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CHICAGO | In Chicago, the summer seems to pass in an instant. Looking to enjoy the weather with a view to boot? Chicago offers many rooftop bars and restaurants that fit the bill, many of them with heating and retractable roofs so you can enjoy them year-round. In no particular

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CHICAGO | As any local knows, it’s hard to beat summer in Chicago. Chicago totally comes alive and there is no better evidence than its wide array of Farmers Markets across the city. Looking to shop and eat locally grown and prepared food? Any day of the week there is

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CHICAGO | Chicago is proud of its rich history and for good reason, it can lay claim to home to the world’s first brownie. The first brownie ever was created under the direction of Bertha Palmer. She was known for providing guests with remarkable dishes and wanted to offer something

CHICAGO | Looking to see the real Chicago through the eyes of a local? Well you’ve come to the right place. Chicago is known worldwide for its unique architecture and for being the start of the old US Route 66. In addition, it boasts an impressive set of museums including

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CHICAGO | Looking for a way to kick off the summer and support a great cause? Well we’re proud to support the upcoming event “Charity on Tap”, taking place at the Rock Bottom Brewery in River North on June 8. The evening will benefit Heartland Alliance’s Refugee & Immigrant Community

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CHICAGO | Looking to understand more about the past, present, and future of the city we all love? The Chicago Architecture Foundation (“CAF”), along with its more than 1,500 docents, is a wealth of knowledge and makes learning about Chicago interactive and fun. CAF was founded in 1966 for the

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CHICAGO | We were lucky enough to meet Chrishon Lampley at a wine tasting event recently. Her passion for wine and supporting young entrepreneurs lead us to want to know more about her and the journey of her brand Love Cork Screw. Chrishon is one of the few African-American women

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CHICAGO | Ah, coffee! Jitter juice. Liquid joy. Java. Joe. No matter what you call it, you likely have a special place (or two, or five) carved out in your daily routine for this life-giving substance. But where can you find the best coffee in Chicago? One of our favorite

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CHICAGO | Enjoying a leisurely brunch is one of our favorite ways to spend time on the weekends in Chicago. People are always asking us where we think Chicago’s best breakfast and brunch is so we thought it was time we shared our thoughts. Although it is tough to narrow

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CHICAGO | Are you looking for the best sports bars to watch Big Ten college sports in Chicago? Given its location in the ‘heart of America’, Chicago truly is a melting pot of team alliances with proximity to some of the nation’s best sports teams. We love college sports at