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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!
Lala Lala
Garage-pop trio Lala Lala make simple, direct, honest music. Fronted by Lillie West, Lala Lala gives voice to female angst and aggression. Their debut album, Sleepyhead, is filled with candid lyrics and nostalgic riffs that speak to the difficult year West endured while writing the record. It’s relatable and refreshing, and calls on listeners to stay true to themselves when navigating loss, tragedy and life’s challenges.
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Chicago, IL
landmark
Peanut Gallery
Peanut Gallery is a no-brow studio/exhibition space for creative collaboration & experimentation.
902 N California Ave, Chicago, IL 60622, USA
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Belmont Snack Shop
 This is one of the best country-style American/Southern breakfast joints in town!
3407 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60618, USA
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landmark
Showmen’s Rest
Showmen's Rest in Forest Park is a 750 plot section of Woodlawn Cemetery mostly for circus performers owned by the Showmen's League of America. Statues of five elephants surround the Showmen's Rest section of the cemetery. The elephants each have a foot raised with a ball underneath, and the trunks lowered in mourning.
Forest Park, IL, USA
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outdoors
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Humboldt Park Lagoon
Chicagoans come to Humboldt to enjoy baseball, soccer and tennis, as well as fishing by the lagoon. -Recommended by Post Animal and DEHD
Humboldt Park Lagoon, Chicago, IL 60622, USA
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Skylark
Cash-only bar with craft beer, pub food & live music amid retro rec-room decor with a photo booth.
2149 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
landmark
Cloud Gate (The Bean)
Cloud Gate is a public sculpture by Indian-born British artist Anish Kapoor, that is the centerpiece of AT&T Plaza at Millennium Park in the Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois.
Chicago, IL 60601, USA
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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
landmark
Adler Planetarium

The Adler Planetarium is a public museum dedicated to the study of astronomy and astrophysics. It was founded in 1930 by Chicago business leader Max Adler.

1300 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60605, USA
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venue
The Hideout

Prohibition-era bar in a small space that hosts all kinds of live music & dancing on Saturday night.

1354 W Wabansia Ave, Chicago, IL 60642, USA
shopping
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Village Discount Outlet
Chain of thrift stores in Chicago and surrounding areas. Recommended by DEHD
6419 S Kedzie Ave, Chicago, IL 60629, USA
shopping
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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
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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
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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
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Alice’s Lounge
Karaoke four nights a week! -Recommended by Post Animal
3556 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60618, USA
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