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Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks Opening For The Season In Chicago & Suburbs

It's that time of year again...hot chocolate, hot toddies and freezing ice to skate on! It really is a Chicago bucket list to skate at The Bean or the Maggie Daley Ice Rink Ribbob. Most Chicago area outdoor ice rinks are opening November 16th. Click HERE for a list of the city rinks. Rinks in the...
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8 Spooky Things to Do In Chicago This October

Chicago loves Halloween. And the city is the perfect backdrop to get your spooky on as the weather cools down, the landscape turns a nice bronze hue, and homes light up with some of the most wicked decorations. Let us guide you to some of the best thrills the city has to offer. 1. Obviously,...
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Fall Guide: Best Pumpkin Patches Near Chicago 2019

Just because we live in Chicago, doesn't mean pumpkin patches are out of reach. We've put together a list of the best pumpkin patches near Chicago because it's mandatory to pick your own pumpkin and get lost in a corn maze this fall. All the locations are family friendly so grab your little ones...
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5 Best Exhibits from Refinery29's 29Rooms in Chicago

It's here! Chicago finally got its hands on Refinery29's immersive fun-house style exhibition this week. The concept behind the exhibit is "Be the Spark, Live wih Heart, Turn it into Art," -- emphasis on that last part. And that's exactly what they did with all 29 rooms, which were carefully...
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Dog-Friendly Patios You Need to Check Out in Chicago This Summer

When the weather is 60 degrees and warmer, it officially marks the start of patio season in Chicago. Locals are more than eager to shed their winter jackets and slip into something lighter while enjoying a meal and some cocktails outside. We've earned this after what seemed like an eternity of cold...
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6 Things to Do in Chicago When the Weather Is a Dream!

Calendar-wise, it's been spring for quite some time but unfortunately, the weather hasn't been cooperating. However, this Thursday, we're hitting the 70 DEGREES MARK! Here are a few things you can do today to enjoy the unseasonably warm weather before temps drop back to 30 and 40 degrees by the...
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14 Most Instagram-Worthy Places in Chicago

Keeping up with your Instagram feed is a necessity in our photo-driven society. So it's a good thing that you live in Chicago, a picturesque city with an abundance of social media worthy spots. We searched for some of the less obvious spots in Chicago that are most popular for IGers. These murals,...
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Where Is It Filmed? A TV Show's Guide To Filming Locations In The City

Everyone always says Chicago is kind of like the new Hollywood, and they aren't lying! There are currently more than 10 TV shows filming in the city and last year, they brought in about $1.3 billion dollars. So, not only is Chicago getting the much-deserved recognition, but we're also getting money...
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29 Celebrities You Didn't Know Call Chicago Home!

Before Kanye and Kim's daughter, Chicago, took ownership of the city, there were tons of celebrities who called the "Chi" home! You may be surprised by some of the names you find on this list and some won't be surprising at all. Still, here's a shout-out to all our Chicagoans that are doing big...
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WATCH: Gina Rodriguez Shouts Out Hometown Chicago in Vogue's "73 Questions"

And she still calls it the Sears Tower!
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