How Does a "No Entry" Open House Chicago Even Work?

The annual celebration of Chicago's coolest spaces is doing things a little differently this year


Chicago Now Has a Giant Outdoor Jungle Gym for Adults

The Forge in Lemont is the COVID-approved entertainment space we all need right now


How Citizens and Companies Can Support Antiracism in Chicago

“Not being racist” is simply no longer enough

Health & Fitness

How to Safely Work Out Outdoors During the Summer of COVID-19

Gyms are reopening. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t avoid them.


How and Where to Responsibly Rent a Summer House Near Chicago

Can summer vacation be salvaged? Hopefully.


The Biggest Challenges Facing Chicago Over the Next Decade

Eight business and thought leaders from a variety of industries weigh in

Food & Drink

A Brewery Tour of Chicago’s Northwestern Burbs, an Underrated Beer Haven

Plus: The final word on whether ordering flights is for amateurs


The Chicago Gyms Where You Can Try All the Biggest Fitness Trends for 2020

From float tanks and cryotherapy to the inexplicably en vogue Versa Climber


How Well Do You Really Know Chicago’s New Cannabis Laws?

You can now legally get high in the great state of Illinois — provided you know a few simple rules