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Wednesday, February 19

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Apparently if you're a single traveler in Chicago, you should hang out at hotel bars, visit the white sandy beaches(!?), and skip the vegan smoothies at Filter. At least that's what the New York Times recommends in its latest embarrassing travelogue. (At least they recommend avoiding the Viagra Triangle.)

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