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Best Places To Go Back To School Shopping In Chicago

It’s time to say “hello” to iPad chargers, a stack of tee shirts and a new park of kicks that will take you through the last chunk of 2014.

08/26/2014

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Ask A Chicago Expert: Tips On Finding Deals Shopping Online

Follow our expert’s easy tips and you’ll be saving green all year long on fashion and accessories.

08/19/2014

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Best Shopping In Chicago’s West Town

West Town’s friendly shop owners offer unique apparel, trinkets, vinyl, home decor and more and are waiting to say, “welcome.”

08/12/2014

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Best EDM Bars Or Clubs In Chicago

Get to these Chicago EDM clubs and bars for a seamless sound cloud of sensory overload.

08/07/2014

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Best Hotel Gift Shops In Chicago

Local hotels are smartly stocking their gift shops with unusual, Chicago-centric and hotel-specific items for you to tote back home for yourself or friends and family. Here are some of the best.

08/05/2014

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A Breakdown Of 5 Of Chicago’s Best Neighborhoods

Despite gentrification and an influx of transplants across the entire city, these communities still have that “je nais se quois” that makes each distinctive in its own right.

07/19/2014

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Best Bars For Singles In Chicago

Chicago offers spaces for single mingling disguised as laid-back taverns and hotel bars as well as the venerable dance club and dive bar.

07/17/2014

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Best Public Golf Courses In Chicago

Although the Chicago Park District offers six courses in town, serious golfers have to travel just a little to satisfy their addiction.

07/12/2014

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Ask A Chicago Stylist: Three Easy Braided Hairstyles

Call it the “Game of Thrones” factor, but braids are hot. Veteran stylist Amy Corvillion, owner of All About You in Crystal Lake, offers three easy braided hairstyles that will keep you cool, in both senses of the word, and looking hot.

07/08/2014

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Best Hotels With Free Breakfast In Chicago

With so many hotel choices in Chicago, you may as well choose one that knows just how welcome a complimentary breakfast can be to guests whether in town on business or pleasure.

07/05/2014

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Best Bars With Ladies’ Nights In Chicago

Grab the girls and head to one of these Chicago spots that offer deals for customers of the female persuasion.

07/03/2014

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Best Places For Handmade Accessories In Chicago

You don’t have to be a world traveler to score handmade pieces, just head to any of these Chicago shops that stock an ever-changing array of crafted-by-hand extras that help you shine.

07/01/2014

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Best Fourth Of July Parties In Chicago

Backyard, deck and patio grills will be smokin’ along will these Chicago spots for pre- and post-fireworks celebrations around the city on Independence Day, 2014.

06/26/2014

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Best Frozen Drinks In Chicago

The wavy lines in your vision may be from the temps but these frozen concoctions will pull them taut so you can revel in all the sweetness of summer in Chicago.

06/25/2014

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Best Places To Rent A Tux In Chicago

Instead of spending top dollar to buy a tuxedo. guys can just rent one from one of these Chicago shops.

06/17/2014

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Best Places In Chicago To Shop For Wedding Gifts

If you want a memorable gift for good friends or a family member getting hitched, mosey around these shops for the unusual or usable that will increase the happy couple’s endorphins on that special day.

06/10/2014

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Best Places For Father’s Day Gifts In Chicago

A thoughtful gift from one of these Chicago shops will show dad just how much you appreciate him this Father’s Day.

06/03/2014

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Best Attractions For Art Lovers In Chicago

Assuming every local and out-of-towner is familiar with the venerated Art Institute of Chicago and its treasures, here are a handful of other choice spots to eat your art out.

05/31/2014

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Best BYOB Restaurants In The Chicago Area

Dine at one of these BYOB Chicago eateries that offer memorable vittles and the knowledge that you’re oh-so-smart for doing so.

05/28/2014

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Best Sports Bars To Watch World Cup Soccer In Chicago

All you need do is throw back some cold beer and enjoy the games at these stellar stops for FIFA World Cup 2014.

05/22/2014

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