Chicago Hauntings Tours

The Chicago Hauntings Tours are considered the Windy City’s most well-researched and authentic Chicago ghost tours, dark history tours, and haunted tours. The ghost tours were founded by Ursula Bielski, a local paranormal researcher and author of 12 books about the paranormal and haunted places around Chicago. Bielski and her partner David Cowan, the author of two…

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Bloom Plant-Based Kitchen

Bloom Plant-Based Kitchen was created with the goal of bringing affordable, healthy, and flavorful vegetarian food to the everyday family while being appealing and desirable to the non-vegetarian. It’s all about being good to the planet and to ourselves. Eating a more plant-based diet is healthier for your body and better for the environment, and…

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Clever No-Carve Ways to Decorate a Pumpkin

If the mess of carving a jack-o’-lantern doesn’t really appeal to you, but having some fall fun does, try one of these alternatives to your traditional Halloween decoration. Nail polish pumpkins. Don’t have a fully stocked craft cabinet? No problem! Nail polish pumpkins make use of the beauty supplies you have stowed in the bathroom. Use your…

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Explore the Ever-Changing Inventory at Knee Deep Vintage

A few years ago, Knee Deep Vintage departed from its original location to join the growing collection of eclectic businesses in the vibrant neighborhood of Pilsen. Its well-curated selection of vintage items is the perfect addition to the bustling area, especially since it’s situated in such a bright, welcoming 1,500-square-foot storefront in historic Thalia Hall. Shopping the…

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Expect Uncommon Flavors at Velvet Taco Fulton Market

Korean fried rice. Mexi-Cali shrimp. Chicken and waffles. These probably aren’t dishes you’d expect to see on the menu at a single restaurant—let alone a taqueria. Newly opened Velvet Taco Fulton Market forgoes culinary tradition in favor of taco flavors that range from unexpected to downright out-there. Case in point, the new Korean fried rice taco. It’s…

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How to Make Your Apartment Extra Cozy for Autumn

With its shorter days and dipping temperature, the fall season reinvigorates our desire for cozy, welcoming spaces. Here are a few tips to help you bring autumn into your apartment—in the snuggliest, comfiest way possible. Toss up some twinkle lights. Twinkle lights instantly create a cozy vibe within your home, transforming a simple space into something…

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Tee Off (Virtually) This Summer at Play18

When you can’t get out of the city for a round of golf, head to Play18. Its virtual golf course is open rain or shine, and it’s tucked away in the Loop overlooking Wabash Avenue. If you’re familiar with the Tilted Kilt location, just head upstairs one level—that’s where Play18 awaits. Guests say the Tilted Kilt’s…

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Chinatown Bazaar: A Must-Stop Shop Near Left Bank in Chicago

Despite its simple furnishings, it’s impossible to ignore Chinatown Bazaar’s splendor. The beauty comes from the merchandise itself, not the decor. True to its name, Chinatown Bazaar’s items capture Chinese culture at its most stunning. Colorful paper lanterns hang overhead, ornate kimonos and Chinese dresses hang along the walls, and painstakingly carved figurines sit on the…

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