Top 10 Chicago Walking Tours – Get Fit – See The City

Chicago is one of the most famous cities in America. The Windy City is known for its dynamic past, culture, history, and food. Many visitors come away from Chicago with pleasant memories of the popular deep dish Pizza. Another thing that Chicago is known for is its...

The Best Things About The North Side Of Chicago

There are many reasons why people love visiting Chicago any chance they get. There's always something to do. If you've been downtown hundreds of times, it never gets boring. Even with all the excitement of the city, there are many reasons why you should check out what...

Logan Square’s Ugo’s Offers New Takes on Italian Favorites

When I lived near the intersection of Armitage and California a few years ago, the food options were fairly limited and imbalanced. You could have a high-end foodie meal at Table, Donkey and Stick or grab a hot dog at the Tastee Freez. All of that has changed...

Complete List of Farm to Table Chicago Restaurants

*This list appears to be a constant work in progress, which is actually perfect! We have been contacted a couple times to have places added to this list. It is great to see that people are passionate about these types of restaurants and will take the time to make sure...

App for Free Parking in Chicago – Don’t Feed the Meters

If you are among the minority that own a vehicle of your own in Chicago– then you know the struggles of finding parking, even more so when it comes to free parking in Chicago. Valets and meters can add up very, very quickly– especially if you happen to find yourself...

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The Best Chicago Bed and Breakfast? – Top 5

Whether you spend time traveling, or are just looking for a little weekend escape from your abode – a Chicago bed and breakfast stay will trump a hotel every time. Great locations, reasonable prices, unmatched hospitality, and some of the best home-cooked breakfasts...

Malort Liquor – Chicago’s Inside Joke

If you closely skim this article, you may notice that it is listed under the Entertainment category. That is because Jeppson’s Malort is not traditionally used for any other reason than as a tool to make your friends cringe (and potentially vomit) while everyone else...

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 Wine Bar Chicago List

Chicago has an explosive craft brewery scene and an upcoming distillery scene, but we must not forget to reap the fruit of our labor – wine. The wine bar Chicago scene provides great venues to enjoy intimate conversations and indulge in some exquisite food options...

10 Places to Go in Chicago

Of course in Chicago we haven’t had the best weather. The past couple of days haven’t been bad, but we are certainly not done with winter. So come along with me as I plan out my points of interest for the year. Some of these I have been to and really enjoyed like a...

Top 10 Tapas Chicago Venues

Going out to eat should be an experience, something that you can make a night of. Small plates of gourmet dishes eaten amongst friends is the perfect reason to check out these tapas Chicago venues. Tapas Valencia Tapas Valencia is an award winning Spanish tapas venue...