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Windiest city? Chicago isn't even close

Chicago is regularly referred to as the "Windy City," but any resident here worth their salt knows that moniker isn't a reference to the weather. 

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By: Clayton Guse

Cubs enshrine Kyle Schwarber home run ball

In a weirdly delightful twist, Cubs officials decided to keep Kyle Schwarber's home run ball atop the right field scoreboard, at least through the postseason playoff run.

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By: Kris Vire

14 great reasons to visit the suburbs

The suburbs tend to get a bad rap. Which isn’t fair, because although we love our sweet home Chicago, there are still a ton of cool places to visit when you head outside the city limits.

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By: Lisa White

Bar crawl down Armitage Avenue

With new spots like Sink|Swim and classic bars like Weegee's Lounge, Armitage Avenue in Logan Square is Chicago's best stretch for great cocktails.

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By: Amy Cavanaugh