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The five best things to do this weekend in Chicago
See a legendary musician perform Tickets are still available to see Elvis Costello at the gorgeous Chicago Theatre. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer is a...
Hang on to your hats, it's gonna be a rough winter
It looks like we can't ignore this year's winter weather predictions anymore. On Wednesday, Streets and Sanitation commissioner Charles Williams told City...
Five Mexican hot chocolates that will warm you up
There’s nothing better than a steaming cup of hot chocolate to help get you through Chicago's coldest days, but there’s something extra special about the...
The three best things to do today in Chicago
1. Laugh out loud at the Lyric Who says opera can’t be funny? The Lyric Opera has once again joined forces with the Second City for Louder! Louder! Wagner!,...
15 Chicago-centric Halloween costume ideas
With Halloween weekend quickly approaching it's time for procrastinators to finally figure out how they'll dress up for the party-filled weekend. Sure, you...
You can get a Cubs-themed haircut this Friday
This Friday Cubs fans can take their devotion to a whole new level. ACME Hotel Company will host barber Miguel Rosas for a free Cubs-themed pop-up barbershop...
Upcoming Chicago events and festivals
Mac & Cheese Fest
The best of Chicago
The best pizza in Chicago
Chicago's deep-dish pizza is legendary, but this city offers up so much more
Best bookstores in Chicago
The next time you need a page-turner, browse one of the city's best bookstores
The 13 best day trips from Chicago
Chicago is the perfect launching spot for a host of one-day escapes
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
The best Chicago hot dog stands
Chicagoans take hot dogs very seriously, and for good reason
Life in Chicago
Study shows Chicago is friendliest city for tourists in U.S.
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
Lincoln Square and Ravenswood
This German-American enclave has retained much of its heritage (not to mention some great German restaurants)
Old Town and Goose Island
Old Town is a neighborhood filled with history, including speakeasies and churches
Ukrainian Village and Noble Square
Ukrainian Village and Noble Square are home to tons of restaurants, bars and attractions
Spend an afternoon wandering Boystown, cheer on the Cubs in Wrigleyville or a find quiet spot in Lakeview