Chicago Bars, Clubs & Nightlife
- Adult Entertainment (3)
- Bars and Taverns (10)
- Casinos & Horse Racing (6)
- Chicago Theater Scene (21)
- Live Music Venues (7)
- Lounges and Dance Clubs (3)
Chicago Hotel Rooftop Bars
Chicago hotel rooftop bars have exploded lately. Once upon a time, the roofs of hotels housed only their unsightly heating and air-conditioning hardware. Then, in 2000, the Park Hyatt opened NoMI Garden on the 7th Floor of their hotel. They, unknowingly, also opened the floodgates to what can be termed the Chicago Hotel Rooftop Renaissance.
Chicago’s ‘Mad’ About Mixology
The Best Cocktail Lounges in the Windy City.
Metromix Chicago Bars and Clubs Index
From the folks at the Chicago Tribune, Metromix offers an online collection of articles about Chicago's drinking and dancing establishments.
Next/The Aviary/The Office: A Triple Threat of Award-Winning Food & Drinks
Grant Achatz’s second, third and fourth creations co-exist in one building in Fulton Market. The award-winning chef, whose gastronomy molecular-focused Alinea opened in 2006, continues to spread his influence with Next, The Aviary and The Office.
Fifth-Annual 'Chicago Chef Week' Returns
The fifth-annual "Chicago Chef Week" takes place March 17-22, offering diners great deals on some of the best restaurants in town.
Upcoming Rock and Hip-Hop Concerts and Club Bookings
"The Reader", Chicago's cultural weekly newspaper, compiles a handy list of upcoming rock and hip-hop concerts and club bookings so you can see who will be playing in town during your visit to Chicago. Most listings provide direct links to buy tickets online.