What's In This Thing?


1. City Life


In which you'll find the best place to find an alligator; the best abiding sorrow mistaken for performance art; and the best name for the building formerly known as the Sears Tower; among others.

2. Culture & Nightlife


In which you'll find the best unexpected place to view contemporary art; the best artist who has yet to play Lollapalooza but should; and the best comic-relief sidekick; among others.


3. Food & Drink


In which you'll find the best high-end chef serving low-end food; the best place to drink bourbon; and the best place to meet strangers over breakfast; among others.


4. Goods & Services


In which you'll find the best store to loiter in on the Mag Mile besides the Apple Store; the best place to buy fresh seafood; and the best iPhone app with Chicago relevance; among others.


5. Sports & Recreation


In which you'll find the best place to picnic; the best imaginary Twitter post by Mike Ditka; and the best bar for fantasy-football dorks; among others.

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