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Commercial tour boats, rented kayaks, and private pleasure craft cruise along the south branch of the Chicago River. (Credit: CBS)

Explosion Of Boats On Chicago River Has Tour Operator Stressing Safety

With the growing popularity of kayaking and other boat rentals on the Chicago river, the water is getting more crowded, aand at least one tour operator said the need for safety education is that much more important.

07/24/2015

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Best 4th Of July Parties In Chicago

Celebrate Independence Day with a mix of family-friendly and late-night fun. Whether you’re headed out to Lake Michigan or the ‘burbs, you’re sure to get your party on for the Fourth of July.

06/20/2013

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Top 5 Mother’s Day Gifts In Chicago

Forget giving your mom the standard chocolate and flowers this Mother’s Day. Chicago moms deserve something a little more special and a bit more extravagant. This Mother’s Day gift guide is sure to make mom smile, no matter what her style is.

05/08/2012