politicians marching in the village’s parade.
Memorial Day Celebrations In ChicagoMemorial Day parades and ceremonies in Chicago are a chance to thank veterans and active service members.
Fireworks, Heat Can Lead To Stressful Day For PetsWith record-high temperatures expected throughout the area Wednesday, as well as the usual displays -- official and improvised -- of fireworks to celebrate Independence Day, this could be a doubly stressful day for pets.
Parades, Ceremonies Planned To Mark Veterans DayCommunities across the Chicago area are planning parades and ceremonies today to mark Veterans Day.
Family Fun Guide To Halloween EventsWhat kid doesn’t love Halloween? In Chicago, Halloween is not one day, but more like a whole month. There is no shortage of events and activities to do with your family...
6 Treated For Heat Exhaustion At Memorial Day ParadesSix people were hospitalized for heat exhaustion Monday morning while attending Memorial Day parades in two neighboring suburbs.