Travel to the Art Institute of Chicago!

Travel to the Art Institute of Chicago!
This exhibition — presented only at the Art Institute of Chicago — brings together all three versions of 'The Bedroom' for the first time in North America, offering a pioneering and in-depth study of their making and meaning to Van Gogh in his …
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Lifting travel ban to Cuba opens cultural opportunity
Tuesday's action doesn't yet allow U.S. citizens to travel to Cuba strictly for tourist purposes, but it will open the door for more Americans to visit the country more easily, provided their travel falls under one of 12 categories. They include …
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Police mood appears to hit a low amid fallout from Laquan McDonald video
The release of disturbing video of a white officer fatally shooting Laquan McDonald, a black teenager, exposed decades of simmering anger over police mistreatment and abuse of Chicago citizens in some of the poorest, most disadvantaged areas. The …
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Emanuel: Charge downtown developers more, spend money in struggling neighborhoods
Mayor Rahm Emanuel will announce Thursday he's seeking a new program to charge developers extra for packing more square footage into downtown buildings, with the money going for projects in Chicago's economically depressed neighborhoods.
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Wacky travel expenses employees submitted last year
If you're a company owner or other boss and your employees travel as part of their jobs, you've probably seen a few oddball expense reimbursement submissions cross your desk. But the list below has 10 that are particularly outlandish and head …
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Pullman porter recalls his days on the railroad
… the South Side of Chicago, porters bought them with tips and money they made from working extra runs." Born in a Kentucky town "that wasn't as big as Soldier Field" and raised in Evansville, Ind., Gaines relished the opportunity to travel all over …
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Don't Quit Your Job to Travel the World
There was a time in my life when I fantasized about being able to regularly travel rather than mindlessly type away at my writing job in Chicago. I scrolled through my Instagram feed and enviously clicked through photos of people relaxing on beaches in …
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700 Chicago-area ComEd workers travel to East Coast

700 Chicago-area ComEd workers travel to East Coast
700 Chicago-area ComEd workers travel to East Coast. 700 Chicago-area ComEd workers travel to East Coast. 700 Chicago-area ComEd workers travel to East Coast. ComEd will aid with power outages do to the storm. Jan. 22, 2016. (WGN-TV). WGN – …
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Proposed bill would restrict travel expenses for local taxing bodies
House Bill 4379, the Local Government Travel Expense Control Act, would provide that school districts and units of local government without home rule shall, by ordinance or resolution, regulate travel, meal and lodging expenses of their staff and …
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Van Gogh's bedroom recreated in Chicago as Airbnb rental
The Art Institute of Chicago decorated a one-bedroom apartment to look like Van Gogh's painting of his bedroom in the south of France. The room in Chicago's River North neighborhood is listed on Airbnb as if the artist himself were renting it for cash …
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Chicago Blackhawks Travel To Carolina Ahead Of All-Star Break
… Eddie Lack was able to stonewall the Blackhawks for 59:57 of the game before Brent Seabrook scored to rob Lack of a shutout in an impressive 35-save performance. Goals from Victor Rask and Justin Faulk were enough for Carolina to beat Chicago in …
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Family travel five: Sunny, sandy seaside resorts cater to families
A little sun, a little sand and the sea. The combination makes for a great family vacation. Here are five destinations to consider: 1. Panama City Beach, Fla. Here, the emerald green waters of the Gulf of Mexico and St. Andrew Bay converge before …
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Texas officials confirm 6 travel-related cases of Zika virus
Health officials say they have found six travel-related cases of the mosquito-borne Zika virus in Texas. The Texas Department of State Health Services said in a statement Friday the six people were infected abroad and diagnosed after they returned home.
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How the Snow Storm Is Affecting Travel

How the Snow Storm Is Affecting Travel
The winter storm that has hit the East Coast this weekend has scrambled travel plans, leading to 10,850 flight cancellations and more than 5,000 delays since Friday, according to FlightAware. Airlines, ground transportation providers, hotels and …
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Coming attractions: Local film fests showcase indies, shorts
The Chicago Critics Film Festival, May 20-26: Founded by Elk Grove Village resident Erik Childress under the auspices of the Chicago Film Critics Association and held at the Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Ave., Chicago. chicagocriticsfilmfestival …
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Here are the travel trends that experts expect for 2016

Here are the travel trends that experts expect for 2016
We're likely to see an uptick in domestic travel in 2016, as our recent study shows 96 percent of U.S. travelers are planning to travel within the States next year. While there are so many incredible destinations to explore around the world, there are …
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Chicago wintery storm derails local travel plans
San Diego's comfortable winters might seem even better when a storm leaves you stranded in a crowded Chicago airport and your best bet to get a flight back home won't come until 2016. Chicago weather was unseasonably warm until the region got hit by a …
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Time-Travel Drama From Shawn Ryan, Eric Kripke Ordered to Pilot at NBC
"Dick Wolf has been responsible for some of the biggest hits in NBC history, including SVU and the current three Chicago dramas, Fire, P.D. and Med," NBC's president of entertainment Jennifer Salke said Thursday in a statement. "The Chicago universe …
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Coco Austin and Daughter Chanel Travel in Style to Visit Ice-T on Set in Chicago
During the trip, Austin, 36, gushed about her baby girl on Instagram, sharing several photos of the 1-month-old traveling in style for her first getaway. “Leaving Chicago… This how we roll,” the mother of one captioned a snap of the pair at O'Hare …
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Cold Weather, Snow Make for Messy Travel
Monday morning brought the coldest temperatures of the season for the Chicago area, with bitter temps barely hovering around zero to start the day and whipping wind chills dropping as low as minus 15 in some areas. NBC 5's Byron Miranda has more from …
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Married couple from Chicago sells their stuff so they can travel for year

Married couple from Chicago sells their stuff so they can travel for year
They sold all their belongings and quit their jobs so they can embark on a one-year trip around the world. They leave January 8 for their first their first stop, Colombia. They have saved enough to raise $ 75,000. They rented out their apartment, sold …
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Travel to Chicago — through new eyes
Chicago — There are just days left in the first-ever Chicago Architecture Biennial, but I'm having trouble leaving the stylish Drawing Room of my Michigan Avenue hotel. Yes, Drawing Room. It's not the kind of term you'd associate with space at a hip …
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Viva Travel: Chicago's Latino cultural attractions add to the Windy City's

Viva Travel: Chicago's Latino cultural attractions add to the Windy City's
21, the Art Institute of Chicago is featuring "A Voyage to South America: Andean Art in the Spanish Empire." The exhibit includes 14 paintings and related works on paper to introduce visitors to explorers, artists, and patrons who lived in the Spanish …
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'Force Awakens' becomes fastest movie to billion
“And it will help to bring another vital amenity to the south lakefront which, for many years, has lagged behind the north lakefront in terms of attractions and things that drive value along the South Side of Chicago.” The three-hour debate was …
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5 Free Things To Do in Chicago for New Year's Eve
Shutterstock. CHICAGO — Spending New Year's Eve in Chicago can come cheap. The city has all kinds of concerts, parties and events, but it's got more than a few attractions that don't cost a dime. These events will only cost whatever it takes to get …
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