Chicago History Museum
Curious about Chicago’s storied past? Multimedia displays at this museum cover it all, from the Great Fire to the 1968 Democratic...
Chicago History Museum Tours
The museum counts El (elevated/subway system) jaunts, cycling routes and cemetery walks among its excellent tour arsenal. Departure...
It's the sole reminder of Lincoln Park’s pre-1864 use, when the entire area was a municipal cemetery. Many of the graves contained dead...
UP Comedy Club
UP is part of the Second City family and shares the same building, though it has a different entrance. It's a smaller space that hosts...
The chef hails from Alsace in France and he fills his narrow, rustic-wood bakery with bright-hued macarons (purple passionfruit, green...
1616 N Wells St · interesting places nearby
Second City information
Bill Murray, Stephen Colbert, Tina Fey and more honed their wit at this slick venue. Shows take place nightly. The Mainstage and ETC stage host sketch revues (with an improv scene thrown in); they're similar in price and quality. Donny's Skybox is for incubating shows. Bargain: turn up around 10pm (Friday and Saturday excluded) and watch the comics improv a set for free.
Weekend shows sell out fast; buy tickets a few weeks in advance.