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C2E2: Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo
Things to do C2E2: Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo

Art on theMART
Art Art on theMART

Pop-Up Magazine: XQ Super School Live
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Pop-Up Magazine: XQ Super School Live

Star Wars Celebration
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Star Wars Celebration

Chicago Botanic Garden Orchid Show
Things to do Chicago Botanic Garden Orchid Show

wndr museum
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wndr museum

Baconfest
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Baconfest

Chicago Wine Fest
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Chicago Wine Fest

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Latest news

The United Center’s giant new scoreboard will look like a steam-spewing EDM stage

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The United Center’s giant new scoreboard will look like a steam-spewing EDM stage
The northern lights might be visible in Chicago this weekend

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The northern lights might be visible in Chicago this weekend
Chance the Rapper made a second mayoral endorsement, and this time it’s Toni Preckwinkle

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Chance the Rapper made a second mayoral endorsement, and this time it’s Toni Preckwinkle
This new Chicago food hall is built around repurposed shipping containers

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This new Chicago food hall is built around repurposed shipping containers
It looks like Chance the Rapper is organizing his own music festival in Chicago

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It looks like Chance the Rapper is organizing his own music festival in Chicago
Lollapalooza 2019 lineup includes Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino and more

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Lollapalooza 2019 lineup includes Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino and more
A huge expansion could bring Divvy bikes to every Chicago ward by 2021

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A huge expansion could bring Divvy bikes to every Chicago ward by 2021
What you need to know about voting in the Chicago mayoral runoff election

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What you need to know about voting in the Chicago mayoral runoff election
Take a look at plans for a 34-acre South Loop development built atop the Metra rails

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Take a look at plans for a 34-acre South Loop development built atop the Metra rails
You won’t be able to bring your own alcohol to six Millennium Park events this summer

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You won’t be able to bring your own alcohol to six Millennium Park events this summer
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The best of Chicago

The 47 best things to do in Chicago
Things to do The 47 best things to do in Chicago

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

The 10 best Chicago museums
Museums The 10 best Chicago museums

The best restaurants in Chicago you have to try
Restaurants The best restaurants in Chicago you have to try

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

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Best sellers

Hamilton
Theater Hamilton

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

Chicago Helicopter Tour With Holiday Lights
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Chicago Helicopter Tour With Holiday Lights

'Tis the season to experience the city lights on a very special holiday Chicago helicopter ride. 

Gangsters and Ghosts Tour
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Gangsters and Ghosts Tour

This tour visits the locations frequented by some of Chicago's most notorious gangsters along with many of the most haunted locations in Chicago

Ariana Grande
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Ariana Grande

Between the tragic Manchester Arena bombing, the death of her ex-boyfriend Mac Miller and the very public end of her brief engagement to SNL star Pete Davidson, the past year has been a rough one for Ariana Grande. But amid the turmoil, the singer released Sweetner, her most impressive collection of songs to date, filled with empowering anthems and soaring R&B ballads (not to mention the inescapable single “God is a Woman”). The former Nickelodeon star will take her latest album on the road this spring, including a stop at the United Center, where Grande can fill the cavernous venue with her expansive vocal range. No word yet on whether or not her pet pig, Piggy Smalls, will make an appearance, but we're keeping our fingers crossed. Tickets for Ariana Grande's United Center show will go on sale Monday, November 5 at 10am.

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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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Popular stories

Here’s every free event happening in Millennium Park this summer
News Here’s every free event happening in Millennium Park this summer

Chicago is the food and drink capital of the world
News Chicago is the food and drink capital of the world

This is the ultimate Chicago six-pack, according to local beer experts
Bars This is the ultimate Chicago six-pack, according to local beer experts

A huge Andy Warhol exhibition is coming to the Art Institute this fall
News A huge Andy Warhol exhibition is coming to the Art Institute this fall

Squee! CH Distillery is making mini-bottles of Malört
News Squee! CH Distillery is making mini-bottles of Malört

Where (and how) to drink wine from a porrón in Chicago
News Where (and how) to drink wine from a porrón in Chicago

A Broadway musical based on the pop hits of Britney Spears will debut in Chicago this fall
News A Broadway musical based on the pop hits of Britney Spears will debut in Chicago this fall

Christina Tosi could bring her Milk Bar empire (and Crack Pie) to Chicago
News Christina Tosi could bring her Milk Bar empire (and Crack Pie) to Chicago

Lollapalooza 2019 rumors and lineup predictions
Music Lollapalooza 2019 rumors and lineup predictions

8 ways to enjoy afternoon tea in Chicago
Restaurants 8 ways to enjoy afternoon tea in Chicago

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More great things to do near 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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