Nightlife & Music

Best Mardi Gras Parties In ChicagoIf you can't actually be in New Orleans for Mardi Gras, it's still possible to party in Chicago too -- "Fat-Tuesday" style.
Best Bars To Watch Super Bowl 50 In ChicagoCheer (or commiserate) with other football fans by watching Super Bowl 50 in these five bars in the Chicago area.
Ask A Chicago Expert: Tips For Brewing Your Own BeerBefore you start brewing your first batch of homemade beer, take a look at these tips from two experts in the Chicago area.
Best Places For Port Wine In ChicagoStrong, sweet and very, very red -- what's not to love about port wine? Here's where to enjoy it in Chicago!
Best Up-And-Coming Chicago Bands To Check Out In 2016These Chicago area-based musicians all had big moments in 2015. How many have you heard of?
Best Bars In Chicago That Opened In 2015Everyone has their favorite watering-hole, but if you're looking for something new here are a few of the best bars in Chicago that opened their doors in 2015.
Best New Year's Eve 2015 Parties In ChicagoRing in the New Year in style in Chicago with these parties downtown.
Best Winter Beers In ChicagoIt's time to look for a good stout, lager or complex ale. Fortunately, Chicago teems with craft breweries that match Carl Sanburg's "City of the Big Shoulders" with like-minded winter beers.
Best Egg Nog Cocktails In ChicagoGet into the spirits of the holiday season with these eggnog cocktails.
Best Bars With Infused Vodka In ChicagoChicago is the city of of food and drinks; the most creative and tasty drinks can be found in the Windy City.
Best 2015 Holiday Concerts In ChicagoOne of the things that go great with the holiday season is music, and in Chicago, there are a great many opportunities to see holiday concerts to help feel festive.
Best Sour Beers In ChicagoThirsty? Instead of drinking the same beer over and over, consider trying something new with these sour beers found in the Chicago area.

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