Category: City Guide

Seth Anderson

West Loop neighborhood to be split in four?

The West Loop neighborhood has been an extremely popular development area in the past few years, attracting new businesses, tech offices and loft-style condo developments. But as Curbed Chicago reports, …

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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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Aurimas Adomavicius

Curbed offers a sneak peek of the Godfrey Hotel Chicago

The wait is nearly over to see the new Godfrey Hotel Chicago, an urban, high-design hotel.

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Chicago is the latest destination for New York Times 36 Hours Series

New York Times writer and former Chicago resident Freda Moon outlines her dream Windy City itinerary for the 36 Hours series.

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826 paranormal

Chicago Halloween Activities around the city

Whether you like to be scared silly or want to dance the weekend away, these Chicago Halloween activities have you covered.

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Highlight this weekend: Open House Chicago

This weekend, the Chicago Architecture Foundation throws open the doors to the city's most amazing spaces -- free of charge!

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