Category: City Guide

David Wilson holiday train

It’s that time of year! The CTA Holiday Train arrives

It wouldn’t be the holidays in Chicago without the CTA Holiday Train. Even the grinchiest of hearts grows at least one size when spotting the special decorated train with Santa …

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Bobbi Bowers half acre

Chicago is the craft beer capital of the country

With more square feet of craft breweries than any other city, Chicago is named the Craft Beer Capital of the US.

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Tim Sackton Chicago Riverwalk

New Michigan Avenue Apple store renderings released

The first renderings of the new Michigan Avenue Apple store show Prairie Style influence and a store facing the Riverwalk.

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Dina-Roberts Wakulczyk Wrigley

Best Chicago bars to watch the Cubs game

Where are the best Chicago bars to cheer on the Cubs in game 4 of the divisional playoffs? We've got a few suggestions!

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Steve Browne & John Verkleir

Create your own tour: Unusual Chicago buildings

The Architecture Biennial is in town, so why not take this opportunity to explore some of the more unusual Chicago buildings?

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Chicago Marathon Scott Rettberg

Chicago Marathon neighborhood info and road closures

The Chicago Marathon will cover 29 neighborhoods this Sunday. Here's what you need to know about getting around the city.

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David B Gleason South Loop

Chicago architecture news: Lots of new South Loop high-rises

The South Loop skyline is poised to change with this Chicago architecture buliding boom.

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Tony Fischer hot dog cart

Changes are coming to the Chicago food scene

On the horizon: New licensing for pushcart vendors and the closing of one of the city's most luxe and popular Japanese restaurants.

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Tripp Bucktown

Still a popular spot for real estate: Bucktown

Bucktown sees its priciest listing hit the market this week, and the neighborhood development continues to grow.

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