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DOG DAYS

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Enjoy the best of pet-friendly Chicago

See superheroes at Wizard World Comic-Con

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“GRINNING FROM FEAR TO FEAR” Second City’s 43rd revue brings the laughs every Tuesday thru Sunday this month at the famed comedy club in Old Town.


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6 These spots get four paws up for being dog friendly.

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ESSENTIALS Ask the Expert 2 Editor’s Note 3 Calendar 4 Maps 29 Where Next 32 Parting Shot 33 THE GUIDE Entertainment 13 Explore 16 Shopping 19 Attractions 23 Dining 24

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Mamby On The Beach returns August 23-24 with live performances from Santigold, Phantogram and more plus beach volleyball, yoga and other activities.

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COVER Audiences are raving about The Second City’s hilarious new show “Grinning From Fear to Fear.” Tickets at www.secondcity.com. ©Timothy M. Schmidt.

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One Block: Rogers Park Discover the best places to eat, drink, play and shop in this culturally diverse North Side ‘hood.

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There’s festivals all around the city this summer and rooftop parties provide seasonal fun.

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experiences. Some of my go-tos include Pacific Standard Time, an extremely fresh eatery; Le Colonial, an upscale French-Vietnamese spot EXPERT TIP

Try Juniper Spirits & Oysters restaurant inside the Claridge House on the Gold Coast for a pet-friendly dining experience.

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in the Gold Coast; Bar Biscay, which offers small and large Spanish plates with wines and craft cocktails; Maple & Ash, a steakhouse and seafood eatery with a choice wine list and martini lounge; and Eddie V’s with its seafood and steak menu, plus live jazz.

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around the city this summer, and rooftop parties provide seasonal fun. My favorites include Cindy’s atop Chicago Athletic Association Hotel, Cerise Rooftop at the Virgin Hotel, LondonHouse’s Rooftop Bar and Cabra at the Hoxton Hotel, all open to the public.

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dos. Take a Chicago Architecture Foundation Boat Tour to see the whole city from the vantage point of being on the water. Then go to one of our Observation Decks, either 360Chicago or The Skydeck Chicago to get a view of the skyline from the top. Top it off with dinner at one of our fine steakhouses—Chop House, STK, Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse, Prime & Provisions, Truluck’s and Steak 48 are my favorites.

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n the spirit of this pet-friendly issue, which discusses all the great Chicago locations where you can take your dogs and also where to enjoy the brilliant new trend of cat cafés, there’s another great story to be shared—about the great work Chicago’s local rescues have done for many animals in need across the city. The renowned PAWS Chicago shelter is committed to creating a no-kill future for homeless pets with a 98 percent save rate. In addition to careful adoption processes for lovable dogs and cats, PAWS offers training, volunteer programs and multiple yearly fundraising events like the Fur Ball in the fall every year. There’s also the Anti-Cruelty Society of Chicago that is a strong force behind disaster relief efforts, rescuing abandoned animals from areas with record flooding and wildfires. If you are looking for a new pet, or to donate some volunteer hours, both have multiple locations and daily visiting hours.

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BEACH VIBES MAMBY ON THE BEACH / AUGUST 23-24

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COURTESY MAMBY ON THE BEACH

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This annual festival is for those that like long strolls on the beach—set to music. The weekend event, now at its new location at Montrose Beach, offers an incredible lineup with artists including Santigold, Brockhampton, Sylvan Esso, Phantogram and more that you can watch while dipping your toes in the sand. Other activities include beach volleyball, yoga sessions, tarot readings, a hair-braiding bar and even a giant water balloon fight. www.mambybeach.com

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10 GREAT THINGS THIS MONTH Black Harvest Film Festival August 3-29 A month-long series of indie films celebrating Black heritage and history. siskelfilmcenter.org

QUEEN WITH ADAM LAMBERT

Taste of Andersonville August 7 Taste the many restaurants in this North Side neighborhood during this feast-ival. andersonville.org

Stan’s Donuts 5k August 10 Pass the finish line in this 5k at Soldier Field and be gifted with donuts. donut5k.com

Chicago Ducky Derby August 8 Adopt rubber ducks and win prizes in this race benefitting Special Olympics Illinois. duckrace.com

Little Italy Festa

Queen with Adam Lambert August 9 After the wildly popular “Bohemian Rhapsody” movie see the real band in action with “American Idol’s” Adam Lambert. ticketmaster.com

August 15-18 Have a spicy meat-a-ball and plenty of other Italian delicacies at this neighborhood fest in Chicago’s Little Italy. arcadalive.com Movie In The Park: “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” August 20 Chicago’s free film series in Millennium Park concludes with the family-friendly flick shot in the city. cityofchicago.org

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Chicago Women’s Funny Festival

August 24-27 See the ladies of comedy reign in this series of sketch and improv shows. stage773.com Sting August 23 You “can’t stand losing” out on this show featuring the one and only Sting, solo artist and The Police frontman. ravinia.org Beer Circus August 24 Lagunitas Brewery in Douglas Park is the spot for this music-burlesque-side show-aerialist show. lagunitas.com

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Dog Days Of Summer

Dog’s are a human’s best friend—so why leave them at home? Chicago is one of the most pet-friendly cities in the country with many hotels that allow your four-legged friends to spend your stay with you, plus a number of attractions that allow pets to tag-a-long (one of our favorites being the Seadog Cruise where pooches board for free). Cats feel the love too with neighborhood pet boutiques that have everything they need and even several cat cafés where you can enjoy coffee and treats while playing with adoptable felines.

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BEACH BUDDIES

Not all beaches in Chicago are dog-friendly but there are specific locations where you can take fido. Montrose Dog Beach is the premier off-leash spot. There’s also small areas at Belmont Harbor and Foster Beach. Just make sure your dog has a DFA tag required at all dog parks. MONTROSE DOG BEACH, LAWRENCE-WILSON DR. BELMONT HARBOR DOG BEACH, 3500 N. LAKE SHORE DR. FOSTER AVE. DOG BEACH, 5200 N. LAKE SHORE DR.

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POOCHES ON PATIOS

A table for two can also mean your pet at a number of restaurants like D’Agostinos and Dineamic Hospitality Group (Siena Tavern, Barrio, Bandit) that has puppy patio menus with meats and dairy-free “woof cream” for dessert. DINEAMIC HOSPITALITY, SEE FULL LIST AT WWW.DINEAMIC.COM D’AGOSTINOS, 1351 W. ADDISON ST., WWW.DAGSDELIVERS.COM

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Who better than the Chicago Dogs to let pooches at select games? The minor league baseball team has announced September 1 as a “Bark At The Ballpark” event with plenty of treats for the dogs and their humans. IMPACT FIELD, 9850 BALMORAL AVE., ROSEMONT WWW.THECHICAGODOGS.COM

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One of the newest trends in Chicago is the advent of cat cafés. First popularized in Japan, the concept allows people who don’t have pets at home (or to travel with) some 1-on-1 time with friendly felines. Many are also up for adoption, helping to tackle the pet overpopulation. WINDY KITTY, 1746 W NORTH AVE., WWW.WINDYKITTYCHICAGO.COM TREE HOUSE CAT CAFE, 7225 N. WESTERN AVE., WWW.TREEHOUSEHUMANESOCIETY.ORG

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s summer comes to a close and the kids get ready to go back to school, there’s still time for one last family day of fun. Here are some of our favorite ways to spend it together.

MIDNIGHT CIRCUS IN THE PARKS

For all the little builders in your family, this exploration center in nearby Schaumburg will engage them for hours. See the city of Chicago built in miniature with famous attractions like Navy Pier and Wrigley Field assembled from 1.5 million little pieces. Then, head to the Master Builder Academy where your kids can learn how to make their own unique creations in hands-on workshops. There’s also a 4D cinema and rides. www.chicago. legolanddiscoverycenter. com

KOHL CHILDREN’S MUSEUM The fun center in suburban Glenview has hands-on

learning experiences galore including art adventures, children’s theater, kitchen activities, science exploration and more. The latest exhibit, based on WTTW’s “Nature Cat” series opens July 30. www. kohlchildrensmuseum.org

KITE FESTIVAL Look to the skies at this annual family-friendly festival (August 10 and 11) and see the wonders of hundreds of kites flying high above the trees and plants at the one-of-a-kind Chicago Botanic arboretum. Bring your own kite to take part in the public fly time, or help your kids make one during a fun workshop session. Food and drinks will be available for purchase on-site. www.chicagobotanic.org.

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If you let your kids run away with any circus, let it be Midnight Circus in the Parks. Starting August 24, this actively engaged group of world-class performers provides a show that is affordable and accessible for all. Held under a little “big top” in almost every city neighborhood, kids are invited to be part of the show and the whole thing raises money for local Chicago Parks. www.midnightcircus.net

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FESTIVAL PICK: LOLLAPALOOZA The annual music mecca takes over Grant Park from August 1 to August 4 with headlining talent including The Strokes, Childish Gambino, Ariana Grande and more, plus Perry’s Stage (named for founder Perry Farrell) that has a roster of the latest EDM acts. There’s also Kidzapalooza for the little ones (kids under 10 get in for free) that’s the spot to catch unannounced surprise acts.

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August 1-4 at Grant Park, Columbus Drive between Monroe and Balbo; $130 single day, $340 4-day pass. www.lollapalooza.com

FESTIVAL PICK: NORTH COAST MUSIC FESTIVAL

Chicago Air & Water Show See daredevil stunts from U.S. Navy Blue Angels and more at the annual free event, the largest of its kind in the country. August 17-18 at North Ave. Beach, 1600 N. Lake Shore Dr. www.chicago.gov

On the heels of Lollapalooza is another great festival in August, North Coast Music Festival, held August 30-31 at its new location at the Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island. The breezy, lakeside setting (right next to Soldier Field) is the perfect atmosphere for the EDM-heavy lineup featuring acts like Bassnectar, Major Lazer, Flux Pavilion, Jauz, Jai Wolf, Trampa, Ookay, Tchami and many more. Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2019, North Coast Music Festival also has plenty of food vendors and ancillary entertainment to enjoy during the weekend, plus VIP ticket options that allow

prime viewing areas and one-of-akind amenities for a well-rounded experience. August 30-31 and the Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island, 1300 S. Linn White Dr.; $27.99+ single day, $50.98+ 2-day pass. www.northcoastfestival.com

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Rogers Park is a dynamic North Side neighborhood that’s culturally eclectic and with a diverse student body making up the campus of Loyola University, which has brought unique eats to town like the first Chicago location of Raising Cane’s chicken emporium.

Unique boutiques are the staple of this community. Some of our favorites include Armadillo’s Pillow for used books, incense and jewelry; Flatts & Sharpe for lessons and repairs; and all the sweet treats at XO Marshmallow.

Like everything else in Rogers Park, the bar scene will make you feel right at home with dive-worthy charm and bar staff that turn each spot into a “Cheers”-like environment, alongside jukeboxes, karaoke and board games.

Every August, Rogers Park hosts the popular Glenwood Ave. Arts Festival (this year: Aug. 17-18) with 120 artist vendors, live music performances, kids activities and food and drink from local restaurants.

 Armadillo’s Pillow 6753 N. Sheridan Rd.,

 Candlelite 7452 N

 Raising Cane’s 6568 N. Sheridan Rd., 773.381.9480, raisingcanes.com

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Western Ave., 773.465.0087, candlelitechicago.com

 Flatts & Sharpe 6749

 Rogers Park Social

 Taste Of Peru

N. Sheridan Rd., 773.465.5233, flattsandsharpe.com

6920 N. Glenwood Ave, 773. 791.1419, rogersparksocial.com  Cunneen’s 1424 W. Devon Ave., 773.274.9317, cunneensbarchicago.com

6545 N. Clark St., 773.381.4540, tasteofperu.com

 Gulliver’s

 XO Marshmallow 6977 N. Sheridan Rd.,

2727 Howard St., 773.338.2166, gulliverspizza.com

872.404.0011, xomarshmallow. com

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 Glenwood Ave. Arts Festival 6900-7000 N. Glenwood Ave. and 1300-1500 Morse Ave., glenwoodave.org  Mile of Murals Under CTA Red Line tracks, from Estes Ave. to Pratt Blvd. along Glenwood Ave. mileofmurals.com

 Loyola Park & Beach 1230 W. Greenleaf Ave., chicagoparkdistrict.com

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The annual Wizard World Comic-Con returns to Chicago August 22-25 with costume contests, vendors, panels and screenings and celeb appearances. www.wizardworld.com

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Billiards & Bowling 10PIN This 20,000-square-foot upscale bowling lounge boasts 24 state-of-the-art lanes, ping-pong and billiard tables. Also a gastropub menu and full-service bar. Su-Th 10 am-midnight, F-Sa 10 am-2 am. 330 N. State St., 312.644.0300. www.10pinchicago.com LUCKY STRIKE This 36,000-square-foot venue in River East features 18 bowling lanes, plasma TV screens, multiple bars and an upscale comfort food menu. Additional location in Wrigleyville. Su-Th 11 am-midnight, F-Sa 11 am-2 am. 332 E. Illinois St., 312.245.8331; 1027 W. Addison St., 872.206.6740. www.bowlluckystrike.com

Blues & Jazz ANDY’S JAZZ CLUB & RESTAURANT One of Chicago’s best-known jazz establishments, this club offers casual dining and live jazz. The 5 and 7 pm shows are all ages; 9:30 and 11:30 shows are 21-and-older. 11 E. Hubbard St., 312.642.6805. El: Red to Grand www.andysjazzclub.com BUDDY GUY’S LEGENDS Owned by Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Buddy Guy. See performances by contemporary blues legends, as well as top local talent and enjoy free live music at lunch (W-Su), plus free acoustic sets (daily). M-Tu 5 pm-2 am, W-F 11 am-2 am, Sa noon-3 am, Su noon-2 am. 700

S. Wabash Ave., 312.427.1190. www.buddyguy.com KINGSTON MINES This Lincoln Park blues favorite boasts two stages, with live music nightly. Chow down at club eatery Doc’s Rib Joint. Open nightly. 2548 N. Halsted St., 773.477.4646. Bus: 8 to Wrightwood www.kingstonmines.com THE GREEN MILL This former 1920s speakeasy, restored to its art deco splendor, features local jazz musicians in a hip atmosphere daily. Sunday nights feature the Uptown Poetry Slam. 4802 N. Broadway Ave., 773.878.5552. El: Red to Lawrence www.greenmilljazz.com WINTER’S JAZZ CLUB The swanky jazz club focuses on straight-ahead jazz, but also offers traditional jazz, Gypsy jazz, New Orleans-style jazz, swing, big-band music and more. Enjoy live music and specialty cocktails six nights

a week. Tu-Sa 5:30-11:30 pm, set times 7:30 and 9:30 pm; Su 4-9:30 pm, set times 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. 465 N. McClurg Ct., 312.344.1270. www. wintersjazzclub.com

Comedy/Improv THE COMEDY CLUBHOUSE A rotating roster of talent takes the stage at this improv-heavy club. Performers have continued to careers on shows including “The Office.” Check website for schedule and prices. 1462 N. Ashland Ave., 773.312.3861. El: Blue to Division www. thecomedyclubhouse.com THE SECOND CITY Second City has launched the careers of superstars like Bill Murray, Tim Meadows, Tina Fey and more. The theater’s three resident stages offer shows seven nights a week, with Saturday and Sunday “Best of The Second City” matinees. 1616 N. Wells St.., 312.337.3992. www.secondcity.com

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PUNCH BOWL SOCIAL CHICAGO This 30,000-square-foot play-

ground offers games like shuffleboard, boce ball, bowling and much more. Fuel up with standard bar fare while breakfast is served until 3 pm daily. 310 N. Green St., 312.809.9551. www.punchbowlsocial.com

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ZANIES COMEDY NIGHT CLUB Chicago’s original professional comedy club offers nightly shows, call or check website for lineup and showtimes. 21 and over.. 1548 N. Wells St., 312.337.4027. El: Brown, Purple to Sedgwick ; Parkway Bank Park, 5437 Park Place, Rosemont, 847.813.0484; www. zanies.com

Dance Clubs BERLIN Mohawked punks, preppies and drag queens intermingle in the heart of Lakeview. Hot nights include Saturdays with DJ Larissa and the massively popular “MadonnaRama” on the first Sunday of the month. 954 W. Belmont Ave., 773.348.4975. El: Red, Brown, Purple to Belmont www.berlinchicago.com

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THE UNDERGROUND Notables like Kanye West and Duran Duran have been known to rub elbows with Chicago’s beautiful people in this slick

space. There’s no signage at this “top secret” hang, so head down the alley west of RPM Italian restaurant. F 10 pm-4 am, Sa 10 pm-5 am. 56 W. Illinois St., 312.644.7600. www. theundergroundchicago.com

Film

THE MUSIC BOX A restored Art Deco movie palace, the Music Box shows firstrun foreign, independent, art house and documentary films, as well as restored classics. 3733 N. Southport Ave., 773.871.6604. www.musicboxtheatre.com

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DAVIS THEATER In the heart of Lincoln Square, this beloved 80-year-old theater shows first-run films and modern updates including digital sound and rocking seats. 4614 N. Lincoln Ave., 773.784.0893. El: Brown to Western www. davistheater.com GENE SISKEL FILM CENTER OF THE SCHOOL OF THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO Located at the School of the Art Institute, this film center shows a broad selection of foreign, classic and art films. 164 N. State St., 312.846.2800. www. siskelfilmcenter.org

BIG CHICKS A relaxed, mostly male crowd fills this eclectic Uptown standby. The small dance floor pulses on F-Sa nights. M-F 4 pm-2 am, Sa 10 am-3 am, Su 10 am-2 am. 5024 N. Sheridan Road, 773.728.5511. El: Red to Argyle www.bigchicks.com SIDETRACK This sleek, glass-and-stainlesssteel complex sprawls out over six big rooms and a bi-level rooftop deck, drawing hordes for pumping music videos and potent frozen drinks. No cover. Open Su 1 pm-2 am; M-F 3 pm-2 am; Sa 1 pm-3 am. 3349 N. Halsted St., 773.477.9189. www. sidetrackchicago.com

Live Music HOUSE OF BLUES This three-level restaurant/ concert venue serves Southerninspired cuisine. They feature acts across all genres in its opera house music hall. Live music nightly. Sunday gospel brunch at 10 am and 12:30 pm. L (M-Sa), D (daily). 327 N. Dearborn St., 312.923.2000. www.houseofblues.com/ chicago LINCOLN HALL Set in a historic former nickelodeon, this bar, restaurant and music venue hosts upand-coming pop, rock and alternative acts. 2424 N. Lincoln Ave., 773.525.2501. El: Red, Brown, Purple to Fullerton www.lincolnhallchicago.com METRO/SMARTBAR This two-in-one club features Smart Bar in the basement, a DJ-driven progressive space for dancing. The 1,100-capacity Metro features live concerts from up-and-coming and es-

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tablished touring bands. Smart Bar open Th-F, Su 10 pm-4 am; Sa till 5 am. Metro hours vary for shows. 3730 N. Clark St., 773.549.4140. El: Red to Addison www.metrochicago.com RAVINIA The oldest music fest in North America is best known for its lawn seating where you can picnic under the stars. Chair and table rental available; food for purchase. Ticket prices vary. 200 Ravinia Park Rd., Highland Park, 847.266.5100. www.ravinia.org SPACE From folk to rock to jazz and more, this intimate venue plays host to seated and SRO shows. Catch local and national acts and head to the attached Union restaurant. 1245 Chicago Ave., Evanston, 847.492.8860. www. evanstonspace.com

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CHICAGO SHAKESPEARE THEATER This vibrant theater presents Shakespeare productions, as well as others, including world premieres and children’s shows. Discounted parking at Navy Pier garages is guaranteed for ticket holders. Navy Pier, 800 E. Grand Ave., 312.595.5600. Bus: 29, 65, 66, 124 to Navy Pier www.chicagoshakes.com GOODMAN THEATRE Located within the Loop Theater District, this theater company was founded in 1925 and features top-notch productions that range from full-scale musicals to searing dramas to one-woman shows. 170 N. Dearborn St., 312.443.3800. El: Loop to State/Lake; Red to Lake www.goodmantheatre.org “HAMILTON: THE EXHIBITION” A new exhibit on Northerly Island celebrates the world-renowned musical through a 360-degree immersive experience that is a collaboration of creator Lin Manuel-Miranda and set designer David Korins. 1535 S. Linn White Dr., www. hamiltonexhibition.com

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LOOKINGGLASS THEATRE COMPANY Founded by a group of actors and Northwestern University graduates that includes David Schwimmer, this innovative company presents original works staged in an intimate theater housed in Water Tower Water Works.821 N. Michigan Ave., 312.337.0665. www.lookingglasstheatre.org THE CHICAGO THEATRE This grand 1921 Loop theater, completely renovated in 1986, presents a lineup of top comedy, music, dance and family performances. Tours are available. 175 N. State St., 312.462.6300 El: Loop to State/Lake www. thechicagotheatre.com

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BUCKTOWN/ WICKER PARK Wicker Park seamlessly melds into Bucktown. Trendy boutiques, coffeehouses, restaurants, galleries, nightclubs and storefront theaters are centered around the intersection of Milwaukee, Damen and North avenues, creating a vibrant atmosphere. CHINATOWN An ornamental gateway signals the entrance to Chinatown’s main drag, crowded with restaurants, shops and the Chinese-American Museum. Chinatown’s hub

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GOLD COAST Astor Street is populated with opulent, historically significant mansions, with high-end shopping on Oak Street. Rush Street boasts trendy, see-and-be-seen restaurants. HYDE PARK/KENWOOD Hyde Park’s cultural treasures include the Museum of Science and Industry and the DuSable Museum of African American History. The historic Kenwood area has the largest concentration of mansions in the city. LAKEVIEW/ WRIGLEYVILLE This neighborhood bustles with nightclubs and dining options. The northern section of Lakeview is Wrigleyville; also within Lakeview is Boystown, where gay bars and funky shops are the norm.

LITTLE ITALY This tightly knit Old World community is the city’s oldest continuously Italian neighborhood. Immigrants and younger generations of Tuscans and Sicilians still speak Italian, and family-run restaurants serve up authentic tastes of Italy. OLD TOWN Some of the streets in this landmark historic district are still paved with cobblestones and lined with Victorian homes and antique streetlights. Also located on Wells Street is The Second City, the famed improvisational theater that has spawned such comic greats as John Belushi, Bill Murray and Tina Fey. RAVENSWOOD/LINCOLN SQUARE Ravenswood is home to a mix of ethnic groups and a growing community of young professionals and families. Lincoln Avenue boasts an array of unique shops and restaurants and the Old Town School of Folk Music.

RIVER NORTH This trendy area features one of the nation’s largest concentrations of art galleries, nightclubs, trendy restaurants and eclectic shops round out the offerings along with theMart. SOUTH LOOP This area encompasses Burnham Park and Printers Row. Printers Row bustles with bookstores and restaurants. The Museum Campus links the Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium and Adler Planetarium via winding paths. UPTOWN A major entertainment district in the early 1900s, it’s home to early film production house Essanay Studios; the 4,500-seat Uptown Theatre, once the city’s largest movie palace (now undergoing renovations); and stillgoing-strong live music clubs like The Aragon, The Riviera and the legendary Green Mill. WEST LOOP Just west of the Loop is a

bustling neighborhood that includes Restaurant Row, situated along Randolph Street, which is one of the city’s hottest dining strips with award-winning restaurants such as Girl and the Goat, Au Cheval and avec, as well as Monteverde and Momotaro on adjacent streets.

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is at Wentworth Avenue and Cermak Road. Chinatown Square is the neighborhood’s modern mall.

Tours/Charters BIG BUS TOURS CHICAGO Choose from Classic, Premium, Deluxe and Night Tour “Big Loop” tickets for this extensive, hop-on and hop-off tour of Chicago and major city attractions on a luxury double-decker bus. Purchase tickets online or at any bus stop location, including Millennium Park, Navy Pier, Willis Tower and John Hancock Center. Tickets $29-$58.50; children ages 5-15 $15-$31.50; under 5 free; some discounts available online. Stop 1: Chicago Riverwalk, 98 E. Upper Wacker Dr., 877.285.4796. www.bigbustours.com

CHICAGO CANDY TOURS Chicago Candy Tours leads groups throughout downtown to learn about the city’s candy history with samples along the way. Ages 11 and older. Original Candy Tour: Sa 11 am; Su noon. $40; Chicago Tasting Tour, Food of the Gods, Chicago Style: Sa 2 pm, Su 2:30 pm. $45. 505 N. Michigan Ave., 312.607.8939. www.chicagocandytours.com CHICAGO CRIME TOURS The luxury, climate-controlled bus visits famous crime scenes and stops at the historic criminal courthouse. Meet at the

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BIZARRE BUCKTOWN Guide Gordon Meyer discusses history, mystery and ghosts on this 90-minute tour, while checking out Bucktown’s landmarks along the route. Tours start and end at Walsh Park. Must book in advance. Tickets $25. There is also a 60-minute Bizarre Wicker Park Tour that begins and ends inside the landmark Flat Iron Arts Building for $20. Check website for schedule. 1722 N. Ashland Ave., 773.435.0097. www. bizarrebucktow.com


southeast corner of Pearson Street and Michigan Avenue. Check website for schedule. $39.95. Advance reservations recommended. 163 E. Pearson St., 312.888.6224. El: Red to Chicago www.chicagocrimetours.com CHICAGO HAUNTED GANGSTER PUB TOUR There’s all kinds of “spirits” on this 2.5-hour walking tour of bootlegger and mobster hangouts during the Prohibition era. Traverse alleyways, basements and three to four bars. F-Sa 8:30 pm, $25. 33 W. Kinzie St., 844.678.8687. www. nightlyspirits.com

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CHICAGO TROLLEY & DOUBLE DECKER CO. The tour company offers specials and freebies including a Chicago treat bag with the city’s famous Garrett Popcorn. Operates daily year-round, making stops every 20 to 30 minutes between 9 am and 4 pm at 12 top attractions. Board at any stop, including Navy Pier, Water Tower and Millennium Park. Adult 24-hour pass $39; 48-hour pass $49; three-day pass $52; children 5-15 $19 for up to 72 hours; children under 5 free on all tours. 4400 S. Racine Ave.,773.648.5000. www. chicagotrolley.com KAYAK CHICAGO Take a tour of Chicago from the unique perspective of your own kayak. Paddle through the “canyons” on the Chicago River and learn about the architecture along the river, join a night paddle, the lake tour or try a standup paddleboard tour. $65. Memorial Day through Labor Day. Rentals available, too. 1501 N. Magnolia Ave., Montrose Ave. & Lake Shore Dr., 1600 N. Lake Shore Drive, 312.852.9258. www.kayakchicago.com TALL SHIP WINDY Cruise Lake Michigan in style on Windy, a four-masted traditional sailing vessel. With its majestic sails, the 148-foot schooner combines historic charm with modern amenities on its three spacious decks. Each of the 75- or 90-minute cruises—ranging from architectural to fireworks and a maritime history sail—led by

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UNTOUCHABLE TOURS Chicago’s “original gangster tour” takes visitors on a bus ride through Prohibition-era Chicago to see the hot spots and hit spots made famous by Al Capone and his enemies and allies. Reservations recommended; private charters also available. Check website for schedule. Tickets from $35. 600 N. Clark St., 773.881.1195. www.gangstertour.com WEIRD CHICAGO TOUR See the strange side of Chicago in tours like “Devil and the White City Tour” or the “True Crime & Mystery Tour.” Tours daily; contact for schedule. $25-$40; children 10-12 $20-$30 (no children under 10 allowed). Meet at 600 N. Clark St. (at Ohio Street), 217.791.7859. El: Red to Grand www.weirdchicago.com

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knowledgeable crew-educators are unique, taking the direction of the wind as its guide. Departs from south side of Navy Pier. 600 E. Grand Ave., 312.451.2700. www.tallshipwindy.com

SHOPPING Apparel FOX’S DESIGNER OFF-PRICE Shoppers flock here for brandname women’s apparel at great prices and what Fox’s calls the “thrill of a great buy.” Looks include separates, coordinates, workwear, casual styles and activewear. Open daily. 7 W. Madison St., Second Floor, 773.281.0700; 9444 Skokie Blvd., Skokie, 847.673.8516. www.fox.com T-SHIRT DELI With an antique counter and free potato chips for everyone, this make-your-own T-shirt store is like a real deli. Choose a shirt for men, women, babies and dogs. Or go for a totebag, apron or underwear. Pick your style, then choose the message. Your order is ready in minutes. 1739 N. Damen Ave., 773.276.6266; 1482 N. Berwyn Ave., 773.561.7410. www.tshirtdeli.com UNIQLO Chicago was the lucky recipient

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of the Midwest’s first UNIQLO store, right on the Magnificent Mile. The Japan-born fast-retail chain calls its clothing “LifeWear” because it’s simple, wearable, long-lasting and classically modern. M-Sa 10 am-9 pm, Su 11 am-8 pm. 830 N. Michigan Ave., 877.486.4756. www.uniqlo.com VINCE Known for luxe, minimalist cashmere sweaters for men and women, this L.A.-based boutique is the go-to line for style mavens who want to look chic. Inside the Chicago shop you’ll also find items that complement that perfect cashmere hoodie, including leather jackets, cotton T-shirts and jeans. M-Sa 10 am-6 pm, Su noon-5 pm. 106 E. Oak St.., 312.280.6890. www.vince.com

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AMAZING LASH STUDIO No more envying the girls (or guys!) with their killer lashes. Amazing Lash Studio pros can create lavish looks with eyelash extensions that come in four styles (like “sexy” or “cute”) and even a variety of colors. Time to ditch the mascara and wake up all aflutter. 1845 N. Clybourn Ave., 773.906.4759; 334 E. Ohio St., 872.228.5274. www. amazinglashstudio.com BEAUTY & SOUL SPA This quaint by-appointment-only spot focuses on personal attention for skin and body needs. Services include skin care, relaxation, hair removal and massage. W-Su. 3600 W. Wrightwood Ave., 312.943.4388. www.beautysoulspa.com RENEW U MEDISPA Luxury medical spa offers Hydrafacial, chemical peels, botox, dermal fillers, body treatments and so much more. 233 E. Erie St.,#501, 312.929.3559. www.renewumedispa.com SPA SOAK The full-service spa is the ultimate venue for relaxation. Book a manicure, a stone therapy massage, a facial, bridal hair and makeup, or even a henna application for a few hours away

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PISTACHIOS Pistachios is an independent art jewelry and objects gallery representing over 120 cutting-edge artists both locally and across the globe. Pistachios offers a diverse selection of pieces to suit any style or budget—it’s the perfect spot to shop unique and one-of-a-kind gifts! Located at 55 E Grand Ave between Rush and Wabash. 312.595.9437, Pistachiosonline.com

RENEW U MEDISPA Premier luxury medical spa. Providing the most advanced, minimally invasive, results orientated aesthetic treatments in a safe and luxurious spa environment, with an exceptional level of customer service. Offering: Laser Skin Resurfacing, Skin Tightening, Hydrafacial, Chemical Peels, PRP, Microneedling, Laser Hair Removal, Botox, Fillers, & much more 312-929-3559. 233 E. Erie Street, Suite 501, Chicago PROMOTION

BIG BUS Big Bus Tours Chicago offers it’s riders a perfect introduction to the city. Being able to hop-on and hop-off at any of the conveniently located 13 stops allows the riders to explore the city at their own pace. Enjoy live guides from an open top bus, making your First Stop: Adventure! Stop 1: Chicago Riverwalk 98 E. Wacker Dr. PROMOTION

Department Stores/ Malls 900 N. MICHIGAN SHOPS The 900 North Michigan Shops offer six chic levels of shopping, anchored by Bloomingdale’s, along with Gucci and boutiques like J. Toor. Dining options include the Oak Tree Restaurant & Bakery. M-Sa 10 am-8 pm; Su 11 am-6 pm (some stores and restaurants may have extended hours). 900 N. Michigan Ave., 312.915.3916. www. shop900.com BLOCK 37 The Loop’s chic urban mall is home to a variety of popular shops. Look for L’Occitane en Provence and Sephora as staple Chicago boutique Akira. Hungry? Visit Magnolia Bakery and Gayle V’s Best Ever Grilled Cheese. M-Sa 10 am-8 pm, Su 11 am-6 pm. 108 N. State St., 312.261.4700. www. blockthirtyseven.com NEWCITY At the hot retail intersection of North and Clybourn, NewCity is a unique combination of residences, restaurants and stores like Saks Off Fifth, Kings Dining & Entertainment and Arclight Cinemas. 1457 N. Halsted St., 312.248.8569. El: Red to North/Clybourn www. experiencenewcity.com WATER TOWER PLACE Water Tower Place’s seven levels of shopping feature national chain stores as well as boutiques. The landmark on the Mag Mile also has plenty of entertainment and dining options. Open daily. 835 N. Michigan Ave., 312.440.3580. El: Red to Chicago www.shopwatertower.com

Galleries HILDT GALLERIES Located in the arcade of the historic Drake Hotel, Hildt Galleries specializes in fine original 19th and early 20th

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MARCHESA Dine in a Work of Art – Picasso, Miro, Gris. Delicious French Food by Didier Durand. Champagne Cave. Kitchen Table. Sidewalk Café. Chic Ambience. Warm & Welcoming Service. 535 N. Wells, 312.527.9535, www.MarchesaChicago.com

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century through the present day British, European, and American oil paintings. M-Sa 11 am-5:30 pm. 140 E. Walton St., 312.255.0005. www. hildtgalleries.com JOEL OPPENHEIMER Boasting an unsurpassed selection of the finest examples of prints and paintings from the golden age of natural history art, this gallery places particular emphasis on the works of John James Audubon. M-Sa 10 am-6 pm. 10 E. Ohio St., 312.642.5300. El: Red to Grand www.audubonart.com KEN SAUNDERS GALLERY This gallery showcases the work of masters and emerging artists who specialize in contemporary glass sculpture. Tu-Sa 11 am-5 pm. 230 W. Superior St., 312.573.1400. www.kensaundersgallery.com

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LOTTON GALLERY This gallery features handblown glass by the Lotton family, whose patriarch, Charles Lotton, has been called “The

Tiffany of the Twenty-First Century.” Find paintings by a variety of world-renowned artists. www.lottongallery.com. 1900 North Michigan Shops, 900 N. Michigan Ave., Sixth Level, 312.664.6203. El: Red to Chicago www.audubonart.com PRIMITIVE One of the Midwest’s largest collections of authentic artifacts, furniture, textiles, jewelry and fashions from around the globe, this gallery—a mammoth four-level, 31,000-square-foot space in the West Loop—also boasts a cozy library stocked with design and ethnographic art books, a fantasy Himalayan temple, and the Buddha Room. M-Sa, 10 am-6 pm. 130 N. Jefferson St., 312.575.9600. www.beprimitive.com THE GOLDEN TRIANGLE This is one of the nation’s largest antiques galleries. The business focuses on British Colonial furniture and rare finds from the East, as well as art deco pieces from Europe. M-F 10 am-6 pm, Sa 10 am-5 pm. 330 N.

Clark St., 312.755.1266. www. goldentriangle.biz VALE CRAFT GALLERY Vale Craft Gallery features contemporary American fine craft by both local and national artists. Ongoing group exhibitions of works in clay, fiber, glass, metal and wood, plus unique jewelry. Tu-F 10:30 am-5:30 pm, Sa 11 am-5 pm. 230 W. Superior St., 312.337.3525. www.valecraftgallery.com

Shoes/Accessories HANIG’S FOOTWEAR One of Chicago’s premier sources for men’s and women’s shoes, boots and sandals, Hanig’s offers a wide range of sizes and styles from top designers. Open daily. John Hancock Center, 875 N. Michigan Ave., 312.787.6800. El: Red to Chicago; Plaza del Lago, 1515 Sheridan Road, Wilmette, 847.256.3545 www.hanigs.com NEW BALANCE Chicago’s most complete se-

lection of New Balance shoes in multiple widths, sizes and styles. Men’s widths from AA to EEEEEE; sizes from four to 20. Women’s widths from AA to EEEE; sizes from four-18. M-Sa 10 am-7 pm, Su noon-5 pm. 2369 N. Clark St., 773.384.1787. www. newbalancechicago.com

Specialty Stores ACCENT CHICAGO/ LOVE FROM CHICAGO This Chicago institution carries an innovative assortment of souvenirs. Choose from a selection of apparel plus great gifts and collectibles. Open daily. 835 N. Michigan Ave., Open M-Sa 10 am-9 pm; Su 11 am-6 pm. 312.944.1354. El: Red to Chicago; 326 E. Woodfield Mall, Schaumburg, 847.619.0077. www.lovefromcompanies.com

CHICAGO MUSIC EXCHANGE Find about 2,000 new, used and vintage axes here along with a full-service repair facility.

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Materials include wool, cotton, cashmere, fine silk, alpaca and more. Open daily. 47 W. Polk St., 312.583.9276. El: Red to Harrison www.yarnify.com

DYLAN’S CANDY BAR First opened in New York City, Chicago’s sweet-treat heaven includes endless confections, with chocolate bars galore, nostalgic candies, candy-themed merchandise, an ice cream bar and a 3D gummy printer. 663 N. Michigan Ave., 312.702.2247. www.dylanscandybar.com

606 TRAIL The 2.7-mile-long 606 Trail travels east-west, connecting Humboldt Park to Wicker Park with picturesque green space stops, art installations and access points to explore the diverse northwest side. Walsh Park, 1722 N. Ashland Ave., to Ridgeway Trailhead, 1801 N. Ridgeway Ave., 312.742.4622. www.the606.org

PISTACHIOS This contemporary jewelry and craft gallery boasts designs by more than 100 international artists and features a wide collection of handcrafted jewelry. Open daily. 55 E. Grand Ave., 312 595 9437. www.pistachiosonline.com

360 CHICAGO This 94th-floor observatory features Tilt, an enclosed glass platform allowing visitors to extend out and over the Magnificent Mile, a self-guided multimedia tour, cafe bar and gift shop. Open daily. 875 N. Michigan Ave., 888.875. VIEW(8439). El: Red to Chicago www.360chicago.com

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CHICAGO BOTANIC GARDEN In Glencoe just outside Chicago, this sprawling park boasts 385 acres of landscaped hills, lakes, indoor and specialty gardens and nature trails. The Garden Cafe offers light meals and snacks. Open daily. Free. 1000 Lake Cook Road, half-mile east of Edens Expressway, Glencoe, 847.835.5440. www.chicagobotanic.org CITYPASS With just one ticket, gain admission to five popular Chicago attractions: Skydeck Chicago (Fast Pass), the Shedd Aquarium (Priority entry), The Field Museum (VIP entry), your

choice of the Adler Planetarium (VIP entry) or the Art Institute of Chicago (Fast Pass), and your choice of 360 Chicago (Express Entry) or the Museum of Science and Industry (Express entry). 888.330.5008 www. citypass.com/chicago LINCOLN PARK ZOO This 49-acre zoo in the heart of the city features more than 1,200 animals. The 14-acre Nature Boardwalk provides a haven of native trees, plants and animals. Open daily. Free. 2001 N. Clark St., 312.742.2000. Bus: 151, 156 to Fullerton www. lpzoo.org MAGGIE DALEY PARK Maggie Daley Park provides 28 acres of green space with lake and skyline views. The park features a Skating Ribbon for winter ice skating and summer roller blading. Maggie Daley Park, 337 E. Randolph St., 312.552.3000. El: Loop to Randolph/Wabash www.maggiedaleypark.com

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BUCKINGHAM FOUNTAIN Set amid Grant Park, this majestic Versailles-inspired fountain is one of the largest fountains in the world. Its four seahorses represent the four states that border Lake Michigan. Columbus Drive and Congress Parkway, 312.742.3918 El: Loop to Library www.chicagoparkdistrict.com

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MAGNIFICENT MILE Some of the city’s ritziest hotels, shops, galleries and restaurants are on Chicago’s famed “Mag Mile.” Cultural and architectural gems include the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Tribune Tower. North Michigan Avenue from Oak Street to the Chicago River. www.themagnificentmile. MILLENNIUM PARK This 24.5-acre green space’s centerpiece is the shiny elliptical sculpture called “Cloud Gate,” nicknamed “The Bean.” Other highlights include a digitally animated water fountain and the Lurie Garden. 201 E. Randolph St., 312.742.1168. El: Loop to Randolph www.millenniumpark.org

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NAVY PIER With more than 50 acres along the lakefront, find a nearly 200-foot-high, climate-controlled Ferris wheel; IMAX Theater and retail shops and restaurants. Open daily. 600 E. Grand Ave., 800 .595.PIER(7437). Bus: 29, 65, 66, 124 to Navy Pier www.navypier.com SKYDECK CHICAGO The Skydeck at the Willis offers an unsurpassed view of Chicago. Venture out onto the glass-bottomed Ledge—only 1.5” of glass separates you from Wacker Drive, 1353 feet below! Open daily. 233 S. Wacker Drive, 312.875.9447. El: Loop to Quincy/ Wells www.theskydeck.com

Kids’ Stuff CHICAGO CHILDREN’S MUSEUM Geared to children under 12, this Navy Pier museum includes a hands-on art gallery and the “Dinosaur Expedition” where kids dig for bones. Open daily. Navy Pier, 700 E. Grand Ave., 312.527.1000. Bus: 29, 65, 66, 124 to Navy Pier www.chicagochildrensmuseum.org LEGOLAND CENTER This 30,000-square-foot facility includes rides, a 4D movie, a gallery of works from master Lego builders and opportunity for all to create. Geared toward ages 2 to 12. Open daily. 601 N.

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Museums ADLER PLANETARIUM This attraction on the Museum Campus features loads of otherworldly exhibits, including the ultra high-res, 360-degree Grainger Sky Theater. “Planet Explorers” offers hands-on learning for budding astronomers. Open daily. 1300 S. Lake Shore Drive, 312.922. STAR(7827). Bus: 146 to museum www.adlerplanetarium.org AMERICAN WRITERS MUSEUM This museum is aimed towards celebrating and educating the public on the lives and work of American writers from the past and present. Find permanent and temporary interactive exhibits that help dig deep into the art of writing. 180 N. Michigan Ave., Second Floor, 312.374.8790. www.americanwritersmuseum.org ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO This world-class museum boasts one of the nation’s largest permanent collections of Impressionist paintings, and an extensive display of Asian and 20th- and 21st-century art. Open daily. 111 S. Michigan Ave., 312.443.3600. El: Loop to Adams www.artic.edu CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE CENTER The Chicago Architecture Center (CAC) celebrates Chicago’s magnificent architecture, offering 85-plus docent-led tours, including Chicago’s most popular river cruise and many downtown walking tours. Open daily. 111 E. Wacker Drive, 312.922.3432. www.architecture.org CHICAGO HISTORY MUSEUM Explore Chicago’s past and present with exhibits like the intricately restored “L car no. 1” and permanent exhibit “Lincoln’s Chicago,” highlighting the life, presidency and

death of our 16th president. Open daily. 1601 N. Clark St., 312.642.4600. El: Brown, Purple to Sedgwick www.chicagohistory.org FIELD MUSEUM This museum focuses on science, environment and culture, and is famously home to Sue, the restored and mounted skeleton of the largest and most complete T. rex ever found. Open daily. 1400 S. Lake Shore Drive, 312.922.9410. Bus: 146 to museum www.fieldmuseum.org ILLINOIS HOLOCAUST MUSEUM This sleek, 65,000-square-foot facility just north of Chicago honors survivors and victims of the Holocaust through world-class exhibitions. Experience the first interactive 3D exhibit of its kind at Illinois Holocaust Museum, where visitors ask questions and hear answers from holograms of real Holocaust Survivors. 9603 Woods Dr., Skokie, 847.967.4800. www. ilholocaustmuseum.org MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART One of the nation’s largest contemporary art museums, the MCA presents exhibits of painting, sculpture, photography, video and film, and performance created since 1945. Tu, F 10 am-9 pm, W-Th, Sa-Su 10 am-5 pm. Suggested admission $15; seniors and students $8; children 18 and under and members of the military free. 220 E. Chicago Ave., 312.280.2660. www. mcachicago.org SHEDD AQUARIUM The Shedd has an array of fascinating aquatic animals from around the world. Highlights include the Wild Reef shark habitat and the Caribbean Reef exhibit, where divers hand-feed fish and sharks in a 90,000-gallon aquarium. M-F 9 am-5 pm, Sa-Su 9 am-6 pm. General admission $39.95; children 3-11 $29.95. 1200 S. Lake Shore Drive, 312.939.2438. Bus: 146 to museum www.sheddaquarium.org

DINING Bucktown/Wicker Park BIG STAR—Mexican. This buzzing dive bar and taqueria boasts James Beard Award-winner Paul Kahan’s menu plus American whiskeys and a massive seasonal beer garden. Late-night dining. L, D (daily). 1531 N. Damen Ave., 773.235.4039. El: Blue to Damen. www.bigstarchicago.com CLUB LUCKY—Italian. The flair of the ‘40s meets the 21st Century at this restaurant and unique cocktail lounge, serving traditional, family-style Italian cuisine with a helping of supper-club atmosphere. L (MF), D (daily). 1824 W. Wabansia Ave., 773.227.2300. El: Blue to Damen. www.clubluckychicago.com HOTCHOCOLATE— American. Discover dishes like seasonal quiche or charred octopus. Desserts include banana brioche bread pudding and cake of the moment. L (W-F), D (TuSu), Br (Sa-Su). 1747 N. Damen Ave., 773.489.1747. El: Blue to Damen. www.hot chocolatechicago.com JENI’S SPLENDID ICE CREAM—Dessert. Serving the best ice cream around is Jeni’s mission. Savor flavors like Brambleberry Crisp, Salted Peanut Butter and Peaches n’ Sweet Cream by the cone or take a pint to go. 1505 N. Milwaukee Ave., 872.802.4668. El: Blue to Damen. www.jenis.com

Gold Coast FIG & OLIVE— Mediterranean. This elegant, 10,000-square-foot space with open kitchen is meant to feel a bit like the French Riviera. Along with the south of France, flavors hail from Italy and Spain in dishes—where olive oils replace butter. L (M-F), D (daily), Br (Sa-Su). 104 E. Oak St., 312.445.0060. www. figandolive.com

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VIRTUE—Southern. Get a taste of the South in Hyde Park. Virtue serves up some classic flavors based on family recipes while putting a modern spin on others. D (W-Su). 1462 E. 53rd St., 773.947.8831. www. virtuerestaurant.com PLEIN AIR CAFÉ—Café. Plein Air Café is a stylish and serene place to savor a freshly brewed artisanal cup of espresso while enjoying a good book and the kitchen has a collection of simple yet satisfying hauté cuisine dishes. 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773.966.7531. www. pleinaircafe.co

Lakeview CERES’ TABLE—American. It’s all Italian here from the traditional fare to a carefully curated Italian wine list, with more than 200 bottle selections. D (daily). 3124 N. Broadway Ave., 773.922.4020. Bus: 36 to Briar. www.cerestable.com FOLKLORE—Argentinian. Calling Chicago home for more than two decades, this Argentine steak house offers a wide variety of meats, pastas, salads and wines in a dim, intimate setting. D (daily), Br (Su). 2100 W. Division St., 773.292.1600. www. folklorechicago.com HALF SHELL—Seafood. It may look like a total dive— strings of Christmas lights and all—but this subterranean seafood restaurant serves up some of the best crab legs in the city. L, D (daily). 676 W. Diversey Pkwy, 773.549.1773. www. halfshellchicago.com

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GIBSONS BAR & STEAKHOUSE—Steak. The steaks and chops are prime, and so is the people-watching at this top-rated restaurant. L, D (daily). 1028 N. Rush St., 312.266.8999. El: Red to Chicago; .gibsonss 5464 N. River Road, Rosemont, 847.928.9900. 2105 Spring Road, Oakbrook, 630.954.0000. www.gibsonssteakhouse.com


Lincoln Park ALINEA—Eclectic. With three distinct experiences (kitchen table, first floor gallery and three second-floor salons), patrons get to choose what kind of culinary adventure they want to embark upon. Reservations required. D (daily). 1723 N. Halsted St., 312.867.0110. El: Red to North/Clybourn. www. alinearestaurant.com BOKA—American. American porary American spot is just up the block from Steppenwolf Theatre. Expect hearty, dynamic fare like roasted duck served next to olive oil poached cod or dry-aged beef tartare. D (daily). 1729 N. Halsted St., 312.337.6070. El: Red to North/Clybourn. www. bokachicago.com

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GOOSE ISLAND BEER CO.—American. Chicago’s oldest brewpub offers a “Cheers”-like atmosphere and an extensive menu. Awardwinning beers like 312 Chicago and Honker’s Ale, and entrées like the signature Stilton burger are featured. Brewery tours available ($12; reservations required). L, D (daily). 1800 N. Clybourn Ave., 312.915.0071. El: Red to North/Clybourn. www. bokachicago.com

PARACHUTE—Asian. Destination diners head to Avondale for pristine, critically acclaimed Korean-American fare from award-winning, husband-and-wife chef team. The restaurant sources ingredients at their peak and updates the menu daily. Look for affordably priced wine, beer and cocktails. D (Tu-Sa). 3500 N. Elston Ave., 773.654.1460. www.parachuterestaurant.com

Magnificent Mile/ Michigan Avenue BENIHANA—Japanese. Hibachi-style cooking and Japanese-style ambiance star at this restaurant, where chefs prepare dinner at guests’ tables with considerable showmanship. L, D (daily). 875 N. Michigan Ave., 312.780.3110. www.benihana.com CAFE SPIAGGIA—Italian. With a menu of Italian fare that’s just a step below the fourstar items served at Spiaggia. The seasonal menu features

tempting dishes like handmade gnocchi with wild boar ragu. L (M-Sa), D (daily). 980 N. Michigan Ave., 312.280.2750. El: Red to Chicago, Clark/Division. www.spiaggiarestaurant.com EATALY—Italian. There’s enough wine, produce, cheese, fish and meat to feed a small Italian village. Choose from 20-plus dining options, pick up wine and specialty items. 43 E. Ohio St., 312.521.8700. El: Red to Grand. www.eataly.com LABRIOLA CHICAGO— Italian. This three-in-one dining space includes a whitetablecloth, old-school Italian restaurant and private event space; a cocktail lounge that offers the La Stanza menu; and the bakery/café, which serves breakfast and lunch and sells baked goods and Intelligentsia coffee. B, L, D (daily). 535 N. Michigan Ave., 312.955.3100. El: Red to Grand. www. labriolacafe.com

HONEY BUTTER FRIED CHICKEN—American. For those who love fried chicken, this adorable spot is an absolute must-try. The humanely raised chickens are perfectly brined and the seasoned two-piece meal comes with honey butter and corn muffins. Try the delectable sides too. L (Tu-F), D (TuSu), Br (Sa-Su). 3361 N. Elston Ave., 773.478.4000. www. honeybutter.com

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BARTON G. THE RESTAURANT—American. Barton G. caters to adults craving new experiences and quality food. Their mission is to shock and awe your senses and push the boundaries of your imagination and culinary expectations. D (daily). 415 N. Dearborn St., 312.260.5050. www.bartong.com HOOTERS—American. At this national restaurant chain, the famous “Hooters girls” serve up comfort food like chicken wings, chicken Philly cheesesteak sandwiches, shrimp, oysters and more. See website for complete list of locations. L, D (daily). 660 N. Wells St., 312.944.8800. www. originalhooters.com KATANA—Sushi. Upscale interior meets fresh plates at this sushi restaurant and robata bar. In addition to traditional sashimi and nigiri, there’s a robata grill. L (M-F), D (daily). 339

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Logan Square/Avondale KUMA’S CORNER— American. This Avondale burger joint mixes killer atmosphere (blaring metal music) with mammoth burgers named after music heroes. L, D (daily). 2900 W. Belmont Ave., 773.604.8769. Bus: 77 to Francisco. www. kumascorner.com

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N. Dearborn St., 312.877.5544. www.katanarobata.com MASON—American. Black-and-white photographs on the wall add the special touch to this classic steakhouse. Stop by for a drink before digging into delectable steaks and seafood. D (daily). 613 N. Wells St., 312.643.0449. www.masonrestaurant.com PINK TACO—Mexican. Pink Taco is an edgy, high-energy restaurant and food truck originally hailing from L.A.’s Sunset Strip, that offers delicious food, fun cocktails and an unapologetic hospitality driven approach in Chicago’s River North neighborhood. L, D (daily), Br (Sa-Sun). 431 N. Wells St., 312.212.5566. www. pinktaco.com

TANTA—Peruvian. Chef Gastón Acurio is the international face of Peruvian cuisine. Food like traditional tiraditos (fish dressed in citrus) are a low-calorie/high-protein option that look and taste great. With a good blend of fish, meat and vegetables, the menu balances adventurous (skewered beef hearts) and safe (grilled prime New York strip). L, D (daily), Br (Sa-Su). 118 W. Grand Ave., 312.222.9700. El: Red Line to Grand. www.tantachicago.com

River West/Ukranian Village PICCOLO SOGNO —Italian. Enjoy rustic Italian fare in this buzzing, classically decorated River West space. Go for meatball-sized potato gnocchi and the rib-eye. L (M-F), D (daily). 464 N. Halsted St., 312.421.0077. www.piccolosognorestaurant.com ROOTS HANDMADE PIZZA —Pizza. This spacious

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RIVER ROAST—American. This riverside restaurant celebrates the food that warms the soul, from roast beef carved tableside to fire-roasted fish. L (M-F), D (daily), Br (Sa-Su). 315 N. LaSalle St., 312.822.0100. El: Loop to Clark/Lake. www.riverroastchicago.com


Ukrainian Village spot serves up seriously tasty Quad Citiesstyle pizza—that means handtossed pies with a chewy-crisp malt crust, topped with housemade sauce and premium ingredients, and scissor-cut into QC-style strips. Thick, fresh mozzarella sticks are a musttry, too. L, D (daily). 1924 W. Chicago Ave., 773.645.4949. www.rootspizza.com

South Loop ACADIA—American. On a quiet stretch of Wabash, this upscale, understated room is drawing foodies for smart, contemporary American fare from chef Ryan McCaskey (Tizi Melloul, Courtright’s). D (W-Su). 1639 S. Wabash Ave. 312.360.9500. www. acadiachicago.com

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CHICAGO CURRY HOUSE—Indian. Traditional Indian and Nepalese dishes are the specialty at this reasonably priced South Loop spot. The popular lunch buffet offers more than 22 items. L, D (daily), hours vary by location. 899 S. Plymouth Court, 312.362.9999. com El: Red to Harrisonwww.curryhouseonline.com ; Curry Hut: 410 Sheridan Road, Highwood, 847.432.2889. www.curryhouseonline.com ELEVEN CITY DINER— Delis/Sandwiches. This Jewish deli and popular lunch spot caters to Chicago’s corned beef- and lox-loving crowd with hand-cut meats, fresh soups and a variety of salads and sandwiches. Breakfast is served all day. B, L, D (daily). 1112 S. Wabash Ave., 312.212.1112. El: Red, Green, Orange to Roosevelt www.elevencitydiner.com MERCAT A LA PLAXNA— Spanish. At this South Loop Spanish hot spot in the historic Blackstone Hotel, signature plates include paella and roasted suckling pig. The dining room boasts an open kitchen, winding central staircase and views of Grant Park and Lake Michigan. D (daily), Br (Sa-Su). 638 S. Michigan Ave. 312.765.0524.

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www.theblackstonehotel.com THE CHICAGO FIREHOUSE RESTAURANT—American. Set in a handsome restored fire station in the South Loop, this classy, family-friendly spot serves up well-executed American favorites. Dining atmospheres include a neighborhood bar, a casual or fine dining room, a private dine-in wine cellar and banquet facilities. D (daily), Br (Sa-Su). 1401 S. Michigan Ave. 312.786.1401. www.chicagofirehouse.com

The Loop CINDY’S—American. Atop the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel, Cindy’s affords some of the best views of Millennium Park from its outdoor deck. Without a reservation, expect wait times to be high, especially for the outdoor seating in warm weather. L (M-F), D (daily), Br (Sa-Su). 12 S. Michigan Ave., 312.792.3502. www.cindysrooftop.com FISK & CO.—Belgian. Be transported to Belgium with the restaurant’s specialty, mussels and frites. Start with housemade seafood charcuterie and pair your meal with a draft beer, wine and cocktails. B, D (daily), L (MF), Br (Sa-Su). 225 N. Wabash Ave., 312.236.9300. www. fiskandcochicago.com LATINICITY—Mexican. Located in State Street’s Block 37 indoor mall, this mega food hall is the Latin street food answer to Italian-focused Eataly. It includes eight different kitchens, a coffee café, bar, market and lounge. L (daily), D (M-Sa). 108 N. State St., Third Floor. 312.795.4444. www. latinicity.com THE BERGHOFF —German. This classic 1898 bar and downstairs café is a popular spot for lunch, dinner and after-work drinks. Diners will find lighter and more contemporary dishes alongside treasured old world favorites. L, D (M-Sa). 17 W. Adams St., 312.427.3170. El: Red to Monroe. www.theberghoff.com

THE FLORENTINE—Italian. Expect well-executed seasonal Italian-American fare (gnocchi, orecchiette, lamb chop Milanese with charred eggplant) in this warm, masculine dining room in the JW Marriott Hotel. B, L, D (daily). 151 W. Adams St., 312.660.8866. www.the-florentine.net

West Loop AU CHEVAL—American. The traditional diner gets a gourmet makeover at this Randolph Street favorite, which serves made-to-order plates of General Tso’s chicken, pork porterhouse with foie gras and roasted apples, and the famous burger that diners wait hours for. Late-night dining. L (M-F), D (daily), Br (Sa-Su). 800 W. Randolph St., 312.929.4580. El: Green, Pink to Morgan-Lake. www.auchevalchicago.com CITY WINERY—American. The West Loop sister of the New York original finds a natural home in Chicago, a city that loves its food, music and wine. The loft-style operation has the capacity to churn out about 100,000 bottles a year—and puts on live music to boot. L (M-F), D (daily), Br (Sa-Su). 1200 W. Randolph St., 312.733.9463. El: Green, Pink to Morgan. www.citywinery.com/chicago FORMENTO’S—Italian. A passion project for the owners, the more-than-justred-sauce joint makes a case for why classic Italian deserves a rightful spot in the hottest foodie neighborhood of the city. Go for lobster in squid ink pasta with green chiles, mint and garlic bread crumbs. D (daily), Br (Su). 925 W. Randolph St., 312.690.7295. www. formentos.com MOMOTARO—Japanese. The menu features sushi and sashimi, in addition to items from the coals including Alaskan king crab and A5 Miyazaki steak. D (daily). 820 W. Lake St., 312.733.4818. www.momotarochicago.com LITTLE GOAT DINER— American. It’s a full coffee bar, all-day breakfast eatery and

fresh bakery from “Top Chef ” winner Stephanie Izard. B, L, D (daily). 820 W. Randolph St., 312.888.3455. El: Green, Pink to Morgan-Lake. www. littlegoatchicago.com MONTEVERDE—Italian. When you win multiple Michelin stars, compete on “Top Chef ” and have tenure at the famed Spiaggia, heads will turn and mouths will water. Luckily, Sarah Grueneberg brings all of that along with her affinity for Italian cooking with a global twist to her first restaurant, Monteverde. L (Sa-Su), D (Tu-Su). 1020 W. Madison St., 312.888.3041. www.monteverdechicago.com NELLCOTE—French. In an opulent, orange-accented space inspired by the Côte d’Azur mansion where the Rolling Stones recorded “Exile on Main Street,” a sexy crowd sips craft cocktails and nibbles on European-inspired, decadent small plates. D (daily). 833 W. Randolph St., 312.432.0500. www.nellcoterestaurant.com SEPIA—American. Dishes like fjord trout with kohlrabi and rohan duck with fermented ramps are a couple of the tempting contemporary American plates you might see dished up at this nostalgic space set in a former 1890 print shop. L (M-F), D (daily). 123 N. Jefferson St., 312.441.1920. www.sepiachicago.com THE PUBLICAN—Belgian. From the folks behind Randolph Street hits Avec and Blackbird comes this beer-centric restaurant, with a focus on Belgian brews and a smart, creative menu to go along with them. D (daily), Br (Sa-Su). 837 W. Fulton Mkt., 312.733.9555. www.thepublicanrestaurant. com WISHBONE—Southern. Excellent, down-home cooking is on tap at this cozy Southern restaurant, with heaping plates of hoppin’ John, black-eyed peas and jambalaya Cajun stew with spicy and andouille chicken sausage. B, L (M-F), D (Tu-Sa), Br (Sa-Su). 161 N.JeffersonSt., 312.850.2663. www.wishbonechicago.com

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Cermak

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WEST LOOP

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House

Randolph

Chicago Union Station M

Adams

Eisenhower Expy cta

51H

Halsted

15th Pl

14th Pl

LITTLE ITALY

Roosevelt

Clinton

51F 51E Monroe 51G

Jane Addams Hull-House

University of Illinois at Chicago East Campus

Harrison

UIC-Halsted

Van Buren 29B

Jackson Blvd

GREEK TOWN

Randolph

Grand Av

STREETERVILLE River East Art Center

Ohio Street Olive Beach Park

Pedestrian Tunnel

Museum of Contemporary Art

MAGNIFICENT MILE Huron

Chicago River Upper Wacker Goodman Theatre Clark/Lake Chicago Theatre State/

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RIVER NORTH

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51B 51A 51C 51B 51D

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Morgan Sagamon

Loomis

Loomis

Jefferson

Carpenter

St Clair

Chicago Av

Clinton

Pearson

Steward Av

Morgan

Sedgwick

Upper Wacker

Laflin

Laflin

Newberry

Lytle

Franklin

Franklin

Elizabeth Willard Racine Av

Racine Av

O Carpenter gde Morgan Saga

Sagamon

Wells

Wells

Wells

Noble Ada Throop Elizabeth

Loomis

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Paulina

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Canal

Plymouth

Lake Shore Dr

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Peoria Peoria

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Green

Green

Fairbanks

LaSa LaSalle Blvd

Wells Financial LaSalle Wentworth Av

Halsted

Halsted

May

Peonia

Peonia

Clark

Clark Clark Clark

Carpenter

Union Av

Rush Michigan Av

River South Branch of Chicago Princeton Av

Dearborn

Clark Federal Federal

May

Desplaines

McClurg

Ca Clinton

State State State State

Plymouth Plymouth

Carpenter Miller

Halsted

New

Larrabee Jefferson

Wabash Av

Wabash Av

Miller Morgan

Canal

Michigan Av

Indiana Av

Wabash Av

Wabash Av

Columbus

Prairie Av Prairie Av

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MLK Dr

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