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  • newVideo shows skydiver lose his parachute after terrifying malfunction

    Video shows skydiver lose his parachute after terrifying malfunction

    OKLAHOMA CITY — A professional skydiver’s helmet camera captured the terrifying moment the parachute was ripped from his hands after it malfunctioned. It was the eighth time in his seven years of jumping that Daniel Herndon has had to trust his l…
    - 1 hour ago, 30 Jun 16, 8:10pm -
  • newNear miss motorcycle accident and traffic stop go viral

    Near miss motorcycle accident and traffic stop go viral

    Warning: This video contains offensive language.  SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn. — A near-miss motorcycle accident and traffic stop caught on camera in Connecticut is going viral. The clip had more than 1.3 million views in 48 hours by Thursday afternoon…
    - 1 hour ago, 30 Jun 16, 8:06pm -
  • newFeds warn owners of more than 300,000 Hondas, Acuras to stop driving them immediately

    Feds warn owners of more than 300,000 Hondas, Acuras to stop driving them immediately

    NEW YORK — Federal safety regulators warned owners of more than 300,000 Hondas and Acuras that they should not drive their cars until their Takata airbags are replaced. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said new tests show these ai…
    - 1 hour ago, 30 Jun 16, 7:56pm -
  • newAsteroids could threaten Earth, scientists say

    Asteroids could threaten Earth, scientists say

    The threat of deadly asteroids hitting our planet is real, according to Asteroid Day, an organization hoping to stop a future catastrophe. Scientists worldwide are observing Asteroid Day on Thursday, June 30. The day falls on the anniversary of the T…
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Jun 16, 7:41pm -
  • newWedding traditions around the world

    Wedding traditions around the world


    - 2 hours ago, 30 Jun 16, 7:31pm -
  • new2 architecture firms selected to design Obama presidential library in Chicago

    2 architecture firms selected to design Obama presidential library in Chicago

    WASHINGTON — On Thursday, the Obama Foundation announced that it has selected the architectural team of Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects | Partners (TWBTA) and Interactive Design Architects (IDEA) to lead the effort to design the Obama Preside…
    - 3 hours ago, 30 Jun 16, 6:07pm -
  • newPentagon ends ban on transgender troops in military

    Pentagon ends ban on transgender troops in military

    WASHINGTON — The Pentagon will let transgender individuals serve openly in the U.S. military, ending one of the last bans on service in the armed forces. Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced the change Thursday. Carter says it’s the right thing…
    - 3 hours ago, 30 Jun 16, 6:00pm -
  • newCTA Brown Line service resumes after police clear suspicious package

    CTA Brown Line service resumes after police clear suspicious package

    CHICAGO — CTA Brown Line trains are moving again with residual delays after reports that a suspicious package was found. Service was temporarily suspended between the Loop and Fullerton for about an hour Thursday afternoon. No other details are av…
    - 3 hours ago, 30 Jun 16, 5:49pm -
  • newSpecial prosecutor expected to be named in August for Van Dyke trial

    Special prosecutor expected to be named in August for Van Dyke trial

    CHICAGO — A Cook County judge says a special prosecutor for the Jason Van Dyke murder trial will be named in early August. Van Dyke, the Chicago police officer charged with the murder of Laquan McDonald, appeared in court this morning for a hearin…
    - 4 hours ago, 30 Jun 16, 5:41pm -
  • newJudge blocks Indiana genetic abnormality abortion law

    Judge blocks Indiana genetic abnormality abortion law

    Federal judge blocks Indiana law banning abortions sought because of a fetus’ genetic abnormalities INDIANAPOLIS — A federal judge has blocked a new Indiana law that bans abortions sought because of a fetus’ genetic abnormalities. U.S. District…
    - 4 hours ago, 30 Jun 16, 5:38pm -
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  • newmamby Beach Music Festival in Chicago

    mamby Beach Music Festival in Chicago

    Mamby on the Beach Come on out and enjoy Mamby on the Beach….  React Presents, the fine folks behind Spring Awakening, deliver another killer festival—on...CLICK THE TITLE to get all the details at http://chicagofree.info!
    - 16 hours ago, 30 Jun 16, 5:40am -
  • Discount Coupon for Macaroni Grill

    Discount Coupon for Macaroni Grill

    Macaroni Grill Get two express lunch entrees for $10 on Wednesday and Thursday with this coupon....CLICK THE TITLE to get all the details at http://chicagofree.info!
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jun 16, 7:25pm -
  • Discount Coupon for Red Lobster

    Discount Coupon for Red Lobster

    Red Lobster Get $3 off two adult lunch entrees of $4 off two adult dinner entrees with this coupon. Offer ends July 10....CLICK THE TITLE to get all the details at http://chicagofree.info!
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jun 16, 7:19pm -
  • Cheap Flights: Chicago to San Diego for $98 RT

    Cheap Flights: Chicago to San Diego for $98 RT

    Here is a great cheap flight from Chicago to San Diego for just $98 RT – available through most of September and October Sample Travel Date: Weds, September...CLICK THE TITLE to get all the details at http://chicagofree.info!
    - 3 days ago, 27 Jun 16, 9:56pm -
  • Nest Wants to Give you a Free Thermostat — if you live in the Chicago Area

    Nest Wants to Give you a Free Thermostat — if you live in the Chicago Area

    Residents of Chicago can currently get a free Nest thermostat thanks to the company’s new partnership with local energy providers.     “Anyone in...CLICK THE TITLE to get all the details at http://chicagofree.info!
    - 3 days ago, 27 Jun 16, 8:37pm -
  • Free Tacos in Chicago at Restaurant Opening

    Free Tacos in Chicago at Restaurant Opening

    Make your way to Rojo Gusano-Central in Chicago’s Belmont-Cragin neighborhood on July 1 and 2 when free tacos will be offered to mark its arrival.  The...CLICK THE TITLE to get all the details at http://chicagofree.info!
    - 5 days ago, 25 Jun 16, 9:49pm -
  • Free Meatballs in Chicago at Wicker Park Fest

    Free Meatballs in Chicago at Wicker Park Fest

    Are you ready for some Swedish meatballs?  IKEA is rolling out their food truck onto the streets of Chicago during Wicker Park Fest, on July 23 and 24,...CLICK THE TITLE to get all the details at http://chicagofree.info!
    - 5 days ago, 25 Jun 16, 9:43pm -
  • Free and Fun Events This Weekend in Chicago

    Free and Fun Events This Weekend in Chicago

    Come out this weekend and enjoy some of the great summer festivals and free events in Chicago.   FREE and FUN THIS WEEKEND — — FREE Renegade...CLICK THE TITLE to get all the details at http://chicagofree.info!
    - 6 days ago, 25 Jun 16, 5:25am -
  • Fathers Day Freebies

    Fathers Day Freebies

    You don’t have to break your budget to spoil your Dad this Father’s Day. On Father’s Day 2016, several establishments nationwide will be offering...CLICK THE TITLE to get all the details at http://chicagofree.info!
    - 11 days ago, 20 Jun 16, 12:40am -
  • Free Lakeview Concert Series This Summer in Chicago

    Free Lakeview Concert Series This Summer in Chicago

    There is a new FREE Concert Series in Chicago and it looks good!  Enjoy live outdoor music, craft beer and local food this summer in the heart of Lakeview in...CLICK THE TITLE to get all the details at http://chicagofree.info!
    - 16 days ago, 14 Jun 16, 2:38pm -
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Chicago Foodies

  • Ugo’s Logan Square reinvents casual Italian

    Ugo’s Logan Square reinvents casual Italian

    Logan Square has no shortage of amazing restaurants. It’s home to some of my favorites for brunch (Lula Cafe), drinks (Scofflaw), sweets (Bang Bang Pie) and now casual Italian. Full...Click the title to read the complete post.
    - 2 days ago, 28 Jun 16, 2:00pm -
  • Chicago’s Best Hidden Patios

    Chicago’s Best Hidden Patios

    In case you didn’t get the glaringly bring memo…summer is HERE! Patio weather is my absolute favorite. I have issues eating inside when I know I need to take advantage...Click the title to read the complete post.
    - 10 days ago, 21 Jun 16, 3:09am -
  • Northdown Cafe and Taproom, Lions and Tigers and Beers

    Northdown Cafe and Taproom, Lions and Tigers and Beers

    If you love beer, and I know you do, I highly recommend – and by “highly recommend” I mean that I’d command it would it were I had such power...Click the title to read the complete post.
    - 20 days ago, 10 Jun 16, 5:53pm -
  • DryHop Brewers Anniversary Week

    DryHop Brewers Anniversary Week

    What in the name of beer is going on here?   DryHop Brewers’ third-year anniversary party, that’s what.  It seems hard to believe but nearly three years have passed since DryHop,...Click the title to read the complete post.
    - 21 days ago, 10 Jun 16, 6:51am -
  • Pinot Days 2016 Grand Festival at Navy Pier – April 16

    Pinot Days 2016 Grand Festival at Navy Pier – April 16

    It’s back, oenophiles of Chicago and lovers of that delicate and delicious grape, Pinot Noir.  Yes, Pinot Days returns to Navy Pier for the 2016 Grand Festival this Saturday on...Click the title to read the complete post.
    - 77 days ago, 15 Apr 16, 1:30am -
  • Aged 2012 Founders Imperial Stout

    Aged 2012 Founders Imperial Stout

    It’s been said that only one other band deserves mentioning in the same sentence as the Beatles.  That would be the Rolling Stones.  A parallel comparison is this:  Founders is...Click the title to read the complete post.
    - 99 days ago, 24 Mar 16, 7:09am -
  • Nashville Hot Chicken At Roost

    Nashville Hot Chicken At Roost

    So, I have to credit KFC for the favor. That I’ve never been to Nashville (although not for a lack of interest) was largely responsible for my having never tried...Click the title to read the complete post.
    - 99 days ago, 24 Mar 16, 4:39am -
  • Seafood Bar Showdown

    Seafood Bar Showdown

    One of the biggest food trends of the past year isn’t really a trend at all. Seafood isn’t anything new, but seafood-centric restaurants have been sweeping this non-coastal city at...Click the title to read the complete post.
    - 1 Mar 16, 2:00pm -
  • Meal Service Delivers for Foodies

    Meal Service Delivers for Foodies

    I’ve never been that interested in the newly popular meal delivery services. I’ve always thought they are for those who don’t know how to cook or aren’t that into food....Click the title to read the complete post.
    - 17 Feb 16, 2:00pm -
  • Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Brownies

    Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Brownies

    Clean eating January is one of the most common resolutions these days. It’s not enough to do a month without alcohol; we have to remove all of the delicious foods...Click the title to read the complete post.
    - 20 Jan 16, 2:00pm -
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Chicago Bulls

  • Bulls hoping for Golden possibilities with Valentine
    It’s Jimmy Butler driving into the lane, passing cross court to Denzel Valentine, who then off the dribble finds a cutting Jerian Grant to the basket for a layup. Or perhaps a pass out to Doug McDermott or Nikola Mirotic for a three.The Splash Pla…
    - 3 days ago, 27 Jun 16, 3:36pm -
  • Bulls love this Valentine and call it a special Draft Day
    Did the Bulls Thursday in the NBA draft put the next building block in place for a new, exciting, versatile perimeter game with the drafting of Michigan State’s Denzel Valentine to pair with Jimmy Butler and newly acquired Jerian Grant?“We talke…
    - 7 days ago, 24 Jun 16, 3:54am -
  • GM Gar Forman discusses Rose blockbuster trade
    The start of the last season of that old Bulls gang we came to both love and despair over so much probably went something like this message, perhaps more understated, unsaid, if also apparent.It was that you guys have been in this run for five or si…
    - 8 days ago, 22 Jun 16, 9:38pm -
  • Bulls draw pick No. 14 in NBA draft
    The Bulls will get the No. 14 pick in this year’s NBA draft.That came as a result of the annual lottery drawing in New York. The Sacramento Kings kept their draft pick since the Bulls were to get it if it fell outside the top 10. The Kings get sel…
    - 44 days ago, 17 May 16, 8:31pm -
  • Bulls executives address team’s present and future
    It wasn’t how the Bulls hoped it would be eight years ago when they drafted Derrick Rose and with a future league Most Valuable Player were soon on the verge of the NBA Finals and perhaps another, at least, mini-dynasty.But it officially ended Wed…
    - 78 days ago, 14 Apr 16, 5:28am -
  • It could be the final game as well for Elton Brand
    He was one of the brightest young men to come into the NBA, a star, a player who thrilled the Los Angeles franchise, a man admired by his peers and beloved by fans. And Wednesday night that apparently was the end of a marvelous career.Yes, it may be…
    - 78 days ago, 14 Apr 16, 12:36am -
  • Bulls prepare for close of season against 76ers
    Mike Dunleavy isn’t the face of the Bulls. But in some respects his season of injury and disappointment mirrored the fate of the Bulls, who Wednesday close the 2015-16 season in the United Center against the Philadelphia 76ers.The Bulls will not b…
    - 79 days ago, 13 Apr 16, 4:39am -
  • Bulls reach 41 wins with 121-116 victory in New Orleans
    The ball, shot by Doug McDermott bounded high over the rim where Cristiano Felicio glided in, jumped, and as the ball reached its zenith like a balloon floating away, cupped it in his large right hand and in one motion slammed it back through the bas…
    - 80 days ago, 12 Apr 16, 7:24am -
  • Bulls defeat Cavaliers 105-102 to remain in playoff race
    Perhaps the opponent ledger says it all—even if it’s mostly indecipherable—about this 2015-16 Bulls season that remains one Bulls loss or Indiana Pacers win from being eliminated from the playoffs. With Saturday’s 105-102 win over the confere…
    - 82 days ago, 10 Apr 16, 8:13am -
  • Bulls title players consider Golden State march to record
    Bill Wennington said the players from the 1995-96 Bulls team that set a record with 72 wins don’t sit around and wait to drink Champagne once it’s clear the record will stand another year.Heck, he said he didn’t even know Miami Dolphins runner…
    - 83 days ago, 9 Apr 16, 5:45am -

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      • newBest Tools for Social Media Data Collection

        Best Tools for Social Media Data Collection

        As a digital marketer people often ask me for advice for managing their social media campaigns. To be honest, management of social media accounts and content is only half of the battle. The real magic happens when we are able to dive into the data an…
        - 13 hours ago, 30 Jun 16, 7:57am -
      • 3 Key Components to Becoming a Successful Entrepreneur

        3 Key Components to Becoming a Successful Entrepreneur

        What I find to be so appealing and motivating about Gary’s quote is that with the resources at our disposal, skies the limit for growing businesses and startups.  The key component that separates you from the next person is hustle. One of my favor…
        - 44 days ago, 17 May 16, 12:23pm -
      • How To Scale Your Instagram Influencer Outreach

        How To Scale Your Instagram Influencer Outreach

        Influencer outreach is a difficult task. You need to craft a plan, figure out what tools to use, make a list of influencers you’re going to target, reach out to them and then keep track of your efforts. Plus, most of the influencers you want to rea…
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      • Need Some Social Media Inspiration? Look to the City & County of San Francisco!

        Need Some Social Media Inspiration? Look to the City & County of San Francisco!

        When looking for ideas on how one should run their company’s social media, one doesn’t have to look far. Airbnb’s Instagram feed, IKEA Germany’s Facebook page and Disney’s Vine videos are just a few examples of successful brands connecting…
        - 70 days ago, 21 Apr 16, 6:29pm -
      • Internet Marketing Lead Generation System

        Internet Marketing Lead Generation System

        Straight North is a full-service Internet marketing company that works with you to customize the best mix of online marketing services — from PPC and email campaigns to SEO-based responsive websites — to provide results that move the needle.The…
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      • How to Tweak Your Social Media for Mobile Marketing

        How to Tweak Your Social Media for Mobile Marketing

        There was a time when sharing content through portable devices was a dream for any business. With emerging mobile trends and growing social sharing activities, this dream has become a reality. The recent time witnessed a boom in mobile marketing main…
        - 87 days ago, 4 Apr 16, 4:51pm -
      • Because Live Streaming Content Still Needs Planning

        Because Live Streaming Content Still Needs Planning

        Today, live streaming has taken a new identity. Multiple identities in fact. From Meerkat (sorry buddy), to Periscope (from Twitter) to Facebook Live to YouTube Live (and many other players we just can’t remember the names of), live stream has beco…
        - 92 days ago, 30 Mar 16, 5:57pm -
      • Five Ways To Repurpose Your Content For Social Media Distribution

        Five Ways To Repurpose Your Content For Social Media Distribution

        You’ve heard and read more times than you can count how crucial content is to creating and maintaining a successful brand. You’ve probably even repeated it in content you’ve written and conversations you’ve had with clients and industry colle…
        - 92 days ago, 30 Mar 16, 5:56pm -
      • How To Sell Your Boss on New Social Media Platforms

        How To Sell Your Boss on New Social Media Platforms

        Between 2012 and 2022, the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts jobs in marketing and public relations will increase by 12 percent largely due to careers in social media. This means that Digital Media Managers will only become more prevalent across a…
        - 17 Mar 16, 1:43am -
      • How To Build Your Social Media Strategy With Content Marketing In Mind

        How To Build Your Social Media Strategy With Content Marketing In Mind

        Content converts. Content that’s unique, useful, and engaging that is. And isn’t that what you want your social media strategy to do? You want it to convert more awareness about and engagement with your brand. You want it to convert more traffic…
        - 7 Mar 16, 3:47pm -

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      • Mars’ Cheese Castle: Time to stock up for a long, hard winter

        Mars’ Cheese Castle: Time to stock up for a long, hard winter

        The weather forecast evoked too many memories of recent Polar Vortex winters, so the BF and I took stock of the pantry and determined that a quick run to Mars’ Cheese Castle (Kenosha, WI) might be a smart move. Mars’ Cheese Castle, if you don’t…
        - 10 Jan 16, 4:00pm -
      • 2016: New Year, New Meals? Same habits.

        2016: New Year, New Meals? Same habits.

        For several years running, the BF and I have celebrated New Year’s Day by making stir fry cobbled together with the ingredients we find at Joong Boo Market (3333 North Kimball). The amount of food we haul home belies the fact that we are only makin…
        - 3 Jan 16, 1:00pm -
      • Round 3: Beer & Hockey

        Round 3: Beer & Hockey


        - 20 Nov 14, 12:00am -
      • Do Doughnuts the Endgrain Way

        Do Doughnuts the Endgrain Way

        Depending on what food calendar you go by, it’s National Doughnut Day – a day when all the good boys and girls are rewarded with fried doughy sugar conveyance of their choice. I choose to believe it’s today, and if I’m wrong? I’ll celebrate…
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      • Round 2: Craft Beer & Hockey

        Round 2: Craft Beer & Hockey

        I’m on my quest to try a new craft beer for every Blackhawks game. Reporting will be a six-pack at a time, and will include a new-to-me brew on game day. Have a recommendation? Please share! How’s going? In truth, I’m happier about the beer tha…
        - 4 Nov 14, 2:12am -
      • Dining on Dia de los Muertos con Nana

        Dining on Dia de los Muertos con Nana

        When Karen, all-around good egg and occasional contributor to Chicago Bites, suggested we go out for dinner on November 1, I was all for it. I like having plans for the Day of the Dead and Nana in Bridgeport is a favorite spot. However, in the hub-bu…
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      • Craft Beer & Hockey: Season Opens with a 6-Pack

        Craft Beer & Hockey: Season Opens with a 6-Pack

        Drink up! It’s time for hockey! During the 2013-14 hockey season, I tried 101 different craft beers — one for each game the Chicago Blackhawks played. It was such a great experience that I decided to do it again for the 2014-15 season. The rules…
        - 25 Oct 14, 5:00pm -
      • Open Now: Goosefoot Food & Wine

        Open Now: Goosefoot Food & Wine

        Usually I’m a patient person. I can wait out the rush of new, exciting, must-try spots to enjoy the latest dining experience at my own pace. Often this is made easier by a daily commute that features a dull, familiar routine up and down Western. Th…
        - 24 Oct 14, 10:00pm -
      • Should your coffee be modest? Learn why!

        Should your coffee be modest? Learn why!

        Local coffee subscription service Modest Coffee recently started roasting for the Chicago and internet market. I spoke with co-owner Marcus Contaldo about his obsession with fresh roasted coffee and other coffee-related topics during a #VirtualCoffee…
        - 8 Jun 14, 7:00pm -
      • Master the Grill with Urban Accents

        Master the Grill with Urban Accents

        Want to take your next grill adventure from blah to fab? Add local Chicago mix-masters, Urban Accents, to your next barbecue.The post Master the Grill with Urban Accents appeared first on Chicago Bites.
        - 5 Jun 14, 9:00pm -
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