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Chicago at a Glance: Lincoln Square

Chicago at a Glance: Lincoln Square March 27, 2012 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Chicago’s northwest side has a neighborhood that’s quaint and residential and still replete with incredible restaurants and delightful shops.  Lincoln Square is home to families, long-time Chicagoans, and a growing number of hip young people. Welcome to Lincoln Square! As you turn south onto North...

Local Cuisine: Chicago-Style Pizza

Local Cuisine: Chicago-Style Pizza January 25, 2012 | Food, What's New | Read More
“Chicago-style” deep-dish pizza is the Windy City’s version of local cuisine.  Try to picture/smell/taste it: flaky, golden brown crust packed with about an inch of gooey cheese covered in a rich tomato sauce, and, depending on your taste, stuffed with anything from ham and pineapple to spinach...

A Touch of Blarney: Best Irish Pubs and Restaurants

A Touch of Blarney: Best Irish Pubs and Restaurants January 17, 2012 | What's New | Read More
Chicago has an enormous Irish-American population, so whether it’s St. Patrick’s Day or a regular Tuesday, Irish pubs abound.  Get a bit of Blarney at some of our favorite Irish establishments.   Gourmet Burger at Fado Celtic Crossings Co-owned by three Irishmen, this River North bar stays...

Best Italian Cuisine

Best Italian Cuisine November 16, 2011 | Food, What's New | Read More
Chicago's Little Italy photo courtesy of Zol87 If you’re searching for Chicago’s most delicious Italian cuisine, you’ll find that one of the city’s top ristoranti is right around the corner. Italian kitchens cook up delicacies in almost every neighborhood in the city. Andersonville’s Anteprima...

New Restaurant Openings

New Restaurant Openings October 20, 2011 | Food, What's New | Read More
Dining in Chicago is like watching the stock market. It takes a sharp eye to keep up with constant turnover. October welcomed a long list of restaurant openings. The furthering cupcake domination was joined by a handful of second-time openers. Metromix prints monthly “New to the Scene” lists. Photo...

Best Chicago Restaurants – ZED 451

Best Chicago Restaurants – ZED 451 August 29, 2011 | Food, What's New | Read More
In a city known for eating and drinking, there are an abundance of options for every meal, and even every part of your meal to serve all your needs and cravings. Each restaurant features its’ unique style and specialty, but why go to multiple locations to satisfy all your tastes, when you can...

Free Chicago Summer Concerts

Free Chicago Summer Concerts June 11, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
It really doesn’t get much better than summer in Chicago. We really just want to find any excuse to leave the office early and get outside. Whether the chosen activity is resting on the beach, taking a bike ride on the lake, or sipping a cocktail on a local restaurant patio, being outside is the...

Foggy Bike the Drive Chicago

Foggy Bike the Drive Chicago May 31, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Bike the Drive 2011 was a huge success in Chicago this past Sunday, even with all the rain, fog, lightening, and thunder! Chicago was hit with torrential rain and severe thunderstorms for most of the day, but seemed to hold out just long enough for most of Bike the Drive to finish. The photos below show...

Chicago has a New Mayor!

Chicago has a New Mayor! May 18, 2011 | What's New | Read More
This week marked the dawning of a new age in Chicago with the swearing-in of Rahm Emanuel as Chicago’s 46th Mayor! The former Chicago mayor, Richard M. Daly, served for 12 years, so start your counting now for Rahm. Can he establish the same kind of legacy and keep ticking along? Only time will...

Chicago’s Lollapalooza Lineup Announced

Chicago’s Lollapalooza Lineup Announced April 26, 2011 | What's New | Read More
The 20th Anniversary of the massive music festival, Lollapalooza, has been officially announced! The three day event, August 5-7th will include headliners Eminem, Foo Fighers, Coldplay, Muse, My Morning Jacket, Deadmaus, A Perfect Circle, Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley & Nas, The Cars, and...