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22 Bars and Restaurants With Fireplaces Chicago ...

Wine poured in front of fireplace

Nothing combats the cold bite of a winter wind better than huddling around a fireplace. Fortunately, there are a plethora of bars and restaurants with fireplaces Chicago warms up at. These venues range from very upscale eateries and lounges, to very laid back bars that serve impeccable cocktails and beer to warm your insides. There…

10 Unique Bars Near O Hare Airport

Alcoholic drinks served at Bars Near O Hare

Many times when travelers are visiting Chicago and staying in hotels near O Hare Airport or the Rosemont Commercial District, they wind up visiting bars either at the airport, in their hotels or the commercial district very close by. They never venture out to experience the true local scene. Perhaps if they are staying in…

Chicago Living ?Suburbs vs. City

Chicago Living space ?Suburbs vs. City

Choosing a style of Chicago living can be tricky for some, and a no brainer for others. Living situations can depend greatly on where you are in your life? young professional or settling down? but it does not dictate it 100%. Some people love city living and the fast-paced excitement no matter what, while others…

Malort Liquor ? Chicago’s Inside Joke

Malort Liquor Chicago

If you closely skim this article, you may notice that it is listed under theEntertainment category. That is because Jeppson'sMalort is not traditionally used for any other reason than as a tool to make your friends cringe (and potentially vomit) while everyone else laughs. Malort has a rich history in Chicago. It has been around…

New Lou Malnati’s Randolph Street Location

Chicago Pizza Sign at Lou Malnati's Randolph Street Location

Monday does not always bring bad things, we proved that with our Monday Specials List, but now we can give you one more reason to not be bitter. Lou Malnati's opens their 39th store today. It has taken over the former Ina's, which was a haven for breakfast cuisine. They will kick-off their grand-opening by…

Chicago Winter Farmers Markets ? Indoors & ...

Chicago Winter Farmers Markets tomatos

Just when you are starting to get bummed because the last few weeks of Chicago Farmers Markets are upon us? I am here to inform you that it is not correct. The outdoor farmers markets will be packing up and finding their way into hibernation until next season, however the Chicago Winter Farmers Markets will…

Chicago Sports Teams From Yesteryear

Chicago Sports Teams From Yesteryear

There is not a shortage of professional Chicago sports teams. Before Chicago had the established teams of today, many have come an gone. Some of those teams appeared a hundred or more years ago, while others have appeared and disappeared in the last handful of years. Some of these classic Chicago sports teams are still…

Chicago Haunted Houses ? Are You Prepared?

Chicago Haunted Houses Worker

Halloween is a time that many people look forward to each year. It is a reason to dress up in ridiculous costumes, get together with friends and enjoy themselves. For others, it is a time for family? and obtaining an absurd amount of candy in the traditional form of trick or treat. Then, there is…

North Avenue Chicago ? Restaurant Row

Thai Resstaurant North Avenue Chicago

This strip of North Avenue Chicago, between Oak Park Avenue and Thatcher Avenue, is a vibrant strip of fantastic dining. Lined with some of area?s best restaurants? the dining scene in this part of Chicago and the Western Suburbs is diverse as well as delicious. Restaurants of various ethnic, specialty and price backgrounds are well…

Get The Most Out Of A Chicago Christmas Season

chicago christmas decorations in the street

Experiencing a Chicago Christmas season can almost be a surreal experience. The city is swept with Christmas decorations and the sounds of the holiday. Plus, a white Christmas is almost always guaranteed. The spirit of the season takes many forms in Chicago. There are festivals galore, there are carolers, plays, and of course ice skating.…

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