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Try These 12 Amazing Chicago Costume Ideas for Halloween

The Best Chicago-Themed Costume Ideas  With Halloween fast approaching, it's time to put the finishing touches on your costume. We believe that looking around our city may bring a fantastic amount of inspiration, whether you're just not inspired or haven't had time to pick something up yet. With that in mind, check out these Chicago-themed…

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Finding Balance Between Work and Life Isn’t Always Easy

These days, work-life balance can seem like an impossible feat. Technology makes workers accessible around the clock. Fears of job loss incentivize longer hours. In fact, a whopping 94% of working professionals reported working more than 50 hours per week and nearly half said they worked more than 65 hours per week in a Harvard…

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Where to Eat and Watch Football Near Atrio Apartments in Chicago

Chicago is a great sports town. Chicago is a great food town. But great food and great sports watching don’t always go hand in hand. There are a million and a half sports bars here, all respectable in their own right, but not all of them have respectable food. Take Sluggers and Cubby Bear –…

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Fall Decorating: Tips and Tricks for Your Autumn Home

Fun fall decorating suggestions Finally, fall has here! Are you ready to decorate your home with the beauty of the season? Use some of the décor suggestions below when it's time to pack it all away. Establish a focus. You could be anxious to fill your home with as many items with an autumnal theme…

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A Beginner Guide to Biking and Cycling in Chicago

Thanks to the hundreds of miles of new bike lanes that have been created in the previous 10 years and the city's thankfully flat geography, Chicago has been routinely ranked as one of the country's most bike-friendly cities. This guide will get you started riding in Chicago, regardless of whether the warming weather has motivated…

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Local New West Fest and Chicago’s Biggest Music Festival Return for 2022: Get Tickets to Lollapalooza

The Chicago summer would not be the same without Lollapalooza. The annual music festival is one of the biggest in the world, with thousands of fans coming from all over to see it. This year is no different! We also want to highlight the fact that West Fest is happening this weekend just down the…

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​​​​​​​Two Ways to View the Navy Pier Fourth of July Fireworks Display in Downtown Chicago: Lakeside Lights

Two Ways to View the Navy Pier Fourth of July Fireworks Display in Downtown Chicago: Lakeside Lights Chicago the Beautiful At Navy Pier, the metropolitan skyline sparkles over Lake Michigan as water lapping against the coast. As children play and giggle, the fountains burst into life as the Chicago sun sets behind you. As the…

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10 Tips to Becoming Better at Time Management

10 tips for mastering time management at work We’ve all experienced the woes of time management at work. You wake up hopeful and optimistic—not only will you meet all your deadlines, but you’ll hit the gym and make a healthy home-cooked meal, too.  Then life happens. You leave late, you hit traffic, and you arrive…

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The Top Coffee Shops in Chicago for the Best Local Cup of Joe

There are multiple roasteries in Chicago that diligently acquire beans to create the right mix, as well as serious coffee houses that provide drips and espresso that put cheap diner fare to shame. At these 10 key shops, both roasters and baristas may show off their drink-making skills. Metropolis Coffee, Standing Passengers, Blue Bottle Coffee,…

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The Best Mother’s Day Brunches in Chicago for an Amazing Meal with Mom

The Best Mother’s Day Brunches in Chicago Treat your mom to eggs benedict, pancakes and bottomless mimosas with the help of these special Mother's Day menus Mother's Day this year is coming up on Sunday, May 8—have you made plans yet? If not, the best Mother's Day brunch deals are here to save the day.…

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