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In honor of Oreo's 103rd birthday, we tried 23 flavors, from Red Velvet to Double Stuf, to find the best
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We kept our ears open this week and heard some hilarious things about animals, diabetes and Boyhood. Did you overhear something crazy this week? Email us and...
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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
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Best Chicago vintage stores
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From spots with simple drip to those with overwrought Chemex setups, these are the best coffeehouses
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Snowboarding and skiing near Chicago
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Wicker Park and Bucktown
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