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Christmas Trees

San Diego Christmas tree recycling is available at 16 locations through January 23, 2017.

Chicago Christmas Tree Recycling

Chicago Christmas tree recycling is available at 24 locations from January 3, 2017, through January 21, 2017. You can also pick up free mulch at six locations.

Harvest Moon

This New Year's Eve, Wicker Park hot-spot    offers one of

Chicago Park District Free Fitness Week Pool Exercises

The Chicago Park District offers Free Fitness Week January 9 - 15, 2017. Get free admission to 73 fitness center locations in Chicago.

Grilled Atlantic Salmon at Nacional 27

This cold, cold January warm up with a trip to River North's hottest Latin American restaurant,

Festival Spreads Its Wings, Adding More Space, More Restaurants at UIC Pavilion

Got beef for National Hamburger Day? Chop, the chic “everyman’s” steakhouse, has that situation under control.

12% Off for 12 Days When Guests Order the Burger of the Day

Free Days at Chicago Museums

Find free days at Chicago museums. There's no admission at these museums in Chicago.

‘Tis the season to be jolly at Chicagoland’s best restaurants and bars. Plan the holidays by dining at these local spots on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day.


Chicago’s up-and-coming West Lake District has begun to bridge the gap between the West Loop/Fulton Market districts and the areas surrounding the United Center.

Christmas Tree Ornaments

Yes, it's the season for giving, but it doesn't hurt to get a little, does it? Check out the following last minute holiday gift ideas that give you something in return for your generosity.

The Legacy Bars of The Division Street Entertainment District Host the Ultimate Bounce Around Party with Special Entertainment at each participating venue in Chicago’s Gold Coast

It’s a classic love story triangle:  talented but untrained young ingénue with daddy issues takes music lessons from brilliant and mysterious music teacher with some se

Brisket braised with celery, carrot, onion and served with latkes

Chef Jeff Tomchek is preparing a special Hanukkah meal for guests to enjoy this holiday season.

Cedar River Farms' brisket on top of a roasted cauliflower puree with potato latkes

Northbrook’s Prairie Grass Cafe (601 Skokie Blvd.; Northbrook, IL; 847-205-4433) is offering a special Hanukkah dinner, celebrating the first night of the Festival of Lights which also happens to b

Ho, ho, ho, it’s time for brunch with Santa at 

With Meatloaf By Mail™, meat lovers indulge in gourmet meatloaf cupcakes in the comfort of their own home, perfectly prepared and delivered to their door.

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