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Best Bars With Tropical Drinks In Chicago

Breeze into these tropical cocktail venues for a taste of the islands while we pretend Lake Michigan is the Pacific. Huli pau!

06/25/2015

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Best Spots In Chicago For A Father’s Day Drink With Dad

Finding the perfect spot to have a drink with Dad on Father’s Day is easy when in Chicago, the best places to go with Dad are listed below.

06/18/2015

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Best Bars In Chicago To Celebrate Pride Month

Get your friends and keep the party going at these Chicago bars during LGBT Pride Month.

06/11/2015

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Best Bars To Watch The Women’s World Cup In Chicago

Cheer on the US Women’s team during the World Cup at these five soccer bars.

06/04/2015

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Best Bars With A Patio In Chicago

With warm weather finally here, it’s time to get out and dine and drink alfresco. The next time you want a drink on the patio, keep these Chicago bars in mind.

05/28/2015

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Best Free Summer Concerts In Chicago

Summer in Chicago is a beautiful and fleeting season! Everyone is looking for more ways to enjoy the weather and get outdoors, preferably without breaking the bank. Here are several options for free concerts in Chicago that you can enjoy throughout the season with little strain on your wallet.

05/25/2015

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Best Bars To Celebrate Cinco De Mayo In Chicago

Say “Si” to a grande Cinco de Mayo night at any of these Chicago suggestions.

04/30/2015

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Best Gay Bars In Chicago

Make your own kind of music in any of these venues that welcome the community with open arms.

04/16/2015

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Best Bars To Spend Your Tax Return/Celebrate End of Tax Day In Chicago

Receiving your annual tax refund is often a highly anticipated event. Why not reward yourself with a celebratory drink in Chicago?

04/09/2015

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Best Monday Night Specials In Chicago

Get yourself out for any of these Monday night specials that will assuage the stifling normality of weekdays and bring, at least, an air of weekend fun.

04/02/2015

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Best Rainy Day Bars In Chicago

Rainy days in Chicago can still yield some great fun with friends, especially if you’re thinking of checking out some local bars. Whether you’re looking to watch the game on the big screen or just some comfort food to keep away the cold, Chicago offers some bars that will help keep away the rainy day blues.

03/26/2015

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Best Baseball Bars In Chicago

Chicago is a baseball city with fierce fans on the side of either the Sox or the Cubs. Regardless of who you’re rooting for, there is a baseball bar in Chicago that will suit your tastes.

03/19/2015

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Best Bars For March Madness In Chicago

Watch the games during March Madness at these Chicago bars.

03/12/2015

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Best Irish Bars In Chicago

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Chicago inevitably entails visiting one of the many Irish bars scattered throughout the city. Whether you’re looking for a good drink or some authentic Irish cuisine, there are some options that stand out from the others.

03/05/2015

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Ask A Chicago Bartender: Your Best Martini Recipe

James Bond’s martini world was a lot less complicated but these spirited drink recipes are much more intriguing.

02/26/2015

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Best Bars In Chicago With A Fireplace

Warm up this winter by hanging out at these bars with some of the best fireplaces in town.

02/19/2015

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Best Mardi Gras Celebrations In Chicago

Celebrate the biggest party of the year, Mardi Gras, at these Chicago bars/restaurants.

02/12/2015

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Best Valentine’s Day Events For Singles In Chicago

Singles have plenty of choices in Chicago that include big fun for a small amount of effort during Valentine’s season.

02/05/2015

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Best Jazz Bands In Chicago

For some of the best smooth jazz sounds in the city, check out these five bands.

01/29/2015

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Best Country Bars In Chicago

Put on your country boots before heading to the five best country bars in Chicago.

01/22/2015

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