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Identify your Illinois State Representative and district easily and accurately with this guide for Illinois residents.
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.
A guide to help you identify your Illinois State Senator and district easily and accurately within and around Chicago.
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.
Find out the breed of U.S. President Barack Obama's dog, see photo galleries, and read about the controversy surrounding the dog.
Find the major daily, weekly, and bi-monthly newspapers of Chicago, IL with links to each newspaper's site.
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.
Learn more about the seven minor league baseball teams affiliated with the Chicago Cubs.
Identify your representative to the United States House of Representatives quickly and accurately.
Find Chicago's neighborhood and community newspapers here.
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.
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 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.
See the most up-to-date list of Chicago school closings and Chicago business closings from the Emergency Closings Center.
Learn more about which Chicago restaurants Barack Obama and Michelle Obama favor when they're in the city.
There are 102 counties in the state of Illinois. This is an alphabetical list of all of them.
Find 10 great things to see and do on the campus of the University of Chicago. All are open to the public.
Who were the best baseball players in the history of the Chicago White Sox? Find out here.
Did you win the Illinois lottery? Check here for the official winning numbers.
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.
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.
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 a hand-picked list of Easter brunches in Chicago.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Read our top 30 picks for the best responses to the Twitter Trend
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 and is located about 30 minutes from downtown Chicago.
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.
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.
The Tin Man sculpture in Oz Park, Chicago. Page 7.
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 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.
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.
During extreme cold or hot weather, the City of Chicago offers these six warming and cooling centers to shelter citizens who need them.
Find our top five, hand-picked Chicago bars for celebrating the holiday season.
Get into the holiday season with the Brookfield Zoo's Holiday Magic event, including dates, times, and more.
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.
See a list of the firms credited with designing and building the Art Institute of Chicago's Modern Wing.
Find the location, public features, and other fast facts for Daley Plaza in Chicago.
Find the dates, times, and schedule for the European Union Film Fest held every year at the Gene Siskel Film Center in Chicago.
Find out how to quickly and accurately track delays at Midway Airport in Chicago, which is also known by the airport code MDW.
Do you have a car you need to ship to or from Chicago? A1 Auto Transport Worldwide Vehicle Transportation Services can help you get your vehicle transport to or from Chicago anywhere in the world.
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. Page 3.
Get fast facts on Chicago's Soldier Field, including location, directions, and parking.
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.
Are you considering hiring a security firm to guard your company? Learn how First Security Services can provide trained security guards to protect your business's employees and your company's property.
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.
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 date, time, location, and more for the 2009 Inauguration Prayer Service for President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.
Summer is quickly approaching in Chicago. Time to get in shape for bikini season with this fitness and weight loss tips from Equinox Fitness.
Your Guide to the Chicago Jazz Festival 2013, including dates, times, performers, and more.
See photos of the Chicago Bridgehouse Museum located in an active Chicago bridgehouse on the Chicago River.
Get information on Partners in Senior Care's geriatric and eldercare management services.
Eight Chicago blogs that should be blinking on your radar screen, if they're not already.
See a non-partisan ballot for the November 4, 2008 Cook County State's Attorney race, which includes links to candidate websites.
See pictures of Chicago at Christmas time. Page 2.
Your guide to the 2013 Jammin' at the Zoo concert series, including show dates, times, and performers.
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.
Get essential information and a local's perspective on visiting Chicago's John Hancock Observatory.
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.
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.
Feeling the heat in Chicago? Learn where to find a cooling center in Cook County to escape this excessive heat.
See a sample menu and find the hours, location, reservation information, and see photos of the Terzo Piano restaurant in the Modern Wing of the Art Institute of Chicago.
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.
Get ready for the 15th Annual Elvis Is Alive 5K taking place in Chicago August 16 at 6L45 p.m. in Grant Park. Find out how to register for one of Chicago's most popular races.
Find Illinois jobs, jobs openings, and career opportunities at this Illinois and Chicago, Illinois job resource center. This site is created and maintained locally in Chicago, Illinois.
Chicago's . Proofreading.org provides proofreading and editing services for people who need a second pair of eyes to review their research papers quickly and efficiently for a small fee.
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.
Learn what Dr. Scott Rovner of the Roscoe Village Animal Hospital advises about taking your dog to the Chicago dog parks.
Find out how to watch the take off and landing of the Chicago Air and Water Show planes at the GaryChicago Airport.
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.
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.
Looking for something fun to do this New Year's Eve in Chicago? Here is a listing of some of Chicago's top New Year's Eve events and parties.
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.
Looking for a sports review of your favorite Chicago team? Sportsbook, owned by Bang The Book, offers reviews of professional sporting teams such as the Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, Chicago Bears, and Chicago Blackhawks.
Your official guide to Chicago's NBA basketball team, the Chicago Bulls.
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.
Learn everything you need to know about Whole Foods' Lincoln Park Wellness Club, including membership information, costs, benefits, and more.
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.
Learn how to protect yourself from the sun naturally with these organic sun protection tips from Chicago=based Dr. Lisa Marie Leonard.
Opening Day for the Chicago White Sox is Monday, April 1, 2013. Their first home game will be against the Kansas City Royals.
Find out where you can ice skate in Chicago, Illinois.
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.
See 10 great hand-picked videos of the Wrigleyville neighborhood in Chicago, IL. Wrigleyville is the Chicago neighborhood that surrounds Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs.
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.
Find tickets, schedule, location and more for Chicago Gourmet, the upscale food festival in Millennium Park.
The Lincoln Park Zoo turns on its holiday lights with its free ZooLights, including photos with Santa, ice carving demonstrations, and more.
DePaul University Student Center, statue of Monsignor John Egan. Page 12.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Check out these top Chicago Christmas events and things to do during the holidays 2010.
Find the location, hours, and special features of Chicago's Bridgehouse and Chicago River museum located in a working bridge house on the Chicago River.
See photos of the Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool in Chicago, IL, which was designed by the landscape architect and built between 1936 and 1938.
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.
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.
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.
Learn more about the Old State Capitol Building in Springfield, Illinois. It is a National Historic Landmark.
AmpliVox Sound Systems is donating free Pink Podiums and Pink Mini-Megaphones to breast cancer awareness events nationwide. Learn how you can get a free podium and megaphone for your next event.
Learn more about watching a Cubs game from the Wrigleyville rooftop bar called Skybox on Sheffield.
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.
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.
Charlie Trotter's and Lori's Shoes. Page 16.
Beginning Sunday, December 16, 2012, through Sunday, December 23, 2012, Chicago's Shedd Aquarium transforms into a wintery, watery wonderland to celebrate a of week of holiday cheer. Discover what creatures are stirring as the aquarium stays open late during a special holiday schedule with the return of Holiday Fantasea, presented by Toyota and more.
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.
View Chicago weather directly. Find the National Weather Service Chicago radar image and see for yourself what Chicago weather has in store.
Find out who Rahm Emanuel, Chicago’s next mayor, was before he became a political powerhouse.
Karyn's Raw Food Restaurant on Halsted. Page 14.
Enjoy one of Chicago's most popular holiday events during the Christmas Around the World exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.
See sample ballots for the 5th Congressional District Special Election for Rahm Emanuel's open seat to be held on Tuesday, March 3, 2009.
The Italian Village has been located in the heart of downtown Chicago for more than 80 years. Is it any good?
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.
Learn more about the Chicago Blackhawks, Chicago's legendary hockey team and an Original Six franchise.
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.
Find the location, hours, menus, and more for the Terzo Piano restaurant located in the Modern Wing of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Read the complete, unedited text of the speech Michelle Obama's brother, Craig Robinson, gave at the Democratic National Convention on August 25, 2008. He introduced his sister before her keynote speech.
Find out when and where the next ceremony honoring prominent gay and lesbian Chicago citizens takes place.
This non-partisan site discusses the Illinois call for a State Constitutional Convention, also known as con-con, on the November 4, 2008 Illinois ballot. Find helpful and balanced information to help you decide how to cast your vote.
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GetShared, a social media marketing company, has opened operations in Chicago, IL. GetShared helps online businesses increase their social network visibility and also offers a multitude of Web site marketing services.
Read the complete, unedited speech that Michelle Obama, wife of Barack Obama, gave in Denver, CO on August 25, 2008 at the Democratic National Convention. Page 2.
About the Whole Foods Market Wellness Club Weekend Immersion: The Wellness Club's Weekend Immersion program
Celebrate the planet during Earth Day special events happening in Chicago. Earth Day 2013 is Monday, April 22. C
Learn the location and features of the bridge that connects Millennium Park and the Art Institute of Chicago's Modern Wing.
Chicago CarinQuotes.com is a comprehensive auto insurance site that provides a free comparison service, tips, news, auto insurance company reviews, car make reviews with an insurance perspective, and more.
Find out how to book a bus ride from popular Chicago bars to the South Side Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade in 2009.
Looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of Chicago? How about taking a fall drive where you can see autumn, pumpkins, apples, and more. Check out these fall drive ideas for a weekend of autumn splendor.