Category: City Guide


CTA Red Line and Purple Line to get significant improvements; city seeks input

As you may remember, in 2013, the city completed significant repairs and renovations on the CTA Red Line between Cermak and 95th Street, as well as station repairs renovations at …

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Chicago Magazine releases list of best Chicago public schools

For the first time in four years, Chicago Magazine ranks the top Chicago Public Schools on everything from graduation rates to environment.

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Best Chicago sports bars to watch the Olympics

Looking for a good spot to get a bite to eat and watch the latest Olympics events? These Chicago sports bars should do the trick.

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CTA plans to renovate Illinois Medical District blue line stop

The Illinois Medical District blue line stop will get a much-needed upgrade, part of a larger investment in this part of the city.

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North Pond of Lincoln Park getting revamped

Lincoln Park's North Pond and adjacent land will get a refresh in the coming months.

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Chicago Magazine releases 2016 Best of Chicago list

Looking for the best of the best? We've got our favorite highlights of the Best of Chicago list.

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Chicago food tour: Is the Loop becoming a foodie haven?

Once a sad geography of run-of-the-mill quick lunch spots and chain restaurants, the Loop is coming into its own as a food destination.

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CTA news: Look for a renovated and updated Quincy L station

The beautifully old-fashioned Quincy L station will get a renovation in the coming year, according to the CTA.

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Development news: Chicago’s Pivot to the River

What's new in development news? A lot of projects are focusing on the potential of the Chicago River.

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