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8 people you will see in the bike lane this spring
As a cyclist, I await spring with both longing and trepidation. With spring comes a whole new cast of characters, and some I haven’t seen since last year....
Chicago finally has its own Snapchat story
Chicagoans will finally have the chance to impress judgmental teenagers across the world with its own "story" on Snapchat today. New York, Los Angeles and...
Meet Mondo Guerra at Water Tower Place on Saturday
If you've been in the market for a new pair of glasses or a statement accessory, consider swinging by SEE Eyewear at Water Tower Place this Saturday, April...
5 great spots for a run that aren't the Lakefront Trail
Spring is well underway in Chicago, which means it's finally time to shed some of that winter weight you packed on during the polar vortex. Running outside...
The 5 best C2E2 after-parties
After a long day of trudging through hordes of cosplayers and super-fans at C2E2, you may be tempted to carry your giant bag of comics, toys and merch home...
If the Grateful Dead tour in the fall, hippies should riot
Who knew that people who inspire such good vibes and Ben & Jerry's flavors could be so cruel and greedy? Billboard is reporting that the Grateful Dead are...
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Spring in Chicago
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The 27 ways you know it's spring in Chicago
Top theater shows to see this spring
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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
These 10 nightclubs are our favorite spots for a sweaty night of dancing
Best Chicago vintage stores
Where to find 1960s fashion or Mad Men–worthy pieces
Best Chicago coffee shops
From spots with simple drip to those with overwrought Chemex setups, these are the best coffeehouses
Life in Chicago
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How Chicago sees the Midwest
The 26 guiltiest pleasures of living in Chicago
Chicago neighborhood guides
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
Boasting gorgeous boulevards and the hottest restaurants and bars, Logan Square is one of the city's trendiest neighborhoods