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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.
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.
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.
Chicago Newspapers
Find the major daily, weekly, and bi-monthly newspapers of Chicago, IL with links to each newspaper's site.
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 Cubs Minor League System
Learn more about the seven minor league baseball teams affiliated with the Chicago Cubs.
Who is My Congressional Representative?
Identify your representative to the United States House of Representatives quickly and accurately.
Chicago Neighborhood and Community Newspapers
Find Chicago's neighborhood and community newspapers here.
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.
Where is Chicago Located?
Learn more about Chicago, Illinois and see a map of its location.
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.
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.
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.
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.
List of Counties in Illinois
There are 102 counties in the state of Illinois. This is an alphabetical list of all of them.
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 White Sox - All Time Best White Sox...
Who were the best baseball players in the history of the Chicago White Sox? Find out here.
Illinois Lottery Winning Numbers
Did you win the Illinois lottery? Check here for the official winning numbers.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
You Know You're From Chicago When - 30 Great...
Read our top 30 picks for the best responses to the Twitter Trend
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 and is located about 30 minutes from downtown Chicago.
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.
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.
The Tin Man Sculpture in Oz Park, Chicago, IL
The Tin Man sculpture in Oz Park, Chicago. Page 7.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Top Five Chicago Bars for Celebrating...
Find our top five, hand-picked Chicago bars for celebrating the holiday season.
Brookfield Zoo's Holiday Magic
Get into the holiday season with the Brookfield Zoo's Holiday Magic event, including dates, times, and more.
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.
Art Institute of Chicago - Modern Wing -...
See a list of the firms credited with designing and building the Art Institute of Chicago's Modern Wing.
Daley Plaza - Fast Facts
Find the location, public features, and other fast facts for Daley Plaza in Chicago.
European Union Film Festival
Find the dates, times, and schedule for the European Union Film Fest held every year at the Gene Siskel Film Center in Chicago.
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.
Business Profile: A1 Auto Transport –...
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.
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.
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.
Soldier Field - Fast Facts
Get fast facts on Chicago's Soldier Field, including location, directions, and parking.
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.
Chicago Business Profile: First Security Services
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.
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.
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.
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.
Get in Shape for Summer with These Fitness and...
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 Annual Chicago Jazz Festival...
Your Guide to the Chicago Jazz Festival 2013, including dates, times, performers, and more.
Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum - Photos
See photos of the Chicago Bridgehouse Museum located in an active Chicago bridgehouse on the Chicago River.
Partners in Senior Care - Geriatric Care...
Get information on Partners in Senior Care's geriatric and eldercare management services.
Essential Chicago Blogs
Eight Chicago blogs that should be blinking on your radar screen, if they're not already.
Cook County State's Attorney Ballot - November...
See a non-partisan ballot for the November 4, 2008 Cook County State's Attorney race, which includes links to candidate websites.
Chicago at Christmas Photos
See pictures of Chicago at Christmas time. Page 2.
Your Guide to the Jammin' at the Zoo 2013...
Your guide to the 2013 Jammin' at the Zoo concert series, including show dates, times, and performers.
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 John Hancock Observatory - Planning Your...
Get essential information and a local's perspective on visiting Chicago's John Hancock Observatory.
September 2013 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.
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.
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.
Terzo Piano - Sample Menu
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.
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.
15th Annual Elvis Is Alive 5K Returns to...
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.
Illinois Jobs - Guide to Jobs in Illinois
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 Business Profile: Proofreading.org, a...
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.
Your Guide to the Old St. Pat's World's Largest...
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.
Vet Advice on Chicago Dog Parks
Learn what Dr. Scott Rovner of the Roscoe Village Animal Hospital advises about taking your dog to the Chicago dog parks.
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.
Half Marathon Training Tips
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.
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.
Best New Year's Eve Celebrations in Chicago
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.
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.
Business Profile: Chicago's Sportsbook
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.
Get to Know Your Home NBA Basketball Team --...
Your official guide to Chicago's NBA basketball team, the Chicago Bulls.
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.
Whole Foods Lincoln Park Wellness Club - A...
Learn everything you need to know about Whole Foods' Lincoln Park Wellness Club, including membership information, costs, benefits, and more.
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.
Sunscreen Tips and After-Sun Care
Learn how to protect yourself from the sun naturally with these organic sun protection tips from Chicago=based Dr. Lisa Marie Leonard.
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.
Where can I ice skate in Chicago?
Find out where you can ice skate in Chicago, Illinois.
Bari: The Place for Some of Chicago's Best...
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.
Wrigleyville - 10 Great Videos for Discovering...
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.
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.
Chicago Gourmet Food Festival Profile
Find tickets, schedule, location and more for Chicago Gourmet, the upscale food festival in Millennium Park.
Celebrate the Holidays at the Lincoln 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 in Chicago, IL
DePaul University Student Center, statue of Monsignor John Egan. Page 12.
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.
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.
Hotel Lincoln Breaks Ground in Chicago's...
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.
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.
Chicago's Top Christmas Events and Things to Do...
Check out these top Chicago Christmas events and things to do during the holidays 2010.
Bridgehouse and Chicago River Museum - Fast Facts
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.
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.
How to Register to Vote in Chicago, IL and...
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.
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.
Michelle Obama - Chicago Green City Market...
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.
The Old State Capitol Building in Springfield,...
Learn more about the Old State Capitol Building in Springfield, Illinois. It is a National Historic Landmark.
AmpliVox Donates Free Pink Podiums and...
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.
Wrigley Rooftops - Skybox on Sheffield - Fast...
Learn more about watching a Cubs game from the Wrigleyville rooftop bar called Skybox on Sheffield.
Top Spots for Al Fresco Dining in Chicago
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.
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.
Charlie Trotter's Restaurant and Lori's Shoes,...
Charlie Trotter's and Lori's Shoes. Page 16.
Special Holiday Events at the Shedd Aquarium
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.
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.
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.
Rahm Emanuel: Early Years
Find out who Rahm Emanuel, Chicago’s next mayor, was before he became a political powerhouse.
Karyn's Raw Food Restaurant, Chicago, IL
Karyn's Raw Food Restaurant on Halsted. Page 14.
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.
Fifth Congressional District - Special PRIMARY...
See sample ballots for the 5th Congressional District Special Election for Rahm Emanuel's open seat to be held on Tuesday, March 3, 2009.
Italian Village Restaurant Review
The Italian Village has been located in the heart of downtown Chicago for more than 80 years. Is it any good?
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 Blackhawks - Profile of Chicago's...
Learn more about the Chicago Blackhawks, Chicago's legendary hockey team and an Original Six franchise.
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.
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.
Craig Robinson Speech at the Democratic...
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.
Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame -...
Find out when and where the next ceremony honoring prominent gay and lesbian Chicago citizens takes place.
What is the IL Call for a State Constitutional...
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.
Adler Planetarium's Statement on Obama-McCain...
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Business Profile: GetShared - A Social Media...
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.
Michelle Obama Speech at the Democratic...
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.
Whole Foods Market Offers a Weekend Immersion...
About the Whole Foods Market Wellness Club Weekend Immersion: The Wellness Club's Weekend Immersion program
Chicago Earth Day Events - 2013
Celebrate the planet during Earth Day special events happening in Chicago. Earth Day 2013 is Monday, April 22. C
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.
Business Profile: Chicago's CarInQuotes
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.
South Side Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade Buses...
Find out how to book a bus ride from popular Chicago bars to the South Side Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade in 2009.
Check Out These Fall Drives Ideas for a Weekend...
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.

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