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      Oct 15, 2018• by Libertarianmoderate

      Staying Safe in Chicago, Illinois

      Most of Chicago is safe for travel. It is highly advised that you avoid Harvey and Chicago Heights, as these areas are subject to rampant gang activity and high crime rates.

      Jan 3, 2021• by caitkontalis

      Best Breakfast on Chicago’s North Side

      Breakfast is the most important meal of the day! Before you jump on the famous L and cruise your way around Chicago's grid — you have to fuel up! Trevor Noah drank here — so you know it's...

      Dec 1, 2020• by caitkontalis

      7 Chicago Holiday To-Do's On My Christmas List

      Chicagoans are known for their enthusiastic holiday celebrations! Each of Chicago's vibrant neighborhoods brings their own holiday flare, and you won't be short on funtivities while visiting the...

      Aug 30, 2020• by caitkontalis

      5 Free Things to Do in Chicago

      We can all search for “free things to do in Chicago” and get the Lincoln Park Zoo, Garfield Park Conservatory, etc. Here I highlight some smaller gems, beloved by locals on a typical...

      Aug 22, 2020• by caitkontalis

      Chicago: Wicker Park Cocktail Spots

      Good for: Date, Friends, Casual Highlight: Navy Strength Old Fashion Queen Mary is my absolute favorite bar in Chicago. The drinks are amazing, the staff is brilliant creators, and the vibe is...

      Feb 10, 2020• by marikomarovsky

      Across the U.S. Rust Belt: Tips for Food and Family Activities

      When we visited the US this past summer, we had a two-week gap in our travel itinerary between New York and Chicago. So we decided to cross over from the East Coast to the Midwest by land. Within two...

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