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07/06/2012
Cahokia Mounds is the largest prehistoric settlement north of Mexico. The site and Interpretive Center offers visitors a detailed history of a native people archeologists have called, Mississippians. Admission is free with a suggested donation.
07/06/2012
About 83 miles southwest of Chicago, where the Fox and Illinois River meet, is Ottawa, Illinois. It is a charming and historic riverside city with many great places to eat and fun things to do.
07/06/2012
Get more: Big Deal, Travel
If you're hoping to hit the road and check out a new locale--without spending a lot of dough--Doug Banks has the solution! It's the Megabus and it's this week's 190 Big Deal!
01/27/2012
Get more: Shopping
Mark Nilsson recently went on the hunt for the oldest businesses in town! He tracked down the city's oldest jewelry store, camera shop, shopping center, and one of the oldest bike shops around!
01/27/2012
Lou Mitchells Restaurant, named after its owner, Lou Mitchell, has been a Chicago staple since the early 1920s serving breakfast as early as 5:30am during the week.  Read more. Lou Mitchell's Restaurant, named after its owner, Lou Mitchell, has been a Chicago staple since the early 1920s serving breakfast as early as 5:30am during the week.
01/27/2012
Get more: Shopping
These mom and pop businesses have been serving Chicago for as long as 155 years!
01/27/2012
Get more: Cyber Surf
If you're still craving to learn more about Chicago's most historic places, businesses and stories, then log on to Encyclopedia.ChicagoHistory.org.
01/27/2012
Our toddlin' town is home to quite a few classic eateries, but Janet Davies recently tracked down some the oldest!
01/27/2012
Get more: Entertainment
Ok, there are many places in Chicagoland that offered some Old-School amusement back in the day, and guess what...they are still kickin' in 2012!
01/27/2012
Along with this city's century-old eateries, it is no surprise that places to satisfy our sweet tooth also have a rich history here in Chicago.
01/20/2012
Gather you family and friends for outdoor fun at Paintball Explosion. This unique site has indoor and outdoor fields for paintball war games. For more information: Paintball Explosion 601 Dundee Avenue East Dundee, Illinois 60601 847-426-2662 field 847-674-0678 store www.pbbomb.com
01/20/2012
Baby, it's cold outside, so if you're ready for a winter getaway, but can't skip town, we have come up with a fabulous solution for you! How 'bout a stay-cation at a hot new hotel!?! Two new options have recently unveiled offering awesome amenities and fantastic food! Janet Davies had the story. For more information: Public Chicago 1301 North State Parkway Chicago, IL 60610 (312) 787-3700 www.publichotels.com/chicago Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel 221 North Columbus...
01/20/2012
Get more: At Your Service
Desserts aren't just meant to satisfy your sweet tooth, they can also be used to beautify! That's right, a few spas around town are offering great winter treatments inspired by sugary delights to make you look and feel like a million bucks! Eva Saha had the story! For more information: Apple Crumble Mani/Pedi @ Spa Soak 1733 North Milwaukee Avenue Chicago, IL 60647 (773) 395-9000 www.spasoakchicago.com Swiss Chocolate and Carmel Wrap@ Spa at Four Seasons 120...