The city does not need famous people to legitimize its existence.
To take a dip, Chicagoans must navigate confusing hours of operation, byzantine swim schedules, and inflexible teen lifeguards.
As loved ones leave the city, consider the pros of sticking around.
Add some weight to your summer lit list with new books by Chicago-based or Chicago-adjacent authors.
Especially if you don’t own one (or know someone who knows someone who does)
The natural history haven in North Center contains nearly 300,000 specimens that document the biodiversity of the midwest, Illinois, and greater North America.
Say aloha to David and Amy Carter’s Tabu Tiki Room.
Alysa Kirkpatrick’s West Ridge apartment serves as headquarters for her no-nonsense hobby.
A tour of Jyl Bonaguro’s art studio at Workshop 4200, an enormous industrial facility in Hermosa
The charming Kenwood art studio of Candace Hunter and Arthur Wright has a rich history.
Tour the whimsical Logan Square apartment of Vincent Martell and Jordan Phelps.
A Tudor-style house in Park Ridge is a seasonal spectacle dedicated to the late, great Purple One.
Mary Robinette Kowal makes puppets and writes in a 1913 building in the Ukrainian Village.
The iconic Fleetwood Mac front woman, clad in a series of shawls and capes, put a fresh spin on her stage show.
The owner of the popular shop has an open-door policy at her well-appointed cottage.