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Chicago Air and Water Show

Chicago, IL August 20 @ 10:00 AM - June 21 @ 2:00 PM

Starting in the summer of 1959, the Chicago Air and Water Show has grown to be the largest and oldest free admission air and water exhibition in the United States. The spectacular two-day event draws an audience of over two million to the city’s stunning beachfront to see military and… SEE MORE

North Coast Music Festival

Chicago, IL September 2 - September 4

North Coast Music Festival is a collaboration of independent promoters in Chicago that have presented everything from small shows to selling out large scale concerts. Summer's Last Stand descends upon Union Park during Labor Day Weekend with the world's electronic, house, jam-band, indie, and hip-hop communities. SEE MORE

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Tonight Catch the Full Sturgeon Super Moon

8/11/2022 by Editor

By Almanac.com. August’s full Sturgeon Moon reaches its peak on Thursday, August 11, 2022. It will be the last supermoon of the year! Learn when to look for it and why August’s Full Moon got such a peculiar name. When to See the Full Moon in August 2022 August’s full Moon will appear… SEE MORE

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What To Do If Pulled Over by the Coast Guard

8/10/2022 by Editor

By Joseph Carro. Our mission at the U.S. Coast Guard is to save lives, so the sight of flashing blue lights and a U.S. Coast Guard patrol vessel pulling alongside is no reason for boat owners to panic. The Coast Guard conducts approximately 70,000 boardings a year in its multiple… SEE MORE

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August Skywatching Is Quite A Show

8/9/2022 by Editor

By NASA/JPL-Caltech. What's Up for August? Grab your binoculars for planet viewing, the outlook for the Perseids, and flying with Cygnus the swan. The morning planet parade we've been enjoying the past few months comes to an end in August, with Venus and Saturn making their exits on opposite sides… SEE MORE

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Fishing 101: Best Way to Gut a Fish

8/8/2022 by Editor

By takemefishing. Cleaning a fish is easy. In this article, we'll give you basic information and simple steps on how to clean and store your catch as well as how to clean fish before cooking. For the best possible meal, start by treating the fish right from the moment you… SEE MORE

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