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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 ...

Writing: Have you ever considered how all the written content on the internet has been written by somebody? Have you ever sat down and looked at a library and ...

The demand for CBD products has skyrocketed in the past couple of years, with analysts predicting that US sales will eclipse $23 billion by 2023. That’s partly ...

As hard as it may be for us older fans to believe, it is now over 25 years since the now legendary Michael Jordan was doing his thing as arguably the greatest ...

Home remodeling or home addition can be a really exciting time – just imagine it. You get a chance to completely re-envision your home and make it the way you ...

If you are remodeling your kitchen, you probably have a lot on your mind right now. One of those questions is undoubtedly the material you want to use for your ...

If you're looking for a new place to live, maybe you've considered making a move during the winter months. There are a lot of benefits that come with this ...

At Moonflower, three industry vets are serving fancy cocktails at affordable prices, in a lush green and welcoming space in the Portage Park area.   ...

Did you know there are different types of student loans available? For students in Chicago seeking a practical method of repaying their post-secondary ...

A spectacular pop-up Neon and Light museum is opening in River North, ready to dazzle Chicagoans and guests for eight weeks. Presented by Ken Saunders Gallery, ...

Written by Rene Mallari Hiring the right employees for a business is almost always a struggle. Even under normal circumstances, finding the ideal candidate ...

If you had the chance to see  "Immersive Van Gogh," the three-dimensional art exhibit hosted by the Germania Club Building in February, and you want to relive ...

Using only ethically-sourced quality ingredients, Michelin-starred pastry chef Jared Bacheller crafts chocolate bars, bonbons and more to be found at Time Out ...

Pushed back by the coronavirus pandemic, the $6 billion Sterling Bay’s Lincoln Yards megadevelopment is set to break ground this October on an eight-story ...

Guinness recently announced the launching of a 15,000-square foot, community-immersed taproom in Chicago’s Fulton Market. It is the second location of a new ...

Consumers have been told to shop early to keep off the pressure from the supply chain and ensure everyone has the traditional meal on the table, come ...

Are you looking for some gaming action in Chicago? There are lots of exciting casinos to consider exploring. There are no casinos in downtown Chicago. This ...

For some connoisseurs, the price of a fine bottle of wine or an imported beer is well worth any price. Now, these cognoscenti's are faced with a new type of ...

The city of Chicago has set a hearing on a proposed Metra station for Fulton Market east of Ashland Avenue. The new transit hub could ease the commute to the ...

Apple Fest returns to Lincoln Square in October after skipping 2020 because of the pandemic.  The festival is expanding to Wilson Avenue and will feature a ...

Da, Bears. We all know that once football season rolls around, our attention shifts to whatever is going on with the Chicago Bears. Heck, most of us have grown ...

Andersonville is the city's historically Swedish neighborhood that began its transformation into a center for LGBTQ+ nightlife and progressive initiatives in ...

Austin, Singapore, and New York City already is home to the candy-colored homage to everyone's favorite summer treat. Soon, the Chicago Museum of Ice Cream ...

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