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In case you always wanted to go on an African safari or to go into space and walk on the moon like Neil Armstrong, starting with 2023 you will have the chance ...

What a time to be reading science fiction! As our toy collections begin to resemble those of a Star Trek character, a stroll through the science fiction ...

Employees working 9-to-5 jobs in Chicago are going to have to wait longer than anticipated before returning to work in their offices. Many companies are ...

Do you find yourself watching romantic comedy movies and TV shows (aka rom-coms) repeatedly? Perhaps you have been eagerly waiting for the classic ‘90s ...

Murder mystery books take many forms. Some are intricate puzzles that stimulate the mind and invite readers to perform their own deductive reasoning—maybe they ...

Is there a better marriage than the medical profession and the romance genre? The drama practically comes baked in. Hospitals are where babies are born, people ...

Between the highly developmental ages of three and five — or preschool age in school lingo — is when most kids are starting to crack open books. For some ...

Have you ever imagined what it would be like to have lunch several hundred feet above downtown Chicago? If that is one of your must-do experiences, the ...

Zombie books and movies come in and out of fashion, but like the roving flesh-eaters themselves, they will never die completely. Zombies have a unique power ...

There’s nothing quite like burying yourself in a well-written fantasy novel. It provides you with much-needed respite and escape from reality, shipping you off ...

Heart pounding? Palms getting sweaty? Feeling nervous, maybe scared? That’s what the most outstanding thriller or suspense novels can do to you! Even though ...

Whether you’ve peered into the back of your closet looking for Narnia or imagined getting an admission letter from Hogwarts, there’s a good chance you have ...

Amazon has splashed $35 million on the Central Steel & Wire plant on the Southwest Side, one of the largest land deals in the Chicago area.Amazon said ...

In an increasingly frenetic world, political stories develop and spread quicker than you can blink. But behind those catchy news headlines are untold stories ...

The Chicago Auto Show, which is normally hosted in February, opened on July 15, marking the first tentative steps towards a return to normalcy and the recovery ...

Introducing your child to the beautiful habit of reading is the most meaningful gift you can give your preschooler. What’s more, reading a good book aloud to a ...

Science fiction books for kids can be much more than good literature or a diversion from video games. At their best, middle-grade and young adult sci fi books ...

Born Neil Richard MacKinnon Gaiman in 1960 in a small village in Portchester, UK, Neil Gaiman is one of the most prolific English authors of our time, known ...

At the age of six, most kids are starting to embrace independent reading. However, experts still suggest that you continue to read out loud to your little one ...

Good news for Chicago foodies and visitors to the Windy City. Boka Restaurant Group has leased the two-story, 14,000-square-foot space at 504 N. Wells St., ...

The science fiction genre is like a big tent. There are many sub-genres within the category. Among them are action/ adventure, romance, time travel, and even ...

What makes a book a classic? Some books speak the truth about the human condition. Others speak truth to power. Still others make marginalized people feel less ...

Let’s face it; Artificial Intelligence (AI) is here to stay, which is why acquiring solid AI skills is all the rage right now.If it’s not personalizing ...

In some ways, sci-fi is a genre that screams to be illustrated. A perennial favorite subject of film starting with Georges Melies’ A Trip to the Moon, science ...

Everyone knows what it takes to become a doctor, a lawyer, or an engineer. Even if they don’t know the exact sequence of courses and exams it takes to become ...

Are you on the hunt for the best books for 4-year-olds? As we all know, four is a pretty fun and interesting age for a growing child. It’s a highly ...

It’s called the “COVID-19 pandemic,” but some people prefer to call it, tongue-in-cheek, the “COVID-19 apocalypse.”No, it’s not the end of the world, but ...

Windy moors, shadowy hallways, dark romance, haunted bungalows … gothic romance novels have everything you could ever dream of in a story of love and terror. ...

Experts say there are numerous benefits of starting early to read the best baby books to your little one. In fact, one study published in 2018 in the Journal ...

Some sci fi is scarcely distinguishable from fantasy. In fact, some of it is fantasy, just set in space or set in the future. Plot points like telepathy, ...

The best mystery books keep us guessing. They unfurl like infernal machines, devious in their internal logic. No magic or deus ex machina will send the plot ...

Fans have been coming back to Wrigley Field for Cubs games since April, but now even those who are not necessarily into sports have a reason to come into ...

Good news for food enthusiasts and Hell's Kitchen and Kitchen Nightmares fans in Chicago: for  the first time ever, celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay is expanding ...

Dystopia has taken over the world of young adult (YA) fiction by storm. This genre dating back to Tudor England has made a huge comeback in literature, film, ...

Five is an interesting age for a child as there’s so much happening with them. Your little one is probably ready to ride a bike, tinkering with simple art ...

Many of us followed the adventures of superhero characters when growing up. Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, and a host of others, all of whom are largely ...

Looking for the best books on spiritual enlightenment? It’s true; your spiritual life is somewhat personal, but most books that center on spirituality have one ...

Children have a natural aptitude for stretching reality and letting their imaginations go free.  It can never be too early (or too late) to introduce your ...

Parents, let’s be honest; there’s no tougher book format to pick for your little one than picture books. That’s partly because toddlers — the biggest fans of ...

Business Chicago Food: Best Dishes and Restaurants to Check Out Before You Die The Windy City is famous for many things, including breathtaking architecture, ...

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