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The Whistler

Spring is here in Chicago and things are warming up in the Windy City. Warmer temperatures means that there's even more to do in the city, as markets open their doors and song and dance fill the air (no, really!). Most of the options in our list are free things to do in Chicago this month, with a few that will run you less than $10.

Here are 12 free things to do in April that shouldn't be missed.

The Second City Training Center

Chicago's top sketch comedy theater has a brand new show, is bringing back a mega hit this summer, and went through quite the makeover in 2016. Here's what's new with The Second City...


We've been spoiled all summer. With all the outdoor concerts and street festivals, Chicago can turn pretty much any outdoor spot into a dance floor. But now the cool, foreshadowing breezes of winter are starting to make their presence known and it's time to head indoors for the time being. Lucky for us, the dancing never stops in this city.

Five Chicago Dates to Make You Fall in Love Again

Thursday, February 14, 2013 12:00 AM by Sarah Garner

Happy Couple - Skyline - Blog

It's February, the most romantic month of them all. When it's cold and the streets are the color of the LaBrea Tarpits, you have to work a little harder to feel the love. It's about time we make an effort to warm our hearts and fall in love all over again in the most wonderful city around. Experience the joy of Valentine's Day everyday with these five fabulous, "like a local" date ideas.

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