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3 Mouth-Watering Burgers in Chicago

It’s National Burger Month!!! We use three exclamation points because we’re just that excited! In honor of the month celebrating what is arguably America’s greatest food, we decided to sample 3 restaurants all within two blocks of us in the River North neighborhood. You can literally walk to each in 5 minutes or less. The […]

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Chicago by Bike

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With miles of bike paths along Lake Michigan, beautiful park trails, and eclectic neighborhoods, Chicago is an eco-conscious and bike friendly town. Chicago is home to exciting bike tours, cool bike shops where you can find rentals, and year-round bike events, including the annual Bike to Work Rally on Daley Plaza, that celebrate the city’s […]

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Chicago Comic Con

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It goes by many names: C2E2, Chicago Comic Con. But its more formal title is The Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo.  And what is it, you ask? Well, it’s really something else if you’ve never been to it. Okay, so that didn’t answer the question but this will: Chicago Comic Con is a convention that […]

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6 Ways to Experience Chicago’s Architecture Tours

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Architecture tours abound in Chicago and you’re bound to be spellbound by them all. They’re all given by Chicago Architecture Foundation docents who are well-versed in all aspects of the city’s buildings and history. So you can rest assured that you’ll be in good hands. All right, enough chatter, let’s get to the heart of […]

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Top 5 Things You Must Do At Millennium Park

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Millennium Park in Chicago is one heck of a beautiful park. Covering 24 awesome acres, this downtown oasis always has something going on and you will always be enchanted, enthralled, and entertained. Now let’s skip the hyperbole and get to the top five things you must do at Millennium Park. 1. Let’s say you want to […]

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Chicago Farmer’s Market is coming!

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It’s that time of year again in Chicago when hope springs eternal. No, not about the Cubs (though that does happen every year at this time) but rather about the wealth of Chicago Farmers Markets that will be opening in May. Soon enough, these outstanding open-air markets will be filled with yummy fruits and vegetables […]

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Picasso and Chicago

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The Art Institute of Chicago‘s new exhibition, “Picasso and Chicago,” opened February 20 and goes through May 12, 2013. This amazing collection of Picasso works showcases more than 250 of his pieces, many of which you won’t see anywhere else. The exhibition displays works from every period of Picasso’s career and in many different formats […]

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Chicago Flower and Garden Show

One of the most colorful and sweetest-smelling events in the Chicago area, the Chicago Flower and Garden Show is a beautiful exhibition of blooms from around the globe, landscaping products, horticultural technologies and gardening supplies. Taking place at Navy Pier from March 9-17, 2013, this exciting annual event appeals to flower lovers, gardeners, landscapers and […]

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Chicago Chinese New Year 2013

Celebrated with a colorful and loud parade full of fantastic floats, lion dancing, Chinese acrobats, and fun competitions, the Chinese New Year in Chicago is a thrilling event and exciting way to learn about Chinese culture. A free neighborhood parade that takes place in Chicago’s Chinatown district on Sunday, February 17, Chinese New Year celebrates […]

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Chicago Auto Show

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Claiming to be the largest and longest-running auto show in North America, the annual Chicago Auto Show takes place this year from February 9-18 at the massive McCormick Place on Lake Shore Drive. An exciting celebration of all things auto, this huge event attracts car enthusiasts, families, futurists and those in the market for a […]

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