BLACK CREATIVITY: 50 YEARS

The Chicago Museum of Science and Industry’s Black Creativity program honors the contributions of African-Americans in science, technology, engineering, art and medicine. A new exhibit, the Black Creativity: 50 Years, will run until March 1, 2020.

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CHICAGO’S WHITEHALL HOTEL LAUNCHES “LET’S SPEND THE NIGHT TOGETHER” PACKAGE TO CELEBRATE ROLLING STONES’ US TOUR 
The Lounge at The Whitehall Hotel in Chicago

CHICAGO’S WHITEHALL HOTEL LAUNCHES “LET’S SPEND THE NIGHT TOGETHER” PACKAGE TO CELEBRATE ROLLING STONES’ US TOUR 

visitors to Chicago can relive their favorite Stones’ memories by booking the new Stones-inspired “Let’s Spend The Night Together” package at the city’s historic and legendary Whitehall Hotel, just in time for the group’s kick-off of their No Filter tour, hitting Soldier Field on two nights -- June 21 and 25.

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Visiting Chicago in summer: Baseball, pizza, burgers and The Bean
First stop Pizzeria Uno of course

Visiting Chicago in summer: Baseball, pizza, burgers and The Bean

Everyone told my mom and dad that the first thing we should eat was get deep dish pizza. We made our way to the original Pizzeria Uno in downtown Chicago.

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The Kids Guides — kids helping kids discover America

The Kid's Guides are pocket-sized books for kids ages 6-12 and chock full of tips from kids in the know

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Visiting Two Happy Midwestern Cities Competing in the World Series
Baseball fans gathering in Cleveland

Visiting Two Happy Midwestern Cities Competing in the World Series

Whoever wins the World Series, visit Chicago or Cleveland this fall or holiday season and get a dose of happy along with great eats, world-class museums and holiday festivals.

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Five places for your kids to get up close and personal with dinosaurs
Siebel Dinosaur Complex at the Museum of the Rockies??????????????????

Five places for your kids to get up close and personal with dinosaurs

You don’t have to be in New York or at The Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C., to get your dino fix, as wonderful as those museums’ exhibits are. Here are four others museums I’ve visited that are guaranteed to please.

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Chicago is a kids and family kind of town
The Ledge at Skydeck Chicago in the Willis Tower

Chicago is a kids and family kind of town

The hardest thing about visiting Chicago is deciding where to take the kids first — Chicago’s famous Lakefront where you can ride bikes and in-line skate, or Lincoln Park where you can visit one of the few free zoos in the country. (Kids especially love the polar bears.)

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For chocolate lovers in your family, Chicago in October is the place to visit
French Pastry School chef demonstrates the careful process of sculpting chocolate

For chocolate lovers in your family, Chicago in October is the place to visit

Did you ever think it was possible to eat too much chocolate? If you are a chocolate lover, The Chicago Fine Chocolate Festival might just be the challenge for you.

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