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Chicago Ice Skating Rinks

During the cold winter months in Chicago, ice skating is one of the most popular things to do for friends, families, and couples. Here are some of the best places to go ice skating in Chicago.

, The Original Italian Beef, announce its 18th location in Algonquin, Ill.

Belly Up Smokehouse is closed on Thanksgiving Day but will offer guests the option to order Thanksgiving Dinner To Go. The dinner will be available for pick up on Thanksgiving Day from 9 a.m.

David Burke's Primehouse Petite Pies

David Burke's Primehouse, 616 N Rush St, is helping you get your pie-fix this season with a Petite Pie Pop-Up Shop. Each week, beginning November 18 through December 30, they'll feature a different flavor of pie with dipping sauce (yes, dipping sauce!). 

Ashley Furniture

Now through November 14, if you purchase a Tempur-Pedic mattress at a Chicagoland Ashley Homestore, they'll donate a twin mattress set to SOS Children’s Villages Illinois, a non-profit, child-welfare agency that serves at-risk youth and children in foster care.

The Cultural Mile is Michigan Avenue from the Chicago River south to Roosevelt Avenue and Grant Park east to Lake Michigan.

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.

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