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Chicago Dining – What Is Chicago-Style Pizza, Anyway?

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Chicago is a city that takes its pizza seriously. If you’ve only ever had floppy New York-style pizza, then you are in for a real treat (hope you’re hungry). Get the details on the different Chicago-style pizzas, including the famous deep dish.

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Chicago Events – Oktoberfest – Beers, Brats & Bands

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Celebrate all things Bavarian with beers, brats, and bands at the annual Oktoberfest party on September 23, 24, and 25. It’s a German celebration with Chicago style, which features traditional music, dancing, cuisine, and games.

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Chicago Events – Expo Chgo – Intl. Exposition of Contemporary & Modern Art

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Chicago’s historic Navy Pier hosts the 5th International Exposition of Contemporary & Modern Art, a dynamic showcase of innovative artwork that features 140 leading galleries from around the world. The Expo takes place September 22-25.

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Things to Do in Chicago – Bears NFL Home Games at Soldier Field

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Go Bears! There’s nothing like feeling the excitement of NFL action first-hand at a home game with the Chicago Bears at Solider Field. Check out their upcoming schedule of games in town, and buy tickets now. Don’t forget your foam finger!

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Chicago Events – West Loop Art Fest – Unique, Urban, Outdoors

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Edgy, original and unique – the West Loop Art Fest is a spectacular showcase for original, unique and emerging art of all media. Taking place September 17-18 along six blocks of Washington Street, this outdoor festival is a must-do for art lovers.

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Chicago Dining in River North – Restaurants Near Our Hotel

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Hungry? You’ve come to the right place. Located in the heart of River North, our hotel is conveniently situated within walking distance to a wide variety of restaurants and dining options. Check out some of our favorite restaurants nearby.

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Things to Do in Chicago – Randolph Street Market Festival – Urban Antiques

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Randolph Street Market Festival is the largest urban antiques market in the country, a “mecca for cool” that features vintage treasures, designer items, and handmade crafts. Shop the market this weekend, August 27 and 28.

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Chicago Events – Festa Italiana in Little Italy – Meatballs, Music & Rides

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Celebrate Italian culture, heritage, history and cuisine at the Festa Italiana in Little Italy, taking place August 18-21. This family-friendly festival features grape stomping, a meatball eating contest, carnival rides, rock music and more.

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Things to Do in Chicago – Shedd Aquarium – Amazing Underwater Exhibits

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Home to thousands of aquatic animals, Shedd Aquarium in Chicago is the largest indoor aquarium in the world. Explore a magical underwater world with jellyfish, tropical fish, whales, penguins, sharks, amphibians and other exotic creatures.

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Chicago Events – Hot Dog Festival at the History Museum

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Do you know what a Chicago-style hot dog is? Hint: there’s NO ketchup on it! Discover the city’s love affair with the humble frankfurter sandwich at the Chicago Hot Dog Fest, a fun food festival August 5-7 at the Chicago History Museum.

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