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Intercontinental Chicago offers Windy City Wonderland with holiday programs and packages

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Intercontinental Chicago offers Windy City Wonderland with holiday programs and packages

Intercontinental Chicago offers Windy City Wonderland with holiday programs and packages INTERCONTINENTAL CHICAGO HOTEL TRANSFORMS INTO A WINDY CITY WONDERLAND WITH UNIQUE HOLIDAY PROGRAMMING AND PACKAGES. From a Milk & Cookie hotline that allows guests to text Santa Claus to a “Letters to Santa” station in the lobby, the iconic Chicago hotel is rolling out all…

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Cast Call for Goodman Theater’s “A Christmas Carol”

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Cast Call for Goodman Theater’s “A Christmas Carol”

Cast Call for Goodman Theater’s “A Christmas Carol” ALL-CHICAGO, 25-MEMBER CAST ANNOUNCED FOR THE 42ND ANNUAL PRODUCTION OF A CHRISTMAS CAROL, APPEARING NOVEMBER 16 – DECEMBER 29 AT GOODMAN THEATRE **CHICAGO FAVORITE LARRY YANDO APPEARS AS EBENEZER SCROOGE FOR HIS 12TH YEAR AND PARIS STRICKLAND RETURNS FOR HER 3rd YEAR AS TINY TIM** ***SPECIAL EVENTS…

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Cicero hosts Houby Festival Oct 3 – 6, 2019

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Cicero hosts Houby Festival Oct 3 – 6, 2019

Cicero hosts Houby Festival Oct 3 – 6, 2019 The 51st Annual Houby Festival will kick off on Thursday, October 3, 2019 featuring a carnival with rides for family and children, a variety of Czech and other ethnic foods, a wide range of entertainment, and a parade on Sunday Oct. 6. Houby is the Czech/Slovak…

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Cicero celebrates Mexican Independence Day Parade

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Cicero celebrates Mexican Independence Day Parade

Cicero celebrates Mexican Independence Day Parade By Alejandra Herrera President Larry Dominick, the Cicero Board of Trustees together with The Cicero Mexican Cultural Committee, CMCC, hosted the annual Mexican Independence Day Parade. The parade took place Sunday, September 15th, starting at Cermak and Austin. As early as 11:30am all the floats and participants were ready…

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Amazon’s “Carnival Row” is a “Game of Thrones” hit

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Amazon’s “Carnival Row” is a “Game of Thrones” hit

Amazon’s “Carnival Row” is a “Game of Thrones” hit The fantasy series Carnival Row streaming on Amazon Prime is the perfect series to satisfies the cravings of Game of Thrones fans who were disappointed by GOT’s final season but who are craving for more. Carnival Row provides a complex and well-acted series about mythical creatures…

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Quad Cities celebrates Oktoberfest Season with cruise, music and food

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Quad Cities celebrates Oktoberfest Season with cruise, music and food

Quad Cities celebrates Oktoberfest Season with cruise, music and food Fall is the season of leaves, cooler temps, pumpkin spice, and Oktoberfests!  There are a lot of different versions to this fun classic event in the Quad Cities. Cruise the Mississippi on the Oktoberfest cruise on September 19, 2019, with Barefoot Becky & the Ivanhoe…

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Brooklyn Historical Society Announces Fall Exhibition

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Brooklyn Historical Society Announces Fall Exhibition

Brooklyn Historical Society Announces Fall Exhibition An Opening by Kameelah Janan Rasheed. Rasheed Presents an Audio and Visual Installation Inspired by the Brooklyn Historical Society’s Muslims in Brooklyn Oral Histories. On View:  September 7, 2019 – June 30, 2020  The Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS) is pleased to announce An Opening, an audio and visual installation by Brooklyn-based artist…

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“Miracle” Hit Musical extended through September 29

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“Miracle” Hit Musical extended through September 29

“Miracle” Hit Musical extended through September 29 The hit play “Miracle” celebrates 108th performance on August 30 with special event. From complimentary Chicago-style hot dogs to over-the-top giveaways, MIRACLE is rolling out all the stops to celebrate this milestone for the production. In honor of the 108 years it took the Chicago Cubs to win the…

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Quad Cities Casinos Ready for New Sports Betting in Iowa

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Quad Cities Casinos Ready for New Sports Betting in Iowa

Quad Cities Casinos Ready for New Sports Betting in Iowa Quad Cities (August 15, 2019) – Starting at noon on August 15, 2019, sports betting is now legal in Iowa, including on mobile devices that have a registered account.  The two Iowa casinos in the Quad Cities are ready for people to start wagering. Both…

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Steppenwolf Theater hosts benefit with McDonald-Rudertsky concert Sept. 15

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Steppenwolf Theater hosts benefit with McDonald-Rudertsky concert Sept. 15

Steppenwolf Theater hosts benefit with McDonald-Rudertsky concert Sept. 15 Steppenwolf’s LookOut Series and Mark Cortale Present. Audra McDonald in Concert with Seth Rudetsky. A Benefit for Steppenwolf Theatre Company. Sunday, September 15 at 5 pm and 7:30 pm Historic six-time Tony Award Winner Audra McDonald reunites with Sirius XM Radio star Seth Rudetsky direct from their critically acclaimed performances at Town…

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