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Chicago holiday markets

There’s nothing like a local holiday market to get you out of the malls and into a bespoke, fun gift for Aunt Gertrude. And if you’re lucky, there’s a little mulled wine, too. Here...

Birthday deals

Birthday deals

Whether your birthday’s next week or in another 364 days, good deals can be snagged with just a little effort. Below are favorites and some new ones. Remember to use your email newsletter throwaway address – but one that you can actually check, starting on day one of your birthday month.

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A deal for two at Whole Foods

Whole Foods isn’t exactly a low-price mecca, but sometimes the allure of the Lincoln Park store proves too much. Especially with a convenient location and free wifi! But we recently tried out one of...

Movies in the Park

Updated 5/19. The Chicago Park District is showing movies in Millennium and smaller parks throughout the city, starting on 7 June and showing through 9 September. There are kid movies (like Mary Poppins Returns)...