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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.
April 2014 Events in Chicago
Discover a hand-picked list of the best annual events and things to do in Chicago in April 2014.
Who Is My Illinois State Representative and...
Identify your Illinois State Representative and district easily and accurately with this guide for Illinois residents.
Top 5 Public Chicago Golf Courses
Find the top 5 public golf courses in Chicago and book tee times for your next round.
Chicago's Lincoln Park Neighborhood - 10 Great...
Find ten great things to experience when you visit Lincoln Park in Chicago.
The Top 10 Bars in Chicago
Find our hand-picked list of the best bars in Chicago chosen by Sean Parnell of the Chicago Bar Project.
Art Institute of Chicago - Facts for Planning...
Find the location, hours, Modern Wing info, free days, and other facts about the Art Institute of Chicago.
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.
Illinois Residents: How to Find Your District...
Identify your Illinois State Senator and district easily and accurately with this guide.
Presidential Pet: What Type of Dog is Bo?
Find out the breed, see photos, and read about Barack Obama's controversial dog Bo.
Easter Dining in Chicago
Celebrate Easter at one of these Chicago restaurants, serving a brunch, lunch or dinner. Information include menu highlights, reservation information and more.
Chicago Easter 2013 - Eggs Hunts, Easter Dinner...
Find a hand-picked list of Chicago Easter 2013 events, including Easter egg hunts and Easter dinner cruises on Lake Michigan. Easter is Sunday, March 31, 2013.
Chicago Weather - Average Monthly Temperatures
Find the average monthly temperatures for Chicago, Illinois according to the National
Museum of Science and Industry - Fast Facts
Find the location, hours, key exhibits, admission, and more for the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago.
The Top Ten Bars in Chicago (Page 2)
Find our hand-picked list of the best bars in Chicago. Page 2.
Shedd Aquarium - Fast Facts
Find the location, hours, key features, and more fast facts for the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago, IL.
Chicago Cubs Minor League System
Learn more about the seven minor league baseball teams affiliated with the Chicago Cubs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Top 12 Chicago Dog Parks
The Chicago Park District likes to call dog parks "dog friendly areas." But, if your dog is like mine,
What is the Name of President Obama's Dog?
Find out the name and see photos of the Obama family dog.
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.
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.
HealthyWage's Chicago Matchup Weight Loss...
Learn how you can join HealthyWage's Chicago Matchup Weight Loss Competition.
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.
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.
Great Chicago Irish Pubs and Restaurants
Find the top 7 Chicago Irish pubs and restaurants recommended by local author Sharon Shea Bossard.
List of Counties in Illinois
There are 102 counties in the state of Illinois. This is an alphabetical list of all of them.
Where is Chicago Located?
Learn more about Chicago, Illinois and see a map of its location.
Chicago Blackhawks History - Timeline of...
Find a timeline of important dates in the Chicago Blackhawks NHL history.
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.
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.
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.
Getting Around Chicago Using Public Transportat...
Find out how to get around Chicago using public transportation.
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.
Easter Brunches in Chicago
Find a hand-picked list of Easter brunches in Chicago.
Chicago Newspapers
Find the major daily, weekly, and bi-monthly newspapers of Chicago, IL with links to each newspaper's site.
Chicago Neighborhood and Community Newspapers
Find Chicago's neighborhood and community newspapers here.
Who is My Congressional Representative?
Identify your representative to the United States House of Representatives quickly and accurately.
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.
Celebrating the Fourth of July 2013 in Chicago
Chicago celebrates Fourth of July with fireworks, concerts, and more. Here's your guide to celebrating the Fourth of July 2013 in Chicago.
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.
Chicago Earth Day Events - 2013
Celebrate the planet during Earth Day special events happening in Chicago. Earth Day 2013 is Monday, April 22. C
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.
Soldier Field Easter Egg Hunt - EggStravaganza...
Can your child find an egg in a spaceship-like building? Learn fast facts about the 2009 Easter Egg Hunt at Soldier Field in Chicago.
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.
Illinois Lottery Winning Numbers
Did you win the Illinois lottery? Check here for the official winning numbers.
Chicago's Museums, Historical Attractions, and...
Your guide to free admission to Chicago's best museums, historical attractions, and more.
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.
Old Town Chicago – Walking and Driving...
Sights to see on a walking or driving tour of Old Town Chicago.
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.
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.
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?
Chicago's Best Sports Bars
The Best Sports Bars in Chicago on About.com. Find out where you can watch a game, grab a beer, and root on a Chicago sports team to victory.
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.
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.
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.
Acme Missionary Baptist Church - Best Gospel...
Learn more about Acme Missionary Baptist Church and their award-winning gospel choir.
A Hand-Picked List of the Best Sports Bars in...
Find our hand-picked list of the best sports bars in Chicago.
Barack Obama Biographical Timeline
Read a biographical timeline with links to photos, speeches, and more about the life and rise of President Barack Obama.
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.
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.
Lincoln Park Conservatory - Fast Facts
Find the location, hours, features, and more for the Lincoln Park Conservatory in Chicago, IL.
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.
Millennium Park Chicago - Fast Facts
Find the location, hours, main attractions and other essential information for Millennium Park in Chicago.
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.
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.
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.
Vienna Beef Factory Store
Find the hours, locations, products, and shopper comments for the Vienna Beef Factory Store located on Chicago's north side.
You Know You're From Chicago When - 30 Great...
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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.
ice Skating at Chicago's Millennium Park
Find hours, location, and rental information for ice skating at Millennium Park, Chicago, Illinois during the 2013/2014 season. Enjoy Chicago's famous Michigan Avenue area as you skate under Chicago's skyline.
Chicago Blackhawks - All Time Best Chicago...
Who were the best hockey players in the history of the Chicago Blackhawks? Find out here.
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.
Barack Obama
Find essential information including bio timeline, photos, key speeches, Chicago connections and more about President Barack Obama.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Chicago's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and...
Chicago is the nation's third largest city and boasts a large lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender community.
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.
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.
Who is my Chicago Alderman and What Ward do I...
Identify your Chicago alderman and the Chicago ward you live in quickly and effectively.
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.
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
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'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.
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.
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.)
Top 5 Chicago Ice Skating Rinks
Find the location, maps, and other essential info for the top x ice skating rinks in Chicago, Illinois.
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.
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.
Chicago Restaurant Week 2014
Learn the dates, participating restaurants, and more information about the annual Restaurant Week in Chicago in February 2014.
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.
Ikram Boutique
Learn the location, hours, fashion designers carried, and see a photo of the Chicago fashion store favored by Michelle Obama and owned by Ikram Goldman.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
John Hancock Center - Architecture, Facts, and...
Learn the location, architectural information, and more about the John Hancock Center, one of Chicago's architectural gems.
Chicago's Best Theater Companies for Kids
Find Chicago's best children's theatre companies.
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.
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.
Daley Plaza - Fast Facts
Find the location, public features, and other fast facts for Daley Plaza in Chicago.
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.
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.
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.
Chicago Jobs: Working from Home
Looking for a job you can do from home without having to commute into an office? Check out our list of at-home job ideas in the Chicagoland area.
Business Profile: Chicago's OrganicSEOCompany.com
Looking to improve your Web site rankings with Google, Yahoo!, Bing, and more? Chicago's Organic SEO Company can help you leverage the power of the Internet to market your business and Web site.
Business Profile: Naturally Healthy with Dr....
Dr. Lisa Marie Leonard, a Naturopathic Doctor in Chicago owns Naturally Healthy with Dr. Lisa and helps patients with an assortment of issues such as weight loss, smoking cessation, and more.
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.
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.
Baby Names - Top Illinois Baby Names for Girls...
Find the 100 most popular baby names for girls in Illinois in 2006.
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.
Chicago in May 2013 - Annual Events Calendar
Discover a hand-picked list of the best annual events and things to do in Chicago in May 2013.
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.
What is an Alderman?
What is a Chicago alderman?
Barack Obama - First 100 Days in Office Photo...
See a photo timeline of President Barack Obama and pictures of his first 100 days in office. Page 7.
March 2014 Events in Chicago
Find things to do in Chicago with this list of the best annual events in Chicago in March 2014.
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.
McFetridge Park Indoor Ice Skating Rink
Find the hours, times, location, and more for indoor ice skating at McFetridge Park rink in Chicago.
Barack Obama Pictures
View dozens of photos of Barack Obama.
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.
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.
Top Walking Neighborhoods in Chicago
Chicago is a great city for walking and also for ditching your car and relying on public transportation. Find the top walkable Chicago neighborhoods here.
Barack Obama and Michelle Obama's Chicago
Discover significant Chicago places, Chicago restaurants, and Chicago buildings in Barack Obama and Michelle Obama's history and lives in Chicago.
Business Profile: Chicago's Auto Transport
No matter where you car needs to be shipped, whether it is within a few miles of Chicago or hundreds of miles aways, Chicago's Auto Transport can get your car to your destination.
Hull House Ghost Pictures
See photos of possible ghosts taken at the historic Hull House in Chicago, Illinois.
Garfield Park Conservatory - Chicago's West...
Find the location, hours, special features and more for Chicago's Garfield Park Conservatory, one of the oldest conservatories in the country.
Barack Obama - Speech at Dedication of Abraham...
Find the text of Barack Obama's remarks at the opening of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, IL on April 20, 2005.
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.
Chicago Emergency School Closings List
See the most up-to-date list of Chicago school closings and Chicago business closings from the Emergency Closings Center.
Chicago Business Profile: Acne Treatment...
Chicago's Acne Treatment Worldwide can help you relieve the characteristics associated with the occurrence of pimples, whiteheads, blackheads, and more. Acne Treatment Worldwide's products can treat existing acne by making your face less oily.
Volunteering in Chicago
Looking to do more volunteering? Check out our Volunteering in Chicago Guide for ideas.
Chicago Jobs - Best Chicago Job Sites for Your...
Use these essential sites for finding a job in Chicago. We've focused on including established job sites and professional associations while avoiding infrequently updated sites or ones that re-hash job listings pulled from elsewhere.
Chicago Cubs Fan Hub
Chicago Cubs site with the information you need to know about this favorite major league baseball team.
Baby Names - Illinois Baby Names for Boys and...
Find the most popular baby names for boys and girls born in Illinois since 2005.
Michelle Obama - Photo Timeline from Bid...
See a photo timeline of Michelle Obama from the day Barack Obama announced his bid for President of the United States to the Election Night when he won it. Page 9.

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