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LGBT

Photos from the 2015 Chicago Pride Parade

More than one million people lined the streets of Uptown and Boystown for the Chicago Pride Parade

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Bars

17 new frozen cocktails to try this summer

Chicago summers mean street fests, the beach and drinking as many cool cocktails as you can

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Things to do

Chicago summer festivals guide

Looking for things to do this weekend? Check out one of these festivals. 

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Kids

Free things to do with kids this summer

Kids are expensive. Luckily Chicago offers tons of free things to do with them all summer.

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Things to do on a rainy day in Chicago

Don't let a drizzly day give you the blues. There's no shortage of things to do in Chicago.

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Upcoming Chicago events and festivals

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4th of July fireworks, events and deals

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Taste of Chicago

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Music

Pitchfork Music Festival

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Music

Lollapalooza

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Summer in Chicago

Restaurants

8 new iced coffee drinks to try

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Restaurants

Chicago farmers market guide

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Kids

The 50 best summer activities for kids

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Blog

Millennium Park Summer Film schedule

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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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Museums

Best Chicago museums

Whether you're a local or an out-of-towner, if you have a day off in Chicago, spending it at a museum is a no-brainer

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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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Restaurants

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

Blog

8 gross things you'll experience as summer arrives

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Blog

The 6 people you'll meet on the 606

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33 things that will happen when you move to Chicago

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Blog

Chicago ranks as sixth most walkable city in America

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Chicago neighborhood guides

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Boystown

Boystown is home to one of the most vibrant LGBT communities in the world. The neighborhood offers much more than gay bars, though.

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Hyde Park

Hyde Park is home to one of the most prestigious colleges in the country, as well as a great cultural scene

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The South Loop

Fantastic food, shopping, and music of all kinds can be found in the South Loop

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Wrigleyville

It may be Chicago's never-ending Mardi Gras, but there's plenty of culture to be found, too

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Lincoln Park

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

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