Sure, Chicago invented the zipper and Twinkie, but the city’s true legacy is a strange softball game invented here almost a century ago....
Flat Iron Building
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Big Star Taqueria
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1530 N Milwaukee Ave · interesting places nearby
This sleek, cinematic spot for 30-somethings slides from restaurant mode to bar mode around 10pm. Arty videos courtesy of Chicago artists are projected on the back wall, and the space often hosts interesting live collaborations between electronic composers and video artists.