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Best Fireworks In Chicago

What are your plans for the Fourth of July? If you’re looking for a place to watch fireworks in the Chicago area, then keep this list in mind.

06/26/2015

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America’s Most Patriotic Summer Vacation Spots

The U.S.A. boasts all-American tourist spots from sea to shining sea.

06/25/2015

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July 4th Party Games For Adults And Kids

Get a little creative this Fourth of July. Here are five fun party games to entertain all the guests at your upcoming holiday barbecue.

06/24/2015

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Best Restaurants With A View Of July 4th’s Fireworks In Chicago

Get your independent self ensconced in a Chicago restaurant affording you a seat with a view of the electric display and a cocktail to celebrate another perfect summer in the city.

06/24/2015

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2015 Fourth Of July Fireworks Around Chicago, Northwest Indiana

Here is a list of fireworks shows around Chicago, celebrating the Fourth Of July

06/23/2015

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7 Best Beach Reads For Summer 2015

Hitting the beach this summer? Alongside your flip-flops, towel, and plenty of sunscreen, no beach bag is complete without one of the summer’s hottest reads.

06/23/2015

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Healthy & Fun Fourth Of July Foods

Be both healthy and festive at your Fourth of July BBQ with these red, white, and blue dish ideas.

06/23/2015

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Guide To Father’s Day In Chicago

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 21st. Here are some fun gift ideas and ways to celebrate with dad this weekend in the city.

06/19/2015

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Best Spots In Chicago For A Father’s Day Drink With Dad

Finding the perfect spot to have a drink with Dad on Father’s Day is easy when in Chicago, the best places to go with Dad are listed below.

06/18/2015

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Best Restaurants For Father’s Day Dinner Weekend In Chicago

Whatever your plans are for Father’s Day, a fabulous dinner is in order. These five restaurants offer all sorts of fabulous meals that are sure to please the dad in your life, whether he has a hankering for a steak, or simply wants a good mug of beer.

06/17/2015

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Best Places To Buy Father’s Day Gifts In Chicago

Dad is another story. Finding the right present can be more of a challenge because he is less likely to say what he wants.

06/16/2015

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How To Pack Lightly For Your Camping Trip

Depending upon how you plan to camp – RV, tent or backpacking – you may want to rethink what you pack and bring with you. The lighter you pack, the easier it will be to keep track of everything and carry it to and from your campsite.

06/16/2015

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5 Books To Give Dad For Father’s Day Gifts

Dads can be tough to shop for. But don’t let the pressure of finding the perfect Father’s Day gift fill you with dread. Whether he’s into baseball, history or humor, our sister company Simon & Schuster has a book that your dad will love.

06/15/2015

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Best Summer Art Festivals In Chicago

Attending an art festival in Chicago is an excellent way to explore and discover the creative talents of individuals while also supporting local communities.

06/15/2015

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3 Science Experiments To Try Outdoors With Kids This Summer

The weather is warmer and that means kids are gearing up to get outside and release some pent-up winter energy. These three outdoor science experiments offer curious young scientists a messy, fun learning experience.

06/11/2015

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Create A Drive-In Movie Theater Experience At Home

Drive-in movie theaters may be a thing of the past, but if you’re feeling nostalgic, you can create a drive-in experience in your own back yard. With a few supplies and some creativity, the sky’s the limit for your backyard theater.

06/10/2015

Picnic Must Haves

Packing The Perfect Picnic Basket For A Summer Party

The trick to having a stress-free meal in the great outdoors is to pack your basket well.

06/08/2015

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5 Gifts For Dad That Will Make Him Feel Like A Kid Again

This Father’s Day, skip the neckties and coffee mugs and give dad something he can really use: A reminder of his youth.

06/04/2015

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6 Father’s Day Gifts To Help Dad Organize His Mancave Or Garage

It can be very difficult to find the perfect gift for dad on Father’s Day, but with a little creativity and a bit of time you can find something very special that he will be able to use every day.

06/03/2015

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5 Refreshing Drinks & Frozen Treats To Cool You Off This Summer

Forget your usual summer beverages. Get a little creative and enjoy one of these cool treats to take the edge off on even the hottest summer day.

06/02/2015

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