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Published: Sat, 24 Sep 2016 11:17:58 +0000

 



Who Is My Illinois State Representative and...

2016-09-24T11:17:58Z

Identify your Illinois State Representative and district easily and accurately with this guide for Illinois residents.



Here's Why Chicago Is a Phenomenal Museum City

2016-09-24T11:17:58Z

Chicago's museums rank among the best in the world. Find the essential info you need to visit them today, from admissions info, pricing, hours, and more.



Illinois Residents: How to Find Your District...

2016-09-24T11:17:58Z

A guide to help you identify your Illinois State Senator and district easily and accurately within and around Chicago.



Chicago Neighborhoods, Community Areas, Wards...

2016-09-24T11:17:58Z

What is the difference between a Chicago neighborhood and a Chicago community area? What exactly are wards? Find answers, see maps, and more with this Chicago FAQ answer sheet.



You Know You're From Chicago When - 30 Great...

2016-09-24T11:17:58Z

Read our top 30 picks for the best responses to the Twitter Trend



Favorite Chicago Obama Restaurants

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Learn more about which Chicago restaurants Barack Obama and Michelle Obama favor when they're in the city.



University of Chicago - 10 Great Things to See...

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Find 10 great things to see and do on the campus of the University of Chicago. All are open to the public.



Presidential Pet: What Type of Dog is Bo?

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Find out the breed of U.S. President Barack Obama's dog, see photo galleries, and read about the controversy surrounding the dog.



Chicago Newspapers

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Find the major daily, weekly, and bi-monthly newspapers of Chicago, IL with links to each newspaper's site.



Where is Chicago Located?

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Learn more about Chicago, Illinois and see a map of its location.



10 Classic Chicago Bars

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Chicago is one of the best bar towns on the planet. Find a hand-picked list of the best bars in Chicago chosen by Sean Parnell of the Chicago Bar Project.



Jobs at Fortune 500 Companies Based in Downtown...

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Find Chicago jobs and career opportunities at the ten Fortune 500 companies headquartered in Chicago, IL with this essential Chicago job search list.



Chicago Neighborhood and Community Newspapers

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Find Chicago's neighborhood and community newspapers here.



List of Counties in Illinois

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There are 102 counties in the state of Illinois. This is an alphabetical list of all of them.



Chicago Cubs Minor League System

2016-09-24T11:17:58Z

Learn more about the seven minor league baseball teams affiliated with the Chicago Cubs.



How to Contact U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)

2016-09-24T11:17:58Z

Find contact information, phone numbers, and website resources for U.S. Senator Richard Durbin, a Democrat from Illinois. He is the senior senator from Illinois.



Who is My Congressional Representative?

2016-09-24T11:17:58Z

Identify your representative to the United States House of Representatives quickly and accurately.



Want to Know What President Obama Named His...

2016-09-24T11:17:58Z

Find out the name and see photos of the Obama family dog that was promised by the President to his daughters in his Election Night speech.



National Vietnam Veterans Art Museum

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There is no other museum like the National Vietnam Veteran's Art Museum in the country, and perhaps, the world. While other institutions fill their halls with the artifacts of war, this Chicago museum fills their building with the human experiences of war captured, examined, and expressed through art.

While the museum was initially founded to display work from Vietnam veterans, the NVVAM's mission has expanded to include art work drawn from experiences in all the nation's conflicts.



Best Chicago Bars for Celebrating Christmas

2016-09-24T11:17:58Z

Find our top five, hand-picked Chicago bars for celebrating the holiday season.



Chicago Spa Profile: Celebrity Manicurist Jade...

2016-09-24T11:17:58Z

Pamper your hands and rescue your nails with George the Salon's Organic Sugar Olive Oil Scrub manicure performed by celebrity nail technician Jade Morales. Each scrub is mixed fresh on-site with organic honey, sugar and olive oil before each 45 minute service, with guests receiving a mini jar to take home as a gift.



Chicago White Sox - All Time Best White Sox...

2016-09-24T11:17:58Z

Who were the best baseball players in the history of the Chicago White Sox? Find out here.



Illinois Lottery Winning Numbers

2016-09-24T11:17:58Z

Did you win the Illinois lottery? Check here for the official winning numbers.



Best Ski Resorts Near Chicago

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While the east and west coasts boast varied mountain terrain and majestic mountain peaks, the Midwest’s collection of skiing and snowboarding runs isn’t to be ignored. Snow enthusiasts will be impressed these ski resorts near Chicago.



The Tin Man Sculpture in Oz Park, Chicago, IL

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The Tin Man sculpture in Oz Park, Chicago. Page 7.



Chicago Dog Parks - What You Need to Know...

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Sure, you want Fido to romp in Chicago's dog parks, but you first need a tag and a permit or you could face up to $500 in fines. And, you know that's not coming out of Fido's pocket.



How to Confirm Your Voter Registration in Cook...

2016-09-24T11:17:58Z

Here's a quick and easy way for you to confirm whether or not you are registered to vote in the city of Chicago and suburban Cook County, IL.



Kimpton Hotels of Chicago Hosts Santa Paws at...

2016-09-24T11:17:58Z

Here comes Santa Paws! For the fourth year in a row, Kimpton Hotels of Chicago will host Santa Paws at the Hotel Allegro, a weekend-long event where neighborhood pets and four-legged hotel companions are invited for holiday treats and photos with Santa. Santa Paws will take place December 8 - 9, 2012.



DePaul University Student Center in Chicago, IL

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DePaul University Student Center, statue of Monsignor John Egan. Page 12.



Escape the Heat in Chicago

2016-09-24T11:17:58Z

Feeling the heat in Chicago? Learn where to find a cooling center in Cook County to escape this excessive heat.



Chicago's Chinatown in Pictures

2016-09-24T11:17:58Z

See pictures of Chicago's Chinatown and its unique and historic architecture. It's the largest Chinatown in the Midwest and home to more than 8000 residents.



Pictures of Lincoln Park in Chicago, IL

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Find pictures of many of Lincoln Park's most notable spots, including Alinea Restaurant, the Lincoln Park Zoo, the Park West, and more. Lincoln Park is a neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois.



Taste of Chicago 2013: Food Vendors

2016-09-24T11:17:58Z

Here's your guide to the Taste of Chicago 2013, including food vendors, entertainment, and admissions information. The Taste of Chicago runs July 10-14, 2013.



Things to do in Chicago in February - Weekend...

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Find out what's happening in Chicago in February. We list some of the most popular events this month, from food to ice skating to the annual Chicago Auto Show.



Chicago Jazz Festival 2013

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Your Guide to the Chicago Jazz Festival 2013, including dates, times, performers, and more.



Chicago Gourmet Food Festival Profile

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Find tickets, schedule, location and more for Chicago Gourmet, the upscale food festival in Millennium Park.



List of Chicago Emergency School Closings

2016-09-24T11:17:58Z

See the most up-to-date list of Chicago school closings and Chicago business closings from the Emergency Closings Center.



September 2013 Events in Chicago

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Check out our picks for things to do this September 2013 in Chicago, including the annual Jazz Fest held Labor Day Weekend, Oktoberfest, street festivals and more.



Daley Plaza - Fast Facts

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Find the location, public features, and other fast facts for Daley Plaza in Chicago.



The Lincoln Park Zoo East Entrance, Chicago, IL

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Chicago. Page 18.



Chicago White Sox Opening Day 2013

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Opening Day for the Chicago White Sox is Monday, April 1, 2013. Their first home game will be against the Kansas City Royals.



Chinatown's American Legion Post

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See pictures of Chicago's Chinatown and its unique and historic architecture. It's the largest Chinatown in the Midwest and home to more than 8000 residents. Page 13.



Chicago at Christmas Photos

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See photos of Chicago during Christmas.



The Park West in Chicago, IL

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The Park West concert venue in Lincoln Park, Chicago. Page 8.



Get Ready to Rock at Lollapalooza 2013

2016-09-24T11:17:58Z

Your guide to Lollapalooza 2013 in Chicago, Illinois, including when and where the concert is, and how to get tickets to one of the city's biggest music events of the year.



There's Still Time to Get in Shape for Summer

2016-09-24T11:17:58Z

With the summer finally here, albeit a rainy start, it is that time of year to start thinking about ways to get in tip top shape. Equinox's Area Group Fitness Manager Julie Valenti is sharing her favorite tips on how fitness lovers can get beach-body ready.



The Kohler Festival of Beer Promises Barrels of...

2016-09-24T11:17:58Z

Don’t miss the 5th annual Kohler Festival of Beer, May 31 to June 2, 2013, which includes a new 5K Beer Run presented by Goose Island 312. This three-day festival, held in Kohler, Wisconsin, about two and a half hours north of Chicago, features tastings, educational sampling seminars and brand-new events for 2013.



Travel Well: How to Be Healthy on the Road

2016-09-24T11:17:58Z

We sat down with Chicago-based health educator Liz Cascio to learn how to travel and not gain weight. Cascio offers tips on how to lower stress when flying, how not to gain weight when you are vacationing and more.



St. Therese Chinese Catholic Mission Church Lions

2016-09-24T11:17:58Z

See pictures of Chicago's Chinatown and its unique and historic architecture. It's the largest Chinatown in the Midwest and home to more than 8000 residents. Page 3.



Applauding Local Heroes: Chicago's Dusty Showers

2016-09-24T11:17:58Z

Sometimes it's nice to salute the heroic efforts of Chicagoans. In this case, we'd like to give a shout-out to Chicago's Dusty Showers, whose mission to end breast cancer has extended to helping shelter dogs.



Emperor's Choice Restaurant

2016-09-24T11:17:58Z

See pictures of Chicago's Chinatown and its unique and historic architecture. It's the largest Chinatown in the Midwest and home to more than 8000 residents. Page 7.



Chicago Blogs - Essential Chicago Blogs

2016-09-24T11:17:58Z

Eight Chicago blogs that should be blinking on your radar screen, if they're not already.



Winter Wonderfest at Navy Pier

2016-09-24T11:17:58Z

Come play inside 170,000 square feet of Chicago Blackhawks indoor ice skating, rides including an indoor Ferris wheel, attractions, more at the 13th annual Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier presented by Bank of America.



Five Mistakes Runners Make That Can Affect...

2016-09-24T11:17:58Z

The best race preparation includes hydrating properly, finding the most comfortable gear for warmer conditions and knowing when to train and when to rest. Check out these five common mistakes runners make that can ruin their training and race day experience.



The Pui Tak Center

2016-09-24T11:17:58Z

See pictures of Chicago's Chinatown and its unique and historic architecture. It's the largest Chinatown in the Midwest and home to more than 8000 residents.



Chicago Business Profile: Air Ambulance

2016-09-24T11:17:58Z

Chicago-based Air Ambulance offers a safe and convenient way for people to travel to the hospital by air. Each aircraft is fully-equipped Airborne Critical Care Units. The patient travels on a custom designed LifePort patient care system that is equipped with highly-advanced monitoring and therapeutic systems.



North Avenue Beach, Chicago, IL

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North Avenue Beach is located in Lincoln Park at 1601 N. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, where LaSalle Street meets the lakefront. Page 3.



Manhandler Saloon, Chicago, IL

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Manhandler Saloon on Halsted in Lincoln Park, Chicago. Page 15.



10 Great Videos for Discovering Wrigleyville

2016-09-24T11:17:58Z

See 10 great hand-picked videos of the Wrigleyville neighborhood in Chicago, IL. Wrigleyville is the Chicago neighborhood that surrounds Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs.



Storefront in Chinatown

2016-09-24T11:17:58Z

See pictures of Chicago's Chinatown and its unique and historic architecture. It's the largest Chinatown in the Midwest and home to more than 8000 residents. Page 2.



Chicago Blues Fest Schedule - Sunday, June 14,...

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See the schedule, including times, stages, and performers for Chicago Blues Fest on Sunday, June 14, 2009. Find links to Friday and Sunday performance schedules.



The Ten Ren's Tea Store

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See pictures of Chicago's Chinatown and its unique and historic architecture. It's the largest Chinatown in the Midwest and home to more than 8000 residents. Page 6.



Chicago Blues Fest Schedule - Saturday, June...

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See the schedule, including times, stages, and performers for Chicago Blues Fest on Saturday, June 13, 2009. Find links to Friday and Sunday performance schedules.



Alinea Restaurant - Gourmet Magazine's #1...

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Photos of the Lincoln Park neighborhood in Chicago, IL



The Second City, Chicago, IL

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See a photo of the famed Second City in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago. Page 10.



Chicago Blues Fest Tips

2016-09-24T11:17:58Z

Find Chicago Blues Fest tips and insider information about attending Chicago's free blues festival.



Greater Little Rock The Lord's Church on Armitage

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Greater Little Rock Church on Armitage in Lincoln Park, Chicago. Page 13.



Chicago's Humana Race to Taste

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Find out everything you need to know about the Humana Race to Taste in Chicago July 12. This 5K race is part of Chicago's biggest summer event, the Taste of Chicago.



Charlie Trotter's Restaurant and Lori's Shoes,...

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Charlie Trotter's and Lori's Shoes. Page 16.



Sign on Chinatown Residence

2016-09-24T11:17:58Z

See pictures of Chicago's Chinatown and its unique and historic architecture. It's the largest Chinatown in the Midwest and home to more than 8000 residents. Page 5.



The Won Kow Restaurant

2016-09-24T11:17:58Z

See pictures of Chicago's Chinatown and its unique and historic architecture. It's the largest Chinatown in the Midwest and home to more than 8000 residents. Page 4.



15th Annual Elvis Is Alive 5K Returns to...

2016-09-24T11:17:58Z

Get ready for the 15th Annual Elvis Is Alive 5K taking place in Chicago August 16 at 6L45 p.m. in Grant Park. Find out how to register for one of Chicago's most popular races.



Jennifer Hudson - Singing the National Anthem...

2016-09-24T11:17:58Z

See photos of Jennifer Hudson singing the national anthem at Super Bowl XLIII on February 1, 2009.



Wrigley Rooftops - Skybox on Sheffield - Fast...

2016-09-24T11:17:58Z

Learn more about watching a Cubs game from the Wrigleyville rooftop bar called Skybox on Sheffield.