Summer Festivals
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The 2023 eATLAS Guide to Summer Festivals: July

Festival season is in full swing in Chicago and, with so many options to choose from every weekend, eATLAS has you covered! We’ve gone through the list and found some of the best music, food, and good times to be found across the city throughout July, complete with how your time at the festivals can […]

July 6, 2023

Navy Pier at night
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Travel in Time During Navy Pier’s Summer Night Markets

Summer nights have arrived in Chicago with cool breezes off the lake and Navy Pier will be bustling even more than usual thanks to its inaugural Summer Night Markets on the last Wednesday of every month through August. From 6-9 p.m., the pier will feature products from local small businesses, free live music, interactive art, […]

June 22, 2023

Buckingham Fountain at night
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Can ChatGPT Create a Perfect Chicago Weekend?

One of the biggest media stories of 2023 has been the emergence of artificial intelligence platforms. With professionals of all stripes seeing if ChatGPT can create content as well as humans, we thought we’d see how good a tour guide it could be. We asked it to create a “perfect Chicago weekend,” one for two […]

May 18, 2023

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The 2023 eATLAS Valentine’s Day Guide

For many couples, Valentine’s Day is traditionally celebrated with a box of chocolates, flowers, and a fancy dinner. But if you’re looking for something different this year, eATLAS has found examples of Valentine’s Day activities throughout the Chicago area, most of which are geared toward couples.   By Dave Lifton (@daveeatschicago) Follow the route to delicious […]

February 8, 2023

24 hours in Chicago for December
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24 hours in Chicago for December

Chicago shines for the holidays! Pack a warm coat, hat, gloves and scarf and come play in our winter wonderland! If warm boots and clothes aren’t part of your regular wardrobe, make a scarf a souvenir. You can find inexpensive cold weather gear everywhere, even Walgreens!  There’s so much to do! Check out my complete […]

December 23, 2022

Holiday Activities
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The 2022 eATLAS Holiday Activities Guide

We’ve found family-friendly activities throughout the Chicago area that are specific to this time of year. Take a look below for examples of seasonal pop-up markets, outdoor skating rinks, cultural events, and holiday lights displays. Chicago might not be known for its mild winters, but nobody can say that it doesn’t rise to the occasion […]

December 5, 2022

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