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Museum of Contemporary Art

The Museum of Contemporary Art is the largest museum of its kind and introduces visitors to a whole new realm of art where unusual is the norm.

The California Clipper

The California Clipper will make you feel like you have entered another decade with its old school drinks and feel. And who can say no to a place that NEVER has a cover?

Sports Corner (Bar, Wrigleyville)

You really can’t beat a place with a roof deck in the summer, affording you views of the surrounding neighborhood most likely swarming with inebriated Cubs fans.

Blue Frog 22 (Bar, River North)

There’s no shortage of entertainment here. Spend the night reminiscing over your favorite childhood toys or grab a favorite board game from the game check out area.

Rossi’s Liquors (Bar, River North)

If you’re in River North but not feeling like the usual River North scene, check out Rossi’s. This place is the definition of a dive bar and people love it for exactly that reason.

Cobra Lounge (Bar, West Loop)

Cobra Lounge is the line between punk and grunge, distinguishing that you don’t have to be dirty or unpolished to be a bad ass.

The Violet Hour (Lounge/Bar, Wicker Park)

This is the violet hour, the hour of hush and wonder, when the affections glow again and valor is reborn, when the shadows deepen magically along the edge of the forest and we believe that, if we watch carefully, at any moment we may see the unicorn. – Bernard DeVoto

Ringo (Restaurant, Lincoln Park)

Offering delicious and reasonably priced sushi and other Japanese fare, Ringo is a one of Lincoln Park’s hidden gems.

Metropolis Coffee Company

Locally roasted coffee just tastes better. Metropolis Coffee is one of Chicago’s local coffee companies that will make you never want to buy mass-produced coffee again.

Feast (Restaurant, Bucktown)

With locations in Bucktown and the Gold Coast, Feast offers delicious American food with a twist in a posh but relaxed atmosphere.

Mado (Restaurant, Wicker Park)

A leader in the local food movement, this Bucktown spot serves up excellent dishes while keeping in mind one simple, yet important goal.

Old Town Ale House (Bar, Old Town)

Epic (Restaurant, River North)

This popular River North hot-spot serves up good, albeit pricey food and is a nice place for after work cocktails.

Mercadito (Restaurant, River North)

Mercadito offers up innovative guacomole, tasty ceviche, and tacos with quality ingredients in a lively albeit noisy atmosphere.