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Millennium Park Ice Skating Rink

Skating figure eights is always fun, and Chicago sets the skating stage by offering a wide selection of wonderful outdoor skating rinks. From a sky high rink to a lazy river-like ribbon of ice, there's an ice skating rink to fit your every whim. Grab your mittens, scarf, sweetheart and a thermos of hot cocoa and enjoy fun night of ice skating.

One Week Left To Skate Away The Winter in Chicago

Sunday, February 16, 2014 12:00 AM by Sarah Garner

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It’s February, typically that time when the excitement of the first snow has worn off and you’re ready for a trip to Jamaica. Friends, Chicago is still a winter wonderland, so adjust that Priceline search! The Chicago Blackhawks (Stanley Cup Champs!) sponsor Chicago’s public ice rinks programs, and just like the team, the offerings are bar none. Here are my favorite ways to skate away the remainder of the winter.

A Skater's Guide to Ice Rinks in Chicago

Friday, November 16, 2012 12:00 AM by Sarah Garner

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The weather is getting colder and the days are getting shorter. For most of the Midwest, it's time to grab your flannel pajamas and snuggle up with your TiVo. But the optimists that live in this city have learned to make the best of a very cold situation. Chicago's winter attractions, like its nine public ice skating rinks, are enough to bring anyone out of hibernation. 

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