David Bowie Is... in Chicago

Ziggy Stardust, Aladdin Sane and almost 400 pieces of Bowie history take over the fourth floor of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.

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My Chicago: Jeff Jenkins

Jeff Jenkins, founder and artistic director of Midnight Circus, a major Chicago event and fundraiser for the Chicago Park District, opens up about his family of performers and his favorite places around the Windy City.

16 Chicago Sports Bars for the Big Win

16 Chicago bars that beat the sports bar stereotype with creative decor, food that goes beyond wings and skins (though there’s plenty of that. too), local brews on tap, and, if nothing else, flat-screens galore.

Chicago Sports by the Numbers

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The number of touchdowns scored by the legendary running back Walter Payton, affectionately dubbed “Sweetness,” just one of many football feats during his 13 seasons with the Chicago Bears, from 1975 to 1987.

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To be exact: 6 feet, 11.5...

4 Chicago Museums for a Cultural Fix

The Windy City celebrates its ethnic diversity with these cultural museums—from Greece to Mexico to Sweden and more.

Collegiate Neighborhoods 101

To Chicago’s already deep-dish identity—food capital, sports town, architectural giant—comes one more personality: university town. In the spirit of back-to-school season, we visit three college neighborhoods for a taste of life outside the dorms.

Glam Squad Chicago

Between fancy date nights and single soirées, we know this for sure: a hot outfit deserves hair, makeup and skin to match. Luckily, you can leave the exfoliating, tweezing, buffing and volumizing to these beauty professionals.

The Making of a Blue Man

As the production enters get another year in Chicago, we look at the personalities and process driving this creative force.

Happy Birthday, Millennium Park!

It’s your children’s goofy faces reflected in the silver bean-shaped “Cloud Gate.” It’s finding a peaceful spot amid the wildflowers of the Lurie Garden. Or picnicking with your favorite someone on the Pritzker Pavilion lawn for a free concert. Everyone has a favorite Millennium Park moment. And...

Ring Around the Rosemont

A quick day trip from Chicago and near O'Hare airport, Rosemont packs a lot into a small space.

15 Things We Love About Lake Michigan

From North Avenue Beach to the skinny cocktails served waterside, these are the things that keep Chicago locals (and travelers) coming back again and again.

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