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This April, Starbucks staff members in northwest suburban Cary and in Peoria are voting on whether to join a union, these being the first two Starbucks union ...

After having seen its fair share of rain this spring, Chicago is enjoying its own Richardson Farm Tulip Festival, with hundreds of thousands of tulips waiting ...

On April 12th, Chicago's Pride Fest revealed the 2022 concert lineup for its two-day event in mid-June, which will take place one week before the city's iconic ...

For younger or older kids, but also adults who are kids at heart, Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Adaptation runs through June 12 at Mercury Theater Chicago. ...

Illinois is quite simply a gambler’s paradise. While the majority of bettors will gravitate to Nevada or (Atlantic City) New Jersey, the Land of Lincoln has ...

Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport is undergoing a vast makeover, in an effort to bring it back higher on most performance rankings, starting with client ...

Chicago will soon lose a major industrial presence in the city. Boeing Co., one of the world’s two main airline plane manufacturers in the world, and a leading ...

Chicago is full of attractions - including two baseball teamsBaseball is regarded as America’s sport and Chicago is fortunate to have two teams in the ...

The Chicago Fire FC has been having a rather torrid time of late when it comes down to being on the soccer field, however Ezra Hendrickson will be hoping ...

The Kansas Jayhawks staged the biggest comeback in NCAA men’s basketball history, winning the national championship over North Carolina. However, there’s a new ...

The 38th Chicago Latino Film Festival starts April 21st with a really rich offer of 86 films — some of which have significant local connections and we love to ...

A lot of beloved destinations are coming back to Chicago this spring. Among these, Art on TheMART, the massive, lively rotating art projection exhibition on ...

Good news for foodies in Chicago and visiting the Windy City this year. The MICHELIN Guide has added four One MICHELIN Star restaurants to Chicago’s list of ...

The Chicago Bulls announced March 11th the launch of an inaugural street event, Bulls Fest, which is going to take place on the United Center campus over Labor ...

The Adler Planetarium, the Museum Campus attraction well loved by Chicagoans and not only, will reopen after almost two years, welcoming back guests with new ...

Lighthouse Immersive announced March 2nd that "Immersive Shevchenko: Soul of Ukraine"—an existing show that pays tribute to the Ukrainian artist, writer and ...

More and more people around the world, and especially in Chicago are getting fed up with strong chemical cleaners that are not only bad for your hands, but ...

EXPO CHICAGO is back at Navy Pier this spring for the first time since 2019, making its in-person return with new dates and an exciting new offer of ...

Chicago businessman and philanthropist Dr. Willie Wilson gave away $1-million in gas on Thursday, March 24. The giveaway was offered at a rate of $50 per ...

Good news for Chicago foodies and those visiting. Only a few months after the first Gordon Ramsay Burger opened in River North, Gordon Ramsay is officially ...

C-band 5G as well as 5G, in general, is something that is vastly misunderstood by the average Joe. Moreover, now that these kinds of networks are beginning to ...

Among this year’s nominees for the James Beard Best Chef, one may find the local chefs behind Amaru, Luella's Southern Kitchen, Mi Tocaya Antojería, Lula Cafe ...

Two stand-up comedy titans, Chris Rock and Kevin Hart, are bringing the joy back to Chicago the coming fall, a sign things are slowly going back to normal. ...

Gamblers seem to be split in half whether they prefer land-based or online casinos, however, in more recent years online casinos have been seeing a rise in ...

Since statewide COVID-19 hospitalization rates are declining faster than any other time in the pandemic, Illinois could lift the statewide indoor mask ...

Local artist Rahmaan Statik answered B_Line Projects’ call to create an impressive visual homage to the late Chicago fashion designer and DJ Virgil Abloh, who ...

Elton John had his 50th concert in Chicago last Friday, and another one the next day, and fans are not sure whether to believe it was indeed a goodbye. ...

As of this week, one has to pay an entrance fee to see the Chicago Botanic Garden - but if you follow their activities closely, you might benefit from one of ...

After being seriously hit by COVID-19, the cinema industry seems to be recovering, since Alamo Drafthouse, famous for a no-cellphone policy and its in-theater ...

In 2022, the Saint Patrick’s parade will come back to Chicago, after being absent for two years due to COVID, marking the start of outdoor activities which ...

The Chicago Board of Education agreed, January 26th, to pay almost a quarter of a million $ to the Trump Tower condominium owners, and also voted to pay $2 ...

Pet owners know how important it is to live in a community and neighborhood that is pet-friendly. It helps you to keep your pet active and enhances your ...

Pizza, Beer & Jukebox, a West Loop bar on Peoria Street is cashing in on the freezing temperatures in Chicago by serving drinks from an outdoor ice bar ...

The architectural profile of the Windy city is continuously changing. New York-based developer Vornado Realty Trust is planning a new residential tower at 527 ...

A new online grocery retailer, California-based startup Farmstead, comes to Chicago with the intent to not only cut into Amazon Fresh’s market share, but also ...

Shedd Aquarium unveiled January 11th a new strategic vision meant to ensure a  transformational investment in Chicago communities and aquatic ecosystems, a ...

After two successful pilot programs, Chicago has allowed up to three scooter operators to deploy their fleets in the city this spring, with new rules and some ...

Chicago’s architectural community is working towards becoming more diverse and inclusive, by promoting and supporting students coming from underrepresented ...

A cannabis company has petitioned the Illinois Supreme Court on January 5th to allow the state to make public the winners of new craft grower licenses, put on ...

Cristiano Ronaldo’s omission from the starting eleven against Chelsea earlier this season by former interim boss, Michael Carrick triggered a very passionate ...

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