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Dine at The Patio at Café Brauer With Pond Views of the Nature Boardwalk...

Situated directly south of the Lincoln Park Zoo, The Patio at Café Brauer (2021 North Stockton) is the perfect lunch or dinner spot that...

Watch Navy Pier Fireworks at Offshore―the Nation’s Largest Rooftop Deck

Offshore is noted as the nation’s largest rooftop venue that opened in early June at Chicago’s Navy Pier at 1000 East Grand. Located on...

See Cirque Du Soleil’s VOLTA at The Big Top Until July in Chicago

VOLTA marks the 41st original production for Cirque du Soleil since 1984! At Chicago's Big Top at Soldier Field, VOLTA takes you through a...

Do It for the ‘Gram: The Top Instagrammable Spots in Illinois

Summer vacation planning is in full gear at our house and let's face it, we can't always head out to far-flung destinations. But, we...

Plan Your Trip to Steppenwolf Theatre

For centuries, theatre has been a way to tell stories, make people think, and share ideas. This was the aim of three best friends...

The Best Fried Chicken Is at River Roast

Now that the Chicago River has emerged as a destination for many locals and visitors, you may realize that not many places offer great...

The Ravinia Festival Is a Must in the Summer

More than just a music festival, Ravinia is a music experience that has layers of history and significance. The layout of the festival in...

The Joffrey Ballet Presents the World Premiere of Yuri Possokhov’s Anna Karenina

It was a packed audience for the highly anticipated production of The Joffrey Ballet's Anna Karenina at Chicago's Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University on...

The ReImagined Nutcracker Is a Holiday Favorite and Quickly Becoming an Iconic Chicago Tradition

Each holiday season, heading downtown to the Auditorium Theatre to see The Joffrey Ballet's Nutcracker is something we look forward to each year. “The...

Take an Outdoor Class With Equinox at the New Box Shops—the Location of the...

If you're planning a trip to Chicago and want to be sure to squeeze in a class or two in between touring the city's...

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Traveling Route 66 to Williams, Arizona

Traveling Route 66 with the windows rolled down is about as All-American as road trips get. But if you don’t have the vacay days...