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...

The Chicago Traveler Articles

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...

Chicago Beard Tamers – Contain Your Mane

Winter is upon us, and natural masks have taken over many faces the last few months. While some just ain’t care and sport the rough, untamed look– others prepare to maintain their facial blanket. Chicago Beard Tamers are skilled with straight-razors to clean up the...

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...

Top 5 Chicago Basketball Courts

Chicago basketball courts are in abundance outside of the Chicago Bulls’ United Center home court. With so many options, it is sometime hard to narrow it down to one. Many of the courts are located in fantastic parks that provide activities to do when not on the...

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...

191 North Wacker Fits Right In

The Chicago Lantern Building at 191 North Wacker may not be quite as famous as its next-door neighbor, 333 Wacker Drive, but it holds its own in the downtown neighborhood. This 516-foot tall (157 m) skyscraper with 37 floors borders the Chicago River, and the...

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...

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...

Top 10 Chicago Cubs Players Of All Time

For this post I decided I would go over the careers of those who have graced home plate at 1060 West Addison, as my exhaustive research and by that I mean my ability to keep track of a hundred open Google tabs has concluded. The criteria for making this list are...

Best Donuts In Chicago – Top 12

Chicago may be known for its famous deep dish pizza and Chicago style hot dogs – but now it is time for the donut world to receive its praise. From the traditional buttermilk, to maple bacon, and banana Nutella infused creations – your taste buds will dance with every...