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Why are giant ketchup dispensers all over Chicago?

Heinz declares war on the city's anti-ketchup crowd by putting dispensers outside The Weiners Circle and Navy Pier.

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Watch The Oldest Footage of Chicago on Film

Yestervid compiles silent film footage of the Windy City dating back to 1896.

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The Pitchfork Music Festival 2023 lineup is here

The annual summer music festival will return to Union Park in July with headliners The Smile, Big Thief and Bon Iver.

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The best rooftop bars for winter drinks in Chicago

Our city has plenty of options for a great drink with a great view — even when it's cold out.

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Unique Things to Do in Chicago, Illinois

If you're looking for unique experiences in Chicago this article is for you! Quirky things to do, unique places to visit, and more.

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Chicago Streets Quiz – Chicago Magazine

How well do you know the city's roads, avenues, streets, and boulevards?

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Old Style: The Chicago Beer That Isn’t – Chicago Magazine

It hails from the Wisconsin-Minnesota border, but good marketing made it the second city's first choice.

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All Chicago mass COVID-19 vaccination sites to open for walk-in appointments starting Friday

Citing a long-awaited increase in COVID-19 vaccine supply, Chicago’s public health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady said all city mass vaccination sites will accept walk-in appointments starting Friday.

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The 43 best things to do in Chicago right now

Find essential attractions, delicious restaurants, amazing nightlife and more in this list of the best things to do in Chicago.

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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.