Category: Around Chicago


Get free access to Chicago museums courtesy of the Smithsonian

Each year, the world-renowned Smithsonian Institute sponsors Museum Day Live! across the country, in which participating museums open their doors free of charge to visitors with Museum Day tickets. The …

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Chicago by boat

Beautiful time-lapse video tour of Chicago by boat

Get a first-person perspective tour of Chicago by boat, thanks to this amazing video.

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Marit & Toomas Hinnosaar

Around Chicago: Labor Day weekend activities

Sticking around the city this weekend? Here are a few activities you may want to check out.

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Say good-bye to this midcentury icon in River North

The Chicago Plan Commission has approved a highrise to replace this River North midcentury landmark.

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Edwin Martinez

Parade and rally for Jackie Robinson West All Stars Little League

Come out on Wednesday to celebrate the Cinderella story of the Jackie Robinson West All Stars Little League team!

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David B Gleason

Progress report: The Bloomingdale Trail

An extremely cold winter has pushed back the completion date of the Bloomingdale Trail. Catch up on its current progress.

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Jeff Ruane

Is Logan Square getting a new mega mall with a grocery store?

Check out the ambitious new proposal for the former Logan Square indoor flea market space.

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Exclusive new private grade school set to open in Lakeshore East

Private grade school GEMS World Academy to bring high design and elite education to Lakeshore East.

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Historic Pullman neighborhood to receive $1.5M grant

A community grant will help rehab the historic houses in the Pullman neighborhood, some of which are for sale!

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