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Who Is My Illinois State Representative and...
Identify your Illinois State Representative and district easily and accurately with this guide for Illinois residents.
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.
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.
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.
Where is Chicago Located?
Learn more about Chicago, Illinois and see a map of its location.
Chicago Newspapers
Find the major daily, weekly, and bi-monthly newspapers of Chicago, IL with links to each newspaper's site.
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.
Chicago Cubs Minor League System
Learn more about the seven minor league baseball teams affiliated with the Chicago Cubs.
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.
Favorite Chicago Obama Restaurants
Learn more about which Chicago restaurants Barack Obama and Michelle Obama favor when they're in the city.
Chicago Neighborhood and Community Newspapers
Find Chicago's neighborhood and community newspapers here.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Who is My Congressional Representative?
Identify your representative to the United States House of Representatives quickly and accurately.
Illinois Lottery Winning Numbers
Did you win the Illinois lottery? Check here for the official winning numbers.
Brookfield Zoo's Holiday Magic
Get into the holiday season with the Brookfield Zoo's Holiday Magic event, including dates, times, and more.
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.
You Know You're From Chicago When - 30 Great...
Read our top 30 picks for the best responses to the Twitter Trend
September 2013 Events in Chicago
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.
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.
Daley Plaza - Fast Facts
Find the location, public features, and other fast facts for Daley Plaza in 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.
Chicago's Humana Race to Taste
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.
Enjoy Free Admission to the Chicago History...
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.
List of Chicago Emergency School Closings
See the most up-to-date list of Chicago school closings and Chicago business closings from the Emergency Closings Center.
Chicago at Christmas Photos
See photos of Chicago during Christmas.
Chicago Spa Profile: Celebrity Manicurist Jade...
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.
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.
Chicago Gourmet Food Festival Profile
Find tickets, schedule, location and more for Chicago Gourmet, the upscale food festival in Millennium Park.
The Top Five Chicago Bars for Celebrating...
Find our top five, hand-picked Chicago bars for celebrating the holiday season.
Looking at the East Side of the Clarke House,...
Henry B. Clarke's house is located at 1855 S. Indiana Avenue in Chiago, IL. It is considered the city's oldest surviving structure.
Chicago Blogs - Essential Chicago Blogs
Eight Chicago blogs that should be blinking on your radar screen, if they're not already.
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.
The South Side of the Clarke House, Chicago, IL
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.
The John Hancock Observatory - Planning Your...
Get essential information and a local's perspective on visiting Chicago's John Hancock Observatory.
Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame
The Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame has celebrated the accomplishments of gay and lesbian Chicagoans since 1991. Learn more about this Chicago institution here.
Storefront in Chinatown
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.
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.
Chicago Jazz Festival 2013
Your Guide to the Chicago Jazz Festival 2013, including dates, times, performers, and more.
Chicago White Sox Opening Day 2013
Opening Day for the Chicago White Sox is Monday, April 1, 2013. Their first home game will be against the Kansas City Royals.
Chicago Business Profile: Air Ambulance
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.
St. Therese Chinese Catholic Mission Church Lions
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 3.
DePaul University Student Center in Chicago, IL
DePaul University Student Center, statue of Monsignor John Egan. Page 12.
Escape the Heat in Chicago
Feeling the heat in Chicago? Learn where to find a cooling center in Cook County to escape this excessive heat.
Top Items Every Chicago White Sox Fan Should Own
Find the top items every White Sox fan should own. How many of them do you have?
Kimpton Hotels of Chicago Hosts Santa Paws at...
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.
The Pui Tak Center
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.
The Tin Man Sculpture in Oz Park, Chicago, IL
The Tin Man sculpture in Oz Park, Chicago. Page 7.
Barack Obama - Pictures of Barack Obama...
See photos of Barack Obama throwing out the first pitch at a Chicago White Sox playoff game. Obama, who lives on Chicago's south side, clearly loves Chicago's south side Sox team.
Blackhawks Victory Parade and Rally
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.
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 Air & Water Show Photos
See a photo gallery of pictures from the Chicago Air and Water show.
How Can I View Chicago Weather via Radar?
View Chicago weather directly. Find the National Weather Service Chicago radar image and see for yourself what Chicago weather has in store.
How to Confirm Your Voter Registration in Cook...
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.
Terzo Piano Restaurant - Located in the Art...
Find the location, hours, menus, and more for the Terzo Piano restaurant located in the Modern Wing of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Soldier Field - Fast Facts
Get fast facts on Chicago's Soldier Field, including location, directions, and parking.
There's Still Time to Get in Shape for Summer
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.
How to Contact U.S. Senator Roland Burris (D-IL)
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.
City of Chicago Warming and Cooling Centers
During extreme cold or hot weather, the City of Chicago offers these six warming and cooling centers to shelter citizens who need them.
Art Institute of Chicago - Nichols Bridgeway -...
Learn the location and features of the bridge that connects Millennium Park and the Art Institute of Chicago's Modern Wing.
Wrigley Rooftops - Skybox on Sheffield - Fast...
Learn more about watching a Cubs game from the Wrigleyville rooftop bar called Skybox on Sheffield.
Chinatown Square
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 14.
Taste of Chicago 2013: Food Vendors
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.
The Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago, IL
Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago, IL. Page 6.
Greater Little Rock The Lord's Church on Armitage
Greater Little Rock Church on Armitage in Lincoln Park, Chicago. Page 13.
The Dining Room at Kendall College - Restaurant...
The Dining Room at Kendall College is a training ground restaurant for one of Chicago's premiere culinary institutes - but is it any good?
Winter Wonderfest at Navy Pier
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.
Call for a State Constitutional Convention -...
Learn more about the Illinois call for a State Constitutional Convention, also known as con-con, that will appear on the November 4, 2008 General Election ballot.
Partners in Senior Care - Geriatric Care...
Get information on Partners in Senior Care's geriatric and eldercare management services.
Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum - Photos
See photos of the Chicago Bridgehouse Museum located in an active Chicago bridgehouse on the Chicago River.
Whole Foods Market Offers a Weekend Immersion...
About the Whole Foods Market Wellness Club Weekend Immersion: The Wellness Club's Weekend Immersion program
The Park West in Chicago, IL
The Park West concert venue in Lincoln Park, Chicago. Page 8.
Charlie Trotter's Restaurant and Lori's Shoes,...
Charlie Trotter's and Lori's Shoes. Page 16.
Chicago Business Profile: Long Distance Movers
If you are planning a long distance move and need a reliable company that can get your items to your new home, consider Chicago's Long Distance Movers. The company has helped hundreds of families move across country with no hassles or stress.
Looking at the West Side of the Clarke House,...
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 5.
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.
Movies Filmed in Chicago 1959 to 1989
Find out what movies were filmed in Chicago from 1959 to 1989. The list may surprise you.
Elizabeth Alexander - Poets in the Age of Obama
Poet Elizabeth Alexander, who will read a poem at the 2009 Inauguration, discusses President-elect Barack Obama and his relationship with language.
Barack Obama Speech - Address to Joint Session...
Read the complete, unedited text of the speech President Barack Obama gave before a joint meeting of Congress on February 24, 2009.
Pumpkins in the Park 5K Race
Be festive this Halloween season and run the annual Pumpkins in the Park 5K race taking place Saturday, October 27, at 5 p.m. in Lincoln Park. Race includes run and walk options, kids race, and post-race festivities.
Chicago Business Profile: Verdad Media
Chicago's Verdad Media is an internet marketing company that specializes in search engine marketing. Verdad Media provides online marketing and SEO solutions for a wide variety of customers, including small business owners and major Fortune 500 companies.
The Won Kow Restaurant
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 4.
Rahm Emanuel: Everything You Need to Know About...
Learn about Chicago mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel's past and present, including political career, childhood, family life, and more.
Museum of Science and Industry's Christmas...
Enjoy one of Chicago's most popular holiday events during the Christmas Around the World exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.
How to Confirm Your Voter Registration in Lake...
Here's a quick and easy way for you to confirm whether or not you are registered to vote in Lake County, IL.
Chicago Blues Fest - Photos
Check out photos from Chicago Blues Fest 2008 and learn more about this annual free event.
Five Mistakes Runners Make That Can Affect...
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.
Chicago Food & Wine Festival at the...
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.
Nine Dragon Wall
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.
Travel Well: How to Be Healthy on the Road
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.
At Left is the South Side of the Clarke House,...
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 3.
Adler Planetarium's Statement on Obama-McCain...
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Chicago Air and Water Show Schedule and...
Find the performers and schedule for the Chicago Air and Water Show 2009.
How Can I Track Delays at Chicago's O'Hare...
Find out how to quickly and accurately track delays at Midway Airport in Chicago, which is also known by the airport code MDW.
Get Ready to Rock at Lollapalooza 2013
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.
ZooLights at the Lincoln Park Zoo
The Lincoln Park Zoo turns on its holiday lights with its free ZooLights, including photos with Santa, ice carving demonstrations, and more.
Hotel Lincoln Lincoln Park Chicago
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.
The Kohler Festival of Beer Promises Barrels of...
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.
Sign on Chinatown Residence
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.
Applauding Local Heroes: Chicago's Dusty Showers
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.
Rahm Emanuel: The Politician
Follow Rahm Emanuel's political career as he makes his way to the steps of Chicago's city hall.
National Prayer Service for President Obama
Find the date, time, location, and more for the 2009 Inauguration Prayer Service for President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.
The Ten Ren's Tea Store
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 6.

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