Chicago neighborhoods

Explore the color and variety that Chicago neighborhoods have to offer

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The Loop

Explore the heart of downtown Chicago with our guide to the best restaurants, hotels, things to do and theater in the Loop

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Chinatown

From traditional tea boutiques and dim sum parlors to video stores and candy shops, here's where to go in Chinatown

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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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Uptown

Find the best restaurants, bars, clubs, shops and things to do in Uptown and Little Vietnam

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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

Art, parks, pinball, produce and more

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The Loop

Museums, institutions, tours, parks and more

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Uptown

Jazz, beaches, boats, tombs and more

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Chinatown

History, kayaks, parks, parades and more

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The best restaurants

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Where to eat in Wicker Park and Bucktown

One of the bustling hubs of the Northwest Side serves up some of our favorite tacos, pizza, Costa Rican, coffee and more

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Restaurants

Best restaurants in Logan Square

There's no shortage of great restaurants in Logan Square, and the openings just keep coming

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Restaurants

Best restaurants in the Loop

Loop's restaurants tend to be either quick service breakfast and lunch spots or crowd-pleasing places for dinner

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Restaurants

The best restaurants in Uptown

Uptown is most closely associated with Argyle Street, but now there's a place with two Michelin stars

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The best restaurants in Evanston

Most of Evanston's best restaurants are located right off CTA stops, so you won't have to go out of your way to eat well

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Restaurants

The best restaurants in Chinatown

It's not all Chinese food—you can also find a ramen spot making its own noodles in the basement

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See more of the best Chicago restaurants

Best bars

Bars

Best bars in Logan Square

One of the new drinking capitals of the United States, if not the world. Cocktail lovers, you're welcome

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Bars

The best bars in Uptown

Uptown may not have the serious cocktail bars of other Chicago neighborhoods, but it makes up for it with a ton of personality

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Bars

Best bars to cheer on the Chicago Blackhawks

Yes, during the playoffs every bar is Blackhawks bar. But here are the year-round pubs for fans near the game

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Bars

Best bars in and around Chinatown

Karaoke, dive bars, jazz and more

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Shops around the city

Shopping and style

The best Uptown shops

Uptown shopping is on its way up. Explore the Clark Street corridor

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Shopping and style

The best Chinatown shops

Chinatown is far more than just a destination for Chinese food, bubble tea and karaoke

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Shopping and style

The Logan Square shops

It should come as no surprise that three record stores made our list of top shops in the area

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Shopping and style

Loop shopping

Go beyond the chain store with these top boutiques downtown

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