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5 things to do on President's Day in Chicago

...The local staple remains a big deal and draws big crowds to its McCormick Place (2301 S. King Drive) home, many of whom are from out of town. President’s Day marks the final...

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...transit and its wonderful messes. The show begins at 7 p.m. Monday at SPACE (1245 Chicago Ave., Evanston). While tickets are unfortunately sold out online, there will be standby tickets available at...

Garfield Conservatory (300 N. Central Park Ave.) might be the city’s most underrated place to get some fresh air, especially since...

...at select theaters nationwide. In the Chicago area, that means the AMC River East 21 (322 E. Illinois St.) AMC Crestwood 18 (13221 Rivercrest Drive, Crestwood) AMC Streets of Woodfield 20 (601 N. Martingale...

...for a little competition, consider the NBA Jam tournament at Emporium Arcade Bar Logan Square (2363 N Milwaukee Ave.). The name is a little misleading — the arcade-based competition features video games from “NBA...

    5 things to do on President's Day in Chicago
    It's a three-day weekend, and, in case you didn't already have plans for that much-needed Monday off, we've got you covered with five extra options this weekend. Tell a transit (horror) story Sponsored by WBEZ and Vocalo, the Moth Storyslam series is always a popular draw, as droves of folks pack a rotating series of venues to drink and hear amateur storytellers recite remarkable tales on a particular topic.
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    INTERIOR RENOVATION/ALTERATIONS OF AN EXISTING 14 STORY HOTEL WITH 152FT IN HEIGHT WITH 256 GUEST ROOMS BEING INCREASED TO 274 ROOMS. THE SECOND AND THIRD FLOORS SPACES ARE BEING RECONFIGURED AS REQUIRED TO ACCOMMODATE HOITEL AMENITY, BACK OF HOUSE SPACES, AND ADDITIONAL ROOMS. THE OVERALL ROOM CONFIGURATIONS ARE REMAINING THE SAME WITH THE EXCEPTION OF 14 ADA COMPLIANT ROOMS TO RECEIVE APPROPRIATE BATHROOMS ACCOMMODATIONS AS PER PLANS

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The Blackstone Library to host Knit and Crochet Circle event

The Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., will host an event entitled “Knit and Crochet Circle” on Monday, Feb. 26, from 6 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.

    The Blackstone Library to host Knit and Crochet Circle event - hpherald.com
    By JOSEPH PHILLIPS Staff Writer The Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., will host an event entitled "Knit and Crochet Circle" on Monday, Feb. 26, from 6 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. The group encourages participants to bring a current knit and crochet project with an inspiration to finish.
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21 hours ago

Three months free at newly-renovated South Loop apartments at 777 South State

Three months free at newly-renovated South Loop apartments at 777 South State

    Three months free at newly-renovated South Loop apartments at 777 South State
    The newly-updated contemporary tower at 777 South State hosted a grand opening party recently, and drew a crowd to view its new apartments, amenities and twilight views. Join us in the videos for a narrated walk through convertible studio and 1-bedroom models. Convertible studios start at $1,495.
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21 hours ago

DIY Olympics in Chicago: Make your own games with offerings around the city

Northerly Island, 1521 S. Linn White Drive, chicagoparkdistrict.com

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McCormick Tribune Ice Rink at Millennium Park, 201 E. Randolph St., chicagoparkdistrict.com

Maggie Daley Ice Ribbon, 337 E. Randolph St., chicagoparkdistrict.com

The Upstairs at the Gwen, 521 N. Rush St. Tickets: $25 including a cocktail. thegwenchicago.com

Kaiser Tiger, 1415 W. Randolph St. $40 per half hour, cash only. kaisertiger.com

Warren Park, 6601 N. Western Ave., chicagoparkdistrict.com

    DIY Olympics in Chicago: Make your own games with offerings around the city
    The journey to Pyeongchang is a long one, and I'm not talking about the figurative "journey to the Olympics" that broadcasters tout as a euphemism for the long, rigorous training regimens that earn athletes a trip to the Games. I'm talking about the literal journey to Pyeongchang, South Korea.
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23 hours ago

Explore today's cheapest rentals in Hyde Park

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    Explore today's cheapest rentals in Hyde Park
    According to rental site Zumper, median rents for a 1-bedroom in Hyde Park are hovering around $1,387 (compared to a $1,450 average for Chicago). But how does the low-end pricing on a Hyde Park rental look these days--and what might you get for your money?
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26 hours ago

Happy Chinese New Year! Chicago has been home...

Happy Chinese New Year! Chicago has been home to a Chinese community since the early 1870s, and the first Chinatown was established in the 1880s near Clark and Van Buren. Around 1910, the community moved to Cermak and Wentworth to escape overcrowding, discrimination, and high rents. It has since thrived at that location and is now a popular tourist destination. http://bit.ly/2nX6UJb

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    Happy Chinese New Year! Chicago has been home to a Chinese community since the early 1870s, and the first Chinatown was established in the 1880s near Clark and Van Buren. Around 1910, the community...
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Blackstone Library to host “Family Fun Wednesday”

The Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., will host “Family Fun Wednesdays” on Wednesday, Feb. 28, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

    Blackstone Library to host "Family Fun Wednesday" - hpherald.com
    By JOSEPH PHILLIPS Staff Writer The Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., will host "Family Fun Wednesdays" on Wednesday, Feb. 28, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The event is suitable for children and families to listen to stories while making crafts to share with others.
    http://hpherald.com

2 days ago

Things to Do This Weekend in Chicago

...children ages 7-12 (6 and under are free). Through Monday, February 19. McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO

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...as the whole family loves rock and roll. Free. 1 p.m. Saturday. Empty Bottle, 1035 N. Western Ave. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO

    Things to Do This Weekend in Chicago
    Looking for something to do this weekend? check out our recommendations for some fun things to do in Chicago this weekend: Now in its 110th year, the Chicago Auto Show has nearly 1,000 different vehicles on display, and is a more laid back, informative show with manufacturers and dealerships showing off their latest models for the new model year as well as a glimpse of what's to come.
    http://chicagofree.info

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