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The Local Tourist is your Chicago local guide, where you can find things to do, restaurants and nightlife, events, and places to stay. Experience the fascination of a tourist; Feel the comfort of the local.

The revival of True West, the play that put Steppenwolf Theatre on the national map, has hit the stage in July.

We are here for the BBQ! Windy City Smokeout rolled into United Center parking lot last weekend.

I found myself at the House of Vans in Chicago for the first time on Saturday night for their Vans House Party event curated by Long Island, Ne

Take a ride out to Park Ridge to dine at Pennyville Station. Quietly opening to the public in June, this farm-to-table concept is serving up delicious dishes in a "hometown" atmosphere.

What happens when dinner-and-a-movie is all grown up? CMX CinéBistro.

BMO Club, a new rooftop dining venue is now open at Ravinia Festival.

Featured Events

Poster for musical Dogfight with the title in dog tags, three Marines preparing to go to Vietnam, and a couple kissing in front of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, 1963.
The Edge Theater
5451 N Broadway, Chicago, IL 60640
How Much: 
$40.00 - use code TLT15 for $15 off each ticket in your order!

From visionary composing team Pasek & Paul (DEAR EVAN HANSEN, THE GREATEST SHOWMAN), this hauntingly beautiful musical takes audiences on a romantic and heartbreaking theatrical journey.

08/10/2019 - 3:00pm
Poster for musical Dogfight with the title in dog tags, three Marines preparing to go to Vietnam, and a couple kissing in front of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, 1963.
The Edge Theater
5451 N Broadway, Chicago, IL 60640
How Much: 
$40.00 - use code TLT15 for $15 off each ticket in your order!

From visionary composing team Pasek & Paul (DEAR EVAN HANSEN, THE GREATEST SHOWMAN), this hauntingly beautiful musical takes audiences on a romantic and heartbreaking theatrical journey.

08/08/2019 - 7:30pm