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Here's Why Chicago Is a Phenomenal Museum City
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.
Shedd Aquarium's Free Days`
Find out when free and discounted admission is happening at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium. Illinois and Chicago residents, as well as visitors to Chicago, receive free admission and discounted rates to the Shedd Aquarium on various dates in 2013.
10 Great Things to Do in Chicago's Lincoln Park...
So many of Chicago's highlights are located in the Lincoln Park neighborhood that it is hard to choose, but here are ten great things to experience.
Who Is My Illinois State Representative and...
Identify your Illinois State Representative and district easily and accurately with this guide for Illinois residents.
10 Great Things to See in Chicago's Hyde...
Find 8 great things to do and see in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago, home of President Barack Obama, the Museum of Science and Industry, the University of Chicago campus and more.
Chicago's 5 Most Popular Public Golf Courses
Find the top 5 public golf courses in Chicago and book tee times for your next round.
Chicago Cubs Minor League System
Learn more about the seven minor league baseball teams affiliated with the Chicago Cubs.
10 Classic Chicago Bars
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.
Facts You Need to Help Plan Your Visit to the...
Find the location, hours, Modern Wing info, free days, and other facts about the Art Institute of Chicago.
Illinois Residents: How to Find Your District...
A guide to help you identify your Illinois State Senator and district easily and accurately within and around Chicago.
Presidential Pet: What Type of Dog is Bo?
Find out the breed of U.S. President Barack Obama's dog, see photo galleries, and read about the controversy surrounding the dog.
Fast Facts About Chicago's Shedd Aquarium
Find the location, hours, key features, and more fast facts for the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago, IL.
Chicago's Outdoor Parks and Gardens
Take a walk outside and discover Chicago's best outdoor parks and gardens. These green spaces are perfect for an afternoon picnic or walk.
Schedule of Free days at the Shedd Aquarium -...
Find the 2009 schedule of free days when general admission is free at the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago.
Business Profile: Novated Lease Deals
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.
Fast Facts About Chicago's Museum of Science...
Find the location, hours, key exhibits, admission, and more for the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago.
Want the Average Monthly Temperatures for...
What can you expect from Chicago weather? Find the average monthly temperatures for Chicago, Illinois, according to the National Weather Service.
Evening Hours at Chicago Museums - Nights...
Squeeze more into your life by taking advantage of late hours (and often free admission) at these cultural gems.
Barack Obama and Michelle Obama's Favorite...
Learn more about which Chicago restaurants Barack Obama and Michelle Obama favor when they're in the city.
Where to Buy a Chicago City Sticker for Your...
If you live in Chicago, you need a Chicago city sticker for your car and truck. They expire every year on June 30. Find out where to buy them here.
Barack Obama Pictures - Obama in Chicago
See a photo of Barack and Michelle Obama's home in the Kenwood neighborhood of Chicago, IL. Page 3.
Chicago Newspapers
Find the major daily, weekly, and bi-monthly newspapers of Chicago, IL with links to each newspaper's site.
Where is Chicago Located?
Learn more about Chicago, Illinois and see a map of its location.
Lincoln Park Neighborhood Profile
Lincoln Park is a popular neighborhood on Chicago's north side that is rich with culture, nature, shopping, and, well, rich people. But don't let that keep you from exploring its impressive cultural institutions, memorable restaurants, and tree-lined streets. Check out these resources for getting the most out of Lincoln Park.
Chicago Fiesta del Sol - Pilsen's Annual Family...
Chicago's free and family-friendly event welcomed over one million visitors last year. Find the information you need to enjoy this popular festival.
Top 12 Chicago Dog Parks
The Chicago Park District likes to call dog parks "dog friendly areas." But, if your dog is like mine,
Getting Around Chicago Using Public Transportat...
Find out how to get around Chicago using public transportation.
Great Breakfast Restaurants in Chicago
Going out to breakfast is an important part of Chicago's daily or weekend routine. These restaurants rank among the best places in the Windy City.
Chicago Cubs - All Time Best Chicago Cubs...
Who were the best baseball players in the history of the Chicago Cubs? Find out here.
Get the Facts on One of Chicago's Most Popular...
Find the location, hours, key features, and more fast facts for the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago, IL.
Museum of Contemporary Art - Fast Facts
The Museum of Contemporary Art is Chicago's premiere destination for connecting with contemporary art, performance, classes and culture. Find a profile of the museum, hours, location, and more.
Want to Know What President Obama Named His...
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.
How do I get around in Chicago using the Metra,...
Find out how to quickly identify the best routes to use on Chicago CTA, Metra and Pace public transportation systems.
Chicago Neighborhood and Community Newspapers
Find Chicago's neighborhood and community newspapers here.
Chicago History Museum - Fast Facts
Find the location, hours, free days, and other essential info for the Chicago History Museum in Chicago, which was formerly known as the Chicago Historical Society.
University of Chicago - 10 Great Things to See...
Find 10 great things to see and do on the campus of the University of Chicago. All are open to the public.
Chicago's Museums, Historical Attractions, and...
Your guide to free admission to Chicago's best museums, historical attractions, and more.
Jobs at Fortune 500 Companies Based in Downtown...
Find Chicago jobs and career opportunities at the ten Fortune 500 companies headquartered in Chicago, IL with this essential Chicago job search list.
Your Guide to the Chicago Botanic Garden
Your guide to the Chicago Botanic Garden, including free events, admission, directions, garden displays, and more. The Chicago Botanic Garden is considered one of the best of its kinds in the United States.
List of Counties in Illinois
There are 102 counties in the state of Illinois. This is an alphabetical list of all of them.
How to Contact U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)
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.
Chicago White Sox - All Time Best White Sox...
Who were the best baseball players in the history of the Chicago White Sox? Find out here.
Chicago Outlet and Factory Stores
Find descriptions, reviews, addresses, hours, and more for some of Chicago's best outlet stores, outlet malls, and Chicago factory stores.
Chicago in July 2013 - Annual Events Calendar
Find a hand-picked list of favorite annual events and things to do in Chicago in July 2013, including event names, locations, dates, and times.
Labor Day Weekend Events in Chicago - Things to...
Here's your guide to Labor Day 2012 in Chicago. Find our top picks for things to do this Labor Day weekend, including concerts, festivals, and more.
Chicago Outdoor Movie Festival - Grant Park...
Find the 2009 Grant Park movie schedule, location, and more here. Every summer the City of Chicago screens films outdoors in Grant Park.
Vienna Beef Factory Store
Find the hours, locations, products, and shopper comments for the Vienna Beef Factory Store located on Chicago's north side.
Discover Chicago's Best Irish Pubs and...
Find the top 7 Chicago Irish pubs and restaurants recommended by local author Sharon Shea Bossard.
Chicago Cubs Tickets - Where to Buy Tickets for...
Find and buy tickets to Chicago Cubs Major League Baseball games at Wrigley Field with these essential Chicago Cubs ticket sites.
Pictures of Lincoln Park in Chicago, IL
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.
Chicago Neighborhoods, Community Areas, Wards...
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.
St. Patrick's Day 2013
Looking for something fun to do this St. Patrick's Day in Chicago? Check out our list of events to celebrate the Irish.
Who is my Chicago Alderman and What Ward do I...
Identify your Chicago alderman and the Chicago ward you live in quickly and effectively.
Best Pet Boutiques and Supply Stores in Chicago
We round up the best pet boutiques and supply stores in Chicago. Find out which stores are considered the best pet stores in the Windy City.
Top Things Every Chicago Cubs Fan Should Own
Find the top items that every Chicago Cubs fan should own. How many of them do you have?
Gap Outlet Store - Chicago
Gap runs an outlet store in Chicago, but is it worth a visit? Find out here along with the location, hours, and user reviews.
Chicago Bears Players Inducted into the Hall of...
Find out here who the Chicago Bears players are who have been inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame.
Schedule of Free Days at the Museum of Science...
Find the 2009 schedule of free days when general admission is free at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago.
Your Guide to Chicago's Air & Water Show 2013
Your guide to Chicago's Air & Water Show 2013, including times and dates, location, performers, and more. This year two of the show's most popular acts will not be performing. Learn more about what is happening at this year's Air & Water Show at Chicago's North Avenue Beach.
Chicago Walking Tours
Explore Chicago by foot with these walking tours of Chicago.
Bud Billiken Parade - Fast Facts
Find the date, time, starting and ending point, and more for the 2009 Bud Billiken Parade and Picnic, which is held every year in Chicago.
Who is My Congressional Representative?
Identify your representative to the United States House of Representatives quickly and accurately.
Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool Pictures - Chicago, IL
See photos of the Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool in Chicago, IL, which was designed by the landscape architect and built between 1936 and 1938.
Chicago Events and Things to Do - Top Picks for...
Find our top picks for Chicago Events and Great Things to Do in July beyond the Independence Day fireworks.
How Chicago Dyes its River Green for St....
See step-by-step photos of how the city of Chicago dyes the Chicago River green every year to celebrate St. Patrick's Day.
March 2014 Events in Chicago
Find out all the current events and activities taking place in and around Chicago in March 2014, including St. Patrick's Day, flower shows, and more.
Chicago's Sister Cities - List of Chicago's...
Chicago has more than twenty sister cities around the world. Find out what they are and what year we all became sisters.
Discover Chicago's 5 Best Skating Rinks
Chicago ice skating season runs from roughly November through February. Here are the top choices for Chicago ice skating rinks.
Labor Day Weekend Events in Chicago - Top Picks
Here's your guide to Labor Day 2011 in Chicago. Find our top picks for things to do this Labor Day weekend in Chicago, including concerts, festivals, and more.
Illinois Lottery Winning Numbers
Did you win the Illinois lottery? Check here for the official winning numbers.
DuSable Museum of African American History
Find the location, hours, and more info about Chicago’s DuSable Museum of African American History with these fast facts.
Barack Obama Biographical Timeline
Read a biographical timeline with links to photos, speeches, and more about the life and rise of President Barack Obama.
Michelle Obama - Bio, Photos, Her Chicago...
First Lady Michelle Obama - background information, photos, speeches, the Chicago places where she loves to shop and eat, and more.
Chicago Deals: Verizon FIOS Promotions
Use the Verizon FIOS promotion code to get a great deal not only on the FIOS TV and Internet service, but also on a cell phone. The deal includes Verizon, FIOS TV, and FIOS Internet for only $79.99.
Business Profile: Bang the Book
Looking for a sports review of your favorite Chicago team? Bang The Book offers reviews of professional sporting teams such as the Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, Chicago Bears, and Chicago Blackhawks.
What is an Alderman?
What is a Chicago alderman?
National Vietnam Veterans Art Museum
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.
Schedule of Free Days at the Art Institute of...
Find the 2009 schedule of free days when general admission is free at the Art Institute of Chicago.
Barack Obama Speech on the Day He Announced his...
Read the full, unedited text of Barack Obama's speech from February 10, 2007, the day he announced he would seek the office of the President of the United States.
Everything You Need to Know to Plan a Trip to...
Find hours, location, and rental information for ice skating at Chicago's Millennium Park during the 2013/2014 season.
Jobs at Top 10 Fortune 500 Companies in Illinois
Find jobs at the top ten Illinois companies on Fortune Magazine's 2009 Fortune 500 list of top businesses.
Chicago Beaches
Many people mistake Lake Michigan in Chicago for an ocean with its expansive waters with that seem to have no end in sight and its nearly endless shoreline. And with the Lake Michigan shoreline comes several top beaches in Chicago where you can play volleyball, sunbath, take walks, have a picnic, and more.
Green City Market - Chicago's Local Food...
Find the location, schedule, hours, and more for the Chicago Green City Market. The Green City Market offers organic and locally-grown foods, local farmers and chefs, lunch options, cooking demos, a sustainability focus and more.
Old Town Chicago – Walking and Driving...
Sights to see on a walking or driving tour of Old Town Chicago.
Jobs at Fortune 500 Companies in the Chicago...
See a list of suburban Chicago Fortune 500 companies and find links to their job openings with this essential Chicago job search list.
Cook County Clerk's Office Locations - Cook...
Find maps and addresses for the offices of the Clerk of Cook County, IL, which includes Chicago, Illinois.
Chicago Welcomes Its First Environmentally-Focu...
Learn about Chicago's greenest bank: GreenChoice Bank, including locations, hours, services, and its commitment to environmentally-friendly business practices.
Volo Auto Museum - Is it Worth a Visit?
The Volo Auto Museum in Volo, Illinois features more than 300 classic cars and five, huge auto showrooms. But is it worth a visit? Read reviews here and offer your own opinions.
Chicago’s Best Restaurants for French Toast
French toast is one of the most popular breakfast items in Chicago, and you can learn about the best places that serve them here.
Which is my neighborhood Chicago public school?
Learn how to quickly identify your Chicago Public School based on your home address or potential home address.
Lincoln Park Conservatory - Fast Facts
Find the location, hours, features, and more for the Lincoln Park Conservatory in Chicago, IL.
National Museum of Mexican Art - Fast Facts
Learn more about hours, location, and exhibits at the National Museum of Mexican Art, one of Chicago's favorite free museums
Millennium Park Chicago - Fast Facts
Find the location, hours, main attractions and other essential information for Millennium Park in Chicago.
Barack Obama
Find essential information including bio timeline, photos, key speeches, Chicago connections and more about President Barack Obama.
Guide to the 2013 Chicago Marathon - Fast Facts
Find an overview of the 2013 Chicago Marathon, including the date, time, registration information, course map and more.
Jobs at Chicago's Top Employers
From the City of Chicago to Google and Harpo Productions, find Chicago jobs at some of city's best employers by going directly to the hiring source.
Celebrate This Festive Season at the Brookfield...
Get into the holiday season with the Brookfield Zoo's Holiday Magic event. We give all the information you need for the event, including dates, times, special performances, and more.
Jobs at Chicago's Top Contractors
Find a list of Chicago's top ten contractors and links to job listings at these firms.
Schedule of Free Days at the Adler Planetarium...
Find the 2009 schedule of free days when general admission is free at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago.
Acme Missionary Baptist Church - Best Gospel...
Learn more about Acme Missionary Baptist Church and their award-winning gospel choir.
Bud Billiken Parade and Picnic - History
Read a brief history of the famous Bud Billiken Parade and Picnic that has been taking place on Chicago's south side for more than 80 years.
You Know You're From Chicago When - 30 Great...
Read our top 30 picks for the best responses to the Twitter Trend
Daley Plaza - Fast Facts
Find the location, public features, and other fast facts for Daley Plaza in Chicago.
B.L.U.E.S. - Chicago Blues Bar
Find the location, hours, calendar, and reader comments about the popular Chicago blues bar BLUES on Halsted.
Chicago Cubs Fan Hub
Chicago Cubs site with the information you need to know about this favorite major league baseball team.
Grant Park - Fast Facts
Find the location, map, history and features of Chicago's renowned Grant Park where President-Elect Barack Obama gave his victory night speech in 2008.
Requirements to Register to Vote in Illinois
Find out what the requirements to vote in Illinois are and if you qualify to vote in Illinois.
Barack Obama's Election Night Speech
Read the full text of the speech President-Elect Barack Obama gave in Chicago the night he was elected President of the United States. Page 2.
Volo Auto Museum - Fast Facts
Find the location, time, map, key features, coupons, and more for the Volo Auto Museum in Volo, Illinois.
Barack Obama Pictures
View dozens of photos of Barack Obama.
Maria Pinto Boutique
Find the hours, location and see a photo of the Maria Pinto clothing boutique in Chicago where Michelle Obama shops. The Maria Pinto boutique is run by fashion designer Maria Pinto.
Best Ski Resorts and Winter Activities Near...
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.
Chicago Dog Parks - What You Need to Know...
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.
Barack Obama's Speech on Race and Reverend Wright
Find the complete text of Barack Obama's speech on race and his response to criticism about Reverend Wright. Obama delivered this speech on March 18, 2008 while campaigning for President of the United States.
How to Contact IL Governor Pat Quinn
Find the phone number, e-mail address, mailing address and other contact information for IL Governor Pat Quinn.
Finding Love on Valentine's Day 2013
Looking for something to do on Valentine's Day with your sweetie in Chicago? Check out our Valentine's Day 2012 Chicago guide for ideas on romantic restaurants, events, and more.
Chicago Business Profile: A1 AutoTransport, Inc.
Just bought a motorcycle off of eBay and now need to ship it to Chicago? A1 AutoTransport, Inc. can get your new motorcycle to the Windy City.
10 Great Things To See in the Modern Wing of...
Find 10 things that you won't want to overlook when you visit the Art Institute of Chicago's Modern Wing. Find suggestions from curators to security guards on what they recommend you not overlook. Add your own choices, too.
April 2014 Events in Chicago
Find out all the current events and activities taking place in and around Chicago in April 2014, including Easter, baseball season, and more.
Chicago Neighborhood Farmers Markets - South Side
Find the hours, locations, and dates of the 2009 City of Chicago-sponsored farmers markets on the south side.
Chinatown's American Legion Post
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.
Taste of Chicago 2013: Your Guide to One of...
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.
Where are the best places to play golf in...
Want to know where to play golf in Chicago? Find our top 5 picks and more here.
Photo Gallery of Bo Obama, The First Dog
See a photo gallery of the President Barack Obama's dog, Bo, and the first family playing with their new dog Bo.
Barack Obama at the University of Chicago Law...
The University of Chicago released an official statement on the role Barack Obama played when he worked at the University of Chicago Law School. Read the full, unedited text here.
A Hand-Picked List of the Best Sports Bars in...
Find our hand-picked list of the best sports bars in Chicago.
What is a Chicago Ward?
What is a Chicago ward? Find out here.
Chicago Gourmet Food Festival Profile
Find tickets, schedule, location and more for Chicago Gourmet, the upscale food festival in Millennium Park.
Chicago Air Show Pictures - Taken at the Base...
See behind-the-scenes Chicago Air Show pictures taken at the airport where most of the Chicago Air and Water Show planes take off and land. See the F22 Raptor, F-15 Strike Eagle, the T-38 Talon, and more.
Volunteering in Chicago
Looking to do more volunteering? Check out our Volunteering in Chicago Guide for ideas.
Chicago Business Profile: Cuddle Buddy
Looking for a new kind of Match.com that is based more on friendship and companionship than love? Check out Chicago-based Cuddle Buddy and see how you can build a growing list of friends in the Windy City.
HealthyWage's Chicago Matchup Weight Loss...
Learn how you can join HealthyWage's Chicago Matchup Weight Loss Competition.
Chicago's Best Al Fresco Dining
Enjoy al fresco dining at these Chicago hot spots. Chicago's best restaurants are preparing to kick off summer with the perfect patio options.
Great Chicago Gift Ideas
Looking for affordable and unique gift ideas for your favorite Chicagoans or Chicago fans? Then, here's a list of suggestions with surefire appeal (and there's not a coffee mug among them.)
Baby Names - Top Illinois Baby Names for Girls...
Find the 100 most popular baby names for girls in Illinois in 2006.
Chicago's Chinatown in Pictures
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.
Art Institute of Chicago - Modern Wing - Fast...
Find the hours, location, 10 great things to see, and more fast info for the Modern Wing of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Pictures of the Clarke House, Chicago, IL
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.
Green City Market: A Sustainable Farmers Market...
One of Chicago's most popular farmers markets is the Green City Market in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood. The market, which opens outdoors May 4, 2013, is in business Wednesday and Saturday mornings through October before it moves inside.
Hull House Ghost Pictures
See photos of possible ghosts taken at the historic Hull House in Chicago, Illinois.
RS Owens & Company - Manufacturers of the Oscar
Read a profile of the Chicago-based company that has been manufacturing the Academy Awards since 1982 and other awards for more than 65 years.
Chicago at Christmas Photos
See photos of Chicago during Christmas. Page 8.
5 Ways to Support Chicago Veterans & Military...
Help support the men and women who respond with courage and selflessness to whatever our leaders ask of them. Here are five ways to make a difference in the lives of our military personnel, our veterans, and their families.
Dyeing the Chicago River Green - Chicago's St....
Learn the date, time, and history of Chicago's annual tradition of dyeing the Chicago River green to celebrate St. Patrick's Day.
World's Finest Chocolate Outlet Store
Find the hours, location, and types of bargains you can find at the World's Finest Chocolate Outlet store in Chicago, IL.
Chicago Air Show - How to Watch the Chicago Air...
Find out how to watch the take off and landing of the Chicago Air and Water Show planes at the GaryChicago Airport.
Barack Obama and Michelle Obama - Looks of Love
See pictures of Barack Obama and Michelle Obama and their looks of love in this special photo gallery, which includes their knuckle bump of love.
North Avenue Beach, Chicago, IL
North Avenue Beach is located in Lincoln Park at 1601 N. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, where LaSalle Street meets the lakefront. Page 3.

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