Chicago

charity on tap

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

chrishon lampley love cork screw

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

best chicago breakfast brunch

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

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CHICAGO | Those of you who have been following The City Lane (“TCL”) over the past few months will have noticed that there’s been some Chicago focused content going up on the website. I’ve been testing things out with the Chicago team and using the time to get it all

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CHICAGO | If you’re planning a trip to Chicago, you likely already have one meal planned – deep dish pizza, a Chicago institution. The Windy City has long been a destination for foodies. It’s a melting pot brimming with celebrity chefs, but when it comes to deep dish pizza many

millennium park loop

CHICAGO | Chicago has everything you’d expect from a bustling city – world-class museums, beautiful parks, exquisite shopping and dining venues, and a sweeping skyline to top it off. As the third largest city in the United States, there’s no shortage of tourist attractions and things to do when you

best wine bars chicago

CHICAGO | Where are the best wine bars in Chicago? Whether you are looking to impress a date or catch up with friends, our guide to Chicago’s best wine bars has you covered. No matter your budget, or whether you’re well versed in wine styles and grape varietals or just know