Category: City Guide


Say good-bye to this midcentury icon in River North

For several months now, the future of the River North Howard Johnson’s site has been up in the air, but now it seems that the building that replaces HoJo’s will …

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Matthew Smith

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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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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