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Apple Fest Brings Autumn Fun to Chicago

Autumn brings colorful leaves, pumpkin spice lattes, and the annual Apple Festival. It’s a bushel of fun for all ages and takes place September 30th through October 1st. The festivities include delicious food, ice-cold beer, musical entertainment, and new this year, Giddings Gourmet chef demonstrations. The musical lineup includes: The Flat Cats – Based in Chicago, The Flat […]

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monkeys in the zoo

Spend a Day at the Lincoln Park Zoo

Do you want to spend a day outdoors learning about animals from across the world? Then head to the Lincoln Park Zoo. Founded in 1868, it’s one of the oldest zoos in North America and one of only a few in the country to offer free admission. The zoo is open 365 days a year, and […]

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Visit Green City Market

13Thirteen Randolph Street Lofts is just a five-minute drive from Chicago’s premier farmers market. It’s called Green City Market, and it is located within Mary Bartelme Park. The market runs every Saturday, June through October, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., and features a variety of vendors who sell fresh produce, delicious baked goods, and so […]

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