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Is there any better way to get your veggies than by blending them into juice? Actually, yes.
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Forget about day-trip traffic and parking hassles. Hop aboard an Amtrak train from Chicago’s Union Station, and in just 90 minutes, you’ll be exploring a new-to-you beach, brewery or stadium.
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Spend an afternoon hanging out with belugas at Shedd Aquarium.
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The Soho House Chicago, The Godfrey Hotel and Kinzie Hotel offer Chicago travelers stylish lodging options.
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Chicago’s lakefront, waterways, parks and gardens make it easy to be outdoors and exercise year-round. Here are some of my favorite ways and places to actively...

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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,...

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Hovering above Michigan Avenue, a new attraction provides dizzying views of the Windy City.
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In the 1800s, the Illinois and Michigan Canal fueled a trail of commerce from the Illinois River to Chicago. Today, girlfriends can follow the canal for a history-infused, shopping-filled getaway.
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Get your kicks on a nostalgic, kitschy, friendlier-than-a-front-porch drive down the Midwest stretch of Route 66. We dug up our favorite captures from the Mother Road in Illinois, Missouri and...
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Swank or silly, dreamy or down-home. Whatever your mood, Chicago has a patio to match. Here are four destinations that serve top-notch food in atmospheric settings.

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