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Chicago's museums rank among the best in the world. Find the essential info you need to visit them today, from admissions info, pricing, hours, and more.
Identify your Illinois State Representative and district easily and accurately with this guide for Illinois residents.
Find out the breed of U.S. President Barack Obama's dog, see photo galleries, and read about the controversy surrounding the dog.
A guide to help you identify your Illinois State Senator and district easily and accurately within and around Chicago.
Learn more about the seven minor league baseball teams affiliated with the Chicago Cubs.
Chicago is one of the best bar towns on the planet. Find a hand-picked list of the best bars in Chicago chosen by Sean Parnell of the Chicago Bar Project.
Learn more about Chicago, Illinois and see a map of its location.
Find Chicago jobs and career opportunities at the ten Fortune 500 companies headquartered in Chicago, IL with this essential Chicago job search list.
Find the major daily, weekly, and bi-monthly newspapers of Chicago, IL with links to each newspaper's site.
Find 10 great things to see and do on the campus of the University of Chicago. All are open to the public.
Learn more about which Chicago restaurants Barack Obama and Michelle Obama favor when they're in the city.
What is the difference between a Chicago neighborhood and a Chicago community area? What exactly are wards? Find answers, see maps, and more with this Chicago FAQ answer sheet.
Find Chicago's neighborhood and community newspapers here.
Get into the holiday season with the Brookfield Zoo's Holiday Magic event, including dates, times, and more.
There are 102 counties in the state of Illinois. This is an alphabetical list of all of them.
Find out the name and see photos of the Obama family dog that was promised by the President to his daughters in his Election Night speech.
Identify your representative to the United States House of Representatives quickly and accurately.
Did you win the Illinois lottery? Check here for the official winning numbers.
Find contact information, phone numbers, and website resources for U.S. Senator Richard Durbin, a Democrat from Illinois. He is the senior senator from Illinois.
Who were the best baseball players in the history of the Chicago White Sox? Find out here.
Read our top 30 picks for the best responses to the Twitter Trend
Pamper your hands and rescue your nails with George the Salon's Organic Sugar Olive Oil Scrub manicure performed by celebrity nail technician Jade Morales. Each scrub is mixed fresh on-site with organic honey, sugar and olive oil before each 45 minute service, with guests receiving a mini jar to take home as a gift.
There is no other museum like the National Vietnam Veteran's Art Museum in the country, and perhaps, the world. While other institutions fill their halls with the artifacts of war, this Chicago museum fills their building with the human experiences of war captured, examined, and expressed through art.
While the museum was initially founded to display work from Vietnam veterans, the NVVAM's mission has expanded to include art work drawn from experiences in all the nation's conflicts.
Check out Henry B. Clarke's house, which is located at 1855 S. Indiana Avenue in Chicago, IL. It's considered to be Chicago's oldest building.
Sure, you want Fido to romp in Chicago's dog parks, but you first need a tag and a permit or you could face up to $500 in fines. And, you know that's not coming out of Fido's pocket.
See pictures of Chicago's Chinatown and its unique and historic architecture. It's the largest Chinatown in the Midwest and home to more than 8000 residents.
Find the location, public features, and other fast facts for Daley Plaza in Chicago.
Here comes Santa Paws! For the fourth year in a row, Kimpton Hotels of Chicago will host Santa Paws at the Hotel Allegro, a weekend-long event where neighborhood pets and four-legged hotel companions are invited for holiday treats and photos with Santa. Santa Paws will take place December 8 - 9, 2012.
While the east and west coasts boast varied mountain terrain and majestic mountain peaks, the Midwest’s collection of skiing and snowboarding runs isn’t to be ignored. Snow enthusiasts will be impressed these ski resorts near Chicago.
Henry B. Clarke's house is located at 1855 S. Indiana Avenue in Chiago, IL. It is considered the city's oldest surviving structure.
See pictures of Chicago's Chinatown and its unique and historic architecture. It's the largest Chinatown in the Midwest and home to more than 8000 residents.
See pictures of Chicago's Chinatown and its unique and historic architecture. It's the largest Chinatown in the Midwest and home to more than 8000 residents. Page 13.
Learn how to protect yourself from the sun naturally with these organic sun protection tips from Chicago=based Dr. Lisa Marie Leonard.
During extreme cold or hot weather, the City of Chicago offers these six warming and cooling centers to shelter citizens who need them.
Meet and mingle at the World's Largest Block Party, Old St. Pat's. Big names take the stage with Punch Brothers, Gretchen Wilson and Phil Vassar. Enjoy food and have your beer poured by a list of local celebrities. Proceeds benefit the activities of Old St. Pat's.
Come play inside 170,000 square feet of Chicago Blackhawks indoor ice skating, rides including an indoor Ferris wheel, attractions, more at the 13th annual Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier presented by Bank of America.
Find pictures of many of Lincoln Park's most notable spots, including Alinea Restaurant, the Lincoln Park Zoo, the Park West, and more. Lincoln Park is a neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois.
Get essential information and a local's perspective on visiting Chicago's John Hancock Observatory.
Chicago White Sox info site with what you need to know about this favorite major league baseball team.
Find the dates, times, and schedule for the European Union Film Fest held every year at the Gene Siskel Film Center in Chicago.
The best race preparation includes hydrating properly, finding the most comfortable gear for warmer conditions and knowing when to train and when to rest. Check out these five common mistakes runners make that can ruin their training and race day experience.
Eight Chicago blogs that should be blinking on your radar screen, if they're not already.
Find out everything you need to know about the Humana Race to Taste in Chicago July 12. This 5K race is part of Chicago's biggest summer event, the Taste of Chicago.
See a photo of the famed Second City in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago. Page 10.
Find tickets, schedule, location and more for Chicago Gourmet, the upscale food festival in Millennium Park.
Find our top five, hand-picked Chicago bars for celebrating the holiday season.
Find out what you need to know to take your dog to a Chicago restaurant.
Check out our picks for things to do this September 2013 in Chicago, including the annual Jazz Fest held Labor Day Weekend, Oktoberfest, street festivals and more.
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The Lincoln Park Zoo turns on its holiday lights with its free ZooLights, including photos with Santa, ice carving demonstrations, and more.
Opening Day for the Chicago White Sox is Monday, April 1, 2013. Their first home game will be against the Kansas City Royals.
The Chicago History Museum is offering free admission for Illinois residents from February 5 - 29, 2012. The Chicago History Museums is located in Chicago's Lincoln Park area on Clark Street.
With the summer finally here, albeit a rainy start, it is that time of year to start thinking about ways to get in tip top shape. Equinox's Area Group Fitness Manager Julie Valenti is sharing her favorite tips on how fitness lovers can get beach-body ready.
See photos of Chicago during Christmas.
Register to vote in Chicago, Illinois. Find voter registration deadlines, and how and where you can register to vote in Chicago, Illinois and suburban Cook County, IL.
We sat down with Chicago-based health educator Liz Cascio to learn how to travel and not gain weight. Cascio offers tips on how to lower stress when flying, how not to gain weight when you are vacationing and more.
See the most up-to-date list of Chicago school closings and Chicago business closings from the Emergency Closings Center.
Henry B. Clarke's house is located at 1855 S. Indiana Avenue in Chiago, IL. It is considered the city's oldest surviving structure. Page 2.
Sometimes it's nice to salute the heroic efforts of Chicagoans. In this case, we'd like to give a shout-out to Chicago's Dusty Showers, whose mission to end breast cancer has extended to helping shelter dogs.
Don’t miss the 5th annual Kohler Festival of Beer, May 31 to June 2, 2013, which includes a new 5K Beer Run presented by Goose Island 312. This three-day festival, held in Kohler, Wisconsin, about two and a half hours north of Chicago, features tastings, educational sampling seminars and brand-new events for 2013.
DePaul University Student Center, statue of Monsignor John Egan. Page 12.
Feeling the heat in Chicago? Learn where to find a cooling center in Cook County to escape this excessive heat.
The Tin Man sculpture in Oz Park, Chicago. Page 7.
Here's your guide to the Taste of Chicago 2013, including food vendors, entertainment, and admissions information. The Taste of Chicago runs July 10-14, 2013.
See the official United States Postal Service stamps issued in honor of the 200th birthday of Abraham Lincoln.
Chicago-based Air Ambulance offers a safe and convenient way for people to travel to the hospital by air. Each aircraft is fully-equipped Airborne Critical Care Units. The patient travels on a custom designed LifePort patient care system that is equipped with highly-advanced monitoring and therapeutic systems.
The City of Chicago will celebrate the 2013 Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 28, with a rally in Hutchinson Field in Grant Park following a parade along Washington Street.
This March, enjoy a Women’s Weekend of Wellness in Kohler, Wisconsin with the Step Up Women's Network of Chicago. Kohler's American Club Resort will offer a fun and transformative weekend with tips and strategies for incorporating healthy lifestyle habits.
Chicago's Food & Wine Festival premiers at the Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles on November 17 - 18, 2012 and will feature tastings from dozens of selected top chefs, restaurants, sommeliers, brewers, and mixologists.
Here's a quick and easy way for you to confirm whether or not you are registered to vote in the city of Chicago and suburban Cook County, IL.
The Italian Village has been located in the heart of downtown Chicago for more than 80 years. Is it any good?
Photos of the Lincoln Park neighborhood in Chicago, IL
See photos of Jennifer Hudson singing the national anthem at Super Bowl XLIII on February 1, 2009.
Read the official complaint response letter of the Chicago Weather Complaint Center. Because we really, really care.
The Lincoln Park Zoo gets spooky this Halloween with tis annual Spooky Zoo Spectacular!, including a haunted, arts and crafts, costume parade, entertainment, and more.
Annual events and things to do in Chicago in February 2013.
The Park West concert venue in Lincoln Park, Chicago. Page 8.
Find out how to quickly and accurately track delays at Midway Airport in Chicago, which is also known by the airport code MDW.
Find the Chicago Public Schools calendar for 2009-2010 for regular elementary and high schools. It includes the dates the Chicago Public Schools are closed.
See pictures of Chicago's Chinatown and its unique and historic architecture. It's the largest Chinatown in the Midwest and home to more than 8000 residents. Page 5.
Looking for something last-minute to do this Halloween in Chicago? Check out our hand-picked list of Halloween events this October 31, 2011.
See pictures of Chicago's Chinatown and its unique and historic architecture. It's the largest Chinatown in the Midwest and home to more than 8000 residents. Page 11.
North Avenue Beach is located in Lincoln Park at 1601 N. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, where LaSalle Street meets the lakefront. Page 3.
Find contact information, phone numbers, and website resources for U.S. Senator Roland Burris, a Democrat from Illinois. He is the junior senator from Illinois.
Warm weather means al fresco dining in Chicago when many of the city's restaurants and bars open up their decks, patios, and street-dining seating.
If running a half marathon is a goal for you this year, check out our half marathon training tips to run your best race yet.
Learn what Dr. Scott Rovner of the Roscoe Village Animal Hospital advises about taking your dog to the Chicago dog parks.
There are many reasons Chicagoan are choosing novated leases to save money when leasing a car. One big reason is income tax savings. Because novated lease payments are taken out of pre-tax income, you can save money by having a lower tax rate.
View Chicago weather directly. Find the National Weather Service Chicago radar image and see for yourself what Chicago weather has in store.
School of the Art Institute of Chicago Roger Brown Study Collection Center. Page 9.
Find information about writer and About.com contributor Tom Mullaney.
Learn everything you need to know about Whole Foods' Lincoln Park Wellness Club, including membership information, costs, benefits, and more.
Charlie Trotter's and Lori's Shoes. Page 16.
Learn the top three preventable health concerns for dogs identified by Chicago veterinarian Dr. Scott Rovner of the Roscoe Village Animal Hospital.
Pictures of the rally where U.S. Senator and presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama (D-IL) named U.S. Senator Joe Biden (D-DE) his vice presidential running mate.
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Learn about Chicago mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel's past and present, including political career, childhood, family life, and more.
Your guide to Lollapalooza 2013 in Chicago, Illinois, including when and where the concert is, and how to get tickets to one of the city's biggest music events of the year.
Find out who Rahm Emanuel, Chicago’s next mayor, was before he became a political powerhouse.
Enjoy one of Chicago's most popular holiday events during the Christmas Around the World exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.
See pictures of Chicago's Chinatown and its unique and historic architecture. It's the largest Chinatown in the Midwest and home to more than 8000 residents. Page 15.
Find the top items every White Sox fan should own. How many of them do you have?
The Hotel Lincoln, owned by Joie de Vivre Hotels, is located in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood and includes guestrooms, on-site restaurant and bar, and more.
Poet Elizabeth Alexander, who will read a poem at the 2009 Inauguration, discusses President-elect Barack Obama and his relationship with language.
See photos of the Chicago Bridgehouse Museum located in an active Chicago bridgehouse on the Chicago River.
Your Guide to the Chicago Jazz Festival 2013, including dates, times, performers, and more.
See pictures of Chicago's Chinatown and its unique and historic architecture. It's the largest Chinatown in the Midwest and home to more than 8000 residents. Page 2.
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Henry B. Clarke's house is located at 1855 S. Indiana Avenue in Chiago, IL. It is considered the city's oldest surviving structure. Page 6.
When Alice Waters created a Chicago luncheon for Michelle Obama, Waters insisted all the menu's food come from Chicago's Green City Market. Here's the menu and the local farmers and vendors who were selected.
Bari is a Chicago tradition with its freshly made Italian subs you can ordered at its deli, and its Italian grocery store that serves fresh cheeses, pastas, and more. Get all the information on Bari, including hours, menu items, location, and more.
Read the complete, unedited text of the speech President Barack Obama gave before a joint meeting of Congress on February 24, 2009.