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56 exciting things opening in Chicago in July
July in Chicago is jam-packed with things to do, see, hear and eat
The 13 best day trips from Chicago
Chicago is a great launchpad for quick escapes, from beaches to craft beer meccas to Amish country
Grateful Dead fans swarm into Soldier Field parking lots
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We rode every roller coaster at Six Flags to separate the terrifying from the boring
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Your Starbucks drink will cost more starting today
Starbucks has a devoted following of customers who rely on the chain for their caffeine fix. Starting today, the massive Seattle-based coffee company will...
The three best things to do today in Chicago
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9 reasons why you should go on a Chicago Segway tour
Put away your shame. Right now, please. Thanks. Because we'd hate for you to miss out. Riding a Segway is pretty fun and you don't have to be a mall...
Upcoming Chicago events and festivals
Pitchfork Music Festival
Summer in Chicago
Chicago farmers market guide
The 50 best summer activities for kids
Millennium Park Summer Film schedule
8 new iced coffee drinks to try
The best of Chicago
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It's already been a delicious year at new Chicago restaurants and bars
Best new plays of 2015
We've reviewed nearly 100 plays and musicals around Chicago in the first half of 2015
Best outdoor restaurants in Chicago
Check out these Chicago restaurants with gardens, decks and patios
Best outdoor bars in Chicago
Our guide to the best outdoor bars, from hidden gardens to sidewalk seats, will give you lots of ideas for places to go this summer
Best Chicago restaurants
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Life in Chicago
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The 6 people you'll meet on the 606
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Chicago neighborhood guides
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The South Loop
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