Chicago's Big 6 Shopping Neighborhoods

Whether you crave the latest looks from big name stores, couture pieces from European icons or unique finds from budding local designers, these six hot shopping districts are sure to suit any style or budget.

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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.

10 Guilty Pleasures of Dining

It could be the sheer beauty of the dish or the simplicity of its ingredients or, yes, possibly the super-high fat content that feels oh so wrong, yet tastes oh so right.

3 Bars for a Birthday Weekend

America turns 238 this year, but what about those of you with a birthday of your own? Party all weekend long at these group-friendly bars and lounges.

Shop Walk: Fashion Outlets of Chicago

The mega-shopping mecca in Chicagoland, the Fashion Outlets of Chicago, hold more than 53,000-square-feet of shopping paradise. Visitors—we hope you brought an extra suitcase.

Ring Around the Rosemont

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

The Language of Cocktails

Want to cool things off or set off fireworks? The Boarding House owner and Master Sommelier Alpana Singh decodes what your beverage choice says about you- and what it says to your mate.

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...

Summer Sips from Chicago

Two Chicago bars share their favorite recipes for summer cocktails. Cheers!

Scream-O-Meter Chicago

Hold on to your jaws. Six Flags Great America's newest ride, Goliath, provides 180 feet of wooden slopes to make you scream.

My Chicago: Rick Bayless

Chef and restaurateur Rick Bayless tells why he loves Chicago and how he spends the perfect day in town.