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Ask A Chicago Expert: Thanksgiving Crafts For Kids

Getting kids excited about the holidays can be pretty easy for Christmas and Halloween, but sometimes Thanksgiving can be a little tricky. Get some expert advice on crafting projects for Thanksgiving for your kids, and see how excited they will be on Turkey Day.


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Chicago Businesses Are Enhanced By Understanding Customer Behavior

Shemiah Williams discusses how she was able to use her psychology degree to create a more productive experience in business.


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Chicago Educator Prepares Special Needs Students For Life After Graduation

Dave Paske, Special Education Vocational Coordinator and Transition Specialist for the Lyons Township High School Transition Program, offers some insight into the rewarding field of special education.


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Best Places For A Fall Marriage Proposal In Chicago

When choosing the location to pop the big question, it’s important to take the season into account. For those proposing during the fall, there are some great seasonal locations in and around the city to make the outing memorable.


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Chicago Executive Is An Example Of How Women Can Succeed In Business

Ana Dutra, President & Chief Executive Officer of The Executives’ Club of Chicago, shows how she has been able to utilize her business degree to succeed in her field.


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Building Relationships Is Key For Success In The Chicago Legal Field

While there are many challenges in creating a successful legal firm, knowing the right tricks to achieving success in the field can be helpful in gaining employment.


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Broad Opportunities For Chicago Students With Advanced Degrees

For those seeking a career in psychology or the social sciences field, it is important to note how influential an advanced degree can be in creating more job opportunities.


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Ask An Expert: Tips On Starting The College Search

The college search can be a daunting task for any student, regardless of the field they wish to enter. Martin Atkins, Department Chair at SAE Chicago, offers some tips on how to make the college search a bit easier.


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Best Places To Go With Your Family Over The Weekend In Chicago

Chicago has something for everyone. No matter what your interests are, you can probably find something to fascinate you in the windy city. Check out five of our favorite family-friendly weekend activities in Chicago.


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Best Laser Tag In Chicago

Laser tag isn’t just for teens anymore. Chicago-area laser tag arenas prove that this activity can cater towards all age groups.


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Best Corn Mazes In The Chicago Area

Corn mazes can be a fun way to get the kids out of the city and partake in an activity in the brisk fall weather. Take advantage of this family-friendly activity with a few venues not too far from Chicago.


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Best Haunted Houses Near Chicago

Haunted houses can be a great way to partake in a Halloween activity without having to dress up for the occasion. Chicago offers an exhilarating experience for those looking for a haunted house that isn’t for the faint of heart.


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Fed Up With Parking Tickets, Chicago Entrepreneur Started Mobile App SpotHero

Parking in Chicago can be quite expensive, especially if you don’t know all the tricks in finding the right spot.


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Pediatric Nurse Advises Chicago Students To Find, Follow Their Passion

Maureen Haugen, APN Manager & Pediatric Nurse Practitioner at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, offers some insight on how furthered education and certifications have helped to advance her career in the nursing field.


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Chicago Information Security COO Gives Advice On Booming IT Field

The IT field can sometimes feel all-encompassing due to the fact that technology is so entwined in our daily lives.


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Best 2014 Halloween Events For Kids In Chicago

Halloween in Chicago isn’t just for the pub crawls. Take advantage of the family-friendly activities offered in and around the city, and make their holiday extra special.


Redmoon Theater (1463 W. Hubbard, has been transforming the physical and cultural landscapes of Chicago since 1990. They've taken art to new heights and to the streets. On October 27, 2012, the spectacle was brought indoors with Boneshaker 2012, a Day of the Dead-inspired party that was much more merry than macabre. The event featured original Redmoon concepts such as DJ Mobile Unit 2.0, DJ FIRE, Skeleton drummers, and even a Punk Bird Choir. Guests dressed in their finest DIY costumes (think "Binders Full of Women") and store-bought garb (Greek gods and royalty--talk about the .000001%). Partygoers who made it to the witching hour were treated to a pancake breakfast provided by Baby Cakes. (Writing: Danette Chavez / Photo Credit: Christina Noël Photography)

Best 2014 Halloween Parties For Adults In Chicago

Halloween isn’t just for children, especially when there are so many options in and around Chicago. Throw on your best costume and show that candy isn’t the only draw for this ultra fun holiday.


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Chicago Criminal Justice Educator Offers Insight Into Career Options

Criminal Justice degrees aren’t solely for those seeking a career in law enforcement. Keith Atterberry, offers some insight into how to succeed as a criminal justice educator.


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There Are Opportunities To Innovate In The Chicago Medical Field

The health care field encompasses a number of different professions, from registered nurses to internal medicine doctors.


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Chicago Psychologist Addresses Technology Related Behavior Issues

These technology-driven times have given rise to new issues in human behavior. Dr. Suzana E. Flores discusses how she has been able to use her psychology background to address these new technology-related issues.