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

Free Days at Museum of Science and Industry

The Museum of Science & Industry is offering free admission to Illinois residents on the following dates in 2017.

The Chocolate Sanctuary Pan Seared Chilean Sea Bass

Imagine a restaurant that's dedicated to chocolate. The menu is filled with chocolate cocktails, chocolate appetizers, chocolate butter, chocolate entrees, and, of course, chocolate desserts.

7 Tips to Help You Enjoy Chicago's Christkindlmarket

Enjoy one of Chicago's favorite holiday traditions with these 7 tips for enjoying the Christkindlmarket.

Inside a historic 1923 commercial skyscraper is one of Chicago’s newest hotels: The LondonHouse. Hidden on the twenty-first floor above the hustle and bustle of Michigan Avenue and Wacker Drive is a sexy and cozy bar that is an astonishing getaway from the Chicago winter weather. With a menu that changes according to the seasons and a cocktail menu that doesn’t disappoint, LH on 21 is a must do!

Finding Neverland's national tour's cast dazzles at Broadway in Chicago

Do you believe in magic? Broadway in Chicago's Finding Neverland, about the creation of Peter Pan, landed at Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre.

Chicago Shakespeare Theater

If the play's your thing you're going to love next February.