Get swept up in the windy city full of culture, fun and food.
How I See Chicago
The Windy City. Chi-Town. The Second City. There’s plenty of names for Chicago. I simply call it: HOME. From its sprawling parks to its towering skyscrapers and eclectic neighborhoods, this city is a playground. Whether enjoying a sunrise sprint along Lake Michigan or biking one of its many trails, you'll enjoy amazing views all around. Chicago may be the home of blues music, but nothing here will leave you feeling down.
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Neighborhoods to explore
Chicago's neighborhoods are each like a character of their own. Get to know all of the best places to explore.
Known as the “Black Metropolis” in the early 20th century, this historic neighborhood is central to Chicago’s storied Blues & Jazz scenes and served as home to some of that period’s greatest African-American actors, actresses, poets, and musicians.
This colorful, vibrant, multicultural neighborhood is home to some of the city’s best street art, drenched in the Latinx history of the majority of its residents.
3. Logan Square
This thriving, artsy community is the city’s central hub for everything local, lined with dive bars serving local craft beers, music venues & galleries showcasing local artists, and local restaurants.
4. River North
Party central! You’ll find some of the hottest nightclubs and swankest restaurants the city has to offer in this bustling neighborhood.
644 North Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL, 60611
172 W Adams Street
Chicago, IL 60603
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Seasons change but we’ve got you covered on the hottest spots in the city.
738 W. RANDOLPH ST
This rustic, chic spot offers cuisine that will carry your taste buds from the Caribbean into Central and South America. Stay a little longer and join the party upstairs at Esco Bar Thursdays – Saturdays from 9PM - 3AM.
39 S. LASALLE ST
Vol. 39 is known as the businessman lounge and offers the perfect ambiance for after work cocktails. This lobby lounge features a bar-cart service, small plates in a posh library setting decor, complete with law books and sofas.
601 N. Wells St
This swanky colorful spot offers Cuban eats and a rum bar, plus live entertainment with cabaret seating.
1115 W. Lake St
Know no boundaries and make it a one stop shop at Rider. This innovative space showcases everything from vintage and refurbished furniture to clothing, art and apothecary items.
Either / Or
717 N Wells St
From their amazing açai bowl to their assortment of delicious smoothies, this spot will provide you with the fuel to push through that 9am meeting or rough morning-after.
W Chicago - Lakeshore
Urban energy with lakeside views make the perfect city escape.
W Chicago - City Center
Experience the thriving culture of downtown.
Spotted in Chicago
1827 South Halsted St
Artpentry is an independent wood shop and gallery space selling The Gentleman’s Boombox, an object d’art that will remix the way you play music.
201 E. Randolph St
Located next to the Art Institute of Chicago, this 25-acre, art-filled park is a Chicago must-see.
15 East Huron St
This celebrated boutique has couture pieces and cult brands rare to even more renowned shopping destinations like New York and L.A.
330 S. Wells St
Take a look around at the fine tailored menswear or delve into the leather accessories and bowties.
100 South Morgan St
Get out of your comfort zone with a whopping 23,000 square feet of climbing terrain located just minutes away in the West Loop.
W Chicago – Lakeshore
A fresh, modern take on seasonal Italian cuisine showcasing simple and soulful dishes alongside hand-crafted Italian cocktails, a boutique wine list, wines on tap, and an array of local microbrews.
2105 South State St
One part rock club, one part restaurant and another part old school record store.
306 N Halsted St
Headliners such A-Track, The Magician, Tiesto and more won’t pass through Chicago without a stop at The Mid.