December 26, 2014

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Top 10 Christmas Wishes from ‘Free Things to Do in Chicago’ Staff

Christmas celebrations have already kick-started all around the Chicago area and it’s about time to wish your loved ones a Merry Christmas.  Here are our Top 10 wishes for you and your family from all the staff here at FREE […]

Christmas Deals — 25% Off Books

Check out these BOOK DEALS for Christmas stocking stuffers or your favorite bookreader! Amazon has brought back their super popular 12 Days of Book Deals – featuring both print books and Kindle editions for as much 89% off!     […]

2014 Holiday Deal: Free One Month Amazon Prime Trial in Chicago

Here’s a great idea for the 2014 Christmas holidays — why not try the Amazon 1-month FREE trial to Amazon Prime. Benefits include:   FREE Two-Day Shipping on millions of items No minimum order size Unlimited instant streaming of thousands […]

Top 20 Really Useful Free Apps From Microsoft

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Microsoft has a lot of great smartphone apps, which it gives away for free.  Apps for all smartphones (iPhone, Android and others) are the focus of Microsoft’s latest push this year as the software giant showcases some of the popular apps […]

Free Summary of 2014 NFL Thanksgiving TV Schedule in Chicago

Check out the full 2014 NFL Thanksgiving Chicago TV schedule here below, so break out your turkey legs and settle in for some great football.   2014 NFL Thanksgiving TV Schedule Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions, 11:30 p.m. CT Philadelphia Eagles […]

FREE TOP 101 LIST: 101 Best Streaming Movies on Netflix

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Wanna see a list of the best 101 movies streaming on Netflix?  Paste has been publishing  guides to the best movies and TV shows on Netflix for three years now, and the selections keep improving. More than half of the movies […]

Opportunity International Gets $22.7M to Serve Poor in Africa


The Chicago area nonprofit Opportunity International, one of the most innovative organizations in global poverty relief, as received a $22.7 million grant to provide loans and offer banking programs in poor areas of five African countries.   Opportunity International and The […]

Chicago has 7 Of the 101 Best Restaurants in the USA

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Chicago has 7 of the best 101 restaurants in America.  With no surprise, the top rated Chicago restaurant listed was Alinea.   Over the last three year, the Daily Meal’s editors started with where do they like to eat? Accounting […]

Our Best Bet for Chicago 2013 New Years Eve – Redmoon


This is our recommendation for best New Year’s Eve bet in Chicago if you are looking to have incredible fun at one of this year’s hot spots for New Year’s Eve in Chicago, Redmoon.    Located at 2120 S. Jefferson, Redmoon […]

Top 10 Things to Do on New Year’s Day 2014 in Chicago

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Are you looking for things to do in Chicago on New Year’s Day 2014? When holiday hangovers and hunger set in on New Year’s Day, a variety of restaurants around town will have guests covered for midday meals. If a […]

Top 20 New Laws in 2014 in Illinois

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Lots of new laws are coming on the Illinois books in 2014.  It was a history-making year at the Springfield Capitol, with lawmakers legalizing gay marriage, allowing medical marijuana for those with chronic illnesses, permitting concealed handguns and approving major […]

Top 20 Fun Things to Do in Downtown Chicago At Christmas / New Years 2013

What are the Top  fun things to do in downtown Chicago at Christmas or New Years?  So we have compiled our list of top 25 fun things to do in downtown Chicago this holiday season, one of the great cities of the […]

List of Chicago Bears Quarterbacks Since the 1986 Super Bowl

The Chicago Bears have gone through a lot of quarterbacks since Jim McMahon lead them to a Super Bowl win in 1986.  25 years after that incredible Super Bowl win in 1986, the Bears have trotted out 34 starting quarterbacks […]

Top 10 NFL Jersey Sales in Last Five Years

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Did you get an NFL jersey for Christmas?  We wondered how the top 10 most popular jerseys have changed over the last five years and Yahoo has a chart to show you just which player is the top-selling NFL jersey […]

Christmas Sale on iPad Mini Cases

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If you are looking for an iPad mini case in the Chicago area, then check out this Christmas sale on OtterBox Defender Series Cases for the Apple iPad Mini, now 21% off List Price: $70.00 Price: $54.99 You Save: $15.01 […]