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Questions from the Historic Chicago Walking Bar Tour - Chicago Detours

Answering questions that stump the guides on the Historic Chicago Walking Bar Tour. Topics range from speakeasies, to conspiracy theories, and more as we answer your best Bar Tour questions!

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Carol’s Pub: Uptown’s famous late-night honky tonk tavern is back from the dead and good as ever. | Bars in Uptown, Chicago

The last time I went to Carol’s Pub—before it closed in 2016 due to tax debt—was a Friday night in the dead of winter. The place was packed from wall to wall, a

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Should you move to Chicago? - Curbed Chicago

Everything you need to know to help you decide whether to put down roots.

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Chicagoans Refuse to Call These Places by Their Real Names

The more beloved the landmark, the more likely it is that Chicagoans have created their own name for it — or are stubbornly clinging to its old moniker.

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Bob Ross Is Making His Museum Debut in Chicago | Mental Floss

A new museum exhibit, titled 'New Age, New Age: Strategies for Survival,' is the first to feature the paintings of Bob Ross.

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Mahjong is experiencing a renaissance downtown | Community | Chicago Reader

It’s like Crazy Rich Asians except way less intense.

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Chicago Will Be Colder Than Mount Everest, Arctic Tomorrow

Tomorrow, Chicago will experience what could be the coldest temperature on record as the city endures colder temperatures than Mount Everest or the Arctic.

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Meet the table busser who’s worked at the same Wilmette pancake house for 54 years - Chicago Tribune

Profile of Othea Loggan, who is 72 and started working at Walker Bros. Pancake House in 1964. He began as a busboy. Fifty-four years later he is still there.

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The disappearing Chicago accent is layered with local history | Reasons to love Chicago

Da dialect of da Daleys is becoming increasingly rare.

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Explaining Chicago to New Yorkers is supremely gratifying

It's a delight to watch the slow-dawning revelation that another American city might give NYC a run for its money.