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05/27/2014 05:07 pm ET | Updated Jul 27, 2014

Windy City Sights: Memorial Day Weekend 2014 (PHOTOS)

Blue skies, sunny days, and the perfect grilling weather greeted us Chicagoans this past weekend for Memorial Day (remember, it's not just a BBQ holiday!). It was time to commemorate the men and women who died while serving in our country's armed forces so we can continue to enjoy the freedom to live in this country and enjoy the fresh air and warmth.

Take a look through the gallery below for snapshots from this past weekend exploring Lincoln Park Zoo, Nature Boardwalk, North Avenue Beach, and Foster Beach.

Chicago Memorial Day Weekend 2014

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