Category: City Guide

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This Chicago museum was just named best on the planet

September is a great month to take advantage of all the great museums Chicago has to offer. Between the Smithsonian’s Museum Day Live! event on Sept. 27, and the multiple …

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Chicago taxes too high? How to appeal your property assessment

Worried your Chicago taxes will be too high next year? The Chicago Board of Review is currently accepting appeals for Lake View Township.

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Say good-bye to this midcentury icon in River North

The Chicago Plan Commission has approved a highrise to replace this River North midcentury landmark.

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Air and Water Show this weekend: road closures and parking restrictions

The Chicago Air and Water Show is this weekend and that means lots of people downtown. Know your way around the temporary restrictions!

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Spotlight on: Sweet Cakes Bakery in Wicker Park

Owners Emily and Vern Smith have recently relocated their popular Sweet Cakes bakery to Wicker Park. We got the full story.

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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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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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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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