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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!
Joan of Arc
Rock veterans Joan of Arc, has been making music for “no audience” for over two decades. Their mission: to make music for everyone and remove exclusive boundaries found in scene culture. Joan of Arc has experimented with dozens of styles as a resut and infuse humor into everything they do. Joan of Arc is set to release their first new album in five years: He’s Got The Whole This Land Is Your Land In His Hands, via Joyful Noise.
city guide:
Chicago, IL
Cash-only cantina serving a vegetarian-friendly menu of traditional Costa Rican food & shakes.
1865 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60647, USA
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Modest restaurant serving a vegan, organic Korean menu that includes noodle soups, tofu & bibimbop.
6207 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60646, USA
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Montrose Beach
This popular dog-friendly beach draws patrons for its numerous activities including kayaking and volleyball rentals, non-motorized boat launch, and distance swimming at Tower 4. After working up an appetite, visit one of the many food concessions to sate your hunger. Take some time to look around - a natural dune habitat shows thriving endangered plant life, and attracts many migratory birds during the fall and spring. "We love Montrose Beach in the summer! They've got a little restaurant/bar where live music is held right on the beach. It's also spitting distance from the dog beach if you want to see a million dogs have the ACTUAL times of their lives." - Late Nite Laundry Recommended in the Chicago edition of the Waterloo Sparkling Sessions, presented by Waterloo Sparkling Water.  
Montrose Beach, Illinois, USA
Gold Star Bar
Long-running joint serving up a variety of draft beers & cocktails, with a jukebox & a pool table.
1755 W Division St, Chicago, IL 60622, 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
The Hideout
Prohibition-era bar in a small space that hosts all kinds of live music & dancing on Saturday night. "...they have an amazing staff and it's a beautiful venue." - Discus
1354 W Wabansia Ave, Chicago, IL 60642, 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
Rainbo Club
"It’s so Chicago to me. Cash Only, PBRs are $2, no pretense, and I always run into friends whenever I’m there. It’s like Chicago Cheers. I get whiskey, soda, bitters." — Phillip-Michael Scales
1150 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60622, USA