Category: Around Chicago

Chris Lock Jackson Park

Obama presidential library to be built in Jackson Park

Last week, the White House made the long-awaited announcement that Chicagoans have been waiting to hear for months: the Obama presidential library will indeed be located in Chicago. The city beat …

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Trisha Fawver Shakespeare Park

Weekend activities: Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks

The Chicago Parks District and the Chicago Shakespeare Theater team up to offer Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks!

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Daniel X ONeil Humboldt Park

Humboldt Park beach will reopen in early August

The popular Humboldt Park beach  was closed last year by the Chicago Park District, but residents have succeeded in getting it reopened.

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Heat wave: Ways to beat the heat in Chicago this weekend

It's about to get hot in here! Here's our guide to some of the best ways to beat the heat in Chicago.

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This image is an excerpt of a timelapse series taken between 9am on June 30, 2011, and 9am on July 1, 2011.

Incredible photos of Chicago lightning storm and rainbow

Wednesday's wild Chicago lightning storm made for some beautiful photographs. Here is a roundup of some of our favorites.

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Whitney North Pond

North Pond of Lincoln Park getting revamped

Lincoln Park's North Pond and adjacent land will get a refresh in the coming months.

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Chicago Magazine releases 2016 Best of Chicago list

Looking for the best of the best? We've got our favorite highlights of the Best of Chicago list.

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Eataly Jason Rala

Chicago food tour: Is the Loop becoming a foodie haven?

Once a sad geography of run-of-the-mill quick lunch spots and chain restaurants, the Loop is coming into its own as a food destination.

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Chicago drone video captures beautiful summer in the city

Live summer vicariously at your desk with this beautiful new Chicago drone video.

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