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Proposal at Skydeck Chicago, photo courtesy of Skydeck Chicago

Looking for a romantic way to propose in Chicago? Here are some ideas that will have him or her saying "I Do!"

Warwick Allerton Hotel Chicago

Indulge in a night on the Magnificent Mile with an amazing deal at the Warwick Allerton. This historic hotel is also modern and stylish, providing a sophisticated vacation and staycation in downtown Chicago.


Baconfest returns to the UIC Forum in Chicago on March 31 and April 1, 2017.

Sister restaurants Kinfork BBQ & Tap and Rack House Kitchen & Tavern will be shaking up Valentine’s Day week with Moonshine Cocktails and holiday-inspired specials.

La Grange’s hotspot will be celebrating Valentine’s Day with a five-course dinner holiday-goers will be sure to fall in love with.

Chicago Restaurant Week is the ultimate foodie dream week.

Neighborhoods of the World - Celebrate Chinese Culture

Chicago is home to nationalities from around the world.

Kenwood Academy students infront of Nando's PERi-PERi in Hyde Park

Nando’s PERi-PERi, the South African-Portuguese restaurant known worldwide for its spicy flame-grilled chicken, is donating $11,020 to the Kenwood Academy High School in Hyde Park.

The dining scene in Oak Park has improved steadily over the past several years, adding numerous outstanding options.

North Shore Restaurant Month is back!

Free Food for University of Chicago Promo

January 17 will go down in the history books as the birthday of renowned Chicagoans Michelle Obama, Dwayne Wade and, yes, Al Capone. And now a new chapter is written.

In celebration of Valentine’s Day, Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding is taking away the stress and expense of wedding planning for one lucky, engaged couple


Enter to win tickets to the 5th annual Cider Summit Chicago

The Chicago Theatre, photo credit Marco Becerra

If there's one theater that says Chicago, it is, quite literally, The Chicago Theatre. Its six-story marquee is a classic symbol of the Windy City, but at one point it wasn’t so glorious.

City Winery - photo credit Nathan Smith

If you've ever wanted a behind-the-scenes tour of City Winery, here's your chance! TravelZoo* has a deal offering 40% off a wine tour with tastings this winter. 

Flagship Tours and USS Midway

With the Go San Diego Card you pay one price and receive admission to more than 40 San Diego attractions. Included in this list are the San Diego Zoo, the USS Midway Museum, Belmont Park, and the San Diego Air and Space Museum. You can even take bike and kayak tours or a Miramar Speed Circuit.

How to be a Local Tourist

The Local Tourist has a simple goal: we want you to experience the fascination of a tourist while feeling the comfort of the local, no matter where you are.

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