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Sharpen your skates because Chicago’s two most popular public outdoor skating rinks are open for the season. Although there are 10 public ice rinks operated by the Chicago Park District in the city, the two …

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Thanksgiving is traditionally celebrated by gathering families, friends and loved ones together for a feast. Approximately 46 million turkeys will be eaten on Thanksgiving, according to the National Turkey Federation. The PHOENIX looked into the …

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Explore the CTA Rail System with these interesting photos.

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Take a look at some of Chicago’s most stellar buildings in this photo-brief.

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A Chicago organization transformed Couch Place Alley located between Randolph Street and Lake Street in the Chicago Loop into a pop-up party with interactive art and installations Aug. 24. The transformation was a part of …

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Back-to-school season is upon us, but a summery atmosphere lingers in the Rogers Park neighborhood thanks to Loyola’s Summer on the Plaza program, which features a farmers market and live, outdoor entertainment four days a …

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While Chicago is often seen as culturally divided, there’s one city-sponsored art form uniting multiple communities: dance. The city of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) is in its 21st year of …

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Navy Pier’s Independence Day Fireworks and Celebration lit the sky over Lake Michigan for the 241st anniversary of the United States’ independence. The 15 minute-long pyrotechnics display blasted off at 9:30 p.m., but the crackling …