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Twice a year, Chicago hosts a massive tweet-up for migrating birds.
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Call them gardens. Call them parks. Either way, these five sculpture hot spots prove why some art should be outside (and free for everyone to visit).
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The newly expanded Chicago Riverwalk (and a push to clean up the river’s act) is calling crowds to the waterfront.
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A deep dive into this neighborhood’s edgy public art is worth the 20 bucks for a guide.
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At Evanston’s NaKorn, you won’t even miss your (old) favorite Thai dish.
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Boutique lodgings add a dose of luxury and personality you won't find in basic hotels. Here are some new and renovated lodgings expected to open around the Midwest in 2018, including the Hotel...
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The University of Illinois anchors the two-in-one metro area, 150 miles southwest of Chicago, that was voted our best Midwest food town.
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Big city, little time? You can still pack a lot into a short Chicago visit, and get a feel for the city by mixing touristy sites and local hangouts. This itinerary includes photo ops at “The Bean”...
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A syrup-making picnic celebrates a family that cooks, another that farms and the restaurant—Chicago’s acclaimed Smyth and The Loyalist—they’ve grown together.
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Snag coveted reservations and rare deals during Chicago Restaurant Week.

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