Category: Around Chicago

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Gorgeous new tourism video shows the best of Chicago

Choose Chicago, the official Chicago tourism bureau, has released a new Chicago tourism video to attract visitors to the Windy City, and it’s pretty amazing. The video, entitled “Chicago Epic” …

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Chicago street closures for NFL Draft

Starting April 21, certain downtown streets will be closed for the NFL Draft. Plan your routes now!

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Chicago homes that have appeared in famous movies

Chicago has been the inspiration for many movies, and Chicago homes are often used for filming. Here is a quick guide to some of our faves.

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Polar bear will get new digs at the Lincoln Park Zoo

A new enclosure at the Lincoln Park Zoo will house Anana the Polar Bear and the African penguins.

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Public-private venture to benefit Chicago infrastructure

CityWorks hopes to improve Chicago infrastructure by implementing six to eight new projects.

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Photo essay: Chairs for Charity 2015 recap

Nicholas had some fun trying out the furniture at this year's Chairs for Charity event!

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Celebrate Greektown at Chicago’s Greek Independence Parade

This Sunday, head to Chicago's Greektown to celebrate all things Greek at the Greek Independence Parade.

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Chicago road construction poised to snarl traffic

You know the old saying? There are only two seasons here: winter and Chicago road construction. Well, winter's almost over!

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Most expensive Chicago real estate in 2014

Of the six most expensive Chicago real estate transactions last year, two-thirds were luxury condos.

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