Top Stops For A Mens Haircut in Chicago

For some men, getting a haircut is put-off as long as possible others look forward to the experience. Fortunately, for a mens haircut, Chicago offers everything from the classic barbershop experience, to a sophisticated lounge experience that will make you want to...

West Town Bakery & Diner is a Fresh Addition to the Neighborhood

Part of the Fifty/50 Group— and located right next door to sibling restaurants Roots and Homestead— West Town Bakery & Diner looks like your favorite college town hangout. Walk in and you’ll notice the eye-popping street art and graffiti, colorful seats and stools,...

The Essentials To Grilling In Chicago – Be A Grill Master

Grilling is one of the most enjoyable pastimes in Chicago while the weather is nice. Good friends, good eats and beer (when permissible) makes for a solid day– especially with all of the summer holidays. There is a thing or two to know before you whip out your grill...

Easily The Best Performances of Pitchfork 2015

Chicago's Union Park has hosted Pitchfork Media's music festival for 10 years. Other than some stage banners and festival merchandise noting the anniversary, the festival operated just like it was any other year with a finely-curated selection of new buzz bands, hip...

Tapas Tour

There are numerous tapas restaurants throughout the city. How can one decide which one to pick? Well, who says we have to pick just one? Whether you prefer old-world or a modern twist, there’s something out there for you. sangriaHaro is a hot spot in the Little Italy...

The Chicago Traveler Articles

120 North LaSalle Breaks the Mold

The building at 120 North LaSalle is a fascinating structure to look at from any angle. Down the street from the Bilandic Building, the faade consists of two shades of granite, forming horizontal stripes. Three projecting rectangular grids surround the structure: one...

10 Great Chicago Suburbs

When looking for a new place to live, there s no doubt that Chicago with all of its diversity and urban splendor remains among the most sought after living spaces in the U.S. :: however as a city that is surrounded by six counties, there are many gorgeous Chicago...

Top 3 Culinary Arts Schools in Chicago

Culinary arts schools are a great way to master the fine arts involved in preparing and cooking great dishes. Chicago has a wide variety of culinary arts schools that can help teach you about the different aspects of professional cooking. Not all of them focus on the...

Top 10 TV Shows Set In Chicago

Filmmakers looking for an interesting setting for their television or film have long been drawn to the Second City; with a rich history, dynamic setting, and a famously cosmopolitan culture, Chicago has strong cinematic appeal across a variety of genres. Over the...

Top 10 Chicago Craft Breweries

When you think about Chicago, one thing that comes to mind is all the different pubs and breweries in and around the area. Not sure which are worth a stop? Here's a list of 10 craft breweries and brewpubs you won't want to miss: #1 Solemn Oath Brewery Located at 1661...

Top 10 Irish Pubs in Chicago

St. Patrick's Day is a big event in Chicago, and to help you celebrate, the Luck of the Irish in Chicago, we've assembled a Top 10 list, with a little something for everyone! From authentic, to affordable, this list has it all!   Top 10 Irish Pubs Chicago #1 The...

Asado Coffee – A Look Into Pickwick Lane

It was a brisk winter morning when I found myself wandering down a sidewalk in River North on the way to meet up with a buddy that I hadn’t seen in years. I had been running on Starbucks drip-coffee for days because of the convenience factor, but I was starting to go...