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Fall Fest at Lincoln Park Zoo
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Midnight Circus in the Parks
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Midnight Circus in the Parks

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Get an Italian beef from Al’s Beef for just 80 cents this week

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Get an Italian beef from Al’s Beef for just 80 cents this week
Chance the Rapper won’t run for mayor, but he did endorse candidate Amara Enyia

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Chance the Rapper won’t run for mayor, but he did endorse candidate Amara Enyia
Should water taxis become part of the CTA?

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Should water taxis become part of the CTA?
Chance the Rapper spent an afternoon masquerading as a Lyft driver

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Chance the Rapper spent an afternoon masquerading as a Lyft driver
A new batch of tickets to wndr museum is on sale now

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A new batch of tickets to wndr museum is on sale now
The funniest signs we saw at the Chicago Marathon 2018

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The funniest signs we saw at the Chicago Marathon 2018
Photos from the course at the Chicago Marathon 2018

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Photos from the course at the Chicago Marathon 2018
Jeppson's Malört will once again be crafted in Chicago

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Jeppson's Malört will once again be crafted in Chicago
West Loop nightclub the Mid will close its doors in 2019

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West Loop nightclub the Mid will close its doors in 2019
CBD-infused cocktails are on the menu at the latest Emporium pop-up bar

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CBD-infused cocktails are on the menu at the latest Emporium pop-up bar
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The best restaurants in Chicago you have to try
Restaurants The best restaurants in Chicago you have to try

The 25 must-see Chicago attractions
Things to do The 25 must-see Chicago attractions

The coolest public art in Chicago
Things to do The coolest public art in Chicago

The best Chicago staycation ideas
Travel The best Chicago staycation ideas

Best things to do in Chicago that locals and tourists will love
Things to do Best things to do in Chicago that locals and tourists will love

Chicago’s top brunch restaurants
Restaurants Chicago’s top brunch restaurants

The best pizza in Chicago
Restaurants The best pizza in Chicago

The 15 best Chicago music venues
Music The 15 best Chicago music venues

The nightclubs for dancing in Chicago
Clubs The nightclubs for dancing in Chicago

Cheap Chicago theater tickets and seven ways to get them
Theater Cheap Chicago theater tickets and seven ways to get them

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Hamilton
Theater Hamilton

Don't miss your chance to see the smash hit Broadway musical in Chicago

Christina Aguilera
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Christina Aguilera

See the “Genie in a Bottle” singer Tue Oct 16 + Wed Oct 17

Chicago Architecture River Cruise
Chicago Architecture River Cruise

Spy some of Chicago's most beautiful buildings on an architecture river cruise

Chicago City Sights Helicopter Tour
Chicago City Sights Helicopter Tour

Check out all of Chicago’s landmarks from the air on this exciting helicopter tour

Rhine Hall Distillery Tour
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Rhine Hall Distillery Tour

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the distillery and taste Rhine Hall's signature apple brandy

Beginner Pilates
Beginner Pilates

Lengthen, strengthen and tone your muscles in a pilates class at Lou Conte Dance Studio

Sin and Suds Beer Tour in the Loop and South Loop
Sin and Suds Beer Tour in the Loop and South Loop

Hit up several pubs and speakeasies in the Loop and South Loop on this boozy tour 

Python Programming
Python Programming

Take this Python programming class to increase your technical savvy and boost your resume

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Chicago neighborhood guides

Logan Square
Things to do Logan Square

Gorgeous boulevards give way to a flury of restaurants, bars and nightlife

Hyde Park
Things to do Hyde Park

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

Humboldt Park
Things to do Humboldt Park

Humboldt Park is a West Side neighborhood with no shortage of attractions

Pilsen
Things to do Pilsen

Pilsen is one of the most recognizable neighborhoods in the city, with vibrant art, food, shopping and more

Boystown
Things to do Boystown

Boystown is home to one of the most vibrant LGBTQ communities in the world

Edgewater
Things to do Edgewater

Located on the shores of Lake Michiagn, this North Side neighborhood is brimming with things to do

Irving Park
Things to do Irving Park

Once a railroad depot, Irving Park is still easy to reach by train (if you're taking the Blue Line) and boasts an array of dive bars and coffee shops that are worth searching out

Roscoe Village
Things to do Roscoe Village

Antique shops and neighborhood pubs make this part of North Center extra special

Avondale
Things to do Avondale

Just north of Logan Square, you'll find beautiful old buildings and delicious Polish cuisine

Midway area
Things to do Midway area

The neighborhoods surrounding the Chicago airport of the same name are more than just flyover territory

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Lincoln Towing no longer has a license to cart off your car
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Travel The 17 best day trips from Chicago

Shedd Aquarium is offering free admission throughout September
News Shedd Aquarium is offering free admission throughout September

Where to see the best fall foliage in Chicago
Things to do Where to see the best fall foliage in Chicago

Kanye West wants to put a Yeezy office in Chicago and reopen the Avalon Regal Theater
News Kanye West wants to put a Yeezy office in Chicago and reopen the Avalon Regal Theater

Free museum days at the best Chicago museums
Things to do Free museum days at the best Chicago museums

11 ways to eat like a local in Chicago
Restaurants 11 ways to eat like a local in Chicago

Vic Mensa is giving away thousands of shoes at an “anti-bait truck” event in Englewood
News Vic Mensa is giving away thousands of shoes at an “anti-bait truck” event in Englewood

A new Gold Coast food hall will offer Green Street Smoked Meats, Small Cheval and more
News A new Gold Coast food hall will offer Green Street Smoked Meats, Small Cheval and more

The best birthday party ideas for adults in Chicago
Things to do The best birthday party ideas for adults in Chicago

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The 10 best things to do in Wisconsin Dells
Things to do The 10 best things to do in Wisconsin Dells

If you fully embrace the city’s cheesy side, the water park capital of the world won’t disappoint.  

The 20 best things to do in Detroit
Things to do The 20 best things to do in Detroit

The list of the best things to do in Detroit is exhaustive, in all the best ways. 

The 15 best things to do in Milwaukee
Things to do The 15 best things to do in Milwaukee

Milwaukee today boasts big city amenities without the headaches of a metropolis.

The 10 best things to do in Ann Arbor
Things to do The 10 best things to do in Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor is a humble yet sophisticated slice of Southeast Michigan.

The 24 best things to do in Indianapolis
Things to do The 24 best things to do in Indianapolis

Over the last decade the city has quietly become one of the hippest spots in the Midwest. 

The 12 best things to do in Cincinnati
Things to do The 12 best things to do in Cincinnati

We’ve gathered some of the best ways to get a taste of the eclectic Queen City.

The 11 best things to do in Grand Rapids
Things to do The 11 best things to do in Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids is a wonderfully progressive, expressive, impressive slice of Michigan.

24 awesome things to do in Cleveland
Things to do 24 awesome things to do in Cleveland

The word is out by now: Cleveland ("the Comeback City") is actually pretty cool. 

The 20 best things to do in Minneapolis
Things to do The 20 best things to do in Minneapolis

Visiting Minneapolis properly calls for an action-packed schedule—we can help.

The 11 best things to do in Illinois
Things to do The 11 best things to do in Illinois

Explore small towns, historical monuments and plenty of awe-inspiring wilderness. 

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