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Nov 17, 2015, 13:40 ET

Chicago Magazine announces 2015 Chicagoans of the Year

Chance the Rapper, a South Side native who is shaking up the national music scene, is among five people honored as Chicagoans of the Year by...

Sep 14, 2015, 17:02 ET

Chicago magazine's 2015 Fall Preview

 As summer in Chicago winds down, the culture scene picks up with highly anticipated concerts, must-see dance performances, and...

Aug 19, 2015, 12:49 ET

Chicago magazine: Martellus Bennett, Not Your Average 'Bear'

Chicago magazine goes behind the scenes with Chicago Bears tight end Martellus Bennett in the September issue, unveiling that breaking Mike Ditka's...

Jul 13, 2015, 14:22 ET
Chicago magazine August Issue: Best of Chicago

Chicago Magazine Announces 2015 'Best of Chicago'

 The highly anticipated August issue of Chicago magazine hits newsstands Thursday featuring this year's Best of Chicago list with 72...

Jun 15, 2015, 12:46 ET

Chicago Magazine's Ultimate Guide to Summer in the City

Discover 76 great things to watch, hear, eat, and do all season long with Chicago magazine's Ultimate Guide to Summer, hitting newsstands on...

May 18, 2015, 12:31 ET

Chicago Magazine Follow-Up Investigation into Chicago Police Department's Reporting Tactics Reveals 'New Tricks'

 One year after Chicago magazine reported that the Chicago Police Department was undercounting homicide rates in the city, the June issue of...

Apr 13, 2015, 10:30 ET

Chicago Magazine Crowns the 10 Best New Restaurants

The May issue of Chicago magazine features the highly anticipated list of the Best New Restaurants that opened in the 12-month period ending...

Mar 16, 2015, 12:48 ET

Real Estate 2015: Where to Buy Now

The April issue of Chicago magazine does a deep dive into condo living with Real Estate 2015. As suburban baby boomers downsize to city high rises,...

Feb 17, 2015, 13:26 ET

Chicago Exclusive: The Rise and Fall of McDonald's CEO

 The March issue of Chicago magazine gives readers an inside look at one of the world's largest companies at a time of high drama: The ousting...

Jan 19, 2015, 10:20 ET

Chicago magazine: 68 Best Bars in Chicago for 18 Common Occasions

The February issue of Chicago magazine, on newsstands Thursday, features 68 handpicked bars in Chicago perfect for 18 common occasions, from...

Dec 15, 2014, 13:37 ET

Chicago magazine releases exclusive poll results showing that more Chicago Catholics are leaving the Church

Why is Chicago—historically one of the nation's most Catholic cities—becoming less Catholic eight times faster than the nation as a...

Nov 17, 2014, 15:40 ET

Chicagoans of the Year - 20th Anniversary

The December issue of Chicago magazine marks 20 years of the annual Chicagoans of the Year awards. Since 1994, Chicago has been honoring the brave,...

Oct 13, 2014, 13:21 ET

Chicago's Best Cheap Eats

The November issue of Chicago magazine highlights 30 restaurants where diners can enjoy a memorable meal for as little as $5 in its Cheap Eats...

Sep 15, 2014, 14:19 ET

Chicago magazine releases its Fall Preview

 The October issue of Chicago magazine features its largest-yet annual Fall Preview guide, highlighting art exhibits, plays, and concerts worth...

Aug 18, 2014, 10:00 ET

Chicago magazine's Fall Fashion Issue

The September issue of Chicago magazine highlights the most covetable offerings inspired by fall runways in the 1950s, '60s, and '70s....

Jul 15, 2014, 14:49 ET
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2014 Best of Chicago

The August issue of Chicago magazine, on newsstands Thursday, features 91 of the best people, places, and things the city has to offer in the...

Jun 16, 2014, 15:02 ET
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Chicago's Ultimate Summer Music Guide

The July issue of Chicago magazine features a dozen pages of everything Chicagoans need to know, hear, and see during the city's most exciting...

May 19, 2014, 13:44 ET
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Chicago's Special Report: The Truth About Chicago's Crime Rates, Part 2

 The June issue of Chicago magazine features part two of the series Special Report: The Truth About Chicago's Crime Rates, revealing further...

Apr 15, 2014, 15:18 ET
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Chicago Unveils Best New Restaurants

 The May issue of Chicago magazine features the annual listing of the city's Best New Restaurants, showcasing 17 dining establishments reviewed...

Mar 17, 2014, 11:36 ET
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Best Places to Live in Chicagoland

 With home values in Chicago finally taking a turn for the positive, Chicago magazine editors pored through information galore to compile a...