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 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 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.
Best Fall Craft Beers In ChicagoAs the end of summer is in sight, football and Halloween are one everyone's mind, and for beer enthusiasts in Chicago - so are fall craft beers.
Best Swing Dance Clubs In ChicagoWhat's "in" in music can vary from day to day, but one of the genres that is still going strong after several decades is swing. If you're looking for a place to do your own swinging in the Chicago area, here are some of the best swing dance venues around.
Best Fall 2015 Outdoor Concerts In ChicagoAs summer begins to wind down in Chicago and we welcome autumn, there maybe fewer places to hear live music. But there are still some opportunities for outdoor concerts in Chicago this fall.
Best Bars To Watch Premier League Soccer In ChicagoIf catching an early-morning match of Premier League soccer is your cup of tea, then keep these five Chicago-area pubs in mind.
Best Bars In Chicago To Watch The NFL's Opening GamesIt's that time again! Not long to wait until football season is in full swing. Now, where's the best place in Chicago to celebrate the season's beginnings and kick back and watch the opening games? Here are a few of our favorites.
A Night Out In River NorthNo matter what kind of bar you're looking for, you'll find it in River North. Here are five of the best in Chicago's best nightlife district.
Best Bars For Bachelor Parties In ChicagoIf you are a best man looking for a fun locale for your bud's bachelor party, try one of these five Chicago spots.

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