July 6, 2015

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Starbucks Weekend: Get Fan Favorite Frappuccino For $3

Starbucks has recently introduced six limited-time Frappuccino Fan Flavors — Cupcake, Red Velvet Cake, Lemon Bar, Cinnamon Roll, Caramel Cocoa Cluster and Cotton Candy, and they have asked fans to vote for their favorite over the last few weeks. More […]

Free Admission to Chicago Museums This Weekend – July 4-5, 2015


This weekend, July 4-5, 2015, Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders will receive free admission to several museums in Chicago. The free admission is part of the banks’ Museums on Us program. The Museums on Us® program through Bank […]

Free Admission Today at the Museum of Broadcast Communications in Chicago – July 3

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It’s free admission today at the Museum of Broadcast Communications in Chicago – – – a welcoming gesture to the thousands of people descending on Chicago during the Fourth of July. Today is the free day – – – tomorrow […]

Chicago 4th of July Fun: Windy City Ribfest in Uptown from July 3 through July 5, 2015.

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Coem out and enjoy the seventh annual Windy City Ribfest taking place in Uptown from July 3 through July 5, 2015. The three-day festival is intended for everyone from pixie Zoey Deschanel look-alikes to soccer-dad coaches and their bouncy offspring enjoying wall-to-wall live […]

Free Blue Man Group Performance in Chicago – July 1

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Come on out and enjoy a FREE show by the Blue Man Group in Chicago on July 1, 2015.    On Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at 6:30pm, the Blue Man Group will be joining the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras at […]

Where to Watch 2015 4th of July Fireworks in Chicago area


Where to watch 2015 4th of July fireworks in Chicago area.    With the July 4th Independence Day landing on a Saturday this year, the 4th of July fireworks in Chicago will mostly be on July 3rd and July 4th. The 4th […]

How to Find Cheap and Free Parking Near Navy Pier in Chicago

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There are a lot of great free events and free activities at Navy Pier in Chicago, like the 3D Pandas and 3D Tornado Alley IMAX movies.  But for parking, we get tons of comments from people who detest the $20 […]

Try the Navy Pier Free Trolley This Summer in Chicago

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The Navy Pier free trolley operates Memorial Day through Labor Day and during select special events. The trolley operates between Navy Pier and State Street, traveling on Grand and Illinois, stopping at designated points along the route. Check back here […]

FREE Ham Classic Sandwich in Chicago

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Sign up for HONEYBAKED Rewards to receive a coupon for a FREE Ham Classic Sandwich at a Honey Baked Hams Cafe. No purchase necessary.   May not be available to all areas. Click here to find a location near you. […]

FREE RIDE! Anywhere in Chicago

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Feel free to use this Uber code to get $20 off your first Uber ride with a new Uber account – basically a FREE RIDE!   We generally don’t rent cars anymore when we travel, because it’s more convenient and can even be […]

FREE Kindle eBook: The Pursuit of God (Reg. $4.99)

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Amazon is offering a FREE Kindle download of The Pursuit of God right now. To have found God and still to pursue  Him is a paradox of love, scorned indeed by the too-easily-satisfied religious person, but justified in happy experience by […]

Free Family Summer Camp Event in Chicago Area


Looking for some fun for the kids in the Chicago area this summer?    Why not head out to one of the Bass Pro Shops which host a FREE Family Summer Camp event June 27 through July 26. Events will […]

FREE Art Institute of Chicago: Whistler and Roussel: Linked Visions Exhibit

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Check out the Art Institute of Chicago which is free on Thursday nights and make sure to view the Whistler and Roussel: Linked Visions exhibit which is NOW OPEN.  Linked Visions explores the fruitful collaboration between James McNeill Whistler and Theodore […]

FREE 2015 Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks Performances


Chicago Shakespeare Theater and the Chicago Park District each year sponsor the FREE 2015 Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks program, which will be focused on Shakespeare’s Greatest Hits. The FREE 2015 citywide tour travels to neighborhood parks across Chicago, in […]

FREE LIST: 2015 Federal Holidays

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Summary of 2015 Federal Holidays The Exhibit Hall at the National Archives Building in Washington, DC, is open every day except Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Date Holiday Thursday, January 1 New Year’s Day Monday, January 19 Birthday of Martin […]