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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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