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Chicago, the third largest city in the United States after New York City and Los Angeles, is the home of the blues and the truth of jazz, the heart of comedy and the idea of the skyscraper.

The Loop is the central business district of Chicago, bounded by the Chicago River to the north and west, Harrison Street to the south, and Lake Michigan to the east.

Chicago's Far West Side is best known for being impoverished and crime-ridden, but it has at least one major attraction as well as some fabulous parks, vibrant immigrant communities, and blues legends.

The Near North is the shop-and-awe center of Chicago. It's bounded by North Avenue to the north, the Chicago River to the west and south, and Lake Michigan to the east.

Uptown is a scruffy, jazz-inflected neighborhood on the north side of Chicago.

Hyde Park is one of Chicago's most famous neighborhoods, most certainly so on the South Side, located along the south lakefront.

North Lincoln is a collection of neighborhoods on the north side of Chicago through which Lincoln Avenue wanders, remembering treasures and curiosities of the last century in Chicago life, moving along, and forgetting them all over again.

Rogers Park is the northern border of Chicago — the wild-eyed inheritor of uninhibited lakefront, swamps become beaches, and the beauty of Chicago bricks.

The Near South is the home of several of Chicago's main attractions: the splendid Museum Campus, with …

Wicker Park is the vanguard of music, nightlife, and fashion in Chicago.

Chatham-South Shore is a district at the heart of Chicago's South Side, home to the real Chicago blues, some mind-blowing BBQ, and the best soul food in town.

Lakeview has the lion's share of Chicago nightlife, starting with Wrigleyville, home of the Chicago Cubs …

The Near West Side of Chicago has two of the city's premiere culinary strips, Little Italy and Greektown, and basketball legend Michael Jordan's old stomping grounds with the Chicago Bulls.

The Southwest Side of Chicago is far off the beaten path. Plenty of visitors know Midway Airport, but never see anything beyond.

Murals of Mexican cowboys notwithstanding, Pilsen is a lot like the Wild West: only a few minutes …

In Lincoln Park, collegians mix with freshly-minted lawyers and barrel-chested brokers, all come …

O'Hare International Airport is one of the biggest and busiest airports in the world.

The Far Northwest Side of Chicago includes the neighborhoods of Avondale and the Polish Village, with …

Logan Square is an expansive neighborhood with sweeping boulevards on Chicago's West Side.

Bridgeport-Chinatown is the South Side at its most dynamic, as the old South Side Irish neighborhood of the Daleys increasingly blends with the old Chinese immigrant community to the north.

Bronzeville, the Black Metropolis, is a mecca of African-American History on Chicago's South Side, just miles south of downtown.

The Far Southeast Side of Chicago is a huge section of Chicago with only one large tourist draw: the Pullman Historic District.

The Far Southwest Side of Chicago is home to a large Irish-American community, a ton of Irish pubs, and even a replica Irish castle.

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