Dinner plus a jousting tournament

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Classic outdoor grilling

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Salmon at Olive Mountain in Evanston

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Custom jewelers serviing Chicago for 40+ years!

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Signature steak and seafood menu

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Seafood and premium steaks

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Filet at Erie Cafe in Chicago

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Harry Caray's 7th Inning Stretch

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New Blog Post: Legoland Pirate Adventure Island Opens!

LEGOLAND Discovery Center in Schaumburg has introduced a new free play area themed with pirates, and made a few other changes to its space - but it's still tons of fun for families that love LEGOs.
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Blog Post: Brookfield Zoo's Wild Encounters Now Open

Brookfield Zoo's latest exhibit, featuring goats, alpaca, red pandas, wallabies, emus, parakeets, and access to the zoo's Animal Ambassadors, is now open!
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Feature: Oysters at Catch 35

Let’s talk oysters. Most people either love or hate these sexy, slimy, tasty little bivalves . You can eat them raw, fried, grilled, dipped in sauces, roasted, in soups. Here’s something you didn’t know, though; variety and farming methods in the oyster industry can be compared to a big trend Chicagoans have wholeheartedly embraced – that of the craft beer industry.
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WCG Feature: The RAM - Crafting Beer Before Craft Beer Was Cool


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Exclusive Online Feature: Gaylord Fine Indian Cuisine

Explore the richness and diversity of Indian cuisine at Gaylord in Schaumburg and Chicago.
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A WCG First: Chicagoland Breweries & Distilleries

The number of breweries and distilleries in Chicago and its suburbs continues to grow. We've compiled a list of companies that offer food and tours so that you can visit, taste, and enjoy.
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Feature: 5 Star Swap Mart

If you’re looking for a unique place to shop, full of bargains and unusual merchandise, look no further than Villa Park, where the 5 Star Indoor Swap Mart has created a community-minded space in a 100,000 sq. ft. storefront housing around 100 retail, food, and service vendors. 


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Big Ten Experience in Rosemont, now open

The Big Ten Experience, a new digital museum now open at the Big Ten conference headquarters in Rosemont, is now open.
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Feature: Harry Caray's 7th Inning Stretch and the Chicago Sports Museum

There’s a great destination for sports fans in Chicago, right at Water Tower Place on the Mag Mile. We’re talking 23,000 sq. ft. of space containing Harry Caray’s 7th Inning Stretch, a store, and the Chicago Sports Museum, complete with floor-to-ceiling views of the city and a true Second City vibe.
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Feature: Fashion Outlets of Chicago

If you love to shop, and are always looking for quality brand-name merchandise and good prices, we have the perfect solution. The Fashion Outlets of Chicago has everything you need, from great deals on luxury brands and free parking to restaurants for your mid-spree refuel.
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M Burger - Skokie

3654 W. Touhy Ave. Skokie
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Umami Burger - Chicago

1480 N. Milwaukee Ave. Chicago
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Spears Bourbon, Burgers, Beer - Wheeling

723 N. Milwaukee Ave.  Wheeling
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Spotted Fox Ale House

3615 E. Main St. St. Charles
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Bin 36 - Chicago

161 N. Jefferson St. Chicago
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Beelow's Steakhouse - Highland Park

1850 2nd St. Highland Park
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Ditka's - Arlington Heights

2000 W. Euclid Ave. Arlington Heights
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PM Prime - Highwood

310 Green Bay Rd. Highwood
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Harry Caray's 7th Inning Stretch and the Chicago Sports Museum

835 N. Michigan Ave. Chicago
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Karma Asian Food & Fine Wine - Mundelein

510 E. Route 83 Mundelein
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Real Urban Barbecue - Oak Brook

2119 Clearwater Drive Oak Park
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Deka French Russian Brasserie

401 East Dundee Wheeling
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Mantra - Schiller Park

9438 W. Irving Park Rd. Schiller Park
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Arya Bhavan - Chicago

2508 W. Devon Ave. Chicago
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Pane Caldo Ristorante - Chicago

111 East Chestnut Chicago
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Fish On Fire - Glenview

1615 Milwaukee Ave. #135 Glenview
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Naf Naf Grill - Mt. Prospect

1025 N. Elmhurst Rd. Mt. Prospect
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