Your ultimate guide to Chicago

Discover Chicago's best things to do, events, restaurants, theater and nightlife

The best Chicago breweries
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The best Chicago breweries

Find a new favorite place to throw back a few local brews 

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Upcoming Chicago events and festivals

Reeling Film Festival

Reeling Film Festival

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Open House Chicago
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Open House Chicago

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Chicago Humanities Festival
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Chicago Humanities Festival

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The best of Chicago

The best pizza in Chicago
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The best pizza in Chicago

Chicago's deep-dish pizza is legendary, but this city offers up so much more

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Best bookstores in Chicago
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Best bookstores in Chicago

The next time you need a page-turner, browse one of the city's best bookstores

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The 13 best day trips from Chicago
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The 13 best day trips from Chicago

Chicago is the perfect launching spot for a host of one-day escapes

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The 25 best sights and attractions in Chicago
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The 25 best sights and attractions in Chicago

Make sightseeing a lot easier by consulting Time Out's definitive guide to Chicago's best sights

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The best Chicago hot dog stands
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The best Chicago hot dog stands

Chicagoans take hot dogs very seriously, and for good reason

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Life in Chicago

31 things Chicagoans do better than anyone else
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31 things Chicagoans do better than anyone else

We're pretty great, aren't we?

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18 signs you know you're in Wicker Park
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18 signs you know you're in Wicker Park

Confusing intersections, the Flat Iron Building, bars as far as the eye can see

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Study shows Chicago is friendliest city for tourists in U.S.
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Study shows Chicago is friendliest city for tourists in U.S.

Chicago is famous for being friendly to tourists

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15 signs you know you're in Lakeview
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15 signs you know you're in Lakeview

Lakeview is a neighborhood best known for baseball games, raucous bars and parking restrictions

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Chicago neighborhood guides

Lincoln Square and Ravenswood
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Lincoln Square and Ravenswood

This German-American enclave has retained much of its heritage (not to mention some great German restaurants)

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Old Town and Goose Island
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Old Town and Goose Island

Old Town is a neighborhood filled with history, including speakeasies and churches

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Ukrainian Village and Noble Square
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Ukrainian Village and Noble Square

Ukrainian Village and Noble Square are home to tons of restaurants, bars and attractions

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Lakeview
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Lakeview

Spend an afternoon wandering Boystown, cheer on the Cubs in Wrigleyville or a find quiet spot in Lakeview

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Humboldt Park
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Humboldt Park

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

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