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NY Times piece on places to go in Chicago. What's interesting to me is that they recommend places to tourists that wouldn't have been on the map five years ago: Wicker Park, Uptown, Ukrainian Village, Garfield Park. Best part: no mention of Sears Tower or Al Capone. We're moving up!

 
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