winter

This Is How the CTA Is Preparing For Potentially-Historic, Bitter Cold

The weather has been nothing short of a nightmare when it comes to commuting to and from work this week. While many schools, museums, courts, and places of employment are shutting their doors or letting employees work from home ahead of the extreme cold, that luxury doesn't extend to everyone. The...
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It's Colder In Chicago Than It Is On Mars, Alaska, and More

Wednesday is looking like the coldest day on record for Chicago with temps dropping to -12 during the daytime with a wind chill of almost -55! While the appropriate Chiberia references are aplenty on this frigid day, you now have another excuse to hunker down inside. It's colder here than it is on...
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Best Ways to Stay Warm in This Ridiculously Cold Weather

Chicago's been having a tough winter. If you're not a fan of cold weather, it's especially difficult for you. While Monday saw about 6-8 inches of snow dumped onto the city and surrounding suburbs, a massive temperature drop is adding to the dangerous winter weather. Tuesday night, temperatures are...
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Pets Winter

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In many parts of the country, winter brings frigid temperatures. These can be life-threatening conditions for pets, if you're not careful. Here are some tips to keep your furry friend safe when the temperature drops. Video of Keeping Pets Safe in Winter
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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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