Don’t Miss the Colorful Blooms at the Chicago Flower & Garden Show

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When an exhibit of prized fruits and vegetables opened in 1847, no one knew that it would turn into one of the city’s most popular annual events. It is now known as the Chicago Flower & Garden Show, and whether guests grow flowers and herbs in their kitchen or backyard, it is where everyone can discover […]

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The Chicago Botanic Garden Welcomes Visitors Year-Round

Evening shot in the Chicago Botanic Garden. Pond, bridge, willow tree

An easy drive from 215 West Apartments is a spectacular 385-acre living plant museum. We are talking about the Chicago Botanic Garden, and it welcomes visitors year-round. It opened more than forty years ago and has since grown into one of the greatest museums of its type in the world. Highlights include: The Esplanade Designed by […]

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The Best Ice Rinks in Chicago

Group of friend preparing for ice skating. Putting their skates on.

There are a host of ice rinks in Chicago that can get you moving this winter. In fact, ice skating is a fun activity that gets your heart pumping and improves circulation. It’s also a great way to get your exercise on! This can help you feel more alert and energetic, while also lowering your risk of […]

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