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Surfing Sundays

Sufing Sundays at the Surfing Museum of Huntington Beach

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10 New Experiences in Chicago

A magic lounge, a hotel facing Wrigley Field, giant wooden trolls and a golf-theme restaurant are some of the fresh places for visitors to explore in the Chicago area this year.

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Surf Concerts Huntington Beach - Surfing Museum Concert Schedule

The Huntington surfing sunday concerts are held at the HB Surfing Museum and at Pier Plaza. All are free to see.

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Surfer Joe Summer Festival 2017 - 22/23/24/25 June 2017 Livorno - Italy

SJSF2017: Surfer Joe Summer Festival 2017 - It's the world's #1 Surf Music event!

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WILD O' FEST (@wildopartys) on Twitter

The latest Tweets from WILD O' FEST (@wildopartys). MÁS QUE UN FESTIVAL. Powered by SuperBookers. Email: wildopartys@gmail.com

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800 Books Will Be Left On The 'L' For Riders During Chicago Ideas Week

Eight hundred books will be available on "L" stations and trains for Ideas Week.

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Check Out Chicago Museums For Free During First Museum Week

For the week of Oct. 1 through 7, museums around town will be offering free or discounted admission, membership and gift shop discounts and hosting special events.

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'Chicagohenge' Is Happening Tonight If You Know When To Look

Stand among the skyscrapers of the Loop Wednesday night, and you're in for a beautiful light show courtesy of this year's Fall Equinox.

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Say Goodbye To The Navy Pier Ferris Wheel With Free Late-Night Rides

There's not a better way to view the nighttime Chicago skyline than a late-night ride on the Navy Pier Ferris wheel, and this weekend is your chance to do it.

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Chicago launching major New Year's Eve celebration

Chicago is looking to start 2016 in a big way, with a large-scale New Year's Eve celebration it hopes will rival New York's, packing in tens of thousands of revelers downtown.

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Where to find Happy Hour specials in Chicago

Last week Governor Rauner signed a bill letting Illinois indulge in happy hour drink specials starting tonight. Here's a list of where you can find...

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Stream Lollapalooza from your couch this weekend

If you couldn't score a ticket to Lollapalooza this weekend, you'll still be able to catch some of the festival's best performances. The city's largest music festival...

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Your guide to Lollapalooza 2015 aftershows and parties

If you don't want the party to stop when Grant Park closes, you need to check out the best Lollapalooza aftershows and parties at venues all over the city.

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Best things to do this week in Chicago

Find the top events, concerts, exhibitions, nightlife and shows happening in Chicago this week.

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Beer, Bikes And Reggie Watts At Tour De Fat Chicago 2015

Want proof that Logan Square loves bikes and beer? New Belgium Brewing is coming to Palmer Square Park this Saturday to celebrate bikes and craft beer.

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Free things to do with kids this summer in Chicago

From flying a kite to seeing fireworks at Navy Pier, we recommend these totally awesome free things to do with kids this summer

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4th of July fireworks: Where to watch fireworks in Chicago

Whether you want to see the sky lit up downtown or catch a suburban display, we've found the best place in Chicago to watch fireworks on the 4th of July.

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12 Awesome Chicago Restaurants For Your Wedding Day

It's June, which means wedding season, and all the suits, cocktail dresses, champagne toasts, dining and dancing is upon us. If you're searching for that great restaurant with a private venue or...

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Where to Go on Record Store Day 2015 in Chicago

Here's a map to help plot out your path on the biggest vinyl celebration of the year.

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27 Chicago hacks to make your life easier

From the booze to the blues, city life in Chicago has its perks, but to live here like a boss, it helps to know some shortcuts and tricks. After moving to Chicago,...

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'Dear John Hughes' coming to Chicago, a show celebrating his movies

A multi-media, concert-style show designed to celebrate the movies of the late John Hughes — including such nostalgic titles as “Sixteen Candles,” “The Breakfast Club,” “Weird Science,”

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Free museum days in Chicago 2015

It's no secret that family outings can come with a hefty price tag. Luckily there are plenty of free museum days at Chicago institutions throughout the year.

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Best event in every state: The Kentucky Derby, Iron Bowl, Mardis Gras and more

If "hit the most awesome event in every state" is your weirdly specific New Year's resolution, you'll need to know what the best,…

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Parson's Chicken and Fish ice skating rink

Parson's wants you to have some hot chicken with your cold ice skates.

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Christkindlmarket Chicago opens today

Christkindlmarket Chicago opens Friday morning in Daley Plaza.

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46 Great Things to Do This Winter in Chicago

The temperatures outside may be dropping, but inside, Chicago culture is on fire. Here’s your cheat sheet.

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10 new places to visit during Open House Chicago

This weekend, buildings all over Chicago will open their doors to the public as part of Open House Chicago, an annual celebration of design and exploration organized...

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What's Up With That Rooftop Airstream? Find Out During Open House Chicago

The rooftop Airstream is among the Lincoln Square/Ravenswood gems included in Open House Chicago.

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Boy George to Spin DJ Set at Museum of Contemporary Art's 'Bowie' Event

Guests dressing for the $100-per-ticket event are advised to "let your freak flag fly."

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Pencil This In: Food Truck Rally At Daley Plaza

Friday's rally is shaping up to be a hot event on a cool day downtown.

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Nik Wallenda to walk tightrope blindfolded 50 stories above Chicago

Often described as the "King of the Wire," daredevil acrobat Nik Wallenda is at it again - this time planning a tightrope walk 50 stories over the Chicago River.

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Chinatown guide: The best of the neighborhood

Find the best restaurants, bars, karaoke, shops and things to do with our guide to Chicago's Chinatown.

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Haunted houses and attractions in Chicago: Halloween 2014 guide

Looking for startling thrills and chills this Halloween? We tracked down some of the scariest Chicago-area seasonal attractions.

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Nine bands will play an entire album at Riot Fest. Who will be the 10th?

Ten bands at Riot Fest are playing essential albums all the way through. Nine have been announced. Who will be the last one?

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What To Eat At The Hideout Block Party This Weekend

The laid back, family-friendly Hideout Block Party & Onion A.V. Fest is gearing up for this coming weekend's festivities. Along with the choice musical acts, the festival is offering...

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31 Things To Do in Chicago's 'Hoods Before Summer Ends

Our reporters shared their end-of-summer bucket lists. Get outside, Chicago!

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The stars move in for Chicago Jazz Festival week

For jazz lovers, it's the best week of the year: a riot of activity starting Monday, as a lead-up to the Chicago Jazz Festival , which runs Thursday through Aug. 31.

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20 Things You'll Only See In Chicago

There's a poutine factory. They make a hundred-dollar grilled cheese. A "Star Wars" museum could be in the works. ...and those aren't the only attractions that make our beloved Chicago unique. With a river, lake, museums, architecture, a...

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Military acts return to the skies for Chicago Air and Water Show

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels are back and ready to amaze spectators at this year's Chicago Air and Water Show along North Avenue Beach and Lake Michigan. "We're very excited to have them back," said Mary May, spokeswoman for the Chicago Air and Wat

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Air & Water Show viewing, dining

Chicago's Air & Water Show happens for the 56th year this weekend from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The best (and most crowded) viewing spots are on the sand at Oak Street Beach and North Avenue Beach, but there are plenty of other good plac

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10 Ways Lollapalooza Will Screw Up Your Weekend (If You Don't Have Tickets)

For Chicagoans and visitors not attending the festival, the Loop will be a vortex of inconvenience.

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The Best Things to Do in Chicago This August, in One Giant List

Music, art, theatre, and a legendary parade—there’s more happening than we can even count this month.

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New 'Science Pub' Series at Shedd Aquarium Discusses Findings Over Beers

Shedd Aquarium scientists will take turns discussing their research with visitors in the monthly series.

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Newberry Library Book Fair 2014 and Bughouse Square Debates

The 30th annual Newberry Library Book Fair kicks off tomorrow, Thursday July 24th at noon through Sunday, July 27th.  Chicago’s favorite book sale features more that 120,000 used books in over 70 categories from cookbooks to collectibles–most