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The best nail salons in Chicago

The best nail salons in Chicago

The glow-up is real.  💅 These nail salons in Chicago rise to the top of hundreds, probably thousands, of places you could go to have your nails done in the city. And just how do these spots stand out among so many? Well, some offer prices that are just too good to pass up. Others have amazingly detail-oriented and friendly staff. Many also have awesome perks, like BYOB, free wine, free parking, or even a full-service bar for cocktails. The next time your hands and feet call for a little TLC or you're planning a staycation and pulling out all the stops, head to one of these Chicago nail salons. You won't be sorry.   

Where to buy used bikes in Chicago

Where to buy used bikes in Chicago

Quality used bikes in Chicago can be hard to find, but we know where to look. And while new bikes are wonderful, they're expensive, and we're always looking for ways to save a dime at some of our favorite shops. Budget-minded cyclists can find top-notch brands, along with all kinds of bike accessories at these local stores.

Chicago's best running shops

Chicago's best running shops

Whether for hobby or sport, Chicago runners mean business. You'll find those fast feet hitting the pavement day and night, summer or winter, on the 606, the Lakefront Trail and in any one of our great neighborhoods. Serious running means serious running products, and you'll find all of the best shoes, apparel and accessories you need at these friendly, fitness-focused shops. Take the next step, get on your feet and run like the wind.   RECOMMENDED: Complete guide to the Chicago Marathon

The best bike shops in Chicago

The best bike shops in Chicago

Some of us are casual riders; others are competitive cyclists. Beyond quality and safety, there’s style and speed to consider. You'll be pedaling down the 606 or zipping through Chicago's bike lanes in no time with our list of the best bike shops. Chicago has a plethora of them, selling boutique, custom and major brands of road bikes, mountain bikes and everything in between. Get out there and see the city's best sites from two wheels. 

25 stocking-stuffer ideas for $25 or less

25 stocking-stuffer ideas for $25 or less

This Christmas, stuff your family’s stockings with something other than gift cards and candy. There’s so much potential in stocking stuffers: think small gifts with big personality. Whether you shop online, or hit up a couple local stores, buy thoughtful, unique gifts for everyone on your list with these affordable stocking-stuffer ideas—from porcelain fortune cookies to tie clips and pet toys—all for less than $25.RECOMMENDED: Christmas in Washington, DC guide

25 stocking stuffers for $25 or less

25 stocking stuffers for $25 or less

This Christmas, stuff your family’s stockings with something other than gift cards and candy. There’s so much potential in stocking stuffers: think small gifts with big personality. Whether you shop online, or hit up a couple local stores, buy thoughtful, unique gifts for everyone on your list with these affordable stocking-stuffer ideas—from porcelain fortune cookies to tie clips and pet toys—all for less than $25.RECOMMENDED: Christmas in Boston guide

25 stocking-stuffer ideas for $25 or less

25 stocking-stuffer ideas for $25 or less

This Christmas, stuff your family’s stockings with something other than gift cards and candy. There’s so much potential in stocking stuffers: think small gifts with big personality. Whether you shop online, or hit up a couple local stores, buy thoughtful, unique gifts for everyone on your list with these affordable stocking-stuffer ideas—from porcelain fortune cookies to tie clips and pet toys—all for less than $25. RECOMMENDED: Christmas in Las Vegas guide

25 stocking-stuffer ideas for $25 or less

25 stocking-stuffer ideas for $25 or less

This Christmas, stuff your family’s stockings with something other than gift cards and candy. There’s so much potential in stocking stuffers: think small gifts with big personality. Whether you shop online, or hit up a couple local stores, buy thoughtful, unique gifts for everyone on your list with these affordable stocking-stuffer ideas—from porcelain fortune cookies to tie clips and pet toys—all for less than $25. RECOMMENDED: Christmas in Miami guide

25 stocking-stuffer ideas for $25 or less

25 stocking-stuffer ideas for $25 or less

This Christmas, stuff your family’s stockings with something other than gift cards and candy. There’s so much potential in stocking stuffers: think small gifts with big personality. Whether you shop online, or hit up a couple local holiday markets, or head one of San Francisco’s best gift shops, buy thoughtful, unique gifts for everyone on your list with these affordable stocking-stuffer ideas—from porcelain fortune cookies to tie clips and pet toys—all for less than $25. RECOMMENDED: Christmas in San Francisco guide

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