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Best Parks To Bring Your Grill In Chicago

Although most Chicago Parks don’t provide grills, almost all of them allow you to bring your own portable grill to their picnic areas, including these three.

06/07/2014

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City Ice Skating Rinks To Stay Open For Extra Weekend

Call it a small silver lining to an otherwise miserable winter: Cold temperatures mean the city’s outdoor ice skating rinks can stay open an extra weekend this year.

02/25/2014

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Park District Ice Rinks Open For Winter Season

Ice skating rinks at seven parks across the city will open for the season Friday, with a brand-new eighth rink set to open next month.

11/29/2013

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With Weather Cooperating, Ice Skating Rinks Begin To Open

Some people get into the holiday spirit by battling the throngs of shoppers for a deal on the day after Thanksgiving, while others get the feeling of the season by lacing up a pair of skates and gliding across a sheet of ice at their local pond, park or skating rink.

11/23/2012