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5 hrs ago | The Local Tourist

Sun, Sand and Shopping at the Westin Michigan Avenue

With its location on the Magnificent Mile the Westin Michigan Avenue is known for its proximity to some of Chicago's best shopping.

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6 hrs ago | Daily Chronicle

Rains leave behind widespread Chicago-area floods

BURBANK – Overnight rains have flooded street after street in parts of Chicago's southwest suburbs, stranding cars, inundating basements and yards and forcing some to get around in row boats and kayaks.

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6 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

Second City, 'Evil Dead' coming to Embassy this fall

The Chicago comedy troupe The Second City and the award-winning show "Evil Dead - The Musical" will be at Embassy Theatre this fall, the theater announced today.

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9 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Chicago's Famed Architecture Joins List of Top Things to Do in the Windy City

And it's not surprising; while the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 destroyed the mainly wooden buildings in the residential and commercial heart of the city, it also allowed for a complete rebuilding of the city in brick and stone.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Budget Travel

Costa Rica, Air, Car, 7 Nights, From $889

Get to know the jungles, volcanoes, and cloud forests of Costa Rica at your own pace with this travel package that includes an eight-day car rental.

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The Washington Post

American's Three-Class Jets Dwindle as First-Class Demand Wanes

Three-class cabins on international jets, once a hallmark of passenger pampering, are dwindling at the world's largest carrier.

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Forbes.com

Spend The Company's Money Like It's Your Own

I'm an LA-based writer and management and communications consultant. I try to bring a different perspective to issues surrounding leadership and management--some sober, responsible perspective about the realities of being "in charge."

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WHP-AM Harrisburg

Huge Fish Eats Four Foot Shark

Originally from Reading, PA, he has considered Harrisburg home for many years, and is related, according to family folklore, to John Harris, founder of Harrisburg.

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Skift

The Great American Road Trip Heads West This Summer

Each summer, millions of U.S. travelers set out on the great American road trip, traversing the iconic Route 66, admiring the Grand Canyon, and figuring out whose faces are on Mount Rushmore.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

All About Jazz

PERFORMANCE/TOUR: Somi Announces National Tour in Support of...

Salon Tour Features Collaborations with Community Art Spaces to Recreate Original Lagos-Style Salons Critically acclaimed OKeh recording artist Somi will perform a series of intimate shows across the U.S. in support of her new album, The Lagos Music Salon.

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BiZBash Event Style News

8 Mistakes Planners Make When Booking Bands

BizBash Live is the largest one-day gathering of event organizers held annually in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and South Florida.

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Gapers Block

Artist Sows Seed Bombs to Represent Cabrini Resident Diaspora

When artist Katherine Alexandria took a tour of one of the new condo developments that have risen on the land once occupied by the Cabrini-Green housing projects, it wasn't because she was interested in buying.

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Streets Blog Chicago

No Longer Marooned: U. of C. Unifies Campus With New Pedestrian Spaces

However, in recent years, the school has made an effort to physically open up its grounds to the rest of the Hyde Park community, as well as to connect various parts of the campus that had previously seemed remote, by creating better spaces for pedestrians.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Marriott Theatre's on the Town Opens Tonight

From the bustling streets of "New York, New York" comes the first major Chicago production of the iconic musical comedy, ON THE TOWN, which opens tonight, August 20, and runs through October 12 at The Marriott Theatre , 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL.

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Chicago Tribune

Chicago voters split on luring Obama library

A Tribune poll reveals that Chicago voters and conflicted over whether they favor the use of taxpayer dollars to lure and help construct the Obama Presidential Library.

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Stars and Stripes

Vets 'get active, get healed' in athletic competition

A roadside bomb in Afghanistan left Israel Del Toro Jr. with third-degree burns over 80 percent of his body.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Examiner.com

Shuttle buses from Chicago O'Hare for downtown hotels

Arriving passengers at Chicago O'Hare International Airport bound for downtown Chicago have approximately 17 miles remaining in the journey.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Chicago's The Claudettes Perform Free Show Tonight at The McKittrick Hotel

Performing as The Claudettes, the Chicago-based piano-drums duo of Johnny Iguana and Michael Caskey have created their own fanatical fusion of blues and soul-jazz - like Ray Charles on a punk kick.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

In New York, Babysitting Comes At A Price

It seems like a parental dream: A college-educated babysitter shows up, leads your kids through homework, dinnertime and a masterpiece art project, cleans the house and then gives you a report card of how the evening went.

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The Moultrie News

Gibbes Museum of Art presents Tod Williams and Billie Tsien

On Nov. 19, the Gibbes Museum of Art will present its annual Distinguished Lecture featuring New York-based and internationally acclaimed architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien whose design of the Barnes Foundation at the Philadelphia Museum of Art is critically acclaimed.

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