summer

Kitchen Organizing

5 Ways To Organize Every Room In Your Home

Spring cleaning paves the way for summer organizing, and it pays to utilize summertime sales to get the best deals when you want to organize your home.

08/13/2015

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Best Family Activities In Chicago To Do Before The Summer Ends

Enjoy the summer weather in Chicago while you still can with these family-friendly activities in and around Chicago.

08/07/2015

Ice builds up along North Avenue Pier. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

What Can We Expect From Fall, Winter Weather?

CBS 2’s Megan Glaros says there may be a few surprises ahead.

08/05/2015

Forecast Highs

Summer Weather, Finally, Settles Into Chicago

Those lazy, hazy days of summer that seemed elusive for weeks, are here and likely to say around for a while.

07/27/2015

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5 Things Not To Forget In Your Summer Beach Bag

A day at the beach should include a bag full of essentials to keep you comfortable and protected in the sun. Here are five must-haves not to forget when planning a day at the beach.

07/15/2015

Grilled Pizza, Pizza on Grill, BBQ Pizza, Summer Grilling

6 Kinds Of Food You Didn’t Know You Could BBQ

Break out of your picnic rut with these surprisingly grillable foods.

07/13/2015

Seattle

Winter In July: 5 Destinations To Cool Off In

You don’t have to travel far to cool off this summer. Here are five fantastic summer destinations for a cool summer vacation with the whole family.

07/10/2015

Photo Credit: Kenny Hoopla

This Summer’s Must Hear Midwest Musicians

Looking to refresh your music playlist? Make the most of your short Midwestern summer and check out these up-and-coming musicians, home-grown in the heartland.

07/09/2015

Vacation Rentals, Vacation Rental Homes, Beach Homes, Vacation

Summer Vacation Planning On A Budget

You can still have a fantastic Summer vacation — on a budget — with these five tips.

07/06/2015

Country music fans at the Lake Shake Festival at Northerly Island. (Credit: CBS)

Festival-Goers Enjoy Weather On First Day Of Summer

CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports once the gates opened Sunday morning, country music fans raced for the best seats at the Lake Shake Festival. .

06/21/2015

Science Experiment

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

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

7Day_Full

Cold Start To First Day Of Meteorological Summer

Monday is the first day of meteorological summer, but it feels more like the first day of March.

06/01/2015

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Ask An Expert: Hottest Summer Trends In Chicago

According to Courtney Pohlman, a Macy’s By Appointment, the key to dressing for summer 2015 is to mix both fashion and comfort for an overall trendy look.

05/26/2015

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Best Free Summer Concerts In Chicago

Summer in Chicago is a beautiful and fleeting season! Everyone is looking for more ways to enjoy the weather and get outdoors, preferably without breaking the bank. Here are several options for free concerts in Chicago that you can enjoy throughout the season with little strain on your wallet.

05/25/2015

Mosquitoes (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Top 6 Mosquito Repellent Plants To Keep Pests Away

Summer means it’s time to fire up the grill and invite friends over for a barbecue, but it seems like unexpected guests always crash the party. No, not your in-laws — we’re talking about pesky bugs

05/21/2015

Dogs Playing in Back Yard

5 Tips To Get Your Pet Ready For Summer

Help your pet enjoy the Summer by preparing them with these five tips.

05/12/2015

People attending Pitchfork Music Festival on July 18th, 2014. (Photo Credit: Mason Johnson)

Best Music Festivals Near Chicago

From big-name music festivals held in Chicago, to festivals just a short car ride away, you won’t long for more options when it comes to live musical performances this summer.

05/12/2015

The Avengers: Age of Ultron (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

What You Need To Know In Entertainment – May 2015

There’s only a month left until summer gets here, which means it’s time for season finales, summer songs, and the first signs of summer blockbusters.

05/01/2015

Kristen Wiig & Will Ferrell (Photo by Paul Drinkwater/Getty Images)

UPDATE: Will Ferrell & Kristen Wiig Nix Lifetime TV Movie

Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig say they are now abandoning plans for a Lifetime TV movie after the secret project became public.

04/02/2015

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