Culture

The Best Day Hikes for Chicagoans to Tackle Before Winter Hits

Before you batten down the hatches for the season, enjoy a final foray into the great outdoors

Travel

10 Perfect Airbnbs for Escaping Chicago This Holiday Season

From a tiny farmhouse for two to a “family compound” that can accommodate 16

Movies

I Rented Out an Entire Movie Theater for $100. You Can, Too.

Finally something from the COVID era that’s better than the pre-pandemic version

Chicago

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

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

Chicago

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.

Chicago

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