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Chicago’s Farmers Markets

Written By: Jessie White For every tragedy there is also comedy. With every yin there is a yang. And with every polar vortex there is a beautiful Spring season waiting just around the corner to remind all Chicagoans why we love where we choose to live. Spring is the birth of patio season, bringing in …

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Earth Day in Chicago

Written By: Jessie White Earth Day is right around the corner and Chicago is prepared for the occasion. Chicago is one of the most populated cities in the country which means that the city definitely needs to take steps in order to make sure that its biological footprint is a minimal one. Throughout the month …

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Family Fun on St. Patrick’s Day

Written By: Jessie White Every March all Chicagoans prepare for the excitement that is to come: St. Patrick’s Day. One of Chicago’s favorite holidays and numerous events will be taking place all over the city throughout March in preparation of the city turning its annual shade of emerald. This holiday is fun for the whole …

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Chicago Flower and Garden Show

Written By: Jessie White Despite the wintry cold weather in Chicago, the annual Flower and Garden Show will be this Mar 20 (hopefully bringing nice spring weather with it)! This five-day event will be filled with fun activities and exhibits spanning throughout Navy Pier. With this year’s theme of “Flowertales: The Story Grows On” there’s …

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Celebrate David Bowie in Chicago

Celebrate David Bowie in Chicago

If “traveling more” is on your New Year’s resolution list this year, then you should definitely make Chicago one of your destinations. Why? Because next month you’ll have the chance to see the tribute show “Celebrating David Bowie” on Feb 23! This show is your chance to hear many of the David Bowie songs we …

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Zoolights at the Lincoln Park Zoo

ZooLights at Lincoln Park Zoo

As the sleigh bells jingle, ring and tingle, make sure to make it out to one of Chicago’s most magical events this season, ZooLights at the Lincoln Park Zoo. Open and lit up each night from Nov 23 to Jan 6, ZooLights is definitely worth a visit if you’re in the Windy City this holiday …

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Magnificent Mile Lights Festival

Spend this holiday season at one of Chicago’s most festive-filled celebrations – the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival. The festival starts at 4 p.m. on Friday, Nov 16 and continues at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov 17. Expect family-friendly activities, live entertainment, local freebies, photo ops with Santa Claus, a parade and LOTS of lights.   …

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Black and White Pumpkins and Jack-o-lanterns

Spooky Zoo at Lincoln Park Zoo

What if we told you there’s a way for your kids to enjoy all the fun of trick-or-treating, without worrying about the dangers that Chicago might pose? If you’re thinking, “tell me more,” here it is: Spooky Zoo at Lincoln Park Zoo. On October 27, visit the zoo for your Halloween candy fix, along with …

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Donut Fest at Lincoln Park Zoo

Are you one of those people that searches for the best sweets a city has to offer (hopefully we aren’t the only ones)? Then you should visit Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo on September 8 for their annual Donut Fest event! See what’s happening at the fest and details on where you should stay, below.   …

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