Nightlife & Music

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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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Best Cocktail Happy Hours In Chicago

Illinois may not allow happy hours in the traditional sense, but these five bars/restaurants have some of the best cocktail specials in town.

01/15/2015

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Best Bars To Watch Basketball In Chicago

There’s pretty much a sports bar on every corner in every neighborhood of Chicago. But if you’re looking to catch a basketball game, or watch a few at one time, then these five bars are sure to have you covered.

01/08/2015

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Ask A Chicago Expert: Your Best Hot Winter Drink

Stay inside and keep warm with these hot winter drink recipes.

01/01/2015

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2014’s Best New Cocktail Bars In Chicago

Today’s mixologists practically create art with their alcoholic alchemy. Here are the newest Chicago spots to sip the most interesting intoxicants.

12/25/2014

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Best 2015 New Year’s Eve Parties In Chicago

Celebrate the new year at the hottest parties in Chicago.

12/18/2014

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Best Up-And-Coming Chicago Bands Of 2014

These up-and-comers in Chicago are on a short list of the most excellent contenders for “best” 2014 style.

12/11/2014

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Best Places For Holiday Cocktails In Chicago

Get in the holiday spirit with these cocktails in Chicago.

12/04/2014

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Best 2014 Holiday Concerts In Chicago

Here are a mittenful of Chicago holiday concerts that are sure to take away the bah humbug from your seasonal attitude.

11/27/2014

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Best Hookah Bars In Chicago

Relax with friends at these five hookah bars in Chicago.

11/20/2014

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Best Bars For Craft Beer Aficionados In Chicago

Craft beer is the way to lift off in this town and you can sample brews from around the region and nation in these spots with killer craft beer lists.

11/13/2014

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Best Places For Adult Music Classes In Chicago

It’s never too late to learn a new instrument. Check out these five places for adult music classes in Chicago.

11/06/2014

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Best Bars To Get Local Beer In Chicago

Whether you’re checking out Chicago on a trip or just enjoy savoring your local beverages, here are five of the best places in the city to get local beers.

10/30/2014

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Best Piano Bars In Chicago

From the heart of Chicago to the suburbs, there are plenty of places to enjoy a drink while listening to a song or two at a piano bar. You just need to know where to go.

10/23/2014

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