Field Museum of Natural History
The mammoth Field Museum houses everything but the kitchen sink – beetles, mummies, gemstones, Bushman the stuffed ape. The collection's...
Built between 1922 and 1926 to pay homage to WWI soldiers, this oft-renovated edifice has been home to everything from civil-rights...
Da Bears, Chicago's NFL team, tackle at Soldier Field from September through January. Arrive early on game days and wander through the...
Dance Center at Columbia College
More than an academic institution, the Dance Center is one of the most focused collegiate modern-dance programs in the country and has...
Flo & Santos
This South Loop neighborhood pub is known for its tavern-style pizza (with wafer-thin crust and sweet sauce) and its Polish dishes (such...
Stock your picnic basket for the Museum Campus at Panozzo's. Head to the deli counter in back where staff prepare hulking hot (house-made meatball) and cold (prosciutto and mozzarella) sandwiches, plus lasagna, rice balls and roasted chicken. Grab a bottle of wine, Italian cookies or cheeses to accompany your selection.