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Cirque Shanghai at Navy Pier

Posted on July 29, 2010

Inspired by Chinese folklore, Cirque Shanghai: Cloud 9 is high-flying, acrobatic entertainment for the whole family, appearing at Navy Pier until Labor Day.

Lovin’ Lincoln Square

Posted on July 23, 2010

Settled in the late 1800s, Lincoln Square is still the heart of Chicago’s German community and, by all accounts, a nice place to live, work and raise a family.

Humboldt Fest

Posted on June 17, 2010

Now in its 45th year, Humboldt Fest—or Fiestas Puertorriquenas—is a celebration of Puerto Rican heritage and culture right in the heart of Chicago’s Humboldt Park.

Andersonville

Posted on June 11, 2010

With a sweet, friendly neighborhood vibe, Andersonville is home to many locally owned businesses and a large Swedish community. And despite the wholesomeness of the place, Aly still can’t get her mind out of the gutter!

Bridgeport

Posted on June 4, 2010

With its friendly, homey atmosphere, it’s easy to see why Bridgeport is beloved by its residents. Besides, where else can you get an Italian beef sandwich, attend a Sox game and hang out at a quarry turned park all in the same day?

Aly Along the Mag Mile

Posted on April 16, 2010

Chicago’s Michigan Avenue—or The Magnificent Mile—is undoubtedly one of the city’s crown jewels, home to world-class shops, architecture and some unique surprises.

Double Decker Bus Tour

Posted on April 7, 2010

All aboard! Aly goes for a ride with Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Co.

Wilmette

Posted on April 2, 2010

Aly treks it to Wilmette, a Chicago suburb home to the impressive Bahai House of Worship, an ancient oak, free parking and Bill Murray.

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