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Outdoor Valentine’s Day Date Ideas

Get creative this Valentine’s Day with a date outdoors, no matter what climate you live in.

01/19/2014

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Thrillist Snow Guide: Vail, Colorado

Vail, Colorado is one of the largest single-mountain ski resorts in the world. Here’s a snow guide to a winter day in the ski town.

12/12/2013

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Supper On The Slopes: 8 New Ski Resort Restaurants

Ski or snowboard into one of these ski resort restaurants and fill up with lamb chops, bison burgers and beef tenderloins before carving up the rest of the mountain.

12/06/2013

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Best Ways To Take Advantage Of The Last Of The Winter In Chicago

Most of us wish there was a seasonal fast-forward button for the winter temperatures, but like it or not, there are a few things that are fun to experience during the colder days, especially when you know spring is just around the corner. Take advantage of the last days of winter with a few fun winter activities.

03/02/2013

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Best Outdoor Winter Activities In Chicago

Once you’ve pushed yourself to brave the lower temperatures, you’ll find that Chicago does have some fun winter activities to offer.

01/09/2013

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Winter Camping Guide For Chicago

Ready to brave the great outdoors this winter? This list will get you prepared for some serious camping.

12/22/2012

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Lack Of Snow Has Some Businesses Feeling The Pinch

Overdue snow has left an empty feeling with some people, including business owners who depend on snow for their livelihood.

WBBM Newsradio–12/11/2012

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Best Places For Outdoor Winter Activities In Chicago

Once you’ve pushed yourself to brave the lower temperatures, you’ll find that Chicago does have some fun winter activities to offer.

12/01/2012

Skis are at the ready for the athletes during Downhill Training at the 2009 US Adaptive Alpine Nationals at the Winter Park Resort on March 31, 2009 in Winter Park, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Mount Carmel Grad, Beverly Native Killed In Avalanche In Colorado

A Mount Carmel High School graduate who was killed in an avalanche while skiing in Colorado was remembered Wednesday as a selfless and determined “lovable kid” who came from a “wonderful” family.

01/25/2012

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Guide To Skiing And Snowboarding Spots

Got cabin fever? Don your cold-weather gear, grab your skis or snowboard and get outside this winter. You’ll burn calories, have some fun with friends – and there’s nothing better than cozying up to a fire and a hot cocoa after a day of winter sporting. And you don’t have to travel way out west. Here are three easy to reach slopes.

12/24/2011