Shop by Neighborhood

Chicago is full of great shopping neighborhoods. Check them out here, from downtown and Michigan Avenue to Wicker Park and Bucktown to Lincoln Park.

Holiday Shopping Downtown: Treat Yourself While Checking off Your Gift List

Visit unique shops in Chicago’s downtown to find gifts for everyone on your list, while having a little fun yourself!

Chicago Men’s Style Guide

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.

5 Kickass… Streets for Holiday Shopping in Chicago

5 Kickass… Streets for Holiday Shopping in Chicago

Don’t know where to snag the best gifts for everyone on your list this year? Here are our 5 kickass ways to get through your holiday shopping in Chicago — sans malls! Hint: they’re our favorite shopping streets in the city…

Knee Deep Vintage: Looking Good in Pilsen

Knee Deep Vintage: Looking Good in Pilsen

This hip vintage shop in Pilsen has everything you need to look swank the next time you go out. And it doesn’t smell bad!

Shopping on Southport Avenue

Check out some unique Chicago boutiques on Southport Avenue. Go for a leisurely stroll with friends, taking the time to check out every window display and boutique.

Candyality: What Your Sweets Say About You

Candyality: What Your Sweets Say About You

Is Candyality the “Sweetest Destination in Chicago”? Read on to find out!

Michigan Avenue Department Stores

It’s Black Friday, the most terrifying holiday of all. So, if you’re braving the crowds, be careful! And make sure you rack up as much sweet stuff as possible.

Shopping in Lincoln Park

As the yuppie capital of Chicago, Lincoln Park is retail heaven. Boutiques and high end stores line the streets of Halsted and Armitage. So, if you’re looking for good shopping here’s our road map.

State Street Shopping

Frank Sinatra called State Street “that great street” in his song, “Chicago.” With all the amazing places to shop along State Street, he sure was right.

The Bookstores of Hyde Park

Hyde Park houses four prominent bookstores, The Seminary Co-Op, 57th Street Books, O’Gara and Wilson Ltd, and Powell’s. I went to figure out why they needed four.

Shopping in Beverly & Mt. Greenwood

Tired of your typical North side shopping routine? Shake it up with a trip to Beverly and Mt. Greenwood for some unique stores offering quality clothing and antiques.

Shopping in Wicker Park/Bucktown

Sick of trekking around the mall, visiting the same old stores, then showing up at a party where two other girls are wearing the same Express top? Check out our guide to shopping in the neighborhoods of Wicker Park/Bucktown.

The Magnificent Mile

Quick, hide your wallet! 3.1 million square feet of retail space is calling from Chicago’s Magnificent Mile.

Shopping on Michigan Avenue

Whether you’ve got a few dollars to spend or are just looking for a nice stroll, Michigan Avenue is the quintessential Chicago shopping experience.