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  • Around Town checks out North American Pizza and Culinary Academy

    North American Pizza and Culinary Academy: 1970 University Lane, Lisle, IL 60532

  • Around Town checks out All Grass Farms

    Kicking off the 2018 growing season, Irv & Shelly’s Fresh Picks, a delivery service of local and organic foods, has partnered with a collaborative group of farmers to form Fresh Picks Farmer Alliance (FPFA). FPFA provides fresh, locally and organically grown, sustainable produce, meat and dairy to the Chicagoland area. Making “eating local” even more accessible, FPFA connects consumers, chefs, groceries, businesses and institutions with the best farms in the Midwest. All Grass Farms: 18N681 IL Route 31 Dundee, IL 60118 […]

  • Around Town hits the streets with America’s Bad Breath Dr.

    Dr. Harold Katz: Founder of TheraBreath and the California Breath Clinics

  • Around Town previews After Supper Visions

    How do Chicagoans in need “view” our city? One local program, After Supper Visions, shows us that talent can come from all walks of life. The annual exhibit is set up like an art gallery at Catholic Charities headquarters in the River North neighborhood. Attendees have a chance to visit with homeless photographers and learn about each photographer’s perspective on his or her photos. Prints and note cards are available for purchase at the art exhibit as well. Artists use […]

  • Around Town at the Fire Museum of Greater Chicago

    Fire Museum of Greater Chicago: 5218 S. Western Ave. Chicago, IL 60609

  • Around Town checks out the 2nd Annual Disaster Relief Community Volunteer event at Aldi Corporate Headquarters

    ALDI is dedicated to being a good neighbor and helping to build strong communities. On June 5, more than 500 ALDI employees, in partnership with Feeding America and the Northern Illinois Food Bank, packed more than 3,000 boxes with carefully selected ALDI-exclusive brand products to support individuals and families displaced from their homes due to natural disasters. The boxes include items such as canned fruits, vegetables, soup, granola bars, peanut butter and utensils. Once assembled, the boxes will be shipped […]

  • Around Town celebrates the 125th Anniversary of Vienna Beef

    The grand opening of the Vienna Beef Hot Dog Museum is part of Vienna Beef’s 125th Anniversary celebration. The History Museum will allow visitors to experience the evolution of the classic Chicago-style hot dog with old photos, advertisements, hot dog making equipment, signs, packaging and more. Vienna Beef Factory Store & Cafe: 2501 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, IL 60647

  • Around Town checks out the Cavalcade of Planes

    The Cavalcade of Planes is an event that celebrates all aspects of aviation. The event is delivered by an all volunteer group including those from the Illinois Aviation Museum, located on the airport property. There will be many types of aircraft to see, both flying and on the ground including, WWll warbirds, new aircraft, jets and helicopters. You can experience skydiving, formation flying, helicopter demonstrations, and much more!  Rides will be available to purchase on the Famous Ford-Tri- Motor, a […]

  • Around Town previews Blocks to Bricks

    Blocks to Bricks is a first-of-its-kind experiential concept, scheduled to open at Woodfield Mall on Friday, June 15th. The brainchild of Arlington Heights, Ill.-native Adam Reed Tucker, one of only 16 LEGO® Certified Professionals in the world and creator of the LEGO Architecture line, Blocks to Bricks is conceived as an immersive celebration of 3D imagination. Part museum, part hi-tech, interactive adventure, part retail store, the 13,000-sq.-ft. experience takes visitors through a serpentine of discovery covering nearly 150 years of […]

  • Around Town checks out Gyrotonic Exercise at Spyrl Chicago

    Spyrl Chicago: 1781 Green Bay Rd, Highland Park, IL 60035 (847) 348-0822