We know, we know. It’s just about the worst place in America. But with eateries such as DMK, Porkchop, and Do-Rite, it’s not all bad.
Sure, you could make it rain at a strip club, but for a more family friendly experience, head to the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and check out its under-the-radar Money Museum to see rare coins and try to detect counterfeit bills.
58. Relax along the shores of Ohio Street Beach
North Avenue Beach gets all the fame, but this quiet nearby beach has it beat by a mile, especially once they reopen the on-site Caffè Oliva this summer.
59. Catch a show at the Music Box
The iconic Lakeview movie theater needs to be experienced at least once by any Chicagoan. Come for the show, stay for a drink in the lounge or out in the garden.