Thursday 19 July 2018
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Category: General Features

Winter neighborhood markets: Where to escape the cold and do a little local shopping around Chicago

Hyde Park Handmade brings together local artisans in a room illuminated by the large, sunny windows. ... The ambiance is relaxed, with...

Coffee craze: I visited 52 Chicago coffee shops in 52 weeks, and I have a few favorites to share

To escape my apartment, I started hanging out in local coffee shops and got hooked. Some may call that a caffeine dependency, but I think...

Spotlight on Klairmont Kollections: One of the best car museums the world has to offer — right here in Chicago

For car lovers, this is paradise, plain and simple. ... And if you happen to catch Mr. Klairmont at the museum, stop and say hello....

Craft beer favorites: We snagged local opinions on where to satisfy your cravings for good brew

Links has a cozy, tavern vibe with TV monitors throughout displaying the current beer menu, serving size available and how much is left in...

Holiday shopping: Six unique Chicago spots to find that perfect gift for the holiday season

Hidden inside a renovated classic brick home on Clark Street, Elizabeth Grace offers a boutiquey, French-inspired assortment of jewelry,...

Small sounds: Eight intimate music venues in Chicago that enhance a concert-goer’s personal experience

Subterranean is extremely intimate, giving the audience the opportunity to be just feet away from the performers — it’s easy to go up...

Chicago first-date favorites: Looking for that ideal spot to make a first impression? We’ve got you covered

If you or your date believe a perfect night out should involve sipping whiskey in a Wisconsin lodge, then Frontier should be in your plans.

A dog’s world: Nine pet-friendly places in Chicago to spoil your furry friends

A dog’s world: Nine pet-friendly places in Chicago to spoil your furry friends

Summer specialties: Where are you most looking forward to eating or drinking in Chicago this summer?

And on cooler summer nights, cozy up next to their fire pit outside at the new Apogee Lounge while taking in the incredible city views.

Cup of joe: Some of Chicago’s coolest coffee shops are found on Milwaukee Avenue

You find yourself absorbed by the Chicago music scene at Cafe Mustache. And if you need a break from your laptop, check out some classic...