Where to stay (and why) in Chicago
What's not to like about a city that smells like chocolate?
As a photographer, get creative with seasonal changes
Chicago changes vastly through the months, allowing photographic opportunities to present themselves in unexpected ways.
Here's a Chicago invention: skyscrapers
In the 19th century, swampland city Chicago introduced the world to a revolutionary style of building: skyscrapers. “We built them to show everyone that Chicago is a world class city.”
Why is Chicago called the “Second City”?
The term “Second City” was popularized as a derogatory nickname in a 1952 article for The New Yorker by A. J. Lieblin. But Chicagoans have since taken hold of it.
Where the loveable losers give it their all
“Wrigley Field is just a giant excuse to party,” baseball fan Joe Stanley tells me, somehow making it sound as if a party is a bad thing.