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COLLiDE Travel is an interactive collection of city guides curated by local bands, artists and tastemakers. Spanning the globe, hundreds of creatives have shared their favorite local hangs, from the underground to the upscale, and everything in between. So choose a city and start exploring!
Absolutely Not
Chicago three piece Absolutely Not collide glam rock with garage punk, igniting an infectious energy into the heart of anyone who listens. Frontman and vocalist Donnie Moore spearheads the pandamonium with riotous vocals that can’t be contained. That’s exactly the point as Absolutely Not seeks to push boundaries. They’re defining what punk means to them today and on their terms. 
city guide:
Chicago, IL
Seek Vintage
Cozy shop with retro flair featuring a large stock of 1930s to 1980s decor items & clothes.
1432 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60642, USA
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Myopic Books
Tri-level used-books store stocking 80,000 tomes & hosting periodic concerts & poetry nights.
1564 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622, USA
Sultan’s Market
Cash-only counter-serve Middle Eastern spot with falafel, gyros & more plus a large salad bar.
2521 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
Continental Lounge
A two-story tavern open until 4AM, attracting Chicago's scenesters and hipster who are in the mood to drink and dance. Locals affectionately refer to the bar as "Mistakes."
2801 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60622, USA
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The Owl

A jukebox, an indoor waterfall & craft beers are the hallmarks of this quirky late-night bar.

2521 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60647, USA
Art Institute of Chicago

The Art Institute of Chicago, founded in 1879 and located in Chicago's Grant Park, is one of the oldest and largest art museums in the United States.

111 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603, USA
Village Discount Outlet
Chain of thrift stores in Chicago and surrounding areas. Recommended by DEHD
6419 S Kedzie Ave, Chicago, IL 60629, USA
Reckless Records
Reckless Records in Chicago sells new and used vinyl, CDs, DVDs and more. -Recommended by Post Animal
26 E Madison St, Chicago, IL 60602, USA
Cole’s Bar

Live music, comedy & open-mike nights are showcased at this laid-back neighborhood watering hole.

2338 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60647, USA
The Empty Bottle
"I love seeing bands at The Empty Bottle. Good folks run it. Good people go there. Good bands go there. The bartenders are nice. The sound and sightlines are mostly good, too. And the tamale guy comes through about 1am." -The Life And Times
1035 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60622, USA