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The Chicago Sky Lantern Festival is Coming to Town on May 21st

The past few years have been challenging, to say the least. What if you could release all of that negative energy and breathe positivity into what remains of 2022? That’s exactly the opportunity you’ll get when you participate in the Chicago Sky Lantern Festival on Saturday, May 21st. Held within driving distance from city limits, usually on…

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Craft Beer Plays a Starring Role in Happy Hour at Cultivate by Forbidden Root

The next time you head out for happy hour, consider hopping the Brown Line to Cultivate by Forbidden Root. Its side taproom is dedicated almost exclusively to craft beer—namely, craft beer brewed in-house. Some other local breweries showcase their suds here, too, which you can enjoy over a board game with friends. The taproom is a…

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Savor Sensational Desserts at JoJo’s Shake Bar

JoJo’s Shake Bar takes the classic ice cream parlor and makes it over for the modern day—plus craft cocktails. Its otherworldly milkshakes and fresh twist on traditional American comfort food bring the soda shop into a new era that includes creative libations that are for adults only.  Kick off happy hour with one of the signature…

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Experience the City From a New Point of View at Tilt at 360 Chicago

Even if you’ve lived in Chicago for years, you’ve never experienced anything quite like the bird’s eye view from Tilt at 360 Chicago. It’s an interactive part of the 360 Chicago Observation Deck, which sits atop the John Hancock Center on the 94th Floor. From up there, just peering out the window is an experience—but Tilt…

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Savor Elevated International Cuisine and Wine at Oriole

You never know exactly what to expect at Oriole—other than gourmet American and globally inspired dishes. That’s because the chef refreshes the multi-course menu from day to day, showcasing his newest inventions with a mix of locally sourced seasonal ingredients and high-quality ingredients from all around the world. With more than 300 perfect five-star reviews…

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Plan Your Special Day From Start to Finish at the Bridal Expo Chicago

If your special day is coming up, meet and greet some of the best vendors in the city and the surrounding region at the Bridal Expo Chicago. It’s taking place at the Marriott Hotel O’Hare on Sunday, March 20th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with staggered arrival times to avoid overcrowding. And if you…

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Grab a Unique Gift at Smitten Boutique

If you’re looking for a last-minute gift —and you’d like to support a small local business along the way—make a beeline for Smitten Boutique in the West Loop. It’s owned by two Chicago natives who live nearby, and they’ve been keeping the neighborhood in sweet, unique gifts since 2007. You never quite know what you’ll find at…

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