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St Patrick's Day in Chicago 2022

Shamrocks, Rainbows, Pots of Gold and in Chicago, an Emerald Green River! After 2 years off, March 12 th , 2022 is looking to be the first sizeable celebration Chicago has hosted post pandemic. We are all looking forward to the vibrancy and nostalgia this holiday brings to rejuvenate our city. What is there to do on March 12th you ask? I would start my day at Michigan Ave & Wacker for the river dying ceremony at 9am. The hue of green is incredible! Next, a quick corn-beef sandwich from Manny’s Deli and then stop by an Irish Pubs before I head over to Columbus drive to watch the Parade at noon. We all know Chicago’s weather can be unpredictable and on a nice day I’d...

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It’s official: Andersonville is the coolest neighborhood in the U.S.

Last month, we learned that Chicago was voted the second most beautiful & second most fun city in the world by 27,000 voters who weighed in on the 2021 Time Out Index survey. Now, Chicago has received yet another accolade: Andersonville, the historically Swedish enclave on the far North Side, was voted the coolest neighborhood in America and the second-coolest neighborhood in the world, following Copenhagen's Nørrebro.  Once the center of Chicago's Swedish community, the neighborhood is now better recognized as a hub for LGBTQ+ nightlife and culture, along with the destination-worthy restaurants, bars and shops.  Equally important are Andersonville's forward-looking efforts at promoting sustainability, like the Clark Street Composts initiative, which helps local businesses divert their food waste from landfills and just...

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The Alderman

The Alderman, in Pilsen, is our new favorite hidden gem. It's an intimate 16-seat cocktail concept, tucked away within Pilsen Yards. It's dim lighting and plush seats make it perfect for date night, a night cap or if you're just in the mood for a great craft cocktail. Make sure you tell Lance the bartender your favorite type of alcohol and what type of drinks you usually like and he will create something specific to you called the dealer's choice. And trust us he's great at creating super unique and tasty cocktails! The Alderman is located at 1163 W. 18th St. and is open Wed-Sun 4:30pm-11:00pm.

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