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#ThrowbackThursday  – Chicago hockey edition
 
In honor of the +Chicago Blackhawks taking the ice tonight in Round 1 of the  2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs (schedule: http://goo.gl/VqvrLV), a throwback to the team's eighth season in the NHL – Chicago Blackhawks hockey players Johnny Gottselig, Louis Trudel, and Rosie Couture from December 1933.

Photograph by: the Chicago Daily News via +Chicago History Museum photo collection
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Coming soon to a neighborhood near you

While we aren't quite ready to roll out the red carpet just yet, +Eater has the skinny on 25 of Chicago's most anticipated Spring restaurant openings. http://goo.gl/dpJFsg

Which newcomers will make your must-try list?

Photo by: +Eater Chicago

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Set your alarm to see something spectacular

If the Chicago weather cooperates, a full lunar eclipse will unfold beginning at 12:58 a.m. Tuesday as Earth's shadow falls across the moon, shifting its color from bright orange to blood red to brown.  

Head to +Adler Planetarium for a Lunar Eclipse Viewing Party from 12:01 a.m. to 4 a.m. Tuesday. The event will feature public telescopes, but attendees are invited to bring their own.

Photo by: +NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

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Hey foodies

Have a hankering for meats, cheeses and other local treats? Head over to Pastoral's Artisan Producer Festival at the Chicago French Market for a day of tastings and demos – http://goo.gl/gM11WO

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Heading to happy hour?

Try a pre-Prohibition Chicago Fizz, Illinois' signature cocktail (http://goo.gl/cfbk7U), and share your review on Google – http://goo.gl/c0qATI

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Tax Day freebies and deals around Chicago

Submit your taxes then celebrate with specials and freebies around town. +ABC 7 Chicago rounded up this list of deals from free curly fries to free paper shredding and more: http://goo.gl/B4rXFO

Did we miss any Tax Day deals? Let us know in the comments below.

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Updated, here are 2014 specials from +ABC 7 Chicago 
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Review Fave: Brindillehttp://goo.gl/cWt4lz

"Lovely and expensive French restaurant. Nice elegant decor. Perfect for a date or celebration. Try their New Brunswick Oysters." – +Robert Gierwatowski, #CityExpert   
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Receive exclusive benefits by writing reviews on Google

Millions of people rely on reviews like yours to decide where to go and what to do. With City Experts, you can receive exclusive benefits just by writing local reviews on Google. Connect with reviewers like you, test new Google services and features before they are publicly available and enjoy benefits available only to City Experts, like contests and invites to special events.

Join the fun: g.co/cityexperts

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Win a DIVVY membership – http://goo.gl/Lhh5BW

The lakeshore is coming alive and patios are starting to open so tell us about the places you're excited to visit this Spring. We're giving away a one year DIVVY bike share membership and gear to three Chicago reviewers who share their experiences on Google.

Want to win?
1) Enter the contest here: http://goo.gl/Lhh5BW
2) Get your reviews in by Monday, April 21 (best reviews wins!)
3) Be on your way to becoming a Google City Expert: g.co/cityexpert

Winners will save an average of more than $760 a year on commuting expenses by riding a bike rather than using cars, taxis or other forms of transit and explore new neighborhoods and places – from street fests to parks to sidewalk cafes, all on two wheels.

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