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Free Days at Chicago Museums in March

Grant Park | Museum Campus, Magnificent Mile | Streeterville, Hyde ParkThere aren't as many free days at Chicago museums in March as there are in the first two months of the year, but you can still get out and enjoy these top attractions. Most of the museums are free...

Half Off All Wines at MK Restaurant In January

River NorthSave 50% on all wines Monday through Thursday in January at MK Restaurant (868 N Franklin, 312-481-9179). You can even get that aged Bordeaux you've had your eye on for half price. Maybe you can even...
Dunlay's On The Square 8 Year Anniversary

Dunlay's On The Square: $8 Menu for 8 Years

Logan SquareDunlay's On The Square opened in 2005 and has since become a fixture in the Logan Square neighborhood. Today they're celebrating eight years by offering everything on their food menu for just $8....
Campania Pizza at Quartino in Chicago

Quartino Celebrates Seven Years for $7

River NorthAfter opening seven years ago Quartino, 626 N State St, quickly became one of the most popular restaurants in Chicago. Its concept of affordable, sharable Italian small plates and pizza made it a...
American Rhythm Center

American Rhythm Center Free Dance Classes January 7 - 13

The LoopStart the new year by putting some dance in your step. The American Rhythm Center, 410 S Michigan, would like for you to tour their facilities and is offering free classes from January 7 through the...
Nacional 27's West Coast Mahi-Mahi Tacos

Three Course Dinner for $20.13 at Nacional 27 in January

River NorthNuevo Latino restaurant Nacional 27, 325 W Huron, is offering a three course dinner for just $20.13. From January 2 through 31 you can visit the River North spot and start off with their fresh...
Chicago skyline from Adler Planetarium; Photo credit Nick Ulivieri

Free Days at Chicago Museums in January

Grant Park | Museum Campus, Magnificent Mile | Streeterville, Hyde ParkIt's the beginning of a new year! If checking out Chicago's museums is on your list of things do this year then this is the month to do it. Chicago's top museums offer free days during the month of...
Photos of Chicago courtesy of Chicago Architecture Foundation

Get Member Pricing on Chicago Architecture Foundation Trolley Tour

The LoopThe Chicago Architecture Foundation is known for leading fantastic tours. Its docents are all volunteers and they complete a rigorous training regimen before they're allowed to lead both locals and...
John Hancock Center

There Is Such A Thing As A Free Lunch (and gift cards!)

Magnificent Mile | StreetervilleJust in time for the holidays, Best Buy in the John Hancock Center, 875 N Michigan Ave, is giving away gift cards and free lunches. Be one of the first 200 people to stop in between 11:30am and 1:...

Monday Night Special at Bistro Voltaire

Near NorthI hate that most decent restaurants choose to close on Monday nights.  We need to eat on Monday just like any other day of the week. Bistro Voltaire knows that, and they know there are few who don’t...

Mo Fo Head to Toe

LakeviewMo Fo Head to Toe, a fundraiser for Movember, the Prostate Cancer Center, and Livestrong, takes place on December 1 from 8pm to 10pm at Studio Within Salon and Spa. Studio Within Salon and Spa looks...
Map of Northern Italy

Explore Northern Italian Cuisine at Chef's Table with Pizza Rustica

Wrigleyville  If you're looking for authentic Northern Italian cooking, look no further than Pizza Rustica. Chef Stefano Roman and his wife Juliana Montebello-Roman opened the restaurant in 2005, and they bring...

Final Eclipse of 2012

ChicagoOn November 28 the last eclipse of 2012 takes place. Sounds exciting, right?  Not so fast, buddy.  Solar eclipses (total solar eclipse, right), when the moon passes between the sun and the earth, are...

Black Friday Bliss: Free Spa Treatments

Magnificent Mile | StreetervilleShopping from the comfort from home has its advantages. Shopping from a spa? Even more, especially when it's Bliss Spa, it's today, and eBay Mobile is offering free manicures, pedicures, and foot...

How To Improve the Perfect Tea Mug

Bucktown | Wicker ParkI confess: I'm a coffee drinker. It's an integral part of my morning routine: feed the cats, brush the teeth, brew the coffee. That being said I've always liked the idea of tea. Although it's been...

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