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Plan out the final month of 2016 with our guide to the best new events, concerts, restaurants and more
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Find crafts, prints and vintage clothes for everyone on your list
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Head out to the 'burbs to chop down your very own tree
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Milwaukee spy-themed bar the SafeHouse is opening a Chicago outpost
For 50 years, visitors have flocked to Milwaukee's SafeHouse, a spy-themed bar and restaurant that serves cocktails inspired by well-known secret agents...
44 Chicago corporations named “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality”
More than 40 companies based in Chicago and its suburbs earned perfect ratings for their commitment to LGBT employees in the 2017 edition of the Human Rights...
Theater on the Lake gets multimillion dollar facelift
The Chicago Park District on Monday broke ground on a $6 million renovation of Theater on the Lake, a decades-old entertainment and cultural venue located...
Chicago food trucks get burned by judge’s ruling
A Cook County judge on Monday ruled that two rules put in place by the city of Chicago to regulate food trucks are constitutional. But owners and supporters...
Newly-opened Jane Byrne flyover brings motorists some relief
One lane of the new flyover ramp connecting the inbound Dan Ryan (I-90/94) to the outbound Eisenhower (I-290) opened to traffic on Sunday, and that’s good...
Get free Christmas gifts from Uber all week long
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