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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!
Jennifer Scher

Jennifer Scher, born and raised in Chicago, is Senior Vice President of Elephant Pictures, where she has worked on various film and television projects such as The Secret Life of Walter Mitty and Unfinished Business. Currently she’s a co-producer on the Amazon Prime series Patriot which films in Chicago, and is producing the coming-of-age thriller Oriole Park.

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Chicago, IL

An eclectic journey to fashion, urban awareness and organic chic paralleling with sensible style.

309 N Happ Rd, Northfield, IL 60093, USA
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Moon Voyage

Wicker Park women's boutique showcasing clothing, accessories & jewelry by small designers.

2010 W Pierce Ave, Chicago, IL 60622, USA
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Thalia Hall
This landmark venue, designed as an opera house in 1892, hosts concerts by well-known musical acts. -Recommended by Post Animal
1807 S Allport St, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
Vintage Charm Bucktown
Charming Chicago fashion & home boutique that offers a curated selection of clothing, gifts, jewelry, home & vintage.
1735 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60647, USA
Chicago Cultural Center

The Chicago Cultural Center, opened in 1897, is a Chicago Landmark building that houses the city's official reception venue where the Mayor of Chicago has welcomed Presidents and royalty, diplomats and community leaders.

78 E Washington St, Chicago, IL 60602, USA
Millennium Park
Millennium Park is a public park located in the Loop community area of Chicago and originally intended to celebrate the third millennium. The park officially opened in 2004, four years behind schedule. Within the park is the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Cloud Gate, the Crown Fountain, the Lurie Garden, and various other attractions including Grant Park which hosts Lollapalooza. Because the park sits atop a parking garage and the commuter rail Millennium Station, it is considered the world's largest rooftop garden.
201 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601, USA
The Second City

Known for its many famous alums, this storied spot hosts popular sketch shows & improv classes.

1616 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
Lagunitas Brewing Company

Lively taproom offering beer tastings, snacks, a retail store & regular live music.

2607 W 17th St, Chicago, IL 60608, USA

High-end store showcasing stylish home furniture & accents, as well as fashion accessories & gifts.

1937 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60647, USA
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Jay Pritzker Pavilion
"My hands-down favorite place to take in (and certainly to perform) a show is Millennium Park Pritzker Pavilion. The sound, architecture, and setting are world class and simply stunning." -In Tall Buildings
201 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601, 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
Lincoln Park Zoo

One of the nation's oldest zoos housing 1200 animals representing 230 species. Includes children's zoo, carousel and paddle boats.

2001 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
Chicago Athletic Association

An 8-minute walk from Millennium Park and the Cloud Gate, this boutique hotel in a restored Gothic-style building with Art Deco interiors, is also less than a mile from Willis Tower.

12 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603, USA
Zebra Lounge

Patrons sip martinis & other cocktails at this Zebra-themed speakeasy with nightly live piano music.

1220 N State St, Chicago, IL 60610, USA
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