Category: City Guide


Hottest Chicago neighborhoods for condo sales

With the housing market steadily improving, maybe you’re thinking it’s finally time to put your place on the market and upgrade to a bigger/newer/nicer abode? Well, the latest statistics on …

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Coast Guard News

Memorial Day weekend activities in Chicago

It's the unofficial start of summer in Chicago! Take advantage of it with these Memorial Day weekend activities!

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Elks Memorial Postcard

Architecture and modern art: Sculpture International at the Elks Memorial

We're excited about the Sculpture International exhibit in Lincoln Park this summer!

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Adam Jones

Neighborhood Spotlight: Ukrainian Village

There are so many great spots to explore in Ukrainian Village. Here's our guide.

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Seth Anderson

West Loop neighborhood to be split in four?

The West Loop neighborhood is poised for even more interesting development.

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This weekend: Dyeing the Chicago River green

How did the unique tradition of dyeing the Chicago River green get its start?

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Kim Scarborough

Mental Floss guide to Chicago neighborhood names

The bloggers at Mental Floss took a stab at the origins of Chicago neighborhood names. They got most of them right.

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Green Streetscape

Chicago is home to “America’s greenest street”

The Chicago Department of Transportation leads progress in environmentally sound technology, building the greenest street in America in Pilsen.

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Bloomingdale Trail

Western Avenue to close for Bloomingdale Trail upgrades this weekend

Expect traffic headaches this weekend as crews repair railroad bridges on Western Avenue that will become part of The Bloomingdale Trail.

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