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Odd Combo Venues: Weird Stores And Restaurants To Visit

Some of the best shops in the city involve creative owners trying to make an extra buck through two businesses at once. And while there’s plenty of these that you’d expect (gift shops or restaurants attached to hotels and museums), we decided to highlight some of the quirky and downright inspiring examples of Chicago’s multitasking business owners.

03/06/2012

Growing Home Wood Street Farm (credit: growinghomeinc.org/Andrew Collings)

Top Chicago Charities

There’s always plenty to do in the city, but sometimes you’ve got to balance what’s important. Are you hitting the gym and playing sports enough? Are you seeing your friends enough? Are you expanding your artistic and culinary horizons? Take a break from yourself and go support those in need through one of these excellent Chicagoland charitable organizations.

12/14/2011