Your ultimate guide to Chicago

Discover Chicago's best things to do, events, restaurants, theater and nightlife

Restaurants

Brunch review: A10

The best new brunch in town has virtually no wait and an exceptional Bloody Mary

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Sticky-note confessions

We've all had some really bizarre experiences on public transit

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Music

Lollapalooza lineup predictions

We weigh the odds on which acts will take the stage this summer, Vegas-style

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Movies

The best movies to see in March

Cinderella, Insurgent and more movies to see next month

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Blog

The 10 guys you'll meet on Tinder

Meet the Sexter, the Bathroom Selfie Poster and the Not Showing My Face to You Guy  

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Things to do in Chicago

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Upcoming Chicago events and festivals

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St. Patrick's Day

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Easter

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C2E2

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Bike the Drive

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Chicago events calendar

See our full events calendar for 2015

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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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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Shopping and style

Best Chicago vintage stores

Where to find 1960s fashion or Mad Men–worthy pieces

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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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Winter in Chicago

Kids

Top sledding hills

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The 19 best winter events

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Sport and fitness

Snowboarding and skiing near Chicago

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Restaurants and bars with fireplaces

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Life in Chicago

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26 ways to piss off a Chicagoan

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33 things that will happen when you move to Chicago

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How Chicago sees the Midwest

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The 26 guiltiest pleasures of living in Chicago

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Chicago neighborhood guides

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Lincoln Park

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

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Wicker Park and Bucktown

It's more than a mecca for shopping and tacos. Discover dancing, dishes and more

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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

Boasting gorgeous boulevards and the hottest restaurants and bars, Logan Square is one of the city's trendiest neighborhoods

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Bridgeport

Considering it is home to some of the best restaurants, bars, breweries and bakeries in Chicago, it's time you explored Bridgeport

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