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Though the temperatures are dropping, December in Chicago is a festive time. The Chicago Christkindlmarkt, the largest German Christmas market outside of Germany, opens in Daley Plaza on the day before Thanksgiving and runs through Christmas Eve. The market is free to the public and features a whole smorgasbord of […]

Christmas in Chicago


Downtown Chicago is ridiculously easy to navigate, whether you choose to go on foot, by bus or el train, or taking the occasional cab. Outside of the Loop and Magnificent Mile, it can be a little more daunting for tourists, but thanks to an extensive public transportation system, still fairly […]

El Exploration: Six Neighborhoods to Visit Using Public Transportation