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Videos tagged 'culture'

Cirque Shanghai at Navy Pier

Posted on July 29, 2010

Inspired by Chinese folklore, Cirque Shanghai: Cloud 9 is high-flying, acrobatic entertainment for the whole family, appearing at Navy Pier until Labor Day.

Lovin’ Lincoln Square

Posted on July 23, 2010

Settled in the late 1800s, Lincoln Square is still the heart of Chicago’s German community and, by all accounts, a nice place to live, work and raise a family.

Bizarre Foods in Chicago

Posted on July 15, 2010

Enjoying frog and rat, flies and grubs, Andrew Zimmern, host of Bizarre Foods, is a guy with an interesting appreciation for all of the world’s diverse culinary tastes.

Humboldt Fest

Posted on June 17, 2010

Now in its 45th year, Humboldt Fest—or Fiestas Puertorriquenas—is a celebration of Puerto Rican heritage and culture right in the heart of Chicago’s Humboldt Park.

Andersonville

Posted on June 11, 2010

With a sweet, friendly neighborhood vibe, Andersonville is home to many locally owned businesses and a large Swedish community. And despite the wholesomeness of the place, Aly still can’t get her mind out of the gutter!

Summer Fun for Kids

Posted on June 10, 2010

Try faux sushi and Japanese bingo with your kids this summer for food, fun and a covert educational experience all at once!

Bridgeport

Posted on June 4, 2010

With its friendly, homey atmosphere, it’s easy to see why Bridgeport is beloved by its residents. Besides, where else can you get an Italian beef sandwich, attend a Sox game and hang out at a quarry turned park all in the same day?

Little Village

Posted on May 14, 2010

Little Village, the Mexico of the Midwest, is rife with Mexican culture, from the National Museum of Mexican Art to the sweet, salty, spicy treats sold by the area’s many street vendors.

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