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Fall Decor: Tips and Tricks to Make Your Home Feel Like Autumn

The sun sets earlier in the day, it's getting chilly outside, and Starbucks is already serving pumpkin spice lattes. It's time to adorn your home with seasonal motifs now that autumn has arrived (nice, huh?). Even if there isn't much interior room in your apartment, you can still keep everyone warm this fall. Here are…

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Lollapalooza Is Back and Still One of Chicago’s Best Music Festivals

Without Lollapalooza, the Chicago summer would not be the same. Thousands of fans travel from all over the world to attend the yearly music festival, which is one of the biggest in the world. The same is true this year. The best musical festivals in Chicago are second to Lollapalooza, and local live music mixed…

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Lights on the Lake: Two Great Locations in Downtown Chicago to See the Navy Pier Fourth of July Fireworks Display

Two Locations in Downtown Chicago to View the Navy Pier Fourth of July Fireworks Display: Lights on the Lake   Chicago the Beautiful The city skyline at Navy Pier glitters over Lake Michigan as waves crash on the shore. As the Chicago sun sets behind you, the fountains come to life as kids play and…

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The Best Chicago Spots for Mothers Day Brunch with Mama

With the help of these special Mother's Day menus, treat your mom to eggs benedict, pancakes, and bottomless mimosas. This year's Mother's Day is on Sunday, May 8—have you made any arrangements yet? If that's not the case, the best Mother's Day brunch discounts are here to help. Visit some of Chicago's best brunch venues…

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Experience Bridgerton in Person at the Bridgerton Ball

The Experience The Queen herself invites you to a once-in-a-lifetime evening of music and dance complete with acrobatic performances, interactive experiences, a stunning dance show, and plenty of surprises. As guests at this delightful soirée, you will be transported to 1813 London to take part in the most coveted ball of the season. Prepare to…

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Chicago St. Patrick’s Day Events, Parade, Things to Do this Weekend

Despite the fact that St. Patrick's Day is only a week away, the festivities in Chicago start considerably earlier. The Chicago River will be colored green for the first time since 2019, and a 65-year-old parade will take place downtown. After being postponed the previous two years owing to the coronavirus pandemic, both festivities will…

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Immerse Yourself in the Art of Frida Kahlo in Chicago

IMMERSIVE FRIDA KAHLO Her Life. Her Love. Her Art. BUY TICKETS Immersive Frida Kahlo is officially endorsed by the Frida Kahlo Foundation.   IMMERSE YOURSELF IN THE ART AND LIFE OF FRIDA! SHE OVERCAME PAIN AND ADVERSITY THROUGH SELF-EXPRESSION – TURNING HER LIFE INTO ART. 500,000 CUBIC FEET OF ART 90,000,000 PIXELS 1,200,000 FRAMES OF…

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6 of the Best Chicago Date Ideas for a Unique Experience

Planning an out-of-the-ordinary date, whether you're single or in a long-term relationship, may be tricky. Sure, you could go out to eat, but it's sometimes great to do something other than sitting across from each other at a table. That's why we've compiled a list of more inventive possibilities for you and your potential or…

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4 of the Best Art Galleries in Chicago for Exploring

  Chicago is an internationally famous art and design metropolis, with an art scene that is constantly buzzing with new exhibits and events. You should go to some of Chicago's finest museums, such as DePaul's Art Museum, The Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of Contemporary Art, and the National Museum of Mexican Art. Several…

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