Quiz: Which CTA El station is this?
Try to guess the correct station for each of these 20 photos of CTA art and see how you fare
The 7 worst conflicts on the Lollapalooza schedule
How are we supposed to choose between Tyler the Creator and Tame Impala?
Chicago farmers market guide
Find out if your local farmers market is starting this week
5 Chicago apartments with awesome outdoor spaces
These apartments have rooftops, balconies and porches you'll swoon for
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Theo Ubique to produce Blood Brothers, Rent in 2015–16 season
Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre has announced plans for its upcoming season to include intimate productions of the British musical Blood Brothers and the Gen-X...
The Cortland Street bridge is closing until November
Chicagoans can say goodbye to one of the North Side's best shortcuts for the foreseeable future. Last week, the city announced that the Cortland Street...
Next goes more casual with Tapas menu & walk-up patio
If you go to Spain and walk into any tapas bar, you'll see a huge spread of tiny snacks, waiting for you to pluck them off the counter. When I went to San...
Shedd Aquarium welcomes new baby dolphin
It's been a big couple of months for Chicago area zoos. In May, Chicagoans voted on the name for the Lincoln Park Zoo's new baby macaque (the selection was...
Bonnie Metzgar named interim artistic director at American Theater Company
American Theater Company has named Bonnie Metzgar as interim artistic director, following the unexpected death of artistic director PJ Paparelli in a car...
Roxie's By the Slice closing to become summer burger shop
Roxie's by the Slice, Brendan Sodikoff's pizza spot in Bucktown, closed Sunday night and will be reopening as a burger concept for the summer. The change...
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Summer in Chicago
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The best rooftop bars in Chicago
Millennium Park Summer Film schedule
The best of Chicago
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
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
Best Chicago dance clubs
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Best Chicago vintage stores
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Best Chicago coffee shops
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Life in Chicago
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Chicago neighborhood guides
The South Loop
There's fantastic food to be had, from fine dining to hot dogs. Shop for books in historic Printers Row. When the sun sets, slip into one of the many jazz and blues hotspots.
It may be Chicago's never-ending Mardi Gras, but there's plenty of culture to be found, too
The best things things to do in one of the toniest neighborhoods in Chicago
Wicker Park and Bucktown
It's more than a mecca for shopping and tacos. Discover dancing, dishes and more
Evanston is no longer a sleepy suburb—it's one of the hottest neighborhoods for food, booze and shopping in the Chicago area