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Discover Chicago's best things to do, events, restaurants, theater and nightlife

Music

The 11 best Kendrick Lamar lyrics

These are our 11 favorite lyrics from the best album of 2015 so far

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Chicago summer festivals guide

Maybe if you peruse this comprehensive list of summer fests, nice weather will finally arrive?

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Restaurants

Where to watch March Madness

These are the spots with the best deals on food and beer during the NCAA tourney

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Chicago mustache championship

Which of these elite eight cookie dusters are worthy of representing our city?

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Music

11 unsung Lolla acts

Some of these unfamiliar performers are on course to be household names by August

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Chicago events calendar

See our full events calendar for 2015

Upcoming Chicago events and festivals

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Easter

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C2E2

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Sport and fitness

NFL Draft

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American Beer Classic

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Spring in Chicago

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The top 22 spring events in Chicago

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The 27 ways you know it's spring in Chicago

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Theater

Top theater shows to see this spring

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Blog

The best spring wildflower hikes

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The best of Chicago

Restaurants

Best Chicago restaurants

Chicago is a town that cares as much about Grant Achatz's newest concept at Next as where to find the best burger

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Bars

Best Chicago bars

Whether you're looking for the best craft beer, top-notch wine or exquisite cocktails, you'll find it at Chicago bars

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Clubs

Best Chicago dance clubs

These 10 nightclubs are our favorite spots for a sweaty night of dancing

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Shopping and style

Best Chicago vintage stores

Where to find 1960s fashion or Mad Men–worthy pieces

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Best Chicago coffee shops

From spots with simple drip to those with overwrought Chemex setups, these are the best coffeehouses

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Life in Chicago

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26 ways to piss off a Chicagoan

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33 things that will happen when you move to Chicago

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How Chicago sees the Midwest

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The 26 guiltiest pleasures of living in Chicago

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Chicago neighborhood guides

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Lincoln Park

The best things things to do in one of the toniest neighborhoods in Chicago

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Wicker Park and Bucktown

It's more than a mecca for shopping and tacos. Discover dancing, dishes and more

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Evanston

Evanston is no longer a sleepy suburb—it's one of the hottest neighborhoods for food, booze and shopping in the Chicago area

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Logan Square

Boasting gorgeous boulevards and the hottest restaurants and bars, Logan Square is one of the city's trendiest neighborhoods

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Bridgeport

Considering it is home to some of the best restaurants, bars, breweries and bakeries in Chicago, it's time you explored Bridgeport

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