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Something incredible happened this week at the Observation Deck atop the John Hanco

The Local Tourist's Guide to the Chicago Air & Water Show

This is the most comprehensive, ultimate guide to the Chicago Air & Water Show available. Includes where to watch, who's performing, how to get there, and where to stay.

The Blanchard offers a delightful French-themed escape from the crowds in Lincoln Park.


As we got back on I-40 for the short drive, relatively speaking, to Albuquerque, I thought about everything we’d seen an

Blue Hole of Santa Rosa

There are no two ways around it: I-40 through the Texas panhandle is a beast. That’s primarily because there are no two ways around it.

Horseback Riding

You may not expect to find horseback riding in Chicago, but there are actually a few places in the surrounding area where you can ride a trail.

The early bird gets the... Beer! You're invited to try a craft beer for every letter of the alphabet at AlphaBeer XVI.

Irish American Heritage Festival

The Irish American Heritage Festival returns this July for the 32nd year. This is not your average run-o-the-mill weekend summer fest in Chicago. There’s a reason St.


AIRE, a sleek lounge at the top of Hyatt Centric, is back for another season of breezy cocktailing. Chin-chin!


Make Time For Music (and Wente wine!) What drives your passion? Is that passion a daily exercise? A winemaker's challenge to make time for things we love came alive at City Winery last week.

Artango Bar and Steakhouse Live Entertainment

Friday June 16 through Sunday June 18, Artango Bar & Steakhouse will offer a 16-ounce bone-in French-cut Ribeye, served with maitre d' butter, flambéed table-side with mezcal, for just $39. In addition, all weekend-long, enjoy Artango's authentic Prohibition-era Daisy Cutter Martini for just $10.

Babes With Blades Theatre Company (BWBTC) launches its 20th Anniversary Season: “Origins” with its 20th world premiere The Invisible Scarlet O’Nei

Michael Washington Brown, in association with Athenaeum Theatre Productions, present BLACK!,” July 20 – 30, in Studio 2 at the Athenaeum

Jeremy Langford at Macy's Chicago

Jeremy Langford makes a special appearance at Macy's on State Street.

Bison in the distance at Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge

We’d driven under an overcast sky all morning and into the afternoon, but by the time we entered the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge in Western Oklahoma all was clear and blue except for one orph

Argo CH Distillery Collaboration

June is National Iced Tea Month (who knew!) And June 10th is National Iced Tea Day. To celebrate, two Chicago companies came together in collaboration. Argo Tea and CH Distillery are pleased to present a trio of boozy tea cocktails for your enjoyment! Time to spike your iced tea! Available though the end of June at CH Distillery & Cocktail Bar.

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