Category: City Guide


Spotlight on: Sweet Cakes Bakery in Wicker Park

Since relocating their popular Ukrainian Village bakery, Sweet Cakes Bakery, to a busy corner in Wicker Park this winter, father-daughter team Vern and Emily Smith have transformed a former office …

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Brian Hillegas

Street artist Shepard Fairey in Chicago

The famed street artist Shepard Fairey has organized a large show of street art in conjunction with Lollapalooza this year.

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Hottest Chicago neighborhoods for condo sales

These five neighborhoods had condos on the market for the least number of days during the first quarter of this year. Do you live in one?

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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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