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Lagomarcino's
Illinois Makers Food & Beverages
Lagomarcino's

Enjoy ice cream, candy, chocolate, and sandwiches at a family-owned old-fashione...

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5 Rabbit Cerveceria
Illinois Makers Food & Beverages
5 Rabbit Cerveceria

A Latino-owned microbrewery creates delicious brews inspired by Latin American f...

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Crown Brew Coffee Co
Illinois Makers Food & Beverages
Crown Brew Coffee Co

After spending years doing nonprofit work, Josh started his own community-minded...

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Flesor's Candy Kitchen
Illinois Makers Food & Beverages
Flesor's Candy Kitchen

In Tuscola, two sisters inherited their grandfather's candy recipes—and carried ...

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Cafe Tola
Illinois Makers Food & Beverages
Cafe Tola

A blending of delicacies in a Lakeview venue with colorful Mexican pizzazz and a...

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North Shore Distillery
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North Shore Distillery

They start with the best herbs, fruits, spices and grains they can find and turn...

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Hometown Pride: Chicago's LGBT Leaders on Their Favorite Summer Activities
Arts & Culture Local Experts Chicago
Hometown Pride

by Kendra L. Williams

One mentioned the 48th annual Chicago Pride Parade (June 25, 2017). Most could barely contain themselves to just five picks.

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Get Your Kicks on Illinois Route 66
Road Trips Local Experts
Get Your Kicks on Illinois Route 66

The 300-mile section of Route 66 angling across Illinois lures road-trippers seeking throwback gas stations, Muffler Men and the pleasure of taking their time.

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Girlfriend Getaway along the I&M Canal
Regional Getaways History Road Trips
Girlfriend Getaway along the I&M Canal

In the 1800s, the Illinois and Michigan Canal fueled commerce from the Illinois River to Chicago. Today, follow the canal for a history-infused, shopping-filled getaway.

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Family Fun and Some History Too
Family Fun Regional Getaways History
Family Fun and Some History Too

by Craig Hensel

Chicago-based photographer and Instagramer Craig Hensel @thecraighensel and his family take a road trip around Central Illinois.

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Q&A with Brett Eldredge
Arts & Culture Local Experts
Q&A with Brett Eldredge

Country music star Brett Eldredge loves Illinois so much, he wrote a love song about it.

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It’s a Date
Eat & Drink Regional Getaways Local Experts
It’s a Date

Starting your romantic weekend in Millennium Park might seem surprising, but its variety captures what makes Chicago tick.

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