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6 Chicago Neighborhoods You Should Visit

Visitors to Chicago may be a bit overwhelmed when they find out that there are over 200 neighborhoods in the Windy City (we certainly were!). While the city offers an abundance of enclaves that...

A Guide to Sports in Chicago

When it comes to sports, Chicago has a long, proud history. The city is home to franchises in the four major American sports (football, basketball, baseball, and hockey) — all of which have been...

A Guide to Chicago’s Live Music Scene

Music has long been part of Chicago’s colorful and diverse identity. For years, the city has been home to artists of all genres, particularly in the blues community, though it’s also the birthplace of...

Spreading Positivity Through Stickers: A Q&A with Matthew Hoffman

Matthew Hoffman is a Chicago-based artist and designer whose public works have been exhibited internationally. He’s created large-scale installations for Facebook, Zappos, Groupon and Cards Against Humanity, as well as the City of Chicago....
Buildings in the Chicago Loop. In the foreground, Cloud Gate.

An Architecture Tour of the Chicago Loop

One of the most vibrant downtown areas in the world, the Chicago Loop is a must-visit on any trip to the Windy City. And, from Beaux-Arts beauties to modern-design miracles, the buildings in the...

A Guide to Chicago’s Green Spaces

Chicago is one of the best cities in the world when it comes to intertwining green spaces with its web of urban concrete. Because the city has designated so much area to natural environments,...

Visiting Chicago on a Budget

Heading to Chicago? The Windy City just might blow you away — and if you’re not careful, it’ll take your wallet too. If you’re looking for ways to cut costs while you travel, we...

A Literary Guide to Chicago

People have long associated certain cities with writers and literary history (ahem, Paris). While Chicago, in contrast, usually evokes images of deep-dish pizza, sports, comedy clubs, and public art, literature also has deep roots...

Experience Chicago’s Lesser-known Museums

You’ve probably heard of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Field Museum of Natural History, but Chicago is home to many other interesting museums as well. Though they might not be as well...

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