Category: Around Chicago

Peter F

Taste of Chicago: A Quick Guide

Taste of Chicago, that perennially popular food and music festival that takes over Grant Park every summer, starts today! Here’s everything you need to know to get the most out …

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Best of July 4th weekend: The Chicago Dog

This July 4th, why not celebrate with a delicious time-honored Chicago tradition?

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Major Kennedy Expressway construction downtown this month

Heads up: if you commute downtown on the weekends, plan an alternate route in June to avoid the Kennedy Expressway construction.

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Adam Jones

Neighborhood Spotlight: Ukrainian Village

There are so many great spots to explore in Ukrainian Village. Here's our guide.

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Kim Scarborough

Mental Floss guide to Chicago neighborhood names

The bloggers at Mental Floss took a stab at the origins of Chicago neighborhood names. They got most of them right.

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John Hancock Observatory to change name

This spring, the John Hancock observatory will get a new name and new tagline, but what about new admission prices?

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Countdown to Chicago Restaurant Week

Only a few more days until Chicago Restaurant Week kicks off! Here's our guide to some of the spots we're most excited about this year.

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Children's Hospital rendering

Children’s Hospital site redevelopment meeting

Mark your calendars for tomorrow, when McCaffery Interests will present plans for the redevelopment of the Children's Hospital site.

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Chicago extreme weather events and wind chill warning

In light of the day's bitter cold and wind chill advisory, we look back on some famous Chicago extreme weather events.

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