winter

10 Cutest Winter Date Ideas in Chicago

Beat the winter blues this season by going on some dates with your significant other. There are so many adorable places in Chicago for a cute date night that also takes advantage of the colder weather. There's something magical about winter date nights -- they feel cozier, time goes by slower and...
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It's DIBS Season In Chicago & Here Are The Rules!

The first storm of the season brings us enough snow to call DIBS! It's a little trashy looking when you have lawn furniture and other random personal items lined up on the street all winter but it is a necessity in Chicago! Keep in mind, there are rules when it comes to parking spot DIBS. Here they...
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Snow

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Pretty soon, half of the nation will be in a deep freeze with temperatures hovering around 0 degrees Fahrenheit and even more frigid when considering the wind chill. Schools are closing down and with a shortage of propane, rates are going sky high. Some are even going without food to heat their...
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Winter

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Here are some easy ways to get ready for this winter. -Prepare an emergency kit with a flashlight, batteries, bottled water, food, blankets, warm clothing, first aid kit and other items you might need for several days. -If you don't have to go out, DON’T! -Keep pets inside when it gets really cold...
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20 Reasons Why Winter is The Worst

Cold weather doesn't make life easier, and it isn't for anyone. I've lived in Chicago all my life, and I'm still not used to the plunging temps, windchill, and overabundance of snow. Once the holiday magic wears off, the houses go back to being bare and hollow, and the excitement of the first snow...
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11 Reasons Why Winter in Chicago Isn't All That Bad

You can definitely focus on all the negatives about "Chiberia," or you can enjoy the season for what it is -- a fresh slate to explore the city of Chicago with a new pair of eyes. Just because it's cold and snowing, doesn't mean Chicago hibernates all winter. In fact, the city comes alive with...
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Get Ready! First Snow of the Season Hitting Chicago This Thursday

Chicago winter is making a premature comeback! The sun is gone, the rain is done and now it's time for the snow to fall down! Chicago is expected to see the first official snowfall of the season this week. Now depending on whether you're a fan of winter, this could either be exciting or depressing...
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Winter Driving

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Winter is just around the corner. Here’s some tips you need to know: Do not travel during bad weather unless absolutely necessary. I f you do have to make a trip, check the forecast and make sure someone is aware of your travel route. Prepare an emergency car care kit that contains jumper cables,...
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Ugh, The First Freeze of the Season is Upon Us!

Two words you don't want to hear in October are frost and freezing. But those are the exact words WGN is using to describe the weather we're about to have tonight going into early Friday morning. Would it be so hard to just give us a few nice fall days? A Freeze Warning for temperatures in the...
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B96 Cares! When Is The Last Time You Donated Blood?

The American Red Cross has issued an urgent call for blood and platelet donors of all blood types to give now to help address a winter blood donation shortage.
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