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Election Day, at long last, is upon us. These dining establishments are offering specials for those who get out and vote!

October 29th, the Godfrey Hotel was haunted, for its second year in a row and I was fortunately able to attend. I|O Godfrey and Chicago Scene presented the return of “Haunted Hotel” at the Godfrey. A night full of screams around every corner, creatures lurking in the shadows and Chicago’s best dressed is what you got at the Haunted Hotel.

On Veterans Day this November 11, these Chicagoland restaurants are honoring veterans and active military with food and drink specials.

If you're planning a vacation or staycation in downtown Chicago, you're not limited to large hotels.

Celebrate National Doughnut Day on November 5

​Celebrate National Doughnut Day​ on November 5, 2016 in Chicago with delicious donut specials from top Chicago restaurants:

ArcLight Biztech Panel

There's something wonderful about being an entrepreneur. Being your own boss and controlling your own destiny is powerful, especially as a woman. There is pride and ownership and independence.

Chicago Cubs World Series Champions - photo by Angie Garbot

For over a century the World Series was out of the Chicago Cubs' grasp.

Bavette's dry-aged bone-in ribeye

OpenTable has just released its list of the top 100 Best Steakhouses in America for 2016, and Chicagoans are near seventeen of them. (Lucky us!)

Medieval Times

Whenver I'm around horses I revert to my twelve-year-old self. If I get too close and they nuzzle me (which they do, because they can feel the love) I actually tear up because I LOVE THEM SO MUCH.

Christkindlmarket Naperville

Chicago is a wonderful city to visit any time of the year but during the holiday season it turns into a winter wonderland.

Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus

The hit off-Broadway show Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus returns to the Chicago stage, appropriately enough, on Valentine's Day.

Halloween Chicago

Halloween lovers can enjoy the spooky holiday in the suburbs and city with some of the best Halloween celebrations in Chicagoland.

The haunting season is coming to a close and if you're looking for the best haunted house in Chicago land, look no further.

Getting into Wrigley Field is out of the question. Watching from a rooftop? Not an option. And you've heard about the bars charging $100 just to get in the door. What's a Chicago Cubs fan to do?

Drive By Towns - don't just drive by; pull over and stay awhile

For as long as I can remember I've wanted to travel the country and share stories of the places I see and the people I meet.

Lem's Bar-B-Q

"You know how you can learn how to cook a piece of meat over fire? Cook a piece of meat over fire."

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