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How to Spend $500 at Mohop

Lucky for us shoe and animal lovers, Annie Mohaupt grew up on a sheep farm before she was trained as an architect. When she...

Chicago Architecture Center

Chicago Architecture Center Chicago’s newest riverfront museum is where the story of the city begins. See the country’s largest 3D model of Chicago—boasting more than...

The Second City

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Welcome Back, Summer

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5 Refreshing Benefits of IV Drips

Since the dawn of time, people have sought out ways to feel better and live healthier lives. They've experimented with different diets, exercise regimens,...

Five Chicago-Area Homes Next to Forest Preserves

For a lot of people during the past year, being outside was a balm when everything else was shut down. That’s part of why...

Four Locally Made Sauces to Jazz Up Your Summer Cookout

1. Umami Ssam Sauce from Mott St. What’s in it The Mott St. team makes this vegetal twist on traditional Korean ssamjang by mixing red miso,...

Why the Classic Chicago Accent is Disappearing

I was in a bar in Beverly, watching the Bears play the Jaguars. After the Bears went up 13-0 on a Conor Barth field...

How MR Mayo Finds Time To Meditate on Set

For the past five seasons, Mayo has lit up the small screen as Chicago Fire’s Stella Kidd, an aspiring officer in an on-again, off-again...

The 20 Smartest, Greenest Places to Buy a Home Right Now

Bennett Park in Streeterville Photograph: George Rose/Getty Images PARKS AND PLAYGROUNDS Western SuburbsST. CHARLES The 40 or so green spaces meticulously maintained by the St. Charles...

What Your Home is Worth

100% drop 100% increase   Community areas in grey had fewer than 20 sales. 100% drop 100% increase   Community areas in grey had fewer than 20 sales. 2020 housing data SOURCE: Midwest...

Meet The New Pitmasters On Chicago’s Barbecue Scene

During the pandemic, El Ideas chef Phillip Foss and his wife, Akiko Moorman, had an idea: Why not dust off the boxy old smoker...

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Nini’s Deli Plots Reopening After Owner’s Bigoted Remarks Led to Closure Last Summer

Almost a year since Nini’s Deli closed in West Town after a series of anti-Black, Islamaphobic, and homophobic comments made by the...

Chicago Restaurants and Bars Fully Reopen After 15 Grueling Months

It’s been 450 days since Chicago’s restaurants and bars have been able to operate without customers wearing masks and tables spaced six...

Five Homes You Can Walk to a Cubs or Sox Game From

The Cubs and the Sox recently released their City Connect uniforms, which pay tribute to the city and their particular part in it. The...

Chicago to Pedestrianize Three Major Downtown Streets for Summer Outdoor Dining

On Friday, the city of Chicago will completely lift COVID-19 restrictions at restaurants, but developers and restaurants owners worry that it will...