Category: Around Chicago


This year’s best Chicago NYE activities

Tomorrow is the last day of 2016, a year that has been challenging for many, exciting for some and certainly a roller coaster for most of us. If you’re still …

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New Year’s Resolution: 2017 Chicago classes

Looking for a way to fulfill your New Year's Resolutions? Here's our guide to 2017 Chicago classes that will expand your horizons.

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Chicago Expressway lane and ramp closures today

Heading to or from downtown today? Avoid the Chicago Expressway system if you can.

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Theater on the Lake renovations to begin

The city hopes to expand entertainment and dining options by undertaking these Theater on the Lake renovations.

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Chicago new construction among highest in the nation

Chicago new construction rivals only San Francisco in year-over-year increase. Where are these new buildings cropping up?

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Open House Chicago announces 2016 sites

Open House Chicago is one of our favorite events in the city. It takes place every October and is sponsored by the Chicago Architecture Foundation. This year, from Oct. 15-16, …

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Update on the old Children’s Memorial Hospital site

Work continues on the site of the former Children's Memorial Hospital site; demolition should be completed soon. Here's a full update.

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CTA Red Line and Purple Line to get significant improvements; city seeks input

In the next phase of improvement, the CTA Red Line and Purple Line will see significant repairs and improvements. We look at the changes.

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Benjamine Lipsman Air Water Show

Video: The Chicago Air and Water Show from the air and ground

If you missed the Chicago Air and Water Show (or even if you didn't), check out these videos from the land and the sky.

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