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Most restaurants don’t require a game plan for dinner. But then again, most restaurants aren’t The Purple Pig.
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Gourmet doughnut shops have popped up all over Chicago lately, so you’d think the appeal would be becoming a bit … uh … stale. Wrong. After tasting the moist cakes, sweet glaze and creative flavors (...
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For a crash course in architecture, just gaze upward in Chicago. From Frank Lloyd Wright to mid-century modernism to skyscrapers still under construction, the Windy City keeps turning building into a...
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No matter how many regional takes on pizza you've tried, there's no more epic pie experience than the two-handed meal that is Chicago deep dish.
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Chicago may be the Midwest’s largest city, but enjoying it doesn’t have cost big bucks. Here are our top picks for saving time and money, including free museums, guided tours and outdoor activities.
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Naturally, there’s thrill in the flying trapeze. But the other rewards might surprise you. 
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One of America’s biggest music fests, held in Chicago’s Grant Park, isn’t just for crowd-surfing 20-somethings.
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Furniture giant Restoration Hardware’s Gold Coast mega-store is an unlikely hot spot to meet girlfriends for wine or lunch—and, after, go home with a lamp.
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June 2 is National Doughnut Day, but these Midwestern shops celebrate the drool-worthy treat all year long. The photos alone will have you dashing to the nearest doughnut store!
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Chicago’s lakefront, waterways, parks and gardens make it easy to be outdoors and exercise year-round.

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