Little Italy is the perfect neighborhood to go for an afternoon stroll after a meal at one of the best Italian Restaurants in Chicago or to walk off the calories from one of your favorite Mexican restaurants in Pilsen. The neighborhood is home to some of Chicago's most beautiful churches, a surprising amount of park space to relax in and even a helipad with aerial tours of the skyline.
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The best attractions in Little Italy
The lucky kids who go to the University of Illinois at Chicago have this massive concert hall (well, basketball arena) in their backyard. Concerts are few and far between these days, but the bookings are big. Recently, Bon Iver, Death Cab for Cutie and Arcade Fire have passed through.