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  • Around Town checks out The Wizard of Oz at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

    Chicago Shakespeare Theater at Navy Pier: 800 E. Grand Ave. Chicago, IL 60611 through August 25th chicagoshakes.com

  • Around Town checks out Snap36

    Snap36 is the leading provider of affordable product photography for brands, distributors, and retailers. Whether you are looking to increase conversion rates, improve customer engagement, or quickly scale your product content, 360-degree photography is the optimal solution for e-commerce, digital marketing, and studio operations teams. Snap36: 219 N. Paulina Chicago, IL 60612 snap36.com

  • Around Town visits Aurora’s SciTech Museum

    SciTech Hands on Museum offers over 200 interactive STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) exhibits which inspire education and imagination. Every exhibit is a mini experiment with information about what to do at the station and the scientific explanation for what is happening. SciTech Museum: 18 W. Benton St. Aurora, IL 60505 scitechmuseum.org

  • Around Town previews the Outside Experience at McCormick Place

    Whether you want to paddle board, kayak, try axe throwing, rock climbing or slack lining, Outside Experience has adventures for everyone under one roof. Hear from adventurers, listen to live music and connect with ambassadors from your favorite brands. Outside Experience: July 13-14 McCormick Place Lakeside Center: 2301 S. King Dr. Chicago, IL 60616 outsideexperienceshow.com

  • Around Town visits Bernie’s Book Bank

    This year, Bernie’s Book Bank celebrates its 10th Anniversary. On Saturday, July 13th Bernie’s Book Bank will commemorate this milestone with a 10-hour Volunteer-A-Thon and celebration open to supporters and the community. There will be volunteering paired with food, live music, children’s activities and fun! Bernie’s Book Bank: 917 North Shore Dr. Lake Bluff, IL 60044 berniesbookbank.org

  • Around Town shops at The Guild Pop-up Shop

    The Guild is the new one stop pop-up shop for the conscious shopper looking for high end fashion, art, wellness, home and body products, made with sustainable and Fair Trade practices. Created by a curated selection of trading partners from all over the world, The Guild makes ethically shopping a new kind of retail experience. The Guild: 1445 W. Webster Chicago, IL 60614 Now through August 31 theguild.global

  • Around Town checks out Maison Marcel

    Maison Marcel: 3114 N. Broadway Chicago, IL 60617 Celebrate Bastille Day on July 14 2008 N. Halsted Chicago, IL 60614 (This location is hidden in the alley, behind Top Drawer store) maison-marcel.com

  • Around Town cooks with Bespoke Cuisine

    Bespoke Cuisine is a unique culinary combination of a hands-on cooking experience and a dinner party. Chefs from the Bespoke team lead groups through preparing a multi-course meal. After the cooking is finished, participants retreat to the loft-like dining room and enjoy being served the meal they created. Bespoke Cuisine: 1358 W. Randolph Chicago, IL 60607 bespokecuisine.com

  • Around Town checks out ‘The Recommendation’ at Windy City Playhouse

    Aaron Feldman arrives at college fully prepared with a charming personality, wealthy father and plenty of connections. His freshman year roommate, Iskinder Ioduoko, isn’t so lucky. The middle class student has worked hard to get where he is, and arrived on no one’s coat tails. Despite differing backgrounds, the two young men quickly develop a strong bond and pledge to a life-long friendship. That is, until one finds himself in legal trouble, and the other in a tricky position deciding […]

  • Around Town visits Code Ninjas

    Owners of Code Ninjas in Glenview and Libertyville, Noreen & Ayaz Merchant, have a strong passion for working with kids and preparing them for the future. Code Ninjas is the ultimate computer programming center for kids – teaching coding by building video games. Code Ninjas provides fun and flexible coding education for kids ages 7-14. Their students (Ninjas) enjoy learning computer programming and robotics, together with critical thinking, problem solving, teamwork, and more. Code Ninjas offers a fun learning environment […]

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