What we love most about Chicago is that each neighborhood has a special flavor — hopping from one neighborhood to another can sometimes feel like you’re traveling to multiple cities in one day.
Articles By: UPchicago Team
Visit unique shops in Chicago’s downtown to find gifts for everyone on your list, while having a little fun yourself!
Chicago’s architecture has influenced American architecture more than any other. Many of our most notable buildings come from influences from the “Chicago School.”
When it comes to plumbing, when the going gets tough, the tough call the plumber. You want to make sure that the person coming into your home is professionally trained, knows how to fix your problem, and will be sure to clean up any resulting mess.
Are you in the mood for some great smoked barbeque? You don’t have to head for Memphis for authentic barbeque – some of the tastiest sauces, unique flavors and fun atmosphere for barbeque are located in the heart of Chicago!
Whether you’re a self-diagnosed shopaholic or you live in fear of having to buy new clothes, men living in the Chicago area are in luck because there are a number of great stores nearby selling all sorts of men’s fashion items.
This year’s Lolla review wraps up with Day 3 highlights as well as a Food Recap and a Best of the Fest spotlight.
Lolla Day Two: Mother Earth kicks up a big storm, so does Franz Ferdinand!
Gene and Andrew tag-team Lolla again. This year there was no easing into the festival. Go!
Happy Lolla everybody! Here is our Lollapalooza preview with our picks for what bands to see when.
Party with a Purpose — Come to the Holiday Hangover Event to benefit Big Love Little Hearts. Hosted by Ultimate Performance Chicago
It’s that time of year again. The holidays are creeping up on us, and let’s be real — most of us haven’t finished our shopping yet. Check out this collection of great local gift ideas for everyone on your list.
We are on a mission to perfect the art of the neighborhood bar crawl… and I’m not gonna lie, I think we may have accomplished our goal with this one. Good beer, good pub food, so-bad-it’s-good karaoke, and one member mysteriously disappearing mid-crawl? Yep, we’ve officially done it.
Ah, ice skating. A winter tradition, and one of the only things that will tear Chicagoans from their cozy fireside cocoons before heading back for a cup of hot cocoa or cider. Whether you’re a novice or pro, getting out for at least one skate is a must.