10 amazing things to do in Chicago over Labor Day weekend
If you can't get away, it's okay—Chicago will be buzzing over Labor Day weekend
Lin-Manuel Miranda on recreating Hamilton’s success for Chicago
The biggest theatrical phenomenon in a generation is coming to Chicago with a new cast
The best family weekend getaways from Chicago
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One free thing to do every day through Labor Day
The three-day weekend is just a few days away
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Griffin Theatre Company announces 2016–17 season
Griffin Theatre Company has revealed three titles for its 2016–17 season, including a rarely revived 1930s drama, a fresh take on a popular musical and a new...
5 best bets for the 2016 Chicago Fringe Festival
The seventh annual Chicago Fringe Festival opens tonight at various venues in Jefferson Park. With 47 different performances on offer, all chosen by lottery...
You can now have Shake Shack delivered to your hotel room
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The three best things to do today in Chicago
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Chicago is the perfect launching spot for a host of one-day escapes
The 25 best sights and attractions in Chicago
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Chicagoans take hot dogs very seriously, and for good reason
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Life in Chicago
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Chicago is famous for being friendly to tourists
15 signs you know you're in Lakeview
Lakeview is a neighborhood best known for baseball games, raucous bars and parking restrictions
Chicago neighborhood guides
Old Town and Goose Island
Old Town is a neighborhood filled with history, including speakeasies and churches
Ukrainian Village and Noble Square neighborhood guide
On the Near West Side, Ukrainian Village and Noble Square are home to an abundance of restaurants, bars, cheap eats and attractions
Whether you want to spend an afternoon wandering Boystown, cheer on the Cubs in Wrigleyville or a find quiet spot in Lakeview, there's plenty to do in the neighborhood
Humboldt Park is a West Side neighborhood with no shortage of attractions
Little Italy and University Village
The neighborhood is a great place to visit a park, go shopping or admire some historic church facades