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The best waterfront dining spots in Chicago

Great waterfront dining in Chicago<p>1<p>Restaurants<p>Gibsons Italia<p>West Loop<p>One of Chicago's newest and shiniest waterfront restaurants, Gibsons Italia …

Scenic Sips: Bars with Great Views in Chicago

Grabbing drinks with friends isn’t just about the cocktail– the location is equally important. Luckily Chicago has some of the best “scenic sip” …

The 25 most Instagrammable places in Chicago

Our city is damn fine, and your Instagrams prove it. We perused the social media platform in search of Chicago’s top shots—from game-changing paletas …

University of Chicago

Hashimoto's Protocol

• <b>Author:</b> Izabella Wentz, PharmD.<p>Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller<p>Dr. Izabella Wentz, the author of the phenomenal New York Times bestseller Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, returns with a long-awaited, groundbreaking prescription to reverse the symptoms of this serious autoimmune condition that is …

FYI: You can’t bring your own booze to these Millennium Park events this summer

Chicagoans can expect longer lines and increased security measures at Millennium Park concerts and events this summer, according to city officials. …

Music Festivals

59 Dope Things On Amazon Prime That Have A Cult Following

It's hard to imagine that knife sets and hair brushes could inspire such fanatical enthusiasm, yet scroll through some of Amazon's highest-rated …

How your Chicago library card can save you thousands of dollars

Your Chicago Public Library card gets you a whole lot more than a nearly unlimited supply of books and movies. A CPL card can literally save you …

Libraries

This Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Ruins Every Other Cookie Recipe

Really, though. These brown butter chocolate chip cookies are insane.<p>Without a doubt, the BA recipe that I make the most, (this probably speaks more to my sweet tooth than anything else) is the Brown Butter and Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies from one of our readers, Kate Davis. This is truly the …

Dessert

There’s finally a good robot vacuum you can get for just $75

Want a good robot vacuum? Don’t want to pay $400 or even more for a Roomba? You’re in luck. The Pure Clean Smart Robotic Vacuum Cleaner ditches many …

The best rooftop bars in Chicago

Best rooftop bars in Chicago<p>1<p>Photograph: Martha Williams<p>Restaurants, Contemporary American<p>Cindy's<p>Loop<p>The rooftop restaurant and bar at the Chicago …

Where to see the best fall foliage in Chicago

The best fall foliage in Chicago<p>1<p>Photograph: Grace Allen<p>Things to do, Literary events<p>Chicago Botanic Garden<p>Suburbs<p>In October, make time to take a …

Lake Michigan

9 Smart Things You Can Do With an Old iPhone

If your aging iPhone is too old or damaged to trade in for whatever you think it’s worth, here’s some good news: As long as it can still connect to a …

The best Indian restaurants in Chicago

Best Indian restaurants in Chicago<p>1<p>Restaurants, Indian<p>Uru-Swati<p>West Ridge<p>Not sure what to order at this Devon vegetarian standout? Try the crispy, …

South India

'Beyond Bollywood' exhibit opens at Field Museum

A new exhibit at the Field Museum looks further than the limited view provided by Bollywood films to explore the contributions Indian Americans have made in the U.S. at large and locally in Chicago.<p>“Beyond Bollywood” is a traveling exhibition coming out of the Smithsonian’s Asian Pacific American …

Read These Books Instead of Getting an MBA

<i>This piece originally appeared on The Hustle.</i><p>I don’t blame people for wanting to get an MBA. It’s not their fault they’ve been duped into believing …

Eat This: 5 pounds of plump, juicy seafood is a bargain at Boston Fish Market

I ordered the zuppa di pesce at Boston Fish Market on the recommendation of my brother. He failed to mention that doing so might cause a scene. Nearby diners stared, giggled and reached for their phones as our server approached with the mammoth platter of fish stew. Presenting us with enough food …

This map shows you the nearest volunteer activity and meeting to be a part of

Looking to pay it forward, help a cause that you deem important or just meet politically like-minded people? Our Revolution, an "American progressive …

Bernie Sanders

Hamilton Official Site

• NEW WAYS TO ENTER #HAM4HAM LOTTERY<p>The lottery opens at 11AM two days prior to the performance and closes at 9AM the day before. Notifications will be …

How to see everything Google knows about you

The tech giant collects tons of data about you, including your search history, location, and voice searches that help improve Google's services and provide relevant ads.<p>But you might be surprised to know that Google can easily take a look at all of the data it has on you.<p>In October, The Guardian …

Four Clever Ways To Get Free Or Discounted Lasik Eye Surgery

I've always been a super active person--I love to hike, snowboard, swim, boat, and pretty much anything else that involves fresh air and sunshine. If I am outside, I am happy.<p>Unfortunately, I also have terrible vision...and irregularly shaped corneas, making contacts a no-go for me. Did I mention I …

Son of a Butcher Closes, Chipotle's New Epic Giveaway, More Intel

—<b>Son of a Butcher</b>, Adolfo Garcia's meaty restaurant and bar in Logan Square, is closed—but reportedly only for remodeling and a menu revamp, according to the <i>Tribune</i>. Stay tuned for more.<p>—<b>Chipotle</b> has embarked on another giveaway, and this one is much larger than those free burrito coupons you've …

Mitsubishi Just Admitted It Used Dodgy Mileage Data for 25 years

Mitsubishi Motors said it had used fuel economy testing methods that were not compliant with Japanese regulations for 25 years, much longer than …

10 Secret Ways to Save at Costco

Pro tips for maximizing your savings.<p>There’s a good reason Costco has more than 81 million members who are willing to pay $55 — or $110 — annually to …

Earthquake: Magnitude 3.4 quake strikes near Ferndale, Calif.

A shallow magnitude 3.4 earthquake was reported Saturday morning near Ferndale on California's northern Pacific Coast, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 4:51 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 10.6 miles.<p>According to the USGS, the epicenter was four miles from Ferndale, …

6 Things Millennials Should Do Now That Will Pay Off Big Later On

Saving for the future is tough when you are still paying off bills and starting a career. Here's how to set your priorities.<p>Getting started as a …

Furniture customers cash in on snow promotion

When Jon Mireles went to the Art Van Furniture store in Orland Park on Jan. 17 to buy tables for his new house, he didn't know about the retailer's Let It Snow promotion, which offered refunds to customers if it snowed at least 3 inches at O'Hare airport on Super Bowl Sunday.<p>After picking out a …

Free museum days at the best Chicago museums

Museums with free admission days<p>Museums, Science and technology<p>Adler Planetarium<p>Museum Campus<p>Illinois Resident Discount Days offer free general …

Museums