Top 10 Things to Do at Navy Pier

Most Chicagoans can tell you that you haven't experienced everything that the Windy City has to offer if you haven't spent some serious time at Navy Pier. It's earned its place as the top tourist and leisure destination in the entire Midwest, with more than 8 million...

Top Five Chicago Bars to Watch the Stanley Cup Playoffs

Unless you’re living under a rock, if you’re in Chicago, you know the Stanley Cup Playoffs are going on. And if you want to head out to cheer your Blackhawks on, check out one (or more) of our favorite places to watch the hockey games. 1. Emerald Loop. This downtown...

Top 10 Water Parks In Chicago For Summer Fun

With hot weather, comes the need for two thing: outdoor fun and a way to cool off. Spending your day at one of the water parks in Chicago or the area is really one of the most enjoyable ways to do it. Wether you are looking for a quick visit or willing to head to...

Chicago Hair Salons Open Christmas Eve & Day

There is just something about the holidays that make us want to look and feel our best. Last minute hair styles can make all the difference. These Chicago hair salons will be offering up their services on Christmas Eve, and a select couple will be open on Christmas...

SIP’s Late Night Brunch Menu Reinvigorates the Meaning of Eating Late

You’ve been hitting up the bars for a bit and have a solid buzz going. You’re thinking about calling it a night, but ready for one last stop and there’s got to be food. Pulling up Yelp, there’s not a lot options other than super greasy, but you’re looking for...

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Top Ten Tax Procrastination Cities

Are your taxes done? Or have you been scrambling these past few days (or hours) to meet the deadline? If you're among the latter, you're not alone. Intuit, the maker of TurboTax products, put together a list of American cities that are full of procrastinators when it...

10 Famous People From Chicago

Chicago has long been known to be a top producer of celebrities and famous people. There are hundreds of people that have lived in and made Chicago proud; however, many of these people were not born in Chicago. The Chicago Traveler has compiled a list of the Top 10...

Chicago Board of Trade Building

The Chicago Board of Trade Building has towered over the LaSalle Street 'canyon' since its completion in 1930. With 44 floors and standing at 605 feet (184 m), it was Chicago's tallest building from 1930 until 1965 (when it was surpassed by the Daley Center). It has...

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...

Bike Shops Chicago – Top 10

Choosing one of the many bike shops Chicago houses can be a tough ordeal. Many of times, people choose what is closest to them. In a pinch this can be a good solution. When you have some spare time, building a relationship with a reputable shop can change your biking...