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Angela Mortellaro as Rita

Two one-act operas written 25 years apart.  The first explores the longing for the ideal of beauty; the second deals with the repercussions of finding it.

There is a new restaurant in town and it’s tasteful, fresh and fun and can satisfy the taste buds of anyone! The Grill House opened its doors recently and I was given the opportunity to sample their fare for dinner with the owner, Louis Liagridonis.

Mississippi Crafts Center

With all of the tools at our fingertips nowadays, travel planning is simultaneously easy and overwhelming.

Chicago Gospel Music Festival

The Chicago Gospel Music Festival returns for its 33rd year this summer. Taking place on June 1 and 2, this year's festival headliners include The Canton Spirituals, Israel & New Breed, “Oh Happy Day”: Chicago Choirs Celebrate the Music of Edwin Hawkins, The Walls Group, The Tri-City Singers Reunion and many more.

Bacon wrapped Sausage from Bangers and Lace at Baconfest 2018

A true bacon fan waxes rhapsodic about the 10th annual Baconfest Chicago.

In Argentina, gelato is more than a dessert: it is a social tradition that is held dear any time of day, any season of the year. FRÍO Gelato (3721 N. Southport) is bringing this tradition to Lakeview and the results are superb.

Summer begins when Buckingham Fountain is turned back on for the season. ComEd and the Chicago Park District have joined forces for the fourth year in a row to "Switch On Summer."

A precocious toddler... A lost beloved bunny... A superhero Dad... A singing Mom... And dancing laundry supplies. What could go wrong? Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical is back at Emerald City Theatre, and it is great fun for ALL ages!

Lobster Grilled Cheese at Benny's Chop House

Celebrate National Grilled Cheese Month at these five restaurants offering the best grilled cheese in Chicago.

Millennium Park Summer Music Series

The Millennium Park Summer Music Series is one of the reasons Chicago is the place to be in the summer. Sitting on the Great Lawn listening to live music pouring forth from Jay Pritzker Pavilion is a truly delightful way to spend an evening - or ten.

John Purdue Statue at Purdue University

The Midwestern cities of West Lafayette and Lafayette, Indiana, are home to Purdue University, but they also have much more to offer than a college experience. Check out these reasons to visit Lafayette.

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