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  1. Chicago Air & Water Show Specials to Help You Enjoy This Year's ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | The Local Tourist

    Well, it's that time of year - large planes buzzing downtown as they prepare for the annual waterfront extravaganza. You can always bring your gear and set up along the lakeshore, but there are many ways to enjoy the show .

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  2. Magnificent Mile Lights FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | The Local Tourist

    The BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Festival, the nation's largest evening holiday celebration, kicks off the holiday season. 4:00 - 8:00PM: Lights Festival Lane in Pioneer Court opens the evening before the parade with more than a dozen family-friendly activities from Chicago favorites and popular brands-plus live music and a visit with Santa Claus! Explore an interactive wonderland of holiday-themed activities, and sample treats from crowd favorites Garrett Popcorn, Frango, The Eli's Cheesecake Company, and more.

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  3. Christmas Tree Lighting CeremonyRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 16 | The Local Tourist

    The City of Chicago is proud to present the 105th Anniversary of the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in Millennium Park. The 2017 tree will be unveiled at the Tree Lighting Ceremony in Millennium Park beginning with a program at 5:30pm and the official lighting at 6pm.

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  4. Free Admission with Smithsonian's Museum Day LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 15 | The Local Tourist

    Smithsonian is making it easy for you to be a Local Tourist. Museum Day Live! returns with free admission at museums all over the country.

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  5. Dana Matthow Presents The Chicago Premiere of the Hit Musical Comedy...Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 14 | The Local Tourist

    Featuring "It's Raining Men" Vocalist Martha Wash, The High-Energy Musical Comedy about Food, Friendship, Fun and the Universal Journey to Positive Self-Image Takes the Royal George Theatre Stage The production that has had audience members "burning off pounds just laughing," according to the Los Angeles Times, WaistWatchers The Musical! makes its Chicago Premiere at the Royal George Theatre, 1641 N. Halsted St., this fall.

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  6. Aurelio's Pizza celebrates 59 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | The Local Tourist

    Pizza is a Chicago obsession. The debate about deep dish will never likely be resolved.

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  7. Furious Spoon spreads the joys of ramen in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 7 | The Local Tourist

    Chicago has become obsessed with ramen in the past few years, and one of the most popular ramen options in the city is Furious Spoon . Chef Shin Thompson developed a love for Japanese food early on in his life, both from his upbringing within the island cultures of Hawaii and Japan and the internationalism of his father's career with United Airlines.

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  8. Creative Chicago: An Interview MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 6 | The Local Tourist

    Chicago Humanities Festival, in partnership with The Terra Foundation for American Art's Art Design Chicago initiative, EXPO CHICAGO and Navy Pier, presents Creative Chicago: An Interview Marathon. The event will be led by one of the world's most influential curators and critics Hans Ulrich Obrist , artistic director of London's Serpentine Galleries.

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  9. Grab your passport! 20th annual world music festival Chicago...Read the original story

    Friday Aug 3 | The Local Tourist

    Performances in 17 venues across the city include the all-night Ragamala at the Chicago Cultural Center, an "El Grito" celebration of Mexican Independence at Millennium Park, the Global Peace Picnic in Humboldt Park and World Music Festival meets the World Dumpling Fest at Navy Pier and much more The world will come together from September 7 to 23 at 17 venues across the city for the 20th Annual World Music Festival Chicago. Celebrating diverse music from across the globe, this FREE festival is produced by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and is the largest festival of its kind in the United States.

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  10. Theatre That Leaves A Mark: Babes With Blades Theatre Company...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 2 | The Local Tourist

    Chicago is a theater town. From the megahits of Broadway in Chicago to the classic Chicago Shakespeare Theater to the world-renowned Lyric Opera to the stalwarts Steppenwolf and Goodman Theater, there is big talent on the Chicago stages.

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  11. The Miller Lite Beer Garden Air Show Viewing and Live MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 31 | The Local Tourist

    Located at the East End of Navy Pier, the Miller Lite Beer Garden is an Air Show viewing hotspot on both Saturday, August 18 and Sunday, August 19. For guests craving a quick bite, the quick-service walk-up window offers summer favorites like homemade pizza, brats and burgers as well as beer, wine, cocktails and frozen drinks. Turn Chicago into a giant Gameboard with this fun Scavenger Hunt Adventure.

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  12. Locanda brings fresh seasonal Italian fare to the Gold CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 30 | The Local Tourist

    Italian restaurants abound in Chicago, and to stand out a new restaurant must have something special to offer. Locanda most definitely fits that bill.

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  13. The Bed Head Hotel at LollapaloozaRead the original story

    Monday Jul 30 | The Local Tourist

    We would love for you to join us and NYLON at the The Bed Head Hotel at The Free Hand Hotel Chicago , during Lollapalooza music festival weekend, on August 3th and 4th, 12noon - 6pm. Enjoy live music, libations and DJ sets from Caroline D'Amore, Deux Twins, Dani Thorne, Skyler Madison, Alissa Jo, Jill Strange and more.

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  14. It's a bird! It'a plane! It's... Super HotdoggerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 27 | The Local Tourist

    July is National Hot Dog month, and who better to celebrate with than Oscar Mayer ? Chicago is mildly hot dog obsessed, and we are devoted to Vienna Beef . However, when a new and improved Oscar Mayer hot dog comes on the scene riding a jet-pack, well, that we had to see for ourselves.

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  15. Strings Ramen-Lakeview Marks 1-Year: Free Cookie Contest to Win Ramen for YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | The Local Tourist

    Strings Ramen Shop's Lakeview location celebrates its one-year anniversary with free mini-cookies, and a chance to score free ramen for an entire year. Beginning 11 a.m. Tue, July 24 , and continuing throughout the week -- or while supplies last, Strings-Lakeview will give away 500 free mini-cookies.

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  16. Wait Wait Don't Tell Me! LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | The Local Tourist

    For the last 20 years, WBEZ and NPR's Wait, Waita Don't Tell Me records its legendary news quiz show live in front of sold-out audiences at the Chase Auditorium in Chicago. WHAT: For the last 20 years, WBEZ and NPR's Wait, Waita Don't Tell Me records its legendary news quiz show live in front of sold-out audiences at the Chase Auditorium in Chicago.

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  17. Five ways to celebrate National Ice Cream Day in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2018 | The Local Tourist

    I scream, you scream, we all scream for "National Ice Cream Day!" This Sunday, July 16, 2017, is dedicated to the cool treat. As far as food holidays go, this has to be one of our favorites, so we've got five creamy and delicious ways for you to celebrate National Ice Cream Day in Chicago.

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  18. Players Sport & Social Group Hosts the 10th Annual Big Dig Volleyball ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | The Local Tourist

    Join Players Sport & Social Group on August 11 for fun in the sun, volleyball, cornhole and a party at North Avenue beach! Players Sport & Social Group is excited to host the 10th Annual Big Dig Volleyball Tournament and North Avenue Beach Party on Saturday, August 11! The event will feature volleyball and cornhole tournaments during the day and a 1500+ person beach party in the afternoon featuring live DJ music blasting from the Bud Light Party Deck all day long! Beach Party wristbands begin at $15. Tournament entry fee includes the volleyball tournament, beer tickets and entry to the party.

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  19. City Winery and Duck Inn Riverboat CruiseRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2018 | The Local Tourist

    City Winery Chicago announces a special boat cruise and food/drink collaboration between City Winery at the Riverwalk and Chef Kevin Hickey's The Duck Inn. City Winery Chicago announces a special boat cruise and food/drink collaboration between City Winery at the Riverwalk and Chef Kevin Hickey 's The Duck Inn .

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  20. The 63rd Annual Gold Coast Fashion Award ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | The Local Tourist

    The Children's Service Board , an affiliated organization of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, is pleased to announce the 63rd Annual Gold Coast Fashion Award Show, , taking place at Revel Fulton Market in Chicago's West Loop, Thursday, September 27th from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. This year, GCFAS will benefit and honor Lurie Children's Department of Family Services with the Children's Service Board Award of Excellence. Lurie Children's Department of Family Services addresses the emotional, social and spiritual needs of the children and families treated at the Hospital.

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